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Video: EvoLogics Unveils New Bionic AUV

instruments at the same time.In addition, the dual-tails facilitate unique maneuvers that could open new opportunities for sensing and monitoring: the vehicle was designed to keep any desired roll angle and maintain a steady glide, even at very low speeds.At Breaking The Surface 2019 in Biograd na Moru, Croatia, EvoLogics team performed the first sea trials of the Poggy prototype as part of a workshop on underwater communication and networking for UUVs.The goal of BONUS SEAMOUNT is to develop innovative autonomous vehicles and integrated sensor systems for complex real-time sea surveying, analysis and

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GOT: Comes to Life Using Teledyne Lidar

Imaging hardware and software from Teledyne Optech helped enable 3D spatial data acquisition and visual effects for HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones.  A team, led by Vektra d.o.o. of Croatia, utilized Teledyne’s lidar (light detection and ranging) technology to create a detailed 3D representation of the old city of Dubrovnik, the model for the fictional city of King’s Landing.Lidar is becoming increasingly popular for creating realistic computer-generated imagery (CGI) and visual special effects. Traditionally, lidar has been used for mapping and in construction, civil

Kenneth Dastol, CEO & President, Zenitel Group. Photo: Greg Trauthwein

Zenitel: Expanding in Maritime, Offshore

of intelligent communication systems. We are located in 18 countries around the world with more than 300 employees after the acquisition of Phontech. Approximately half of the staff is working out of Norway, the rest is spread out with about 30 employees in U.S., 25 in Singapore, 25 in France 25 in Croatia and the remaining employees in Denmark, Sweden, India, China, Middle East, Brazil, Columbia etc.We realize Zenitel is diverse in the markets it serves. Can you put in perspective the size, shape and direction of the maritime and offshore businesses to your overall?Zenitel is organized around five

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Tripodij Doo Purchases an AGEOTEC ROV Sirio

Lighthouse said it has delivered a new AGEOTEC ROV Sirio to Tripodij Doo, a Croatian Company based in Dugopolje (Split, Croatia).   Founded in 2001, Tripodji Doo is a specialist in pipe inspections and visual cable detection and in the past used to rent small ROVs and equipment to accomplish its missions. Interested in purchasing a vehicle, Tripodji Doo met with Lighthouse during Ocean Business 2017, and was impressed by the manufacturer’s underwater vehicles.   The Croatian company decided to purchase its first underwater vehicle, an AGEOTEC ROV Sirio, which well complies with

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Nexans’ New Cable-Layer under Construction

Nexans said construction has started on its new cable-laying vessel for submarine HV cable systems installation. The vessel is being built by Croatia-based shipyard ULJANIK Group and is expected to be delivered and start operations by Q3 2020.   The high capacity vessel is designed for worldwide installation of large volumes of HVDC and HVAC cable systems, covering the complete Nexans submarine product range, and has a 10 000-ton capacity turntable.   Designed by consulting agency Skipsteknisk AS, the new ship delivers a high degree of redundancy in power and propulsion, including the

Enrico Salardi (Photo: Xodus Group)

Salardi to Lead Xodus’ Decom Division

assets, joining Xodus from operator Quadrant Energy where he was senior project manager for a number of decommissioning programs in Australia.   Throughout his career, Salardi has managed many projects in various phases of their lifecycle around the world, including Italy, Nigeria, Norway, Libya, Croatia, Egypt and Australia. After more than 15 years working for Italian supermajor Eni, he joined Apache in Perth, Australia where, besides decommissioning work, he also managed a number of new development projects.   “Xodus has been ahead of the game when it comes to decommissioning, from

Dr. Breece with Fisher sonar tech Brian Awalt. Along with husband and colleague Dr. Bill Breece (Photo: JW Fishers)

Archaeologists Dive into History

Buxton, an associate professor in the history department, specializes in ancient history and Mediterranean underwater archaeology. Buxton, an experienced scuba diver, has worked numerous projects with international partners including the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and University of Zagreb in Croatia. One discovered wreck appears to be a famous lost warship from the Napoleonic siege of Acre in 1799, a ship historians have been trying to find for the last 50 years. Using their Pulse 8X metal detector the team recovered large copper nails, cannon balls, grapples, 18th century muskets, and other

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Jan De Nul Acquires Cable Laying Vessel

  On Friday 27th November 2015, the cable laying vessel Isaac Newton has been officially handed over to Jan De Nul Group by the shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia. The same day still, the vessel set sail to Norway to pick up the cables for its first job. The cables will then be transported to and installed in the Middle East. The Isaac Newton is the latest addition to Jan De Nul Group's already impressive fleet and will be the largest cable laying vessel of its kind, capable to transport and install over 10,000 tons of cable per single trip. The largest out of two carousels on

EU Adriatic and Ionian Strategy Targets Blue Growth

alongside EU members, in particular contributing to the integration of the Western Balkans into the European Union. This is the first EU 'macro-regional strategy' with such a large proportion of non-EU countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia) cooperating with EU members (Croatia, Greece, Italy and Slovenia). The Strategy mainly revolves around the opportunities of the maritime economy - blue growth, land-sea transport, energy connectivity, protecting the environment and sustainable tourism – sectors that are bound to play a crucial role in creating jobs and boosting

Mauricio Santos, C-MAR Country Manager at the Rio de Janeiro training center. Credit: Claudio Paschoa

C-MAR DP Training in Brazil

;s correspondent in Brazil talks to Mauricio Santos, C-MAR Country Manager, about the reality of DP training in Brazil. C-MAR is a global provider of manpower, engineering and support services to the maritime and offshore sectors. The C-MAR Group owns and operates DP training centers in London, Croatia, Mumbai, Singapore and Brazil, offering basic and advanced courses for DP operators in accordance with the curriculum set by the Nautical Institute (NI) as well as tailored courses for shore based personnel involved in dynamic positioning. C-MAR also provides DP Maintenance Courses at some of its

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