New Wave Media

February 12, 2014

Oceanology International 2014 Exhibitors

  • Professor Ralph Rayner
  • Professor Ralph Rayner
  • Professor Ralph Rayner Professor Ralph Rayner
  • Professor Ralph Rayner Professor Ralph Rayner

We look forward to welcoming readers of Marine Technology Reporter to Oceanology International (OI) being held March 11-13, 2014, at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centrre. OI is the biennial global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology and ocean science community, improving their strategies for measuring, exploiting, protecting and operating in the world’s oceans.
Established in 1969, OI features the world’s largest exhibition for marine science and technology, agenda-setting technical conferences, visiting vessels and waterside demonstrations, and networking opportunities. All are entirely free to attend: in 2012, 7,669 came from all over the globe to take advantage of what is on offer. The 2014 event is due to be the largest ever with the 520 exhibiting companies from over 35 countries taking an additional 10% more space than at the record-breaking 2012 event.

Marine Technology
Update in a Nutshell

Looking at the overall state-of-play within marine technology currently, and therefore what will be on show and talked about at OI 2014, conference chairman, Professor Ralph Rayner, explains: “In the wider world of technology we see an accelerating pace of change. We see the emergence of new materials, new sensor technologies, new computing capabilities, all of this is changing very rapidly, and these changes are influencing what’s happening in the world of marine technology.
“Perhaps the most significant technological change we’re seeing is the move from using conventional ships to unmanned vehicles. We’re seeing the emergence of many new unmanned vehicles and platforms made possible by novel new materials, novel power sources, and advances in computing.
“The growing use of UUVs is also driving developments in sensors. It’s driving the development of lower power sensors that will operate for longer durations with much higher degrees of reliability than has perhaps been required in the past.
 “With the increasing use of autonomous vehicles comes the need for better underwater communications, and better underwater positioning. As we move towards exploiting resources in ever more difficult parts of the ocean, in deeper water and in harsher environments these technologies come into their own in making this possible.
“Equally we have huge societal challenges, ocean acidification and changing climate, all of which demand the ability to make long-term observations of the world’s oceans on a reliable and cost-effective basis. The Oceanology International exhibition showcases all of these technologies and more. And it illustrates how they’re brought to bear on pressing societal needs and practical problems of working in the ocean environment.”

Expanded Conference Program
The areas highlighted by Professor Rayner are certainly also evident in the expanded OI conferences, which are largely divided into two parts: on one side are updates on areas of technology; and the other is dealing with areas of application of those exciting technologies.
Ocean science and technology lie at the very heart of OI 2014, with the conference program picking up on each major technology strand featured in the exhibition. As well as the traditional areas (ocean observing systems; hydrography and geophysics; and site investigation; and dealing with UUV development), there are two new conference programs this year: underwater positioning and metrology; and underwater communications. Then too there are conference programs dealing with operating in extreme environments, highly important as the oil and gas industry moves into ever-deeper waters and the Arctic; maritime security; and the rapidly growing marine renewables sector and its demands for technologies to support survey, installation and maintenance.
Another OI introduction is the concept of topical panel discussions looking at areas which are creating a growing demand for marine science and technology: aquaculture, ballast water and subsea mining have been chosen for this treatment this year.

More Features
This year’s OI features a new Innovation Zone, held in collaboration with the Oiltech Investment Network with the aim of connecting innovative technology providers with access to funding opportunities. Another new feature for 2014 is Spillex, which focuses on the prevention of, and response to, environmental incidents in the marine environment.
No Oceanology International is complete without its display of vessels and dockside demonstrations.
This year’s will be no exception with a growing list of both on the event’s website at www.oceanologyinternational.com. The early list of vessels includes an oil spill response, survey vessels, both conventional and remotely controlled; a vessel with a deployable ROV on board; and an offshore wind farm support vessel.
The expanding program of associated events run by supporting organizations such as IMarEST and IMCA, and exhibitors on topics as varied as ‘Meet the Metocean Expert’, ‘ROV training – an international perspective’; ‘Fluid Mud in Ports and Navigation: Management Today and in the Future’ and ‘British-Dutch Round Table on Marine Monitoring and Surveying for Offshore Wind Energy Projects’.

