New Hampshire News

Matthew Wilson (Photo: QPS)

Wilson Joins QPS Sales Team

QPS has hired Matthew J. Wilson in a marketing and sales position at QPS-US Inc, effective September 1, 2017.   Wilson joins QPS from NOAA Office of Coast Survey, Atlantic Hydrographic Branch, Norfolk, Va. where he is served as a Physical Scientist since 2008.   Wilson received a M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in December 2016, graduating with Beta Gamma Sigma honors. He has a M.S. in Ocean Mapping from University of New Hampshire, December 2012.

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EdgeTech Delivers Multi Phase Echo Sounder to UNH CCOM

EdgeTech, provider of high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, recently delivered a 6205 Multi Phase Echo Sounder (MPES) system to the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center (CCOM/JHC).     The EdgeTech 6205 MPES produces real-time, high resolution, three dimensional (3D) maps of the seafloor while providing co-registered simultaneous dual frequency side scan imagery.  EdgeTech said its Multi Phase technology allows a user to collect wide swathe, wide angle, high resolution bathymetry data that’s

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Deepwater Atlantic Habitats Study Commissioned

;programs were major, multi-year federal programs won by a coalition of partners, many of whom are also principals in this effort. The TDI-Brooks team consists of scientists from Temple University, University of Georgia, Nova University, Florida State University, Harvey Mudd College and University of New Hampshire as well as experts from numerous international universities

Hassler arrives at homeport: Photo credit NOAA

NOAA's 'Ferdinand R. Hassler' Begins Survey Project

NOAA’s newest survey ship, the 'Ferdinand R. Hassler', arrived at her new homeport of New Castle, New Hampshire, earlier this month, and has now begun her first New Hampshire survey project Hassler will operate mainly along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, Caribbean Sea and Great Lakes, acquiring data to update NOAA’s nautical charts. Her mission, however, is not limited to collecting bathymetry, explains retired NOAA Capt. Andy Armstrong, co-director of the Joint Hydrographic Center/Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire. Armstrong points out that “Hass

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HydroComp Adds Adam Kaplan as Project Engineer

HydroComp, Inc. added of Adam Kaplan to the staff in Durham, New Hampshire USA as Project Engineer. Adam will be the lead for development of new versions of PropExpert and PropCad software. He is also on the front-line of customer support to HydroComp’s worldwide users. Mr. Kaplan is not a new face to HydroComp; he started as engineering intern at HydroComp during his mechanical engineering studies at the University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences where he earned both his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. A member of SNAME, he has made numerous presentations

AUV control room: File photo

Hydroid Sponsors 2014 AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp

Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and a leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) says it is to sponsor the AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp, taking place August 3 - 8, 2014 at the University of New Hampshire’s Judd Gregg Marine Science Complex in New Castle, NH. The symposium will focus on developing new methods of AUV operations, data collection, processing and display. The intensive six-day course is by invitation only, and will teach participants about the operational methods of AUVs to collect bathymetric data for the purposes of nautical charting and the

Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, NH, Klein Associates became the first commercial manufacturer of side scan sonar in the world.

MTR100: L-3 Communications Klein Associates, Inc.

11 Klein Drive    Salem, New Hampshire 03079    T: 1-603-893-6131 E: [email protected]    W: www.L-3Klein.com    CEO/President: Frank Cobis    No. of Employees: 50    Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, New Hampshire, USA, Klein Associates became the first commercial manufacturer of side scan sonar in the world. Since then, L-3 Klein Associates has become the leading supplier of side scan sonar equipment, and waterside security and surveillance systems to navies, shipbuilder

BIRNS Choose ESNE for New England Sales

sales representative. The agreement includes sales and support of BIRNS’ high performance electrical, coaxial, optical, electro-coax, electro-optical and electro-opto-mechanical hybrid connectors. The territory for ESNE’s sales efforts on behalf of BIRNS includes Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. With more than 35 years experience, ESNE is the largest and longest continuously run manufacturers’ representative firm in the Northeast serving the oceanographic community.   “We are thrilled

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New Research Vessel for University of New Hampshire

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has entered into a contract with the University of New Hampshire (UNH) for the design and construction of a new aluminum catamaran research vessel. AAM will build the 48’ x 17’ catamaran custom devised by Teknicraft Design, Ltd. of Auckland, New Zealand.   The new vessel, funded through a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will serve the Joint Hydrographic Center (JHC) at UNH. It will join UNH’s existing fleet and will complement capabilities by offering a highly complex multi-mission platform.   Larry

