Fugro and the Colombian Maritime Authority (Dirección General Maritima, DIMAR) have accomplished a joint environmental seep looking examine to assist assess the nation’s useful resource potential within the Caribbean Sea.
The examine concerned shallow water seabed sediment coring, geochemical analyses, and seabed warmth stream measurements. Fugro additionally supplied classroom and vessel-based coaching to DIMAR personnel.
“This undertaking and coaching had been carried out to assist DIMAR’s strategic aims, together with creating the talents of our personnel, and producing technical and scientific data to assist Colombia’s maritime authority,” acknowledged Petty Officer First Class Luis Olarte, undertaking supervisor for DIMAR.
The discipline programme was carried out in two phases onboard DIMAR’s new multipurpose hydrographic vessel, the ARC Roncador. Fugro mobilised specialised tools for the testing, together with two self-contained laboratories and a state-of-the-art warmth stream probe. The means to carry out preliminary geochemical analyses at sea is exclusive to Fugro and leads to the speedy identification of high-potential cores. This service can considerably cut back undertaking supply schedules: on this DIMAR undertaking, the offshore analyses shortened the undertaking by roughly 2 months.
(Source: Fugro – Image: ARC Roncador)
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