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  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Land Agency (NLA) and Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will facilitate hydrographic surveys of the seabed in the country’s territorial waters, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  The agreement will be executed under the auspices of the National Hydrographic Committee (NHC), which is chaired by Director […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tug Masters from Shoreham Port’s Marine Team completed vital seabed leveling works in nearby Newhaven Port last week.  The work was wrapped up with Acamar – a new tug boat that arrived at the port in September 2018, fitted with a seven-tonne winch for plough-dredging. Seabed leveling is a modern-day dredging technique used in ports […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’. Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marin Teknikk AS, a Norway based company involved in engineering services for shipyards and ship owners, has entered into an agreement with Debmarine Namibia for design and engineering of a new MT6027 Seabed Mining vessel. The new vessel will be the largest ship ever designed by Marin Teknikk. With a length of 177 meters and a breadth of […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swire Seabed and Seabed Solutions have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement for the provision of subsea dredging services worldwide. The expertise of the two companies is complementary, with Swire Seabed providing the Seabed Excavator, a state-of-the-art tracked subsea dredging vehicle with numerous capabilities, and Seabed Solutions years of dredging competence and experience, reported Swire. According to […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two Royal IHC employees were invited by the Dutch government to join its delegation at the 22nd annual International Seabed Authority (ISA) session in Kingston, Jamaica on 12-20 July 2016. Ms Aleyda Ortega IHC Project Leader Sustainability and Mr Jaco van der Hoeven, IHC Specialist Marine Mining, attended for the fifth year as environmental and […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the Government of India have signed a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed on Monday, 26 September, in New Delhi, by the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and Dr M Rajeevan, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The application area, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Extensions of the first set of exploration contracts, new applications for approval of plans of work for exploration and the development of draft regulations for exploitation of polymetallic nodules in the deep seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction (the Area) are among priority issues to be debated as the twenty-second annual session of the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for configuration aboard the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. The pioneering vessel, designed by Singapore’s SeaTech Solutions for Dubai-based owner Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), will be powered by six B33:45L9A engines to provide 31.4 megawatts of […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swire Seabed, acquired by Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) back in 2012, has just released a short video about the Seabed Excavator in action. The Seabed Excavator is a newly commissioned, highly efficient, multipurpose subsea tool carrier and dredging vehicle capable of working at 2500 meters water depth. The system is delivered with a Kongsberg Evotec active heave compensated […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed a project to assist in preparing the seabed for a jack-up placement in the North Sea. Chosen by TOTAL E&P UK, the KDM offshore team operated the Tusk DP600 Cutter Suction Dredge at one of its operating fields […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    iSURVEY Offshore Ltd, a leading provider of survey and positioning services to the global oil and gas, offshore renewables and telecommunications markets, has completed a contract with Bibby Offshore’s ROV division worth more than £500,000. The company supported Bibby Offshore’s ROV and dredging operations onboard the Olympic Triton, a multi-service construction, support, and intervention vessel, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, process and identify samples from three of five regional projects; The Humber, Thames and Anglian regions. The samples will be collected in order to obtain a baseline dataset that will be used to deliver monitoring conditions for marine licences via the new Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    SeaBed Services, a Norwegian dredging company, purchased an IMS Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge for use in marinas, ports and fjords in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. With a focus on environmentally friendly dredging, they selected the 7012 HP with a supplementary IMS Environmental Plus cutterhead and an elongated turbidity shroud to be used when they dredge […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist surveys to collect information on the physical characteristics of land and seabed regions around Western Port will be finished by the end of August. The geotechnical and geophysical survey programs began in December and were carried out to give the Port of Hastings Development Authority a better understanding of the local coastal and marine […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pacific Conference of Churches has supported calls from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Papua New Guinea for a halt to Deep Sea Mining (DSM). About 1.2 million members of ELCPNG have said no to Experimental Seabed Mining after its synod on Karkar Island, Madang Province. The members have also given their church leaders approval […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The UN International Seabed Authority (ISA) is undertaking stakeholder consultations as it commences development of a regulatory framework for the future recovery of mineral resources from the seabed in international areas. The deadline for contributing to the UN ISA survey is 16 May 2014. The ISA survey covers: – Financial terms and obligations; – Environmental […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Commission is helping to take seabed mining to the next level by funding a four-year project entitled: “Breakthrough Solutions for Mineral Extraction and Processing in Extreme Environments – Blue Mining”. The overall aims of this project are to develop new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in difficult conditions and extreme […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marin, the ultra-deepwater excavation specialist and recovery firm, has confirmed it is to acquire AGR Seabed Intervention. The announcement comes after the duo formed a very successful strategic alliance earlier this year. The acquisition of AGR Seabed Intervention will advance Marin’s strategy of extending its global reach and specialist excavation services. Customers will benefit from […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sensitization Seminar on Mexico’s Opportunities for Deep Seabed Mining was convened last month in Mexico City. The two-day Seminar aimed at increasing public awareness of the nature of mineral resources in marine areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. The seminar was opened by Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton of the Authority; Dr. José Antonio […]

  • 10 October 2013

    A project that has allowed the Port of Cork to precisely monitor and record the winter program of seabed ploughing in real time for the first ever time is being delivered by Succorfish in partnership with Irish marine communication specialists SEA-Tech. The groundbreaking exercise, which is being carried out aboard a utility vessel working to […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the Facts About Seabed Intervention study. Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report from Greenpeace International has found that deep seabed mining could have a serious impact on the ocean environment and on the livelihood of coastal communities. In a Report just released it calls for a suspension in the granting of deep seabed mining licenses. Ms Seni Nabou, the political advisor for Greenpeace, told […]

  • 12 July 2013

    AGR Seabed Intervention and Marin have, over many years, established themselves as world leaders in their respective fields with proven capabilities to execute high level engineering and technical operations globally. The two ultra deep-water specialist recovery and excavation companies have decided to form a strategic alliance in a move that will deliver practical and cost […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a conference on Marine and River Dune Dynamics, Michiel Knaapen presents findings on information required to develop a practical model of a dredging site, and the processes that are required to build a model. New methods have been developed for variable flow fields, multiple grain sizes, and simplified ecological rule systems so that realistic […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Evotec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, will deliver its new mobile Launch and Recovery System (E-LARS) for Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) to Swire Seabed in August 2013. Swire Seabed is an established subsea support company based Near Bergen Norway, whose three vessel fleet provides services across the entire subsea spectrum including construction […]