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Imenco Buys Proserv's Nautronix Unit

Controls technology company Proserv said it has sold its through-water digital acoustic communications and positioning systems business, Nautronix, to Imenco, a Norwegian supplier of subsea electronic and mechanical products.The divested unit will become a division within Imenco, which will continue to be known as Imenco UK Ltd. The exact terms of the deal were not disclosed.“Nautronix has enjoyed almost four years within the Proserv portfolio but this opportunity to link up with Imenco is an exciting one and we look forward to developing our business within Geir’s wider team,” said

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3D at Depth Expands

customer base from the Kingswells office located just outside of Aberdeen, Scotland. Ellis brings a wealth of experience with a career that spans over 21 years’ in the offshore oil and gas industry. Over this period, he has held onshore and offshore positions with Subsea 7, UTEC Survey, Nautronix and latterly Proserv where he acted as the Survey Operations Manager. His expertise in the hydrographic survey, acoustic positioning, inertial navigation and data processing areas, will support the advancement and commercialization of new technologies to meet client's needs within the region

Derek Lynch joins Sonardyne International Ltd. UK, as its new Global Business Manager for Marine Vessel Systems (Photo: Sonardyne)

Sonardyne Hires Lynch

energy, maritime and naval sectors. A former serviceman in the RAF and licensed avionics engineer, Lynch has held senior management positions with several technology companies involved in positioning, navigation and vessel control systems, including maritime software developer Sea Information Systems, Nautronix where he was Vice President Sales for Dynamic Positioning and Vessel Control Systems, GNSS service provider Veripos and most recently, Positioneering, where he was a founding member of the company set up to pioneer new approaches to precise GNSS positioning solutions.“Sonardyne is a company

Dr. Gordon Drummond (Photo: NSRI)

NSRI Event to Support Subsea Tech Developers

companies to present a ten-minute “Dragons Den” style pitch on how their product or service will address the immediate and future needs of the oil and gas industry. The event will welcome speakers from more than 15 companies including Santander, Simmons & Company, Brodies Solicitors, Nautronix and Ecosse Subsea Systems to provide an insight into technology that has been successfully developed and commercialized. They will also unveil near-to-market offerings to demonstrate technology which is industry-ready but not yet proven. Working closely with Subsea UK, NSRI is the focal point

Proserv and Nautronix chief operating officers David Lamont (left) and Mark Patterson join forces through acquisition

Proserv Acquires Nautronix

Proserv Group LLC, an energy services company, has acquired Nautronix, a supplier of subsea digital acoustic communication products and positioning services to the oil and gas industry, based in Aberdeen. Proserv is a portfolio company of Riverstone Holdings LLC, an energy-focused private equity firm based in New York.   Employing 120 people, Nautronix is headquartered in Aberdeen where the main research and development, and manufacturing facilities are located. The company is internationally recognized for its through-water digital acoustic wireless communications and positioning systems

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SUT to Host Deepwater Sessions at Offshore Europe

and a pilot of the Sea Explorer glider will give his views on the deepwater opportunities for this new ground-breaking technology which offers a more affordable subsea data collection platform than vessels and autonomous underwater vehicles. Other organizations set to present include Tracerco, Nautronix, Viper Subsea, 2H Offshore Engineering and Wild Well Control. Donald Thomson, VP Sales Global Commercial Acoustics at Nautronix said: “Operators want more and more data from their wells and subsea assets, to allow them to manage their production and maintenance. Acoustic data transmission

Nautronix Deploys NASNet

Nautronix said that the NASNet array in Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen field is fully operational and awaiting first field construction. Last year Nautronix secured an order with Subsea 7 to supply 16 NASNet stations along with a wet-stored spare station and three additional MTrx beacons to provide QC capabilities. Subsea 7 collected the full equipment spread in February, over three weeks earlier than scheduled, and the Subsea 7 construction vessel Havila Subsea was mobilized in Sandnessjøen, Norway on February 25 in preparation for the offshore installation.  Despite challenging weather

Graphic: Nautronix Equipment (Subsea Field Layout)

Norwegian Contract Extension for Nautronix

Provider of through water communication and positioning technology to the offshore industry Nautronix has been awarded a multimillion pound contract extension to continue to provide Survey Services to Ocean Installer for the next 3 years. Nautronix have been growing their survey services division since 2012 and have provided their services to projects world-wide on all Ocean Installer vessels.  They have been a key supplier to Ocean Installer in delivering high quality, safe and efficient services to major operators in Brazil, UK, Norway and the USA. With the growth of Nautronix’

Dr. Gordon Drummond

Spotlight to Shine on Technology at Subsea Expo

director for NSRI (National Subsea Research Initiative), the session will give a dozen companies ten minutes in the spotlight to outline their innovation and potential applications.   Selected by a panel of subsea experts, the companies being invited to present are: WITTENSTEIN, C-Kore Systems, Nautronix, PhotoSynergy, Tritech International, OneSubsea, Airborne Oil & Gas, Ocean Power Technologies, MMT UK, Aker Solutions and Matrix.   The presentations will cover subjects such as increasing shareholder value with subsea electric actuation systems; technical and safety advances in communication

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