CMS-Geotech Launches in Lowestoft

MarineTechnologyNews.com
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Photo courtesy of CMS-Geotech Ltd

CMS-Geotech Ltd. announced the launch of its new operations base in Lowestoft, Suffolk providing specialist marine geotechnical support to a wide variety of marine sectors in both offshore and coastal waters.

CMS-Geotech will specialize in geotechnical equipment hire, geotechnical surveys and seabed sampling, specialist vessel charter and wider marine survey consultancy support services.

It is envisaged that CMS-Geotech will build on their traditional links with the marine aggregate and port and harbor dredging sectors and subsea cable work whilst developing service provision for the oil and gas industries and offshore energy development.

A primary focus of the new business is geotechnical equipment hire which will include the companies own Datem 5000 CPT, several high powered vibrocorers and a large variety of grabs and corers including a new hydraulic clamshell grab. All of the equipment can easily be shipped around the world to support third party operations in even the most remote of locations. With over 25 years hands-on operating experience the team at CMS- Geotech are well placed to offer the correct advice to ensure the client gets the right equipment for the job as well as the peace of mind of fully trained and experienced geotechnical engineers operating the equipment. As well as a full range of geotechnical rental equipment the company will also be offering its 24m survey vessel MV Flatholm for both short and long term charter.

CMS-Geotech will also carry out geotechnical surveys, deploying its comprehensive range of equipment from its 24m survey vessel the MV Flatholm. The team will be working in UK and European waters, providing high quality geotechnical site investigations and environmental surveys and are delighted to have already secured a number of site investigation contracts in UK waters, within days of announcing the launch of operations.

The team at CMS-Geotech have a proven track record in marine geoscience and geotechnical services and bring a wealth of knowledge, expertise and reliability to the market ensuring clients do have alternative solutions that are cost effective without compromising safety or quality.

The company will also be offering consultancy support through its Managing Director, Dr. David Hitchcock who has over 25 years experience in the marine survey world and has worked extensively with the marine aggregates and international marine mineral mining industry. He will be working with a wide range of companies providing support in marine survey site investigation planning, geotechnical & geophysical interpretation, geohazard analysis, seabed processes and sedimentology, dredging performance parameters and determination of geotechnical hazards.


 

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