Valeport In Action Competition

30th March 2015

Valeport In Action Competition – WIN an iPAD Air 2 or an iPAD MINI 3 Send Us Your Photos and Videos We’re looking for videos and photos of Valeport products in deployment. Whether it’s a Valeport sensor, profiler or a tide gauge, an echo-sounder or an altimeter, any Valeport product, we’d like to see our …

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BENMAR News Release

25th March 2015

BENMAR Fabrication is currently fabricating a Submarine Diving and Recompression System Ship Interface Template Set (SITS). The SITS are a component that enables rapid physical installation, integration, and alignment of deck-mounted Pressurized Rescue Module System elements on a Vessel of Opportunity. These SITS – which are a combination of fixtures and structural supports – will …

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Sabertooth Goes 4D in Lake Vättern, Sweden

18th March 2015

For offshore operators, a 4D geo-spatial data acquisition system with data visualisation in real-time is now available for the Seaeye Sabertooth AUV.Its full capabilities were demonstrated to representatives of twelve companies from seven countries, together with the Danish Navy, in Saab’s exclusive underwater test centre at Lake Vättern, Sweden. This advanced system has been configured …

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ThyssenKrupp ready to transfer knowhow to India for submarines

17th March 2015

Dr Gurnad Sodhi The ‘Project 75’ for the construction of six submarines for the Indian Navy has been in the pipeline for long time now. Dr Gurnad Sodhi, Managing Director, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) India, which is one of the companies in fray for the order, talks about what the company has to offer to …

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BAE Systems gets funding to complete submarine design

16th March 2015

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded BAE Systems – the British defence, aerospace and security company – the funding needed to complete the design of a successor to the Royal Navy’s Vanguard class submarines. How the UK’s new nuclear submarine could appear (Image: BAE Systems)   The £257 million ($379 million) contract with MOD follows …

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Bath engineering business BuroHappold does something funny for money in aid of Comic Relief

16th March 2015

PICTURES: The sponges were out and there were some soaking-wet faces as Bath firm BuroHappold Engineering raised £637.25 for this year’s Comic Relief. Staff voted for ten of their senior members to be put into the ‘stocks’ – each receiving five minutes of wet-sponge throwing. Each sponge cost 50p, with three throws for £1, or …

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SABERTOOTH GOES 4D IN LAKE VÄTTERN

12th March 2015

SABERTOOTH GOES 4D IN LAKE VÄTTERN For offshore operators, a 4D geo-spatial data acquisition system with data visualisation in real-time is now available for the Seaeye Sabertooth AUV. Its full capabilities were demonstrated to representatives of twelve companies from seven countries, together with the Danish Navy, in Saab’s exclusive underwater test centre at Lake Vättern, …

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SONARDYNE’S SENTINEL SONAR TECHNOLOGY PUT TO THE TEST DURING INTERNATIONAL NAVAL EXERCISES

11th March 2015

Diver detection sonar technology developed by Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, has played an important part in a major international exercise organised to train naval forces in mine countermeasures, maritime security operations and harbour protection operations. The International Mine Counter-Measures Exercise (IMCMEX) runs off the coast of Bahrain every 18 months to test the abilities of …

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Kongsberg Maritime Deliver Welding Cameras for Remote Pipeline Repair System

11th March 2015

  Kongsberg Maritime Camera Group has designed, manufactured & delivered a new underwater video camera for use on an advanced subsea Remote Pipeline Repair System (RPRS). The cameras are specifically designed to monitor the welding arc and welding pass in an unmanned hyperbaric welding habitat, when operating to depths of 1,500msw. The camera has been …

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Fugro Expands AUV Fleet with Delivery of Echo Surveyor VII

11th March 2015

Fugro took delivery of the Hugin 1000 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), the Echo Surveyor VII, in December 2014. Depth rated to 4,500 meters, the new AUV now holds the record for the deepest Hugin AUV dive, surveying in water depths surpassing 4,200 meters. As the latest addition to Fugro’s AUV fleet, the Echo Surveyor VII …

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