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New Remote Robotics Manipulator Control System Launched

autonomy in the very near-future, we will unlock broad and diverse new marine use cases. The ES1 Control System will make it safer for pilots to perform intervention tasks in extreme and dynamic environments by making the robots they control smarter.”Key ES1 features eclipse legacy master control products with five new advancements. First, ES1 offers a graphical user-interface which reduces pilot stress. The control system then allows pilots the ability to rapidly select functions through a touch-screen or gamepad, and provides assistive constraints that can lock movements for cutting and torqueing

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MTR100: Greensea

Using its core technology patent-pending OPENSEA software platform, Greensea has transformed vehicles into fully integrated systems across the marine industry – manned, unmanned, surface, subsea. Using the OPENSEA operating platform, Greensea has developed commercially available navigation and control products that are flexible and scalable, allowing the same reliable products to run on ROVs, submarines, waterjet boats, DPDs, etc. OPENSEA provides a common architecture in an industry full of single-use solutions; it works with any vehicle and any sensor set, and has been integrated into more than

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Baumley Joins WFS for Scandinavia Sales

Sales Manager for the Scandinavia region. He will be based in Bergen, Norway.   Baumley will extend the market reach of WFS’ Seatooth enabled products in the Norwegian, Swedish and Danish markets. These systems provide effective, reliable and affordable subsea wireless instrumentation, control products, sensor systems, networks and communication solutions for use in underwater environments, according to the manufacturer.   Baumley has a wealth of managerial experience, particularly in the oil and gas sector. Prior to this appointment, he was the Business Development Manager GE Oil &

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WFS Technologies Names Strahan VP Operations

.   To meet market demand, Strahan is tasked with transferring technology and knowhow developed at WFS’s R&D operations to a world-class manufacture, service and customer support facility in Belfast.    WFS Technologies supplies subsea wireless instrumentation and control products and solutions to customers in the oil and gas, renewables, environmental, consumer and defense markets

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Canada Introduces Regulations to Address Aquatic Invasive Species

; These new measures also allow prescribed Ministers to authorize the deposit of deleterious substances to control AIS under certain conditions including the need to take into account alternative measures and possible impacts of the deposit. The regulations only allow the deposit of drugs and pest control products in compliance with the legislation of Health Canada and the Pest Management Regulatory Agency.   Fisheries and Oceans Canada undertook consultations with Canadians on the proposed regulatory framework for AIS and a draft of the regulations was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I for

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AML’s UV Biofouling Control Seminar a Success

AML Oceanographic hosted its first UV Biofouling Control Seminar on October 2nd.   Held locally in Victoria, BC, attendees enjoyed breakfast while presentations were given on the technology behind AML’s biofouling control products, UV-Xchange and recently launched Cabled UV, and results from past and current deployments.   Tom Dakin, Sensor Technologies Development Officer at Ocean Networks Canada, presented his experiences with UV-Xchange and Cabled UV thus far and his plans to use them in future deployments. Included was the stellar performances of UV-Xchange protected conductivit

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Exalto 223BDX Wiper Motor System From IMTRA

for a wide variety of window configurations—significantly reducing cost and delivery time. Designed to offer unparalleled options to both new and existing customers, Exalto’s external pantograph/pendulum style motors are fully compatible with the existing Exalto range of wiper control products, washing systems and accessories. The only wiper system with a motor that is housed in marine grade 316 stainless steel and protected from water ingress to the IPx6 rating, the Exalto 223BDX ensures long life in exposed, wet environments. The unit has a maximum wiper arm and blade length of


KEP Marine Launches Intelligent Vessel

to manage, control and monitor a wide array of onboard systems. Easy to install, the space efficient and easy-to-program PLCs can be quickly retyped if there is a change in circuit design or sequence, saving considerable time and cost. “Using our extensive experience in automation and control products, we developed the open platform, fully scalable, customizable KEP IVMS range without the inherent issues of other products on the market such as proprietary hardware, predetermined configuration choices and node limitations,” said Scott Russell, senior applications engineer, KEP Marine

WFS Technologies Marks 10-year Anniversary

that support North Sea operations and the export of leading-edge technology. WFS is helping operators and service companies work around the challenges of subsea communications and control to improve safety, reliability and efficiency. Having delivered more than 6,000 subsea instrumentation and control products and secured design-ins with major blue-chip customers around the world, WFS is an example of Scotland’s strength in innovation and export. During the visit the Minister discussed two of WFS’s integrated monitoring solutions from their leading edge product suite: Seatooth CP, a

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