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Promo video for the Boskalis Total Mining Division. ' The Journey of a Boskalis Dredge ' by Royal Boskalis Westminster © Visuals Studio Brazil June 2012 The documentary shows the impressive mobilization mission of a Boskalis dredge ship and its supporting vessels through the jungle of Suriname. Boskalis contracted Dutch transport experts for the mobilization of 'The Orion' vessel from AbuDhabi to the bauxite mine at Lelydorp near Paramaribo.
Perdido is the deepest floating oil rig (platform) in the world at a water depth of about 2450 meters operated by the Shell Oil Company in the Gulf of Mexico. The Perdido is located in the Perdido fold belt which is a rich discovery of crude oil and natural gas that lies in water that is nearly 8000 feet deep. The platform's peak production will be 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. At 267 meters, the Perdido is nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower. An oil rig is a large structure with facilities to drill wells, to extract and process oil and natural gas, and to temporarily store product until it can be brought to shore for refining and marketing. In many cases, the platform contains facilities to house the workforce as well.
Basic of deep water drilling
Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews This video could make you seasick...Huge waves crash against a swaying oil rig, as a severe storm which swept across parts of Scotland hits the North Sea. The footage of the Borgholm Dolphin installation was captured at the weekend by James Eaton, an offshore worker on the nearby Lomond Platform, around 145 miles east of Aberdeen. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Offshore diamond mining is a relatively new science. The process has been refined by diamond producer Debmarine Namibia, which is a joint venture between DeBeers and the government of Namibia. Angelo Coppola spent some time on board one of their vessels 40 kilometers off the Namibian coast. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
After 22 hours, the crew of the Maersk Interceptor have assembled and lowered 551 feet of pipes into the water. Through them, a hydraulic hammer will operate to drive these pipes 131 feet below the seafloor. From: MIGHTY SHIPS: Maersk Interceptor http://bit.ly/2biRHN1
The world’s most advanced diamond exploration vessel has officially launched in Namibia. See how the SS Nujoma is searching for diamonds. 💎 You can find out more about Anglo American here: http://www.angloamerican.com http://www.facebook.com/angloamerican http://www.twitter.com/angloamerican http://www.flickr.com/photos/angloamerican http://www.slideshare.com/angloamerican http://www.linkedin.com/company/anglo-american
A 2011 video my wife made showing an excavator gold dredge called the Christine Rose mining for gold offshore Nome. A couple smaller 6" dredges are mining on the same lease about a mile away. In 2014, the Christine Rose was the 6th largest offshore gold dredge in Nome. A camera crew can be seen filming aboard this vessel, which was later featured on the TV show Bering Sea Gold. For more pictures, stories, and videos, check out my websites: http://safonatt.com/ http://www.facebook.com/safonattservices
by: Alna Dall One Exclusive Phosphorous is the eleventh most common element in the world. It helps in the creation of our DNA, it is needed for your body to form bones and teeth. It is also an essential part of cell growth in plants. It can be found everywhere in products like carbonated drinks, detergents but more importantly, fertilizers. Although it occurs naturally in substances such as bone, ash, urine and animal manure, in order to keep up with the global demand for phosphorous, it has been mined for centuries from phosphate rock - a natural and non-renewable resource. There a few sites along the Namibian coast where large quantities of phosphate rock have been detected on the seabed floor...but mines have been unable to start dredging, due to a 18 month moratorium from Governm...