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Darwin Harbour

2014 Vibrocoring Project News

January – June 2014
Alfa 1 Technologies, Aparri, Philippines, Iron Sands resource assessment, Operational staff and project support (VC-700)

January 2014
URS, Darwin NT, Pre-dredge survey / contaminated sediment (VC-450)Darwin URS Sub-sampling East Arm

March 2014
Aurecon, Darwin NT, Geotechnical Survey (VC-450)

April 2015
URS, Darwin NT, Pre-dredge survey / contaminated sediment (VC-450)

June 2014
GHD, Koolan Island, Piston / Gravity core

July 2014
Dof Subsea, NW shelf, WA Puffin Field, Piston Coring, Anchor placement survey

July 2014
Tauranga Port Authority, Tauranga, NZ Harbour, survey, pre-dredge (VC-450)

September 2014
Dof Subsea, Malampaya, Philippines, Gas Pipeline survey. Piston corer, 800 m water depth.

December 2014
FURG, Brazil Rio Grande, Brazil, SALE: SEAS VC-450 system

2012 Vibrocoring Project News

Nov 2012
Frc Environmental Daru, PNG port development survey, contaminated sediment study.

3m Core deploymentAugust 2012
J & S Drilling / GPC, Gladstone Harbour; Pre-dredge contaminated sediment study.

June 2012
IXSurvey / URS
East Arm Wharf development Darwin Harbour, Pre-dredge contaminated sediment study.

May 2012
IXSurvey / Odyssey Marine / Chatham Rock Phosphate
Chatham Rise NZ, 400m water depth phosphate nodule survey.

February 2012
IXSurvey Darwin Harbour Charles Point survey.

January 2012
FMG Pacific / Western Work Boats NZ
Manukau / New Plymouth, NZ; Ironsand resource definition.
LARS fitted onto Tranquil Image to facilitate safer operating conditions off the testing west coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

Seas Offshore coring programme in Darwin Harbour

Seas Offshore coring programme in Darwin Harbour.

A coring programme in conjunction with BMT-WMB, iXSurvey Australia and the Northern Territory Dept of Lands was completed early December 2010.

A total of 150 cores of up to 3m in length were acquired, described and logged over a 10 day period, in water depth to 13m.