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Glomar Vantage (Photo: Bibby HydroMap)

Bibby HydroMap Charters Glomar Vantage

Bibby HydroMap have taken the 56-meter DP1 survey vessel Glomar Vantage on charter from GloMar Shipmanagement BV.The vessel will initially provide support to existing operations before becoming available for new projects in the first quarter of 2020.Bibby HydroMap CEO Gary Collins said, “The charter of the Glomar Vantage puts the company in a strong position going into 2020. We are delighted to be working with Glomar Shipmanagement and look forward to a successful project.”Glomar Shipmanagement CEO Klaas Weij said, “We are excited to embark on a term charter with Bibby HydroMap and

The progression from Landsat satellite imagery, to a satellite derived bathymetry surface, to a bENC (Bathymetric Electronic Navigation Chart). The location is Golfo de Guanahacabibes, Cuba. (Credit: Aaron Sager)

MG3 & Satellite Derived Bathymetry

Operation of marine survey vessels in shallow-water coastal environments is a dangerous endeavor. A subsurface obstruction can tear a multi-beam sonar from its tow cable, resulting in loss of the expensive device and potential delay in the expedition. Lost equipment, however, is a minor inconvenience compared to the equally real possibility of the ship running aground in poorly charted waters, endangering the safety of its crew and incurring millions of dollars in damage.For this reason, survey vessel operators invest considerable time and money to minimize the risk involved in each voyage. They are

Topaz Resolve (Photo: Topaz Energy and Marine)

Topaz Resolve Goes to Work in the Mediterranean

International offshore support vessel company Topaz Energy and Marine said its multipurpose supply vessel (MPSV) Topaz Resolve has commenced a charter in support of geophysical and geotechnical survey operations in the Mediterranean Sea for a European oil major.  Topaz Resolve is operating from Limassol, Cyprus for an initial period of one month. The vessel is a multi-functional ROV, dive and survey vessel and is equipped for deep and shallow water operations, in DP2 or by 4-point mooring. The 50m vessel, which was built in late 2015, is equipped with a 25 metric ton offshore subsea crane.

Photo: Bordelon Marine

MTR100: Bordelon Marine

127 East Waguespack Street Lockport, LA 70374 T: 985-532-5333 E: sales@bordelonmarine.com W: www.bordelonmarine.com CEO/President: Wes Bordelon No. of Employees: 300   Bordelon Marine provides Marine Transportation services operating in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world. Founded in 1979, as a provider of offshore vessels supporting a multitude of services to the Oil and Gas Industry. The company owns and operates a fleet of modern offshore supply vessels ranging in size and type from DP1 Mini-supply Vessels to MPSV 260 DP2 vessels.  Bordelon Marine offers a full range of

d’ROP Bibby’ Hydromap’s Custom-built ROV

Self-dubbed a ‘revolution in coastal ROV survey,’ Bibby HydroMap unveiled its d’ROP system onboard its new survey vessel, Bibby Athena, a the National Oceanographic Center in Southampton, UK. MTR spoke with Andrew McLeay, Managing Director of Bibby HydroMap, for details.   In an industry where innovation is common, Bibby HydroMap’s d’ROP system truly stood out at an active Ocean Business last month in Southampton. d’ROP is a custom developed solution by the company, touted to be a revolution in coastal ROV survey with particular productivity gains in shallow

Salvage and Wreck Removal Conference

  HINODE Events and Services Pvt Ltd., have announced the 4th Annual Conference on Salvage and Wreck Removal in India to be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Visakhapatnam on India's East Coast. This conference is being held for the first time in Visakhapatnam, a busy Dry Bulk Port, close to offshore activity in the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and Andaman Sea. Now in its fourth year, the Conference will  review the latest developments in Marine Salvage and Wreck Removal strategies, methods  and techniques for cargo vessels and also offshore vessels / installations examine

3rd Annual Conference on Salvage & Wreck Removal

The 3rd Annual Conference on Salvage and Wreck Removal in India is to be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 for the first time in Chennai at the Hotel Vivanta by Taj - Connemara, Binny Road, Chennai 600002. The Conference this year is presented by the Institute of Chartered Ship brokers (East India Branch). Leading speakers who have confirmed include globally renowned specialists (in alphabetical order of company): Charles Taylor Adjusting / RHL Mr Alex Pinto, Director (Singapore, Mumbai & Kuala Lumpur) GOL Salvage Services, Mumbai Holman Fenwick Willan Mr Dominic Johnson, Partner,

Specialist Semi-SWATH coastal survey vessel Bibby Tethra (Photo: Osiris Projects)

Osiris Projects Updates Bibby Athena Build Timeline

Osiris Projects, part of Bibby Marine Survey Services, have issued an updated timeline with the latest time lapse footage of the Bibby Athena build, which the company said has progressed substantially since the original video was made available. Fabrication of the hull is now complete, and Bibby Athena was moved outdoors in preparation for outfitting works at the end of March. The updated timeline footage is now live on the company’s website. The next stage in the development from May 28-29 includes transiting the hull from St Malo to Boulogne in preparation for drydocking, after which a

Specialist offshore survey vessel MV Neptune

Osiris Secures Long Term Charter of MV Neptune

Specialist seabed mapping company Osiris Projects has this week secured the long term charter of MV Neptune from Neptune EHF. The vessel is a permanently mobilized, 50m, DP1 multipurpose survey vessel accommodating up to 35 people for a duration of 40 days. The vessel has undergone extensive refits in 2008 and 2013 to provide a comfortable and well-considered offshore platform capable of shallow or deep water survey operations. Standard survey mobilization includes 2dHR seismic array, two hull-mounted MBES systems, high resolution side scan sonar, magnetometer, USBL, single channel as well as both

MV Proteus

Osiris Projects Launches New Survey Vessel

Specialist seabed mapping company Osiris Projects has this week launched the fifth vessel in their fleet, the 14m GRP catamaran MV Proteus. Designed to provide an excellent working platform for coastal survey operations, MV Proteus can work up to 60 miles from a safe haven under MCA Category 2 and has a maximum speed of 24 knots. The vessel benefits from a shallow draft of just 1m making her ideal for inshore operations, while the hull design ensures exceptional maneuverability at both low and high speeds and incorporates a low drag profile providing excellent fuel economy. The vessel is equipped

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