Free to Attend

Register to attend the exhibition and conference programs free of charge at www.oceanologyinternational.com, and visit the website for the full exhibitor list, the extensive conference programmes, and details on the myriad of features at OI 2014.
 

OI 2014 Exhibitors

2G Robotics Inc
3D Laser Mapping
4D Nav
4H- JENA engineering GmbH
Aanderaa Data Instruments AS
Abyssal S.A
Acclaimed Software Co Ltd (The)
Acodaq Ltd
Acoustic Polymers Ltd
ACSA
ACSM Agencia Martima
Adler & Allan Ltd
Ageotec Srl
Airborne Hydrography AB
Airmar Technology
Alba Ultrasound
Albatros Marine Technologies
All Oceans Eng Ltd
AllMaritim AS
Alnmaritec Ltd
AML Oceanographic
Applanix
Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd
Aquatec Group
ARGUS Gesellschaft fuer Umweltmesstech mbH
Argus Remote Systems AS
ASD Sensortechnik GmbH
Ashtead Technology
Asian Prime Sources Limited
Association of Diving Contractors
ASV Ltd
Atlantas Marine
Atlantic Canada Pavilion
Atlas Professionals
AXYS Technologies, Inc
Balmoral Offshore Engineering
Biosonics Inc
BIRNS Aquamate LLC
Bluefin Robotics Corporation
Blueprint Design Engineering
BMT Group Ltd
BMTI
Bowtech Products Ltd
Braveheart Shipping BV
Brest Metropole Oceane
Bretagne Commerce International
Briese Schiffahrt GmbH & Co. KG Research Vessel Department
Briggs Marine & Environmental Services
Brone Positioning & Survey Limited
C & C Technologies Inc.
C.R. Encapsulation Ltd
Cadden
Calecore Limited
Cambridge Consultants Ltd
Caris BV
Carmacoring S.R.L
Castalia S.C.p.A.
Cathx Ocean Ltd.
CCC (Underwater Engineering) S.A.L.
Cescor srl
Cesigma
Channel Technologies Group
Chesapeake Technology Inc
Christian - Albrechts University, Exzellenzcluster Ozean der Zukunft
Ciscrea
Clarksons Research Services Ltd
CLS
C-MAX Ltd
C-Nav
CodaOctopus Products Ltd
CODAR Ocean Sensors
Comex
Concept Cables Ltd
Consilium Italy S.r.l.
CONTROS Systems & Solutions GmbH
Cooper Interconnect
Cousin Trestec
CP+ A Suzano Group Company
C-Tecnics / National Hyperbaric Centre
Cygnus Instruments Ltd
D Appolonia S.p.A.
Data Quality Systems
Datawell
DECO Geophysical SC
DeepOcean AS
DeepOcean Vision Ltd
DeepSea Power & Light
DenAr Ocean Engineering Ltd
DERINSU UNDERWATER ENGINEERING TURKEY
Develogic GmbH
Digital Edge Subsea Ltd
DNV GL
DOE Inc.
DOF Subsea AS
dotOcean
Dutch Ocean Group
DWTEK Co., Ltd
Dynamic Load Monitoring UK Ltd
ECA ROBOTICS
ECO/Environment Coastal & Offshore
Edgetech
EGS (International) Ltd
Eiva A/S
Elmeridge Cables Ltd
emma technologies GmbH
English Braids
EofE Ultrasonics Co.,Ltd.
EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG
ESRI
Etpm Ltd
EvoLogics GmbH
Exocetus Development LLC
Exploration Electronics Ltd
EZZE Marine
Falmat Inc
Falmouth Scientific, Inc
Fastwave
FIELAX Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH
First Point Assessment Limited
Fischer Connectors Ltd
FLIR Commercial Systems
FMC Schilling Robotics
Focal Technologies Group
Forum Subsea Technologies
Fugro
G.A.S s.r.l. - Geological Assistance and Services
G.O.S.S Consultants Ltd
