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MCI Signs EchoPilot Deal

Marine Components International (MCI) in the UK has been chosen by Denmark’s Daniamant to distribute its British-designed EchoPilot forward-looking 3D sonar systems (FLS 3D).Dorset-headquartered maritime company supplies a wide range of high-end marine products to leading yacht builders and shipyards worldwide. MCI managing director Andy Scott said he is delighted to welcome EchoPilot to MCI’s portfolio.“EchoPilot is a pioneer in Forward Looking Sonar ever since patenting the World’s first forward looking sonar in 1992, and its latest FLS 3D sonar system is one of the very best

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MTR100: Teledyne Marine

With 23 brands, and more than 400 marine products in its portfolio, Teledyne Marine collectively offers the largest breadth of technology in the industry.  From tiny connectors to 6000m rated AUVs – and virtually everything in between – Teledyne is well positioned to solve subsea’s biggest challenges.  Whether customers seek a single product, or a complex turnkey solution, Teledyne Marine has the vision and capability to deliver leading-edge technology to commercial, academic, and defense customers around the globe.As the organization continues to grow and mature, and

JFS’s twin grab offshore equipment on back deck (Photo: James Fisher and Sons plc)

James Fisher Continues Growth in Middle East

Fisher Offshore - a specialist offshore partner in the delivery of subsea and topside projectsJames Fisher Marine Services - an integrator of complex marine and offshore projectsJames Fisher Subsea Excavation - subsea excavation specialistFendercare Marine - ship-to-ship transfers and supplier of marine products and servicesSubtech Group - specialized in the provision of marine and subsea servicesStrainstall - testing and monitoring solutions developerReturn To Scene - delivers software, visualization and digitization solutionsThe group’s existing significant capabilities include a comprehensive

The progression from Landsat satellite imagery, to a satellite derived bathymetry surface, to a bENC (Bathymetric Electronic Navigation Chart). The location is Golfo de Guanahacabibes, Cuba. (Credit: Aaron Sager)

MG3 & Satellite Derived Bathymetry

near-shore area requested by the client without incident. No equipment was lost, and the MG3 vessel successfully avoided the submerged reefs identified in the satellite data. The project was completed on schedule and on budget.Accessing the Satellite DataAccording to Jackson, the accuracy of TCarta marine products has compelled his team to acquire them for numerous projects in recent years. And now MG3 has played a role in making these and products more readily accessible to a wider group of end users in the marine community.In 2016, TCarta and DHI won a grant from the European Space Agency to help pay

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Teledyne Marine Hosts its 2nd Technology Workshop

More than 270 customers from around the globe converged in San Diego from October 15-18 to attend Teledyne Marine’s second biennial users’ conference, the Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop (TMTW). There, more than 50 customer presentations detailed utilization of Teledyne Marine products and technologies for applications spanning offshore energy, defense, ports and harbors, oceanography, aquaculture, dredging, hydrography and hydrology. The event also included several afternoon plenary sessions presented by Teledyne Marine’s OneTeam, which detailed the group’s

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All Eyes on Ireland

in terms of employment and turnover are marine tourism and leisure; seafood and bioresources (fisheries, aquaculture, seafood processing, biotech/seaweed); and shipping and maritime transportation (including international shipping services). However, R&D-intensive industries such as high-tech marine products and services and ocean energy saw substantial increases over the period 2010-2012. In addition to the people directly employed in marine industries, a further 13,000 are employed indirectly across the wider economy, providing an additional €3.3 billion in turnover to the economy in the

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LCJ Captures Ultrasonic Solid-State Wind Sensors

and industrial applications, such as agriculture. These innovative sensors are now available through Fugawi based in Toronto, Canada. Fugawi has been an industry leader in software and digital charts for the marine industry since 1995. In addition to its own software, Fugawi distributes high tech marine products such as the NMEA 2000 Actisense gateways. “We are proud to add the LCJ Capteurs’ unique and popular products to our line and make them available to North American boaters” said Robin Martel, President Fugawi.   The LCJ patented technology uses electro-acoustic transducers

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Teledyne Maintains Course

CTDs rounds out their product offerings. Contact:  Teledyne RD Instruments, 14020 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064; Tel. +1-858-482-2600  |  E-mail: rdisales@teledyne.com  |  www.rdinstruments.com   Teledyne TSS is a leader in the design, manufacture, and support of marine products for applications including marine navigation, motion compensation, positioning, and subsea pipe and cable survey. Contact:  Teledyne TSS, 1 Blackmoor Lane, Croxley Green Business Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 8GA, UK; Tel: +44 1923 216020  |  E-mail: tsssales@teledyne

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JIP Seeks Codes for Cable and Pipe Laying Equipment

approval of any equipment intended for use in offshore cable/pipe laying and recovery.”   Phase 1 participants include: Allseas Engineering; Amclyde Norson Engineering; Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd; IHC Engineering Business; IHC SAS BV; MAATS Tech Ltd; NLI Offshore & Marine Products AS; Parkburn Precision Handling Systems Ltd; Reel SAS (IMECA); Saipem Group; Subsea 7 and Technip UK Ltd

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Teledyne Marine: Joint Technology Workshop a Success

Marine announce that the group has successfully hosted its first combined users’ conference, the Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop (TMTW), October 4-7, 2015 in San Diego, Calif. More than 240 customers from around the globe attended this event, which detailed the utilization of Teledyne Marine products and technologies in challenging environments ranging from the shallowest streams to the deepest recesses of the ocean.    Nineteen of the 23 Teledyne Marine organizations took part in the workshop, which entailed four concurrent morning tracks detailing customer applications ranging

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