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Tritech Appoints Seatech China as Value-Added Reseller

sonar, will be on display at Oceanology China in Shanghai where Tritech will be exhibiting alongside Seatech China.Seatech China is a leading distributor of high-technology and high-reliability marine equipment in China and provides a wide range of products including acoustic products, underwater camera systems and underwater robots

(L-R) Matt Kingsland, NOC and Paul Griffiths, Sonardyne, with the SPRINT-Nav 700 at the NOC robotics lab during Ocean Business (Photo: Sonardyne)

Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav 700 selected for new under-ice AUV

of Autosub2KUI by the NOC builds on the successes of previous generations of Autosub, including Autosub3, which has previously penetrated up to 60km under the ice from the ice-edge. Autosub2KUI will provide the UK science community with a next generation AUV, equipped with state-of-the art sonars and camera systems to enable scientists to create detailed maps and establish habitat characteristics of the seafloor under the ice-covered polar regions.“The missions planned for A2KUI are among the most demanding for any AUV in existence and Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav will be fundamental to the AUV&rsquo

At the DEMA Show 2017 (L-R):  Aquabotix Chief Development Officer Ted Curley; Audrey Darley, Director of Vendor Relations for Darley; and Henry “Ace” Thrift, Director of Business Development, Navy/SOCUM/Federal Team. (Photo: Aquabotix)

Aquabotix Adds US Distributor

, defense and emergency services equipment, as a distributor in the U.S. Through the partnership, Aquabotix will work closely with Darley Defense, a specialty division of Darley that markets new and existing products to the U.S. Department of Defense, to provide its underwater vehicles and camera systems to the U.S. Navy.   “[Darley] will be an important partner in support of our growing U.S. Navy business with our Endura ROVs and new Hybrid AUV/ROV,” said Ted Curley, Chief Development Officer of Aquabotix.   Darley joins several recent distributors to Aquabotix&rsquo

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MTR100: SubC Imaging

was recorded to the camera itself, to be uploaded once the ROV returned to the surface. This was a game changer for those operating ROVs without the ability to transmit live HD video to the surface. SubC’s products are typically used on ROVs, AUVs, towed platforms, ocean observatories and drop camera systems. In addition to a 11,000m rated system recently delivered to Shanghai Ocean University, its latest product releases include the VisioSphere Situational Awareness system and the 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD)suite. SubC has been involved in several recent high profile international projects, including

Kongsberg Maritime CCTV system for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). Image credit: Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Cameras Chosen for Canada's Arctic Patrol Ships

frigates IPMS upgrade we are  able to leverage from our proven marine & naval camera technologies to support L-3 MAPPS, Irving Shipbuilding and RCN on the prestigious AOPS Program which is a key milestone in the renewal of Canada’s combatant fleet,” said David Fleming, Camera Systems Manager for Kongsberg Maritime. Forming a key part of the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS), the CCTV system will provide the crew with real time video surveillance to assist with mission critical operations as well as providing increased safety, security and situational awareness

C-Innovation Chooses Kongsberg AUV Systems

a primary focus in engineering, project management and operation of subsea field development in the oil and gas sector. Kongsberg, a long-time ECO vendor in Norway, is a global marine technology company providing subsea solutions including echo sounders, AUV/underwater navigation, communication and camera systems.   The two HUGIN AUVs under order are depth rated to 4,500 meters, while the two MUNIN AUVs are rated to 1,500 meters. All are equipped with the latest generation sonar, echo sounders, cameras and profilers. All four are specially designed for subsea inspection, mapping and pipeline surveys

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VectorNav Introduces Surface Mount GPS/INS

are size, weight, power and cost (SWAP-C) constrained, or that require an inertial navigation solution under both static and dynamic operating conditions, especially in environments with unreliable magnetic heading such as fixed-wing and multirotor UAVs, aerostats and other tethered UAVs, gimbaled camera systems onboard helicopters and multirotors, antenna systems onboard ground vehicles and marine vessels, weapons training and warfare simulation and direct surveying, among others.   The addition of GNSS capability now enables the VN-300 product line to include measurements from satellites in

DOF Subsea, ROV Support Engineer, Kenny Stewart

Subsea Robotics: DOF Subsea Supports ROV MATE

It is fantastic to see the enthusiasm from the teams and great to so see so much support from the companies involved. I have really enjoyed my time being involved in the competition and it is great for our own personnel to be involved in such a rewarding program.” The firm has also donated two camera systems to the competition which will be used as part of the infrastructure of the ROVs that are being built by the teams. The competition which this year will see 11 teams compete at the finals held at Robert Gordon University, Garthdee campus on Thursday 2 April, all in the hope of going through

Members of Indonesia's national search and rescue agency Basarnas on board the search vessel preparing to deploy their JW Fishers ROV. (Photo courtesy of JW Fishers)

ROVs Aid Recovery Efforts at Air Asia Crash Site

; essential pieces of equipment for this type of underwater search operation. One of the first instruments to arrive on site was a side scan sonar, which was able to confirm pieces of the aircraft were scattered on the seafloor. ROVs were the next to be deployed. The remote controlled underwater camera systems can stay submerged all day and all night, without any concern of decompression, running out of air, being cold or tired, like divers must deal with. The ROV is also equipped with a scanning sonar, which is like radar for underwater use. The sonar can “see” much further than the vehicle&rsq

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