ADEDE wins UXO detection and beach clearance contract in Belgium

ADEDE was recently awarded the three year UXO detection and clearance contract for the Belgian coast by the Belgian Coast Authority (Afdeling Kust). Although a lot of effort was made to clear the Belgian beaches of UXO immediately after the last war, the volume of explosive and inert Remnants of War (ROW) was such that nowadays their number still pose a threat. The ongoing maintenance of sea defenses therefore implies that all intrusive activities, earthworks

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ADEDE opens office in Germany

On 1 December 2015 ADEDE registered the company in Cologne as a UXO services contractor after increasing demand for our services from German Companies and Government agencies. This gives ADEDE the opportunity to meet German national licensing requirements as a German UXO contractor, respond effectively to future requirements and work within the national regulatory framework. ADEDE recognizes that Germany is leading in terms of offshore windfarm construction and has clearly embraced

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ADEDE joins EUExcert

On 1 October 2015 ADEDE signed Articles of Association for EUExcert UK thereby demonstrating their commitment to the principles of improving safety in the explosives sector through demonstrable competence and improved mobility of explosives workers through transnational recognition of competence. ADEDE has a growing international operational footprint with over 15 years experience in dealing with historic ordnance on land and sea, thus remaining committed to improving safety in the explosives

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Vacancy Marine Surveyor (UK based)

CONTENT: Detecting of mainly UXO and other anomalies on and under the seabed using various geofysical technologies with the aim of releasing a safe working environment to for instance dredging and subsea construction companies. The job includes on land UXO projects involving surface as well borehole detections. POSITION: Reports to operations-/projectmanager BASE: Gosport UK after three month’s in company training in Gent, Belgium TASKS: – Acts according to general practice

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Black Sea UXO survey

ADEDE started a UXO survey in the Black Sea in preparation of a beach suppletion project. The Black Sea is home to strategically important ports which were both defended and blocked by sea mines in times of conflict. Historic documents revealed a suspect area at the extreme end of one of the reclamation areas so our focus is finding buried and partly buried sea mines there. For this project we

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ADEDE at the OTC in Houston Texas

ADEDE were at the OTC 2015 offshore energy technology conference in Houston, Texas with a booth supported by the Belgium-Flanders mission. During the conference, there was an opportunity for attendees to understand industry technologies, new challenges and the changes to the offshore marketplace that will shape offshore business in the future. Participants ranged from marketplace industry leaders to young professionals from the international community – all keen to understand where

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Scanfish ROTV taken into service

Late april we took our Scanfish ROTV into service. The ROTV is a towed piece of underwater survey equipment which combines the seabed contour following capabilities of our AUV with the high production capacity of our more traditional towed arrays. The fixed height over the seabed ensures consistent magnetometry results while the ROTV’s ultra high resolution sonar produces highly detailed images at the same time. The higher detail and higher

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ADEDE opens office in the UK

On January 1 2015 ADEDE opened their UK branch in Gosport, Hampshire. The increasing amount of offshore construction projects planned in the North Sea and the English Channel call for a high capacity in UXO remediation, and since demand exceeds that capacity opening a ADEDE UK office is a logical step. Besides UXO services we offer the added value of our Maritime Archaeology capabilities which is important as we see

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Visit us at Global Offshore Wind

We will be present at the Global Offshore Wind Trade Show. This biannual show takes place in the Excel in London on the 24th and 25th of June 2015. Please contact our offices for free tickets. We look forward to meeting you there!

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