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2015 Vibracoring Projects

February 2015Gladstone Harbour shipping channel survey
Aurecon, Gladstone, QLD, Proposed new shipping channel Survey (VC-450)

April 2015
Business Dynamics, Dubai, SEAS Presentation: International Oil and Gas Summit Continental and Arctic Shelves

May 2015
Envaserv Research Consult / University of Ghana Accra / Sekondi, Ghana, SALE: VC-450 system, With operational training for Envaserv staff

2014 Vibracoring Projects

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

2013 Vibracoring Projects

April 2013Daru PNG, The LAB MV Zephyr
FRC Environmental, Daru PNG, Pre-dredge survey / contaminated sediment (VC-450)

October 2013
CSIRO, Hobart, TAS SALE: SEAS Long Piston Corer System for RV Investigator

December 2013
Alfa 1 Technologies,  Manila, Philippines, SALE: SEAS VC – 700 and LARS

2012 Vibracoring Projects

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 Vibracoring Projects in 2011

December 2011
Hydrobiology, Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo contaminated sediment study.

Chatham Rise NZ, 1.5m core (6 inch diameter) at 400m water depthSeptember 2011
KAPE, Bautino, Kazakhstan, Equipment operational training.

August 2011
Worley Parsons, Anketell – Point Samson, WA contaminated sediment study.

May – June 2011
Ironsands Offshore Mining NZ / Western Workboats NZ.
Ironsand resource definition and core sample logging / description.

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.


Vibracore News and Information


SEAS vibrocoring equipment in service globally

SEAS Vibrocoring products are used in core sampling operations all around the world. You’ll find SEAS Vibrocore products in Australia, the USA, Canada,  Colombia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Africa, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Guatemala and Brazil.

Examples of companies and institutions using SEAS Vibrocoring systems include:

  • Louisiana State University (USA)
  • EGS Hong Kong
  • Samicor (Namibia)
  • Quaternary Resources (Australia)
  • Geosciences Australia