Category archives for: Vessels

Dolphin Awarded Austalian Survey Gig by TGS

Dolphin Awarded Austalian Survey Gig by TGS

Dolphin has been awarded a contract from TGS for Nerites Season 2 located in the Bight’s deep water Ceduna Sub-basin in Australia, covering 13.000 sq.km. The initial Season 1 was successfully carried out by Polar Duchess and she will return together with a second Dolphin high-capacity vessel in Q4 2014 or Q1 2015 to complete this record […]

TGS in Three New Multi-Client Surveys

TGS in Three New Multi-Client Surveys

TGS has announced three new multi-client surveys, a 3D survey offshore Australia, a 2D survey offshore New Zealand and a 3D survey in the West of Shetland region. Nerites Season 2 is the largest 3D survey TGS has acquired to date in the Asia Pacific region and will cover 13,000 km2 in the Great Australian […]

SeaBird’s Aquila Explorer Gets LoA for 2D Survey in Australasia

SeaBird’s Aquila Explorer Gets LoA for 2D Survey in Australasia

SeaBird Exploration Plc (“SeaBird”) announces that Aquila Explorer has received a letter of award for a 2D seismic survey in Australasia. The survey will cover a minimum of 10,000 km and will have an estimated value of approximately USD 11 million. The project is expected to start in Q4 2014 and will have an estimated […]

BGP Wraps Up Seismic Survey Offshore Gabon

BGP Wraps Up Seismic Survey Offshore Gabon

BGP Pioneer has successfully completed Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon 3D seismic acquisition project of approximately 1500 sq.km offshore Gabon. The project was challenging as it included undershoot operations between platforms, and was to be run in water depth varying between 15 to 55 meters of water depth. Overall 3 major seismic Vessels the BGP […]

VideoRay in 45 000 Hours Concordia Shoot

VideoRay in 45 000 Hours Concordia Shoot

VideoRay Pro 4 ROVs were used extensively as part of the Costa Concordia wreck removal project, which began in May 2012. The groundbreaking operation relied on 7 VideoRay Pro 4 ROV systems to provide eyes underwater in the extremely challenging and dangerous environment around the wreckage site. The ROVs and their tireless operators have worked […]

NDM’s Deck Machinery for Kleven’s Newbuild MPSV

NDM’s Deck Machinery for Kleven’s Newbuild MPSV

NDM has secured a new contract with Kleven Verft to supply deck machinery for their newbuilding 379, a MPSV for Malaysian based Joint Venture Company IES Pioneer Ltd. The contract for the new vessel is of the MT 6015 MPSV design, designed by Norwegian design company MarinTeknikk, and will be outfitted with a crane, helideck […]

GeoSea Completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 Foundations Setup

GeoSea Completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 Foundations Setup

GeoSea has just finalized the installation of 77 foundations on the DONG Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm. The installation works, including transport from the fabrication yard to the marshalling harbor, have proceeded in record times and finished ahead of schedule. The 77 units consisted of monopiles, weighing between 495 tonnes and 684 tonnes […]

Brazil: Fugro Aquarius Construction Enters Final Stage

Brazil: Fugro Aquarius Construction Enters Final Stage

The construction of ROVSV (Remotely Operated Vehicle Support Vessel) ‘Fugro Aquarius’ has entered the final stage, Wilson Sons informed through their Facebook page. Wilson Sons’ shipyard in Guarujá in São Paulo State is building a DP-2 ROV Support Vessel for Fugro Brazil. The vessel has a total length of 83 meter with a main deck […]

CARIS: MIWB Students Gain New Survey Skills

CARIS: MIWB Students Gain New Survey Skills

Students from Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz surveyed Wijde Blik Lake to gain valuable surveying experience. Findings from the survey included dredging marks from peat and sand extraction, as well as some unidentified objects. For the second year in a row CARIS collaborated with industry manufacturers to provide third year students from Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz […]

Dolphin: 7-Oceans Named at Maaskant Shipyard in Holland

Dolphin: 7-Oceans Named at Maaskant Shipyard in Holland

Dolphin Geophysical attended the naming ceremony of the 7-Oceans new build seismic guard vessel in Maaskant Shipyard, Holland, on the 25th July. This is the first of three new build seismic guard vessel Dolphin will take on long term charter (4 years +) with Rederij Groen. The 7-Oceans will join the Artemis Atlantic in the […]







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