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  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Pakistan Navy has launched a new survey vessel in China. The launching ceremony was held at Dajin Heavy Industry shipyard on December 11, 2018. The 3,000-ton newbuilding was launched into Yangtze River. As explained, this is the largest survey vessel to be built for the Pakistan Navy under Sino-Pak collaboration. “The new ship will be […]

  • 25 June 2019

    Ahead of OPV International taking place on 24th-26th September in Cádiz, Spain and with the official support of the Spanish Navy, Defence IQ conducted a survey with experts from Navies across the globe, on Key Deployments, Future Investments and Industry Offering in the OPV Market. >> View the Report Now (http://bit.ly/2KYx7Ds) DID YOU KNOW? 84.2% […]

  • 20 November 2011
    Training & Education

      The Military Sealift Command (MSC) oceanographic survey ship USNS Henson (T-AGS 63) completed of a month-long, bilateral survey mission with the Indonesian Navy Nov. 16, one of the largest in three decades of hydrographic surveys between the two countries. With an embarked team of 13 U.S. oceanographers and hydrographers from Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO), […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Industry news

    Indian Navy has started seeking four survey vessels capable of exploring the depths of the maritime economic zone and the extended continental shelf of the country, reports Bernama. According to the Navy official the first vessel should be commissioned into service by 2017-18. The primary task of the vessels will be to carry out hydrographic […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s newest survey ship has been formally welcomed into the naval family in her home of Devonport. The commissioning ceremony for the new ship, named HMS Magpie, was held on June 28, 2018. Among the attendees was the Duke of Edinburgh, who was in charge of the previous Magpie between 1950 and 1952 […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s newest survey vessel HMS Magpie has made her maiden visit to her affiliated town of Salcombe.  The 18-meter catamaran has spent three days at sea under the White Ensign for the first time as her crew get to know how the survey ship handles. A replacement for HMS Gleaner which retired earlier […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Shepparton’s Hydrographic Department have been hard at work, conducting high resolution surveys of the Australian coastline.  The Paluma Class Survey Motor Launch (SML) is currently conducting survey operations between Clarence Strait and the approaches to Darwin Harbour.  Commanding Officer of Shepparton, Lieutenant Commander Michael Kumpis says the aim of this survey is to support the transit of large […]

  • 23 February 2011

      The Royal Navy survey ship HMS Scott has returned to the southern wilderness of Antarctica for the second time to carry out survey work. Scott, named after the ill-fated explorer Captain Scott, is the Royal Navy’s ocean survey vessel and is one of the largest in the fleet at 13,500 tons (12,250 metric tonnes). […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A Fleet Survey Team (FST) from John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss., embarked on dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), took to the waters of Shoalwater Bay to conduct hydrographic surveys prior to Germantown’s planned amphibious operations, July 15 – 16. Hydrographic surveys provide mission critical information about water depth levels and help chart […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Authorities

    The Australian Survey Motor Launches, HMA Ships Benalla and Shepparton, arrived in Papua New Guinea on December 3 to conduct survey operations in the vicinity of Long Reef, in order to provide alternate routes for shipping through the area. Hydrographic Survey Ship, HMAS Leeuwin (HS Red Crew), had been working in the area for the […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy sent its hydrographic survey ship INS Sarvekshak to Tanazania where it joined the Tanzanian Navy for two days of hydrographic surveys. The joint survey started November 15 and is being conducted with the naval personnel of Tanzania who have been trained at the Indian National Institute of Hydrography in Goa. The ship will be undertaking […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Research & Development

    The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) Fleet Survey Team (FST) completed survey operations in the coastal waters of Cartagena, Colombia Feb. 23. The FST surveys of Cartagena Bay was part of Oceanographic-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (O-SPS 12) and provided an opportunity to assist Colombia in surveying the area including the Magdalena River in Barranquilla. “The Colombian […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Approximately 16,000 randomly selected female officers and enlisted are being asked to participate in the online survey on the fit, design and durability of Navy uniforms in a Fleet-wide survey announced in NAVADMIN 127/13. Letters were mailed April 30 to participants notifying them of their selection and providing instructions on accessing and completing the survey. […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Builder 1st Class Carlos Hernandez, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command fleet ocean tug USNS Apache (T-ATF 172) conducts a structural and environmental survey of Tactical Air Combat Training System (TACTS) towers for future demolition operations. TACTS towers were constructed in 1987 to provide aircrew training […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of a hydrographic team embarked on Australian Navy hydrographic survey vessel HMAS Melville recently helped an outback community ensure safe navigation for shipping. The crew deployed on the first detached boat camp conducted for several years to test the detached Survey Motor Boat survey capability and to survey the Liverpool River approaches to Maningrida. During the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Research & Development

