Polarcus

  • Marine Geophysical
Leading our industry, responsibly. From the very beginning we set out to be the most environmentally responsible geophysical services provider. Today we have the youngest, most uniform, and greenest fleet of seismic vessels together with a proven global track record of responsible geophysical excellence. Along the way, our vision, values and commitments have not only guided us, they have formed the fabric of our Polarcus culture. At Polarcus, we not only have written doctrine, we have belief. We believe that by Being Polarcus, staying true to our values, our commitments, each other, and to our shareholders, we can turn vision into reality as we continue to set precedent for environmental stewardship and challenge others in our industry to elevate their own.

Polarcus Headquarters

Almas Tower, Level 32, Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai PO Box 283373
United Arab Emirates

Europe & Africa Office

The Beehive, Beehive Ring Road
City Place Gatwick RH6 0PA
United Kingdom

North & South America Office

920 Memorial City Way, Suite #160
Houston TX 77024
United States

Asia-Pacific Office

1 Fullerton Road One Fullerton #02-01
Singapore 049213

Ships

POLARCUS ADIRA

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Bahamas | Port: NASSAU

POLARCUS AMANI

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Bahamas | Port: NASSAU

POLARCUS ASIMA

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Bahamas | Port: NASSAU

POLARCUS NADIA

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Bahamas | Port: NASSAU

POLARCUS NAILA

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Bahamas | Port: NASSAU

POLARCUS ALIMA

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Bahamas | Port: NASSAU

BARBAROS HAYREDDIN PASA

Seismographic Research Ship | Flag: Turkey | Port: ISTANBUL

Maritime News

Beirut's Accidental Cargo: How an Unscheduled Port Visit Led to Disaster

Beirut's Accidental Cargo: How an Unscheduled Port Visit Led to Disaster

12 hours ago
The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut's deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years ago on a leaky Russian-leased cargo ship that, according to its captain, should never have stopped there."They were being greedy," said Boris Prokoshev, who was captain of the Rhosus in 2013 when he says the owner told him to make an unscheduled stop in Lebanon to pick up extra cargo.Prokoshev said the ship was carrying 2,750 tonnes of a highly combustible chemical from Georgia to Mozambique when the order came to divert to Beirut on its way through the Mediterranean.
Cyprus Police Question Man Over Links to Beirut Chemicals Cargo

Cyprus Police Question Man Over Links to Beirut Chemicals Cargo

12 hours ago
Cyprus has located and questioned a Russian man named in multiple news reports as the owner of the ship that carried a cargo of ammonium nitrate abandoned in Beirut and that exploded in a devastating fireball.A Cyprus police spokesman said an individual, who he did not name, was questioned at his home in Cyprus on Thursday afternoon."There was a request from the Interpol Beirut to locate this person and ask certain questions related to the cargo," the spokesman, Christos Andreou, told Reuters. He said the responses were being passed on to Beirut.He declined to give further information.
CMA CGM Says Missing Beirut Staff Member Died

CMA CGM Says Missing Beirut Staff Member Died

12 hours ago
Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Thursday that one of its staff who was missing after an explosion that ripped through Beirut port on Tuesday has died.The French-based company in a statement said that two of its staff in Beirut were seriously injured and many slightly hurt.It also confirmed that it was setting up a logistics hub in the Lebanese port of Tripoli, like other shipping firms, and was also offering logistical assistance to the authorities.(Reporting by Gus Trompiz; Editing by Jon
China's Crude Imports Surged 25% in July

China's Crude Imports Surged 25% in July

2 hours ago
China's crude imports surged 25% in July from a year earlier, as massive purchases made while prices collapsed in April arrived and as some shipments delayed at ports in June finally cleared customs.China, the world's top crude oil importer, brought in 51.29 million tonnes of oil last month, equal to 12.08 million barrels per day (bpd), data from the General Administration of Customs showed on Friday.That is higher than the 9.66 million bpd imported in July 2019 but below a previous record of 12.94 million bpd set in June.
NOAA Raises Predicted Number of Tropical Storms to Record High

NOAA Raises Predicted Number of Tropical Storms to Record High

12 hours ago
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday predicted up to 16 more named tropical storms this year, to as many as 25, the highest in the agency's history.The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which began on June 1, has already produced nine named tropical storms, two of which reached hurricane strength, including Isaias that lashed the North American Atlantic coast this week."We've never forecast up to 25 named storms, so this is the first time," said Gerry Bell, NOAA’s lead hurricane season forecaster in a conference call with reporters.