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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:  |   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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Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop Kicks Off in San Diego

Teledyne Marine’s newly expanded users workshop kicked off Monday in San Diego, signaling the start of three days of collaborative industry discussion, learning and exploration addressing the “user experience” in regards to an extensive lineup of marine products, applications and technologies.   The Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop (TMTW), which builds upon Teledyne RDI’s ADCPs in Action (AiA) Users Conferences and Teledyne Marine Acoustic Imaging’s Underwater Technology Seminars (UTS), ultimately offers attendees a chance to experience the expanding and far-reach

“Many would agree that the ocean is a highly under sampled environment. We see our role as facilitating good decision-making by providing the instruments and platforms that allow society to collect as much accurate and quantitative data as possible, at as low of a cost as possible in order to facilitate more informed decision making.”  Bill Kikendall Teledyne Marine Sensors & Systems Group

MTR100: Teledyne Marine Sensors & Systems (PART I)

subsea and surface platforms.  Rounding out the company’s product offerings is their family of Citadel CTD sensors, ideally suited for a variety of oceanographic applications.  •    Teledyne TSS Ltd is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of marine products for applications including navigation, motion compensation, platform stabilisation, and subsea pipe and cable survey.  The company has specialist sales and support worldwide through a comprehensive network of distributors and service providers.  In addition to its sensor technologies

Applanix’ Expanded Marine Product Portfolio

Applanix introduced an expanded portfolio of Marine georeferencing and motion compensation solutions designed to deliver performance at a variety of price points. The new line-up offers high-performance solutions to a broader cross-section of the hydrographic survey industry. All Applanix Marine products benefit from the optimal integration of GNSS and Inertial observables, with access to Trimble GNSS technology. At the entry-level of the expanded product portfolio, Applanix introduced the new POS MV SurfMaster. Incorporating Applanix’s proprietary SmartCal inertial calibration techniques

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Teledyne PDS Software Package Launched

and Singlebeam Echosounders, and is a tool for interfacing to a variety of periphery sensors, including dredge and construction sensors, sound velocity measurements, positioning, motion systems and most other devices that output data.    Teledyne PDS is a solution for both Teledyne Marine products and almost all other available systems in the market from recognized manufacturers, and enables immediate data visualization and quality control, so you can view results as images or numerically in real time. The software is designed to be used in the maritime world with an intuitive user interface

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DeepWater Buoyancy Adds Gulf Coast Representation

, Inc. has signed an agreement with Waters & David Co. of New Orleans for sales representation of its oil and gas products in the Gulf Coast.   Waters & David provides sales representation in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas and has been representing manufacturers of quality marine products for over 30 years.   DeepWater Buoyancy secured the designs and manufacturing rights to a select group of former Flotation Technologies oceanographic and oil and gas products, and has been manufacturing and enhancing those systems from its facility in Biddeford, Maine since 2013. Waters

VIKINGs multi-layer flagship immersion suit in 'hi vis' yellow approved without a lifejacke

VIKING Steps Up Pace of Innovation at SMM

a result, shipowners get all the advantages of centralized procurement with dependable, local availability. Global Safety Product Agreements can be entered into separately or as part of a VIKING Shipowner Agreement. More maritime products than ever With the release of a new, greatly expanded marine products catalogue with almost twice the number of products previously on offer, VIKING has moved closer to becoming the complete, one- stop source for marine safety equipment from leading brands. (Pick up your free copy at SMM). To achieve this, the company is flexing its significant distribution

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Exalto 223BDX Wiper Motor System From IMTRA

  IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality marine products, announced today the latest addition to its extensive line of wiper products, the 223BDX external pantograph/pendulum style wiper system from Exalto. Ideally suited for push boats, the new Exalto wipers offer unmatched mounting flexibility and installation ease. The systems’ easily adjustable sweep angles, wiper arm lengths and spring pressure make the Exalto 223BDX easy to configure and install for a wide variety of window configurations—significantly reducing cost and delivery time. Designed to offer

Fendercare Opens Middle East Office

. The services now available to customers includes a new range of lifting and testing services, diving and ROV, SPM maintenance and hose testing. Recently celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2013, Fendercare Marine said it has expanded to become one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services. In 2005, Fendercare Marine became a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, a provider of marine services with experience in the maritime and offshore industries worldwide

An employee works on the production of a large electrical slip ring at Moog Focal’s Nova Scotia facility.

From Tiny Electrical Impulses Grows a $2.6B Giant MOOG

multiplexer systems,” said Glister. They are used in the exploration and production of oil and gas, scientific research and many other subsea applications. In 2012 Moog added to its marine portfolio with the acquisition of Tritech International Ltd. of Scotland. “Tritech is part of the marine products operation of Moog Components Group,” said Glister. “We (Focal) are doing all the work that provides the communication and the power products while Tritech adds something adjacent and that is sonar and sensing. They have a number of products for people trying to navigate or guide

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