Gardline Marine Sciences
GAT Gesellschaft für Antriebstechnik mbH
General Acoustics e.K.
General Oceanics Inc
GEO
GEO Marine Survey Systems
Geo Plus B.V.
Geocap AS
Geomatrix Earth Science
Geometrics Inc
Geosoft Europe Ltd
GEOxyz
Germano & Associates, Inc.
Gill Instruments Ltd
Glenair UK Limited
Global Dynamix Inc.
Global Pollution Solutions
GROOM
GSE Rentals Ltd
G-tec - Geophysical Exploration
GWP Protective
Harkand Andrews Survey
Harmonic Drive UK Limited
Hays Ships Ltd
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
Hemisphere GNSS - Saderet Ltd
High Tech, Inc.
Horizon Survey Company
HPR (UK) Ltd
hs engineers
Hydramec Offshore Hydraulic Systems Ltd
Hydro Group plc
Hydro-Bios Apparatebau GmbH
Hydrographic Academy With Plymouth University
Hydro-Lek Ltd
Hydrotechnik Lubeck GmbH
Hypack Inc
Idronaut
IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society
Ifm-Geomar
Ifremer
Igeotest  S.L.
Imagenex Technology Corp.
IMarEST
IMCA
Imenco Uk Ltd
Indepth International
Innomar Technologie GmbH
Innova AS
Innovatum Ltd
Install Srl
International Maritime Organization
InterOcean Systems Inc
Inuktun Europe Ltd
ISPTEL, lda
iSURVEY / IKM Subsea
ITER Systems
ITIC
ITP Ltd
iXBlue
J + S Ltd
J W Automarine
James Fisher Rumic
JFE ADVANTECH CO., LTD
Jifmar Offshore Services
JOWO - Systemtechnik GmbH
Keller (UK) Limited
Knudsen Engineering Ltd
Kongsberg Maritime
Kongsberg Maritime AUV Group
L-3 ELAC Nautik
L-3 Klein Associates Inc
L-3 Oceania
Lapp Muller
LATALCO (Gf Industrial)
Lidan Marine AB
LinkQuest Inc
Liquid Robotics
LYYN AB
MacArtney Underwater Technology Group
MaRE Trans. Ltd.
Marine Electronics Ltd
Marine Institute
Marine Instruments
Marine Magnetics
Marine Technology Reporter
Marine Technology Society
Marinexplore Inc
MARIS
Maritech Consultants Ltd
Maritime Robotics AS
Maritimes Cluster Norddeutschland c/o WTSH GmbH
Markleen Limited
MarSensing Lda.
Martec Ltd
Marum - Center For Marine Environmental Sciences
Masto Wire Service A/S
Metocean Services International Pty Ltd
MG3
Miros AS
MMT
Mobilis SA
Mooring Systems
MOST (Autonomous Vessels) Ltd
MSI (Materials Systems Inc)
MTCS
National Oceanography Centre
National Physical Laboratory
Nautikaris B.V.
Nautilus Marine Service GmbH
Nautronix Limited
Navingo BV
NCS Survey Ltd
Neptune EHF
Neptune Sonar Ltd
Nexans Norway AS
NiGK corporation
NKE
No Limit Ships B.V.
Norbit Subsea AS
Norcom Technology Limited
Nortek AS
Northern Diver
Novacavi
NovAtel Inc.
N-SEA SURVEY B.V.
NYMPHEA ENVIRONNEMENT
Observator Instruments b.v.
Ocean Business 2015
Ocean Modules Sweden AB
Ocean Networks Canada
Ocean Power Technologies
Ocean Tools Ltd
Oceanpact Serviços Marítimos
Oceanscan - Marine Systems & Technology LDA
Oceanscience
OceanServer Technology Inc.
OceanWaveS GmbH
Oceanweather Inc
Oceomic, Marine Bio and Technology, S.L.
OPTIMARE Systems GmbH
Orcina Ltd
Orolia SAS
Osean Sas
OSIL
Osiris Projects
OTM Servo Mechanism Ltd
Outland Technology
PACIFIC CREST
Panolin
Parkburn Precision Handling Systems Ltd
Parker Maritime AS
PDM Neptec Ltd
