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The VAMOS vehicle at SMD’s Head Office Turbinia Works (Photo: SMD)

SMD Tests Subsea Mining Vehicle Prototype

; In November the system will be demobilized and prepared for transport from the U.K. to the second test site in Bosnia and Herzegovina in spring 2018.   The VAMOS project launched in March 2016. The consortium includes 16 members from nine EU countries: other members of the consortium are BMT Group Ltd, Damen Shipyards Group, Instituto de Engenharia Sistemas e Computadores, Fugro EMU Ltd, Zentrum für Telematik e.V., Montanuniversität Leoben, Minerália, Lda, Sandvik Mining and Construction G.m.b.H, Geological survey of Slovenia, La Palma Research Centre for Future Studies, European

The Future is Unmanned

, the Royal Navy will look to further demonstrate the potential capabilities, an initiative that will be jointly delivered through industry collaboration. Although the benefits of these systems are recognized, Craig Spacey, Head of Business Development - Submarines at BMT Cadence, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, discusses the challenges ahead.    Force Multipliers UxVs are effective ‘force multipliers’: a capability that, when added to and employed by a combat force, significantly increases the combat potential of that force and thus enhances the probability of successful mission

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CFD Study Calculates FPSO Current Coefficients

BMT Fluid Mechanics (BMT), a subsidiary of the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Group Ltd, has recently completed a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) study for an oil major operating offshore Nigeria.   BMT’s scope of work included an assessment of the current loading to which the FPSO hull is subjected to, which has enabled the oil major to ensure its mooring systems are fit for purpose. Johnathan Green, Manager for BMT Fluid Mechanics’ Numerical Modeling Group explained, “CFD is becoming more commonplace in the oil and gas sector with

NATO Submarine Rescue System

BMT Isis to Support NATO Submarine Rescue System

  BMT Isis (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced that it will provide safety and environmental support for JFD’s five-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). JFD, which was formed by the merger of James Fisher Defence and Divex in 2014, has been awarded the five-year contract which includes options through to 2023 and encompasses all aspects of operation and through-life-support.  The service will be managed by JFD’s Submarine Escape and Rescue team in parallel with existing similar services for

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BMT Secures Australian and International HSEQ Accreditations

Marine and coastal environment specialist, BMT Oceanica (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd  has recently had its Health Safety Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Management System certified as meeting the requirements of AS/NZS 4801:2001, OHSAS 18001:2007, AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 and AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008. The HSEQ Management System also meets the strict requirements of Chevron Australia Pty Ltd's Contractor Health, Environment and Safety Management (CHESM) system and of Rio Tinto’s Contractor Management System.   The international accreditations reinforce BMT Oceanica’s commitment

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BMT, MSubs Develop Unmanned Craft Test Range

BMT Isis, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd (BMT) and supplier of safety and environmental risk management across sectors and Plymouth based MSubs Ltd, a principal supplier of manned and unmanned underwater submersibles for both military and commercial users are collaborating together to develop a fully instrumented Maritime Sea Range in which to test unmanned craft. A Memorandum of Understanding between the companies has been put in place while funding and permissions are secured. Mike Prince, Managing Director at BMT Isis commented: “Unmanned Underwater, Surface and Air Vehicles (collectively

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Saipem Awards BMT Pre-Salt Riser Monitoring Contract

BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been selected by Saipem to supply the riser integrity monitoring systems for the Lula Norte and Lula Extremo Sul developments in the Santos Basin Pre-Salt Region, Brazil’s largest sedimentary basin.   Riser integrity monitoring systems measure bending moments and tensile forces in risers in order to provide end users with an understanding of the risers' condition. Data from these systems are then used to verify riser design models, ultimately leading to long-term improvements in riser design. The Lula Norte and


BMT WBM to Showcase TUFLOW at World Bank Seminar

BMT WBM ( (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, a leading international engineering and risk management consultancy, is delighted to announce that it will be presenting its TUFLOW flood and hydraulic modelling software suite at the World Bank’s Workshop ‘Flood Model Showcase’ event on September 23rd and 24th 2014 in Washington DC. The purpose of the workshop is to present common flood problems and the best-in-class models and tools that can be used to not only assess and mitigate risk, but also to educate decision makers in order to reduce exposure and vulnerability to flood

BMT WBM Supports Landmark AQUIS Great Barrier Reef Resort Project

BMT WBM Supports AQUIS Great Barrier Reef Resort Project

  BMT WBM (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has provided critical inputs to the Environment Impact Statement (EIS), in the areas of flooding, water quality and coastal processes for the A$ 8.15 billion AQUIS Great Barrier Reef Resort Project proposed in Cairns in north Queensland. The EIS has been prepared by Flanagan Consulting Group for the proposed integrated resort and casino project featuring accommodation for up to 12,000 guests in eight hotels and suite towers; a 33 hectare artificial lake and

Aasta Hansteen (Credit BMT)

Subsea 7 Selects BMT for Offshore Deal

Subsea 7 selected BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT), subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, to supply the riser monitoring system for the Aasta Hansteen Spar, approximately 300 km off the coast of Norway.  The system includes an innovative suite of remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) deployed strain, motion and position sensors to monitor steel catenary riser (SCR) response in the Touch Down Zone (TDZ). Data acquired by the riser monitoring system will be used to validate both the spar and SCR design. The Aasta Hansteen Spar will be the world’s largest spar platform and the first of

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