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  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a subsea technology company that provides solutions for a wide range of subsea challenges, has just published paper on grab-based deep-sea mining. In the field of deep-sea mining, the currently dominant school of thought focuses on the large-scale underwater processing of subsea rocks, the company said. More specifically, the methodology that is most commonly […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has expanded its activities with the acquisition of Robbins Technology Group (RTG) in Brisbane, Australia, and Fraser Hydraulic Power (FHP) in the UK. With these latest acquisitions, IHC has expanded its offshore rental fleet and gained a stronger foothold in the mining market respectively. Bram Roelse, IHC’s CEO, said: “These acquisitions, both effective […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea vehicle designer and manufacturer SMD were awarded the contract to build the world’s first deep sea mining tools for Nautilus Minerals in 2007. The contract included three subsea mining machines with the associated control and launch and recovery systems. Tuesday, 2nd July, saw the first major milestone in the production of the mining vehicles […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan de Nul Group, an industry leading expert in dredging and marine construction activities, has confirmed an order with SMD for a Quasar MkII 150hp 3000m rated work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV). The high specification system including Tophat Tether Management System, A-Frame, Umbilical Winch and dual control system (vessel bridge and control cabin) will […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s two new international directors are visiting Wellington this week to meet a range of people from organisations involved in the company’s subsea mining project. Royal Boskalis representative Ko de Blaeij and marine mining expert Robert Goodden will be meeting key members of and advisers to the Chatham management team, plus government officials […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the global demand for especially strategic metals grows, commodity prices rise, according to Ramboll, an engineering, design and consultancy company. Thus there is a risk of an increasing supply shortage for metals that are critical to Europe’s economy. Mining in the deep sea may just be the answer to this challenge. In deep sea mining, mineral deposits […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the first of the Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs). Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston, said: “This is a major milestone for the Company, having the first of the three SPTs assembled. This achievement brings the Company all the closer to making seafloor mining a reality.” Subsea […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit will be held at the Sands Convention Center in Singapore on 29-30 September. As the international deep sea mining community move ever closer to mining the deep-ocean floor, industry stakeholders, from developing island nations and ocean regulators to commercial deep sea miners and subsea technology companies, come together annually to […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s shares today reached a new high price of 46c, double that of two weeks ago, on the back of several key milestones. The company’s market capitalisation at that price is nearly $59 million, compared with $22 million before the issue of about 30 million shares on 24 September to Royal Boskalis and […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will take a 20 percent shareholding in Chatham Rock Phosphate and assume a seat on the board, in a world-first for the undersea mining industry. It is the first time a major dredging company has taken a substantial equity position in an undersea mining project. Boskalis has been issued shares […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed first stage testing in a pioneering project which is set to uncover valuable European mineral resources. SMD is technical lead on the ¡VAMOS! (viable alternative mine operating system) project, a 42-month international research and development venture, which is part-funded by the European Union’s Horizon […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Moray Council announced today that the 160ft Manu Pekka dredger barge is expected to berth at Buckie harbor on Sunday. The dredger and 88ft BKM 103 multicat tug will spend two to three weeks in Buckie while general maintenance work is carried out and new equipment is fitted before beginning work in the Moray Firth. There they […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is moving rapidly towards its target of production in 2015, Chief Executive Chris Castle told a New Zealand Government-hosted function at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference in Toronto. PDAC is the pre-eminent annual event for the international mining community. CRP holds a prospecting licence over 4726 sq km of […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s Aberdeen based underwater camera group has received contracts to supply comprehensive underwater camera packages to a total of four new state-of-the-art SMD trencher and mining vehicles being delivered to major subsea service clients. The first contract is for cameras and accessories for a new generation high powered deep water […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd (CRP) had a loss of $1.4 million for the year ended 31 March 2013, reflecting the heightened activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 September 2014, to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is appointing three new directors who will contribute valuable expertise and experience to the company in the run up to applying for a marine consent later this year and on-going financing of operations. They are senior Royal Boskalis executive Ko de Blaeij, marine mining entrepreneur Robert Goodden and eminent ocean scientist Dr […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IFS said in its latest release that Soil Machine Dynamics (Shanghai) will implement IFS Applications as its central, fully integrated ERP system to optimize the company’s project-based manufacturing processes. Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) (Shanghai) is the newly-established subsidiary of Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co., Ltd. (TEC) – suppliers of deep-sea robots as well as manufacturer of subsea vehicles […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd today announced a loss of $1.4 million, reflecting the heighted activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed rock phosphate resource on the Chatham Rise, […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $1 million support for Chatham Rock Phosphate’s share purchase plan reflects three years of strong progress, Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The company announced today it is on track to raise $1 million in new capital from its shareholder share purchase plan. The plan closes today at 5pm and allotment of shares is intended […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coda Octopus Echoscope® Real-Time 3D sonar has been selected by Vale S.A. to produce dynamic underwater surveys during construction operations on the North Berth of Pier IV at the Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal in Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil. Vale S.A. is a global mining company with headquarters in Brazil and operations in over 30 […]

  • 14 January 2011

    AMC Connector, a future new-build subsea installation and construction vessel from Aker Solutions, has finalised its vessel specs. With a total payload capacity of 9 000 tonnes of subsea power cables or umbilicals, the vessel will be well equipped to target the deepwater installation segment. AMC Connector – previously called Aker Connector – will be […]

  • 15 March 2012

    IHC Merwede will exhibit a broad range of its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and lifecycle support activities on stand number 2625 at the forthcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2012, which runs from 30 April to 3 May in Houston, USA. As a reliable supplier of custom-built vessels and equipment for the offshore market, IHC Merwede […]