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Outlined below is a sample of work we have conducted around the globe. For reasons of confidentiality and commercial sensitivity not all of our projects are displayed.

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Al Faw Grand Port Phase 1 UXO Survey

Archirodon Construction Overseas Company SA
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2013 Onshore & Offshore

Large-scale UXO survey of over 21km² in order to facilitate the construction of the Iraqi Grand Port. Survey took place offshore, in intertidal areas and onshore using a variety of methodologies and equipment. MUSC's survey catamarans, RIBs, hovercraft and ATVs were utilised on the project

Experimental Dredging Area UXO Survey

Archirodon Construction Overseas Company SA
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2013 Offshore

UXO survey of an area selected for dredging for future port construction activities. Magnetometers, towed behind survey vessels were used to identify magnetic anomalies up to 2m below the seabed.

Al Faw Grand Port Phase 1 Offshore UXO Mitigation

Archirodon Construction Overseas Company SA
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2013 Offshore

Diver investigation of close to 100 magnetic anomalies that were previously identified by a magnetometer survey in order to mitigate the threat of Unexploded Ordnance for future construction and dredging activities.

Al Faw Grand Port Phase 1 Demining & Target Investigation

Archirodon Construction Overseas Company SA
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2013 Onshore

Demining and investigation of survey-identified magnetic contacts of an area of approx 700,000m² and adjoining access road for future port construction activities. Clearance was up to 2m below the soil surface and close to 100 items of ordnance were safely removed from the area.

Baltic Pipeline UXO Risk Assessment

Global Maritime
Location Year
Gulf of Finland, Baltic 2012

Desktop risk assessment to analyse the threat of sunken warships on a nearby gas pipeline.

ICOEEP UXO Mitigation

South Oil Company
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2010 - 2011 Offshore

As part of the Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP), MUSC undertook the largest marine UXO survey and clearance operation of its type in the world to date. The survey component covered a 150km² oil pipeline corridor route in the territorial waters of Iraq and involved the re-location of previously identified anomalies from MUSC's 2009 survey of the area using towed magnetometers and diver handheld sensors. Hundreds of items of ordnance were found and cleared.

UXO Mitigation in the Intertidal Zone (ICOEEP)

South Oil Company
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2010 - 2011 Onshore

MUSC undertook a UXO survey and clearance operation within a 2.1km x 200m tidal beach corridor as part of the Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project. Hovercraft and all-terrain vehicles were used with magnetometers and mine detectors.

Anchor Pattern Demining

Leighton Offshore
Location Year
Iraq, Middle East 2010

MUSC mitigated a 200m wide corridor from the risk of UXO to allow the safe deployment of anchors for pipe laying activities. Military defences were first removed, followed by UXO clearance to 1m below the soil surface.

ICOEEP Offshore UXO Survey

South Oil Company
Location Year Project Type
Gulf, Middle East 2009 - 2010 Onshore & Offshore

MUSC undertook the largest unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey of its type in Iraq. Surveying the inter-tidal to offshore area, MUSC successfully located and classified a variety of targets to be mitigated.

Sakhalin Cable Lay

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Russia, Asia / Far East 2008 Offshore

Desktop study and briefings prior to cable installation through WW2 ordnance dumps.

TPE-4

SBSS
Location Year Project Type
Taiwan, Asia / Far East 2008 Offshore

Cable route survey and UXO consultant support.

UXO Study and Support

Foster Wheeler Engineering
Location Year Project Type
Iraq, Middle East 2008 Offshore

MUSC proviced Foster Wheeler with a selection of specialist UXO services

Pangea Baltic Ring

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Denmark and Sweden, Europe 2005 Onshore & Offshore

Route desk top study, route and UXO survey in intertidal zone and offshore, together with supply of vessel and installation and burial of shore end cables

EAC 12

GMSL / Taiwan NEC Ocean Engineering
Location Year Project Type
Taiwan, Asia / Far East 2002 Onshore & Offshore

Pre cable lay beach and offshore survey. Cable route verification and de-mining through munitions dumping area following Chinese Communist Offensive against Taiwan 1947-8.

Pangea Marine UXO Survey

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Baltic, Europe 2001 Onshore & Offshore

Desk top study and procedures for UXO survey, cable route clearance and installation through War Risk ammunition dumping areas. Included ship safety briefings for the operation. Also provided briefings and risk assessment for underwriters.

Pangea

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
UK, Denmark and Netherlands, Europe 2000 Onshore & Offshore

UXO survey and installation of shore end cables, including burial

Pangea

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Denmark and Sweden, Europe 2000 Onshore & Offshore

Survey and cable installation. Checking of cable route through offshore WW2 mine fields and beach defence areas. Survey and verification of contacts and removal of UXO and mitigation. Cable lay subsea and beach area with cable burial for client.

Concerto 1

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Belgium, Europe 1999 Onshore & Offshore

UXO survey and mitigation followed by installation of shore end cables including burial.

Concerto 1

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Belgium, Europe 1999 Onshore & Offshore

Explosives survey and installaton of shore end cables including burial.

Level 3

Alcatel
Location Year Project Type
UK and Belgium, Europe 1995 Onshore & Offshore

Desk top study and UXO survey. Installation of shore end cables including burial.

KDD-SCS

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Indonesia, Asia / Far East 1994 Onshore

Further desk top and feasibility study to investigate routes through Sabah WW2 minefield.

KDD-SCS

Global Marine Systems Limited
Location Year Project Type
Indonesia, Asia / Far East 1992 Onshore & Offshore

Desk top study and cable lay through Japanese minefield. Survey and shallow / deep water investigation of cable route through WW2 minefield. 26 mines located and disposed of by counter-mining. Beach areas also cleared. Training given to Indonesian Navy.

QGPC

Shell
Location Year Project Type
Middle East, Middle East 1991 Onshore & Offshore

Product line and offshore facilities UXO survey. DTS, site visits and management of all clearance. Developed Security Procedures for QGPC.

Flag

Reliance
Location Year Project Type
South Korea, Asia / Far East 1989 Onshore & Offshore

Installation of shore end cables including burial

Level 3

Alcatel
Location Project Type
Ostend, Europe Onshore & Offshore

Pre lay beach and offshore survey. Shallow water and beach clearance of WW1 and WW2 munitions and verification of deep buried ordnance prior to cable lay and burial.

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