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iXblue builds capacity for simultaneous operations on either side of the Tasman

28.09.2020
iXblue is excited to announce the award of two significant hydrographic charting projects this month. The projects were awarded by the Australian Government Department of Defence and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) under their respective annual survey and charting programs. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID19 pandemic this year, iXblue will be exercising new in-house capabilities to undertake both major projects simultaneously.

Australian Scientists Discover New Corals on most Comprehensive Deep Sea Study of Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea Marine Parks

09.09.2020
For the first time, scientists have viewed the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, discovered five undescribed species consisting of black corals and sponges, and recorded Australia’s first observation of an extremely rare fish.

Fugro’s Major Upgrade to LADS Technology Improves Hydrographic Data Collection in Australia and Pacific Region

08.09.2020
Fugro has successfully trialled a major upgrade to their Fugro LADS airborne lidar bathymetry (ALB) system. The enhanced LADS HD+ technology was developed in Fugro’s laser laboratory in Adelaide, Australia, and is a sophisticated hydrographic mapping system that accurately measures water depth over both the marine and coastal zone environments.

HIPP Awards Fugro Gulf ST Vincent Charting Project for Australian Hydrographic Office

17.08.2020
Fugro has been selected to chart the waters of South Australia’s Gulf St Vincent and Investigator Strait as part of the Australian Government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP).

C-Kore Deploys on Multiple Operations in Australian Waters

22.07.2020
C-Kore Systems has completed a succession of deployments with an operator in offshore WA Australia. The C-Kore units quickly identified and localised anomalies in the subsea infrastructure saving time and money on the subsea campaign while ensuring the operator gained accurate information to inform the field’s maintenance program. With the automated C-Kore units, no additional offshore personnel were needed to perform the testing.

Oceaneering wins connector supply contract for offshore Western Australia project

09.07.2020
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) announced that it has won a contract to provide a number of monobore diverless connectors for an offshore Western Australia project.

Fugro Partners with Australian Space Agency on New Robotics Control Complex

26.06.2020
The Australian government’s newly formed Australian Space Agency (ASA) has partnered with Fugro to design, build and operate the Australian Space Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Control Complex (SpAARC) in Western Australia (WA).

First Completely Remote At-Sea Science Expedition in Australia`s Coral Sea Marine Park Discovers New Corals and Possible Speices Never Before seen

25.06.2020
Scientists working remotely with Schmidt Ocean Institute, one of the only at-sea science expeditions to continue operating during the global pandemic, have completed a first look at deep waters in the Coral Sea never before seen. The Australian science team discovered the deepest living hard corals in Eastern Australian waters, sighted fish in regions where they had never been found before, and identified up to 10 new marine species of fish, snails, and sponges.

Sonardyne’s BlueComm Underwater Communications Selected by Australian Defence Science and Technology Group

09.06.2020
Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) has acquired a BlueComm undersea communications system from Sonardyne International Ltd. as part of its ongoing program in maritime autonomous systems (MAS).

C-Kore's 300th Subsea Testing Unit Deployed

20.04.2020
C-Kore Systems is pleased to announce the deployment of their 300th Subsea Testing Unit. This landmark event occurred for a fault-finding campaign off the north-west coast of Australia.

New Species Discovered during Exploration of Abyssal Deep Sea Canyons off Ningaloo

14.04.2020
Unique fauna of the Cape Range and Cloates Canyons off of Ningaloo have been documented at unexplored depths by researchers from the Western Australian Museum aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor. Seemingly the longest animal ever recorded, glass sponges, and octopus squid are among species seen for the first time in Western Australia.

Schmidt Ocean Institute Offers Online Educational Science Content for Students

02.04.2020
New #SchoolsOutScience identifies homeschooling resources; online content ranges from robotics and engineering games, interactive science lesson plans and livestream of neverbefore-seen footage of the deep ocean. As millions of school age children transition their education to home classrooms in the wake of the devastating COVID-19 global pandemic, Schmidt Ocean Institute has assembled a wealth of free online science resources for parents and teachers.

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Australia

04.03.2020
Subsea 7 announced the award of a large (1) contract by ConocoPhillips Australia Barossa Pty Ltd to deliver the SURF scope for the Barossa Project (2). The Barossa field is located 300 km offshore Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Fugro selected for Australian Government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP)

26.02.2020
The Australian Government has selected Fugro to join the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to increase Australia’s hydrographic industry capability. The panel of industry partners was chosen as part of a long-term strategy to ensure safe shipping routes, commercial ports and maritime approaches within the Australian Charting Area. Panel members will acquire marine environmental data to produce digital maps of Australia’s sea and coastal areas that will improve the safety of maritime vessels operating in Australia’s sea charting area, which covers 10 % of the earth’s surface.

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Australia

28.11.2019
Subsea 7 today confirmed a substantial(1) contract award by Woodside for the execution of phase 2 of the Julimar-Brunello Project. This contract was awarded to Subsea 7 earlier this year, subject to the final investment decision of the Julimar-Brunello joint venture participants (Woodside and KUFPEC), which has now occurred. (1) Subsea 7 defines a substantial contract as being between USD 150 million and USD 300 million.

Another successful C-Kore deployment in Australian waters

15.07.2019
C-Kore Systems has successfully completed another offshore campaign off the West Australian North West Shelf. C-Kore’s subsea testing tools quickly located the faulty subsea equipment allowing it to be replaced to make the field operational again.

C-Kore’s 200th Subsea Testing Unit Deployed

06.06.2019
C-Kore Systems is pleased to announce the recent deployment of their 200th Subsea Testing Unit. This landmark event occurred during an umbilical installation operation off the coast of Australia.

i-Tech 7 appoints new business development manager

17.05.2019
i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit, has appointed a new regional business development manager for its Asia Pacific & Middle East region.
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