FMMG earned the award in recognition of the level of safety aboard its Fugro Explorer, a state-of-the-art geotechnical drill ship. The Fugro Explorer has had no lost-time incidents in more than three years. The award requires only two accident-free years.
FMMG will receive the award at the CSA Safety Awards Luncheon on Thursday, June 9, at 11:30 a.m. in the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel.
CSA, based in Washington, D.C., represents 24 U.S.-based companies that operate oceangoing vessels. The member companies are engaged in both domestic and international trade and maintain a commercial interest in the operation of these vessels.
The Fugro Explorer recently established a deep-water record for offshore site investigation when it successfully deployed a data acquisition system in water depth of 9,630 feet (more than 2,900 meters). Currently, the ship is contracted by Petrobras, the Brazilian oil exploration company, for a major geotechnical investigation of 117 possible drill sites offshore Brazil in waters as deep as 8,200 feet (2,500 meters).
FMMG is a member of the Fugro group of companies and provides engineering analysis, geological studies, marine drilling operations and surveying to industries worldwide. With offices in more than 55 countries, Fugro is a global leader offering advanced surveying, seismic, oceanographic, meteorological and positioning services. Fugro interprets data collected at sea, along the coast, on land and from the air.
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