Pearson Engineering Services
Periplus Group
Planet Ocean Ltd
PMI Industries, Inc.
Pole Mer Méditerranée
Positioneering Limited
Prevco Europe LLC
Proteus FZC and DigitalGlobe
QPS BV
Qualitas Remos
R2 Sonic LLC
Radac B.V.
RBR Ltd
Remote Ocean System
RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH
RJE International Inc.
Roaming Expert
Rolls-Royce Canada Limited - Naval Marine
Romica Engineering Limited
Ropner Insurance Services Limited
Rosemount Wave Radar AB
Rovtech Systems Ltd.
Rowe Technologies
RPS Energy
RPS Oceanography
RS Aqua Ltd
RTSYS
Ruco Ltd
SA Instrumentation
Saab Seaeye Ltd
SAIV AS
Sarl Technicap
SBG Systems SAS
Scantrol AS
Scorpion Oceanics Ltd
Scubo Group FZC
Sea & Sun Technology GmbH
Seabed BV
Sea-Bird Scientific
SeaBotix Inc.
SEACON (europe) Ltd
Seamor Marine Ltd.
Seascape
Seatronics Ltd
Seaview Systems, Inc.
SeeByte Ltd
SEISMIC ASIA PACIFIC PTY. LTD
Senlution Technologies, China
Sensonor AS
Sensor Technology Ltd
Sensorlab SL
SENSYS
Septentrio Satellite Navigation
Sercel
Sidus Solutions LLC
SIG
Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd
Siri Marine
SMC Ship Motion Control
SMD Ltd
Society for Underwater Technology
Society of Maritime Industries
Sonar Equipment Services Ltd
Sonardyne International Ltd
SonarTech Co., Ltd
Sontek
Sound Metrics Corp.
South West Surveys
Specialist Subsea Services Ltd
Sperre As
STC B.V.
Steatite Ltd
Stema Systems
StormGeo Ltd
SubCtech GmbH
Submarine Manufacturing & Products Ltd (SMP LTD)
Subsea Asset Location Technologies (SALT) Ltd
Subsea Supplies Ltd
Subsea tech
Sun Star Electric LP
Svarog Llp
Swathe Services
T. T. Surveys Limited
Tarka-Systems
TDI-Brooks International
TE Connectivity
Tech Safe Systems
Tecnicas y obras Subacuaticas, S.L. (Tecnosub)
Tecnikabel
Teledyne Benthos
Teledyne CDL
Teledyne DGO
Teledyne Gavia
Teledyne Impulse
Teledyne Marine
Teledyne RD Instruments
Teledyne Reson A/S
Teledyne Webb Research
Tesla Offshore LLC
The Challenger Society for Marine Science
The Hydrographic Society
The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee
The Underwater Centre
Titanium Engineers
Titanium Industries UK Ltd
Tokio Marine Europe Insurance limited
Top Side Offshore Technology b.v.
Topcon Europe Positioning B.V.
Trelleborg Aem
Trimble Navigation
TriOS Mess- und Datentechnik GmbH
Tritech International Ltd
Tritex NDT Ltd
TRITON IMAGING INC.
TSK
Turner Designs
Turo Technology Ltd
UBIFRANCE
Umbilicals International
Unique Maritime Group
University of Plymouth, Marine Institute
UTEC Survey Inc
Vaisala
Valeport Ltd
Veripos
VideoRay LLC
Vikoma International Ltd
WASSP Ltd
Waveney Insurance Brokers (Commercial) Ltd
Werum Software & Systems AG
Wildlife Acoustics
Wish Software Limited
Wood & Douglas Ltd
WTSH - Business Development and Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein
Wuxi Haiying-Cal Tec Marine Technology Co Ltd
Xsens
Xylem Analytics
YSI Inc.
 


(As published in the January/February 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - www.seadiscovery.com)

NexansRalph Raynercomputing