Minehunter Task Group Surveys Seabed Off Bahraini Base

ExMCMCo launch a Mk 18 Mod 2 UUV, Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy minehunters and their US counterparts have surveyed the seabed for mines more than 200 nautical miles ...

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InterMoor Wraps Up CALM Buoy Risers Gig in WA

InterMoor Wraps Up CALM Buoy Risers Gig in WA

InterMoor crew has completed a project involving disconnecting two risers from a CALM buoy. The job, which took ...

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Rampion OWF Seabed Ops to Start This Week

Rampion OWF Seabed Ops to Start This Week

Work will begin this week at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, in readiness for the first foundation installation in ...

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HMS Scott Scans Mid-Atlantic Seabed

Photo: Royal Navy

One of the Royal Navy’s specialist scientific ships, HMS Scott, has surveyed the mid-Atlantic, in her first mission ...

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Scientists Call for Balancing Mining and Ecosystem Protection

Photo: Ifremer, Nodinaut cruise (2004).

In a paper published this week in Science, researchers from the Center for Ocean Solutions and co-authors from ...

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Norway Backs “MarMine” Seabed Minerals Research

Norway Backs MarMine Seabed Minerals Research

The Research Council of Norway has granted up to NOK 25 million to “MarMine”, a research project on marine mineral ...

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Seabed Mining Study and Consultation Results Revealed

Seabed Mining Study and Consultation Results Revealed

The probable imminent start of commercial activities to mine metals from the deep ocean floor prompted the European ...

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OMS Gets Seabed Exploration Contract

Ocean Mineral Singapore Gets Seabed Mining Contract

Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte Ltd (OMS) has entered into a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic nodules at a ...

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iXBlue Adds SAS Module to DELPH 3.1

iXBlue Adds SAS Module to DELPH 3.1 Seabed Mapping Software

iXBlue has released the new synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) processing software module, a new addition to iXBlue’s ...

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¡VAMOS! to Develop New Underwater Mining System

¡VAMOS! Launched Through Horizon 2020 Programme

As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, a new 42 month Research & Development project, has been launched to help ...

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Ecosse Nets LoI for Caithness-Moray Transmission Link

Ecosse Nets LoI for Caithness-Moray Transmission Link

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has signed a Letter of Intent with ABB for a seabed clearance and trenching project in ...

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Divers Find Thousand-Year-Old Gold Coins Off Israel

Divers Find Thousand Years Old Gold Coins in Caesarea

The largest treasure of gold coins discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient ...

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Project Linking Fisheries and Seabed Mapping Begins

Project Linking Fisheries and Seabed Mapping Technology Begins

Ciaran O’Donnell, a specialist in fisheries acoustic research with Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory services at ...

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Shell Recovers Survey Data with Sonardyne Technology

Shell Recovers Seabed Sensors Data with Sonardyne Technology

Sonardyne International’s acoustic modem technology has been used by Shell to recover survey data from a ...

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MMT Performs Subsea Cable Survey for Statnett

MMT Performs Subsea Cable Survey for Statnett

Sweden-based MMT has recently completed a cable and seabed survey for Statnett at Lofoten and Rombaken, Norway. ...

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Scientists Use AUVs for Seabed Shoot

Scientists Usea AUVs for Seabed Shoot

Scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have used advanced photographic tools in an unmanned ...

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Cement Carrier Cemfjord Sinks Off Pentland Firth

Cement Carrier Cemfjord Sinks Off Pentland Firth

The wreck of the cement carrier Cemfjord has been located on the seabed in Pentland Firth where it sank with eight ...

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Jiaolong Collects Scientific Samples in Hydrothermal Vents

Jiaolong Collects Scientific Samples in Hydrothermal Vents

While on a 120-day expedition in southwest Indian Ocean, China’s deepsea manned submersible Jiaolong took ...

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Warmer Ocean Could Release Seafloor Methane, Study Shows

Warmer Ocean Could Release Seafloor Methane, Study Shows

Off the West Coast of the United States, methane gas is trapped in frozen layers below the seafloor. New research ...

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VIDEO: SeaBED Surveys Antarctic Sea Ice

SeaBED AUV

An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), known as SeaBED, has provided the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps ...

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AUV SeaBED Maps Antarctic Sea Ice

SeaBED AUV

The first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice have been developed using an underwater robot. ...

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