      Fleet Survey Team (FST) is conducting a hydrographic survey in the harbor of Durres, Albania, its approaches and anchorages in a cooperative survey with the Albanian government. FST deployed a seven-person survey team, comprised of both military and civilian surveyors, and a nine-meter survey vessel for the mission, which includes the collection of sounding […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s hydrographic survey vessel HMAS Leeuwin (A245) arrived in Port Moresby, in late October for a five week surveying task to chart waters in the eastern part of Papua New Guinea. The proposed survey mission is of Long Reef and Rossel Island. While in Port Moresby Harbour, Leeuwin’s Commanding Officer, Commander Nic Zillman, hosted […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy divers, assisted by personnel from the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL), surveyed the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30), Oct 16-24. The nine-day operation was held aboard USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) with embarked divers from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11, Mobile Diving and Salvage Team Seven (MDS 11-7). The […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Training & Education

    On the second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam RAI, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with the project and sales director of MMT SE Mr. Nils Ingvarson. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. – What do your activities in the subsea world include? […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Royal Australian Navy Minehunter Coastal (MHC), HMAS Gascoyne, has been hard at work conducting Route Survey of Darwin Harbour over the past few weeks. Route Survey is the exploration of a route to determine the nature of the seabed and the nature of any underwater objects that are detected. The data gained from such a […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Netherlands’ Defense Material Organization (DMO) procurement agency has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Den Helder (DSDH) a contract to design, build and deliver a prototype expeditionary survey boat (ESB) for the Royal Netherlands Navy. The ESB is to be optimized for rapid environmental assessments and hydrographic surveys in harbors, river mouths, shallow waters, coastal […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    U.S. Marine Management Inc. received a $49,1 million modification under a previously awarded contract to exercise two 183-day award term option periods for the operation and maintenance of six Navy Oceanographic Survey Ships (T-AGS). These ships operate worldwide and support the Naval Oceanographic Office performing acoustic, biological, physical, and geophysical surveys, providing much of the U.S. […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Hydrographers on HMAS Tobruk from the Deployable Geospatial Support Team have performed a vital role surveying potential anchorages and beach landing sites during Operation PACIFIC ASSIST 2015. The operation has been the Australian Defence Force’s contribution to the assistance mission to Vanuatu, following Tropical Cyclone Pam which struck over 13-14 March. Tobruk’s humanitarian assistance was […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy has deployed a laser airborne depth sounder (LADS) flight to deployment to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, for hydrographic surveys in the Kavieng and Rabaul regions. The five week is carried out with the aim of providing improved data that will be used to update the existing nautical charts used by all […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian defense ministry has awarded Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited a contract to design, construct and supply four survey vessels for the Indian Navy. A request for proposals was issued to GRSE, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL), Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and two private shipyards by the Indian Navy […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BMT Design & Technology (BMT) recently supported the Victorian Water Police with condition surveys on 15 of their fleet vessels. The task used BMT’s proven risk based survey tool to assess the vessels and develop an estimate of remaining life, for input into a vessel replacement strategy. The risk based condition surveying process that BMT […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    A new Royal Navy small survey vessel that will replace the recently decommissioned HMSML Gleaner will be named HMS Magpie, Royal Navy First Sea Lord Admiral Philip Jones announced. The last HMS Magpie was commanded by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in Malta in the early 1950s. Motor Survey launch Magpie will be charting ports and estuaries […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Training & Education

    On an overcast northern tropical day, the crew of HMAS Paluma got their first taste of stardom when the production company, Great Southern Film and Television embarked to film ‘Coast – Australia’. The long-running BBC series explores how and why coasts are mapped and presented a unique opportunity for Paluma’s crew to illustrate the important […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Cobham Aviation Services has been awarded a five year contract extension by Fugro LADS Corporation Pty Ltd to support the provision of hydrographic survey services for the Royal Australian Navy.   Cobham will continue to support Fugro in providing this unique service which involves operating an airborne laser bathymetry (ALB) system to survey shorelines, tides, […]