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TE Subcom Supplies MAREA Submarine Cable System

pioneer in undersea communications technology, has announced that TE SubCom has been named the system supply partner for the new MAREA submarine cable across the Atlantic Ocean.   TE SubCom has completed the route survey and begun manufacture of the system at its facility in Newington, New Hampshire. The parties are on track to begin laying cable using TE SubCom’s state-of-the-art cable installation ships next year, with a scheduled completion date of October 2017.   As announced by Facebook and Microsoft in May 2016, MAREA will be the highest-capacity subsea cable to ever cross

Rowe Technologies Appoints Northeast US Agent

The Vice President Sales & Marketing for Rowe Technologies, Inc. Ray Mahr, Jr., has announced the appointment of Mark Warren of Electronic Sales of New England (ESNE), as the company’s exclusive agent in the Northeastern U.S., including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware, effective immediately for the sales and marketing of Rowe products and services.   Rowe designs, develops and manufactures Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCP) for applications in oceans, lakes and rivers. Rowe DVL

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Tracking Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

the north Atlantic. They nicknamed their aerial vehicle WASABI, for Water Imaging Aerial Surveying Automated Biological Instrument. She says, “We are doing this work in collaboration with NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center fisheries acoustics expert, Mike Jech, and University of New Hampshire Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping staff, sonar expert Tom Weber and aerial ocean mosaic mapping expert Yuri Rzhanov. It’s the result of a 20-year attempt to focus on developing direct assessment capability.”   And as usual for the LPRC, Lutcavage’s Gloucester-based

Hawaiki Signs TE SubCom to Supply Transpacific Cable System

TE SubCom is a major step forward for Hawaiki and adds significant momentum to our project,” said Rémi Galasso, Chief Executive Officer of Hawaiki Cable Limited. TE SubCom will survey the cable route and use collected data to design and manufacture the fiber optic cable system in its New Hampshire factories. The company operates a fleet of cable ships that will lay the cables across the Pacific Ocean. The Hawaiki cable system is planned for completion in late 2015. hawaikicable.co.nz  

Jason LaShelle (Photo: Greensea Systems, Inc.)

Greensea Names LaShelle Production Manager

; LaShelle comes to Greensea from the United States Coast Guard, where he was in charge of systems integration and quality assurance. He has a BS in Technical Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is currently working on his MS in Operations and Project Management at Southern New Hampshire University. He also holds certifications as a USCG approved 100 Ton Master Captain and a Rescue SCUBA diver.   At Greensea, LaShelle’s disciplined approach will add new dimensions to the organization’s productivity. He is building systems and procedures for manufacturing to

Rapaport Returns to OceanWise

Environmental Data Sharing and Publishing services and Enterprise GIS Productivity software tools.   OceanWise has also added Will Girard to its Customer Service Team as a Business Administration Apprentice, as well as its second GEBCO sponsored intern, Azmi Rosedee from the University of New Hampshire. Rosedee will help update the company’s digital bathymetric database before returning to Malaysia as the new Data Manager in the Hydrographic Office of the Malaysian Navy.   Furthermore, the company’s first apprentice, George Wright, has commenced his BSc degree course in Digital

Horizon Marine Adds Three New Hires

Coholan, President of Horizon Marine, said, “We cast our net a little wider than normal to include ocean engineers and meteorologists, and as a result I feel we have a stronger team. For example, Michael’s yearlong internship at the Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center in Nashua, New Hampshire, has prepared him well for the daily reporting cycle expected by the offshore industry. All three young men will contribute to further strengthening our unique team in support of the offshore energy industry.”  

David Fratantoni, Chief Technology Officer

Horizon Marine Expands its Team

;s foremost physical oceanographers leading the development and growth of our operational ocean services.” Dave earned his B.S. in Ocean Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from the University of Miami. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ryan Carlson joins Horizon Marine as Technical Support Specialist. Ryan has a diverse background in electromechanical systems, data processing, mechanical modeling, and alternative energy. During two summer internship positions with Horizon Marine, he focused

TechSurge: Ocean Energy for non-Grid Connected Applications

on islands that are supplementing expensive diesel power, in offshore arrays for oceanographic operations or for military operations in remote water side locations. Sponsored by Teledyne Marine, ODI, the event will begin with an onsite tour of the "Living Bridge" project at University of New Hampshire, and will include a welcome reception on November 2 followed by a full day technical program on November 3. The two day program on renewable ocean energy will feature 17 technical presentations on topics related to wave energy and tidal energy devices. There will be a user panel with experts

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