14th Jun 2018

Fugro secures two ROV services contracts with Petrobras

Fugro is providing remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services to support Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras in its exploration and production activities following two new contract wins.

13th Jun 2018

Fugro intertidal drilling rig wins innovation award for tackling data gap in shallow water geotechnics

A mobile drilling platform developed by Fugro that switches seamlessly between land and shallow water work has won the Equipment Innovation category in the 2018 Ground Engineering (GE) Awards.

22nd May 2018

Fugro’s contribution to global ocean mapping earns NOAA commendation

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

Dr Fraser Bransby named as Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

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 reports successful licensing of seep and geochemical data before Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round

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 innovative partnership with KAUST to train Saudi students in marine technology

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

Fugro provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil

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’s ultra-deepwater surveys support seabed mining exploration

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 secures 3D OBS survey contract in the Middle East

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 returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm zone for marine site characterisation contract

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.