Helms signs an MOU with Geomardy of India

Kuala Lumpur, 22 June 2017 – Helms Geomarine Sdn Bhd (Helms) and Geo Marine Dynamics (I) Pvt. Ltd. (Geomardy) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signals a commitment by both companies to explore new opportunities available within the specialized geotechnical engineering and environmental industries in Malaysia and India and the same can be expanded to other countries within the Asian region.

HELMS is a Malaysian-based geotechnical engineering company specializing in marine coring, sampling and in-situ soil testing and engineering analysis, serving the Malaysian and South East Asian markets.

GEOMARDY is an Indian-based company specializing in a multitude of geotechnical, geophysical, environmental, laboratory and field testing and analysis services, covering the South Asia market.

According to this MOU, both companies intend to jointly pursue potential business opportunities in the area of geotechnical, engineering and environmental solutions using the infrastructure and expertise of available within each party for the Asian market.

Dato’ Ir. Mohd Helmi Zulkawi, Helms’ Technical Director, said: “ Helms has recently made substantial capital investment on specialized coring and in-situ testing tools that are now based in Malaysia to better serve the clients. I hope that this MOU signing event will lead Helms into the high-end area of value engineering and environmental solutions, taking advantage of the cooperation with Geomardy.”

Srinivasa Raju the CEO of Geomardy, added : “Geomardy is looking forward to working with a company such as Helms Geomarine, and we are confident that there will be the opportunity to jointly pursue business potential in the sectors as envisaged using the infrastructure, established networking and technical expertise available within the two companies.”

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March 7, 2012 – via The Hindu Business Line

VISAKHAPATNAM, MARCH 7: Unmanned underwater vehicles and devices help cut operation costs and enhance efficiency in oil and gas exploration, says Mr Srinivasa Raju, CEO of Geomardy. The local company is working in the field with two foreign partners. He added that many advanced technologies have defence applications.

Mr Raju was speaking at a meeting on unmanned maritime systems for oil and gas and naval projects organised by the Visakhpatnam chapter of the National Maritime Foundation here on Monday evening. He said the most advanced unmanned underwater vehicles and devices were available for undertaking sea-bed sampling, geotech and geophysical studies, offshore pipeline inspection, and support services.

The devices and technologies would also be of great use to the Indian Navy and for climate change studies. He said his company – Geomardy had over a decade experience in the field. It had signed a memorandum of understanding with Global Fusion Inc, which is the holding company of C&C Tech and ASV Ltd, to introduce the technologies in India.

Mr Arthur Anthony Kleiner, Director of Government Programmes, C&C Technologies, US, spoke on applications of the technologies in different fields and their relevance to India.

Mr Vincent Dobbin, the Director of Business Development, ASV Ltd (UK), spoke about the advanced technologies in unmanned defence systems (drones) and also about the oil and gas industry. Dr Rangarajan, Director of the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory, and other experts spoke with the visiting experts. Prof Prasanna Kumar presided over the meeting.

MoU with Global Fusion Inc.

Geomardy, a local company engaged in providing services in deep seabed engineering and underwater unmanned systems, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a US company, Global Fusion (a holding company of C&C Technologies Inc. and ASV Global Unmanned Systems ) recently, according to the CEO, Mr J. Srinivasa Raju.

Mr Raju said at a press meet here on Friday that Geomardy was engaged in providing innovative technological solutions to the defence sector, and ports and harbours on the east coast for the past few years.

“We are based at Visakhapatnam in the proximity of the Krishna-Godavari basin in the State where oil and gas exploration is going on both by the ONGC and several private companies. This tie-up with Global Fusion will enable Geomardy to bring in the cutting edge technologies, customise them to suit local needs and offer them to different companies in a cost-effective manner,” he said.


He said the technologies would make deep sea bed sampling, necessary in climate change studies, more precise and reliable. “Climate change has become such an important area of academic study and India wants to contribute significantly in the field. We need the technologies to fulfil the ambition,” he said.

He spoke about the applications in the Defence sector and how the tie-up would facilitate induction of new technologies into the field. “It is a very promising area and there is room for many more companies. At present, however, there are only three or four such companies based at Mumbai and on the east coast ours is the sole one,” he added.

Mr Raju said that Geomardy was providing opportunities to the post-graduates in geology, geo-physics and related fields to gain expertise in the latest technologies and improve their career prospects in the country and abroad.

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Geomardy signs an MOU with Helms of Malaysia

Geomardy signs an MOU with Helms of Malaysia