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RRS Sir David Attenborough Begins Research Mission in the Southern Ocean

A team of scientists are embarking on an ambitious 30-day scientific expedition on board RRS Sir David Attenborough to investigate how carbon dioxide moves and transforms in the Southern Ocean. The ship heads to the Weddell Sea to begin the PICCOLO …
Jan 24, 2024 / Vessels

Glosten completes the 50-m research vessel design for KAUST

Glosten has completed the design for the R/V Thuwal II— KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)’s new 50-meter research vessel optimized for generalized oceanography and tailored to the region’s hot climate.  Once built, it …
Nov 7, 2023 / Vessels

KONGSBERG to provide science equipment for Germany’s new ocean research vessel

Germany’s new 135-metre ocean research vessel Meteor IV will feature a range of technology from KONGSBERG. Meteor IV is to be launched in 2026 and it will contribute to national and international marine science, particularly in the areas of climate …
Oct 10, 2023 / Vessels

PGS together with TGS and SLB has secured pre-funding to expand MultiClient 3D seismic coverage in the prospective Sarawak Basin offshore Malaysia

PGS together with JV consortium partners TGS and SLB has secured pre-funding to expand MultiClient 3D seismic coverage in the prospective Sarawak Basin offshore Malaysia. The survey will cover approximately 5,300 square kilometers for which the …
Aug 30, 2023 / Curious

ABB to supply ice-classed Azipod® propulsion for new polar research vessel

ABB has won an order to deliver compact Azipod® DI propulsion system to the new polar research icebreaker of Chinese Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering The efficiency and flexibility of Azipod® propulsion are fully compatible with the …
Aug 30, 2023 / Curious

PGS Contract Award and Ramform Victory Scheduling Update

PGS is awarded a 3D exploration acquisition contract offshore Africa. A Ramform Titan Class vessel is expected to mobilize for the survey in the fourth quarter, subject to final approvals, and the program has a total duration of 4-5 months. “We are …
Aug 24, 2023 / Vessels

Freire Shipyard signs contract to build an oceanographic research vessel for IFREMER

Freire Shipyard recently signed a contract with the French national institute for ocean science IFREMER for the construction of a new vessel for the French Oceanographic Fleet, operated by IFREMER for the benefit of the French scientific community. …
Jul 21, 2023 / Vessels

​Shearwater GeoServices to Conduct Innovative Streamer & Node Survey for OMV (Norge) AS

Shearwater announces a new project with OMV for a pioneering towed streamer survey with Ocean Bottom Nodes over the Berling gas and condensate discovery. Spanning 1040 sq.km, this hybrid survey will commence in July 2023 and last for three months. …
Jul 14, 2023 / Curious

Neptun Werft: Research vessel METEOR IV laid on keel

The construction of the new German research vessel METEOR IV has reached another milestone: With the laying of the keel at the NEPTUN WERFT in Rostock, assembly of the hull began today. The MEYER Group is building the research ship together with the …
Jul 13, 2023 / Curious

PGS Secures Barents Sea Contract

PGS has executed the final contract* with an independent energy company for a 3D survey in the Barents Sea to be acquired by the Ramform Hyperion.  The project is about to start and duration is approximately 40 days. PGS announces contract …
May 22, 2023 / Curious