22nd May 2018
Fugro’s leadership in advancing global ocean mapping has earned it a formal commendation from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
17th May 2018
Leading geotechnical engineer, Dr Fraser Bransby, has been appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics at The University of Western Australia’s Oceans Graduate School (OGS) within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.
11th May 2018
Fugro and partner, Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI), have reported recent success selling licences for data from a frontier region offshore Canada.
2nd May 2018
Fugro’s new partnership with KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) was marked recently with the inauguration of the KAUST - Fugro Center of Excellence for Marine Technology. Beginning a mutually beneficial partnership, the new centre will provide training in ROV operations and hydrographic survey within the Kingdom as part of the Saudisation programme.
27th Apr 2018
Working for multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues the hunt for hydrocarbon seeps, this time offshore Brazil. Two modern, purpose-built vessels – Fugro Brasilis and Fugro Searcher – have been deployed to acquire high-resolution multibeam echosounder and sub-bottom profiler data in the Campos and Santos Basins.
20th Apr 2018
Fugro is commencing its first project supporting deep sea polymetallic nodule mining under a contract awarded by seafloor mineral exploration company Nauru Ocean Resources Inc. (NORI), a subsidiary of DeepGreen Metals Inc.
13th Apr 2018
Seabed Geosolutions has received a contract award for an ocean bottom seismic project in the Middle East. The survey to acquire high quality 3D seismic data, which has a contract value of around US$25 million, is planned to commence in the fourth quarter of 2018.
3rd Apr 2018
Fugro is set to commence a site characterisation programme at the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm zone. Carried out under a further contract for the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy), the geotechnical workscope comprises seabed investigations and borehole drilling at two lots. Other deliverables include standard and advanced laboratory testing and an integrated geological/geotechnical soil model which will be used by future developers of the wind farm to prepare their bids.
29th Mar 2018
Fugro has saved time, cost and congestion during riverbed assessment for London’s major sewer upgrade, the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
22nd Mar 2018
Fugro recently completed the data acquisition phase of a hydrographic survey project that is designed to update significant portions of the nautical charts of Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac.