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(L-R) Phil Middleton, Seatronics Group MD, with Andy Williamson from Underseasense (Photo: Seatronics)

Seatronics Doubles Its Stock of R2 Sonic Multibeam Systems

in the product range. Our continually expanding fleet of subsea visualization and mapping technologies is unrivalled within our industry. I’d like to thank Andy Williamson of Underseasense, the official distributor of R2Sonic in Scotland, for the local service and support received in our U.K. headquarters.”Jens Steenstrup, President of R2Sonic, reiterated R2Sonic’s commitment to focusing on delivering the best solution and experience to customers, “We are thrilled to have supported Seatronics significant investment in new Sonic 2024 systems. These systems include the Ultra High

C-Worker 7 (Photo: ASV Global)

ASV’s C-Worker 7 Goes to Work for Subsea 7

and deploy the sensors. Extensive testing confirmed that repeated sensor deployment was achieved within millimeter accuracy ensuring that no further survey sensor calibrations were required. Vessel trials and testing took place in the Solent, U.K. before the vessel was mobilized from ASV’s U.K. headquarters.    The C-Worker 7 was operated for a total of 37 days. Throughout the operation the vehicle was controlled and monitored using the ASView control system from a control station set up onboard the Seven Antares. Subsea 7 Survey personnel piloted the C-Worker 7 and operated the survey

(Photo: ASV Global)

ASV Expands into South America

efficiencies in applications such as bathymetric survey, security, oil and gas and marine science,” said Dan Hook, Managing Director of ASV.   The new venture is being led by COPPE postgraduate and experienced naval architect Rafael Coelho, who spent five years at ASV’s U.K. headquarters as head of design. Under Coelho’s leadership the ASV design team delivered more than 80 ASVs for a variety of roles in commercial, defense and security environments. Coelho will retain his role as ASV design lead.    Fabio Nascimento from COPPE-UFRJ said, “The opening of

Sarah Cashmore (Photo: GEOxyz Group)

GEOxyz Names GM to Lead New UK Location

GEOxyz Group has launched a new U.K. headquarters for offshore geophysical, geotechnical and ROV survey headed by Sarah Cashmore, who has been hired as General Manager of the Norwich facility.   Founded by Patrick Reyntjens in 1999, GEOxyz has since developed into a survey company employing more than 110 people across five European bases. GEOxyz owns and operates 16 vessels as well as a range of seabed mapping and sampling equipment, which is deployable across its vessel, ROV, drone and surface mapping platforms. In recent years GEOxyz has moved into the offshore markets with the purchase of

Andy Doggett, director of Unique Group’s survey equipment division; Stan Moroney, former owner of GSE Rentals; and Ray Hughes, managing director of Unique System UK Limited” (from left to right) (Photo:Unique Group)

Unique Group Acquires Survey Equipment Firm

of self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboats. Oceanwide’s Rotterdam office has increased Unique Group’s access to new clients across the Antwerp, Hamburg and Bremen seaports.   GSE Rentals will continue to operate from its facility in Aberdeen, a short distance from Unique Group’s UK headquarters in Dyce. 

Mirage Machines' workshop in Derby, U.K. (Photo courtesy of Mirage Machines)

Subsea Focus Fuels Mirage’s US Expansion

facility covering 10,000 square feet. It has already secured specialist solution deals with a major oil and gas operator in the Gulf, with Diamond Wire Saws delivered for use in flow line works within days of the technology arriving in the U.S. And in the U.K., Mirage has already extended its headquarters and manufacturing and engineering facilities in Derby, to respond to rising market demand for its machines. Richard Silk, managing director of Mirage Machines, said, "The North American market is a huge prospect for us given the continuous requirement for technologies for deepwater intervention

Fugro Opens Expanded Soils Testing Facility

Today marks the official opening of Fugro’s expanded soils testing laboratory at the Group’s U.K. headquarters in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, by The Mayor of Wallingford, Councillor Bernard Stone. An investment of over £1 million has been made in increasing the capacity and in state-of-the-art equipment, as a direct result of the significant increase in the number of samples being taken from offshore wind developments, coupled with Fugro’s existing work in the buoyant global offshore oil and gas industry. The floor space of the laboratory has been increased by 50%, new equipment

Mr. Takada, left, and Mr. Willoughby, right

Applied Acoustics’ 300th USBL System Sale

Toyo Corporation, its exclusive and long standing Japanese distributor. This order will see a number of Alpha Portable USBL subsea tracking systems, integrated with peripheral equipment to provide complete diver monitoring packages. During a visit and inspection of Applied Acoustics’ U.K. headquarters in Great Yarmouth, Mr. Shin Takada, Toyo’s Senior Sales Engineer for the Marine and Ocean Measurement Department, accepted an award to celebrate the 300th system sale on behalf of the Tokyo based firm.  

NCS office in Aberdeen

NCS Survey Expands in Aberdeen

continuing its targeted expansion program with the opening of a second office block at its headquarters in Aberdeen, UK, and new offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Stavanger, Norway. In Westhill, Aberdeen, which has been designated as a Subsea Center of Excellence, NCS Survey is close to the UK headquarters of several of its major clients and can rapidly mobilize people and equipment for survey operations to locations worldwide. The company has carried out more than 800 projects in 36 countries since inception in 2005. The offices in Brazil and Norway are the first two in a series that will

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