Coral reefs are often called the ‘rainforests of the sea’, contributing to marine biodiversity and food security worldwide. As environmental changes threaten the survival of these critical ecosystems, scientists are working to improve corals’ resilience. Fugro recently supported this work during an expedition onboard the Fugro Aquarius.
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OneOcean Group has expanded its platform capability to include a new and unique Environmental Planner, which uses a dynamic timeline to provide a real-time look ahead at the environmental rules and restrictions in force during a voyage.
McDermott International and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia's premier national science organization, are evaluating technical and commercial opportunities for the deployment of CSIRO's carbon capture technologies for energy and heavy industry applications.
System integrators Bakker Sliedrecht and RH Marine are going to develop a new electrical system that will enable vessels to sail on methanol and other zero-emission fuels. The aim is that in the future vessels will not only be able to sail more sustainably, but also more efficiently, safely and reliably.
Strohm and Evonik have been awarded the full certification from DNV, attesting that the unidirectional Carbon Fibre PA12 tape “VESTAPE® PA12-CF” (PA12) used for Strohm’s Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) is fit to use for dynamic sweet and sour hydrocarbons, water, and gas injection applications according to DNV-ST-F119.
Sparrows Group (Sparrows), the engineering and maintenance services specialist for the international energy and industrial sectors, has been awarded API Specification Q2, 2nd Edition by the American Petroleum Institute (API) following a successful audit.
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), a marine environmental consulting and survey company, recently completed a ground-breaking deepwater sampling campaign in the Tropical Eastern Pacific for The Metals Company (TMC), which included successfully collecting pelagic biota from a record depth of 4,000 m below the surface.