📢 TDI-Brooks Reports Theft of New $1 Million Deep Push CPT (GeoMil Manta-200)

TDI-Brooks has filed with the Galveston Port Police Department the theft of a newly purchased ~$1 million GeoMil Manta-200 CPT by Project Development Group (PDG) and GDT Offshore S.A. de C.V. (Mexican firms) along with DeepOcean US / DeepOcean Group (headquartered in Oslo, Norway).

TDI-Brooks has initiated the process of civil and criminal actions in Texas against these entities following the unauthorized transport of TDI-Brooks’ equipment onboard an ocean-going vessel to Mexico by one or more of the named companies. TDI-Brooks has also been working in conjunction with the Mexican authorities to stop the importation of its equipment in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico prior to it being utilized on a PEMEX project.

This case is ongoing.

Questions contact Jim Brooks at drjmbrooks@aol.com / +1 979-693-3446 


TDI-Brooks is a 27-year-old research and service company specializing in geotechnical and offshore survey projects; multi-disciplinary oceanographic and environmental projects; surface geochemical exploration; and high-end environmental chemistry for IOC and offshore wind clients in addition to federal and state agencies. TDI-Brooks has over 27 years of vessel chartering and management experience and currently operates six (6) research vessels, Brooks McCall, Miss Emma McCall, Marcelle Bordelon, Gyre, Proteus and the Nautilus. These are multi-use vessels suited for a wide variety of oceanographic research duties for the offshore renewables and energy sectors. The Brooks McCall, Miss Emma McCall and Marcelle Bordelon are all U.S. registered, and services the U.S. East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and Mexico. The Gyre, Proteus and Nautilus are Vanuatu registered, fully SOLAS compliant, and serve clients globally. The TDI-Brooks fleet is operated within a robust Safety Management System and all vessels are regularly vetted by client marine assurance groups and a part of the OCIMF Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID). Our field services are supplemented by high quality analytical and geotechnical laboratories located in College Station, Texas.

TDI-Brooks was formed in mid-1996 by Drs. James Brooks and Bernie Bernard. Headquartered in College Station, TX with a remote domestic office located in Houston, TX and strategically placed offices around the globe.  TDI-Brooks has a staff of over one-hundred and thirty individuals including fourteen Ph.D. level oceanographers, geochemists, biologists and geologists, hydrographers, geophysicists, mariners, cartographers, engineers, GIS and CADD specialists who perform surveys and produce deliverables of the highest quality. The company has international affiliates in Port Harcourt, Nigeria (TDI-Brooks Nigeria Ltd.) and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GSI-Brooks) with branch offices in Colombia (TDI-Brooks Succursal Colombia) and Mexico.

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TDI-Brooks International, Inc.
14391 S. Dowling Road
College Station, TX 77845

Email: info@tdi-bi.com
Phone: +1 (979) 693-3446