The world’s most modern submarine program

2nd July 2015

  The A26 type submarine for the Swedish Navy is the world’s most modern submarine program. It is a next-generation submarine with a flexible design that is adaptable for both littoral operations and ocean-going capabilities. The latest Gotland-class submarine was a success, making an excellent impression abroad. Above all in the United States, where during …

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Ashtead Shines a Light on Subsea Technology

1st July 2015

      The latest underwater technologies that are helping the subsea industry to meet the challenges of increasingly complex projects in the most cost-efficient way will go on show in Aberdeenshire this week. Ashtead Technology, the global number one independent provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services, is hosting a technology day at …

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OceanWorks International Receives 2nd Seafloor Network Node Pod from CSnet for Refurbishment and Upgrade

1st July 2015

A second Node Pod recently arrived at OceanWorks International to be refurbished and upgraded to the latest standard showcasing OceanWorks continued support of the ongoing operation and maintenance of CSnet International’s Offshore Communications Backbone (OCB) system. The delivery of this Node Pod follows the successful upgrade and refurbishment of the first Node Pod which is …

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COBRA RECOGNISED FOR ITS INNOVATION AT THE ELEVATOR AWARDS

1st July 2015

As their new bailout rebreather COBRA nears availability, the team at Divex are recognised for their innovation at the annual Elevator Awards. COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus) is a unique system developed by the Divex design team in Aberdeen to respond to an urgent safety requirement in the world’s saturation diving industry. The system provides …

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SUBMARINE AIR MONITORING AND AIR PURIFICATION (SAMAP) SYMPOSIUM NOW ACCEPTING PAPERS

1st July 2015

Since 1994 the SAMAP series of international symposia has provided a technical forum for the submarine community to discuss all aspects of Submarine Air Monitoring and Air Purification. A select group of industry and government professionals from around the world gather to present and discuss their work and new technologies related to sustaining a physiologically …

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Saab Signs Contracts for A26 Submarines and Mid-life Upgrade for Gotland-class Submarines

30th June 2015

Defence and security company Saab (STO:SAABB) has signed contracts with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the construction of two new Type A26 submarines and a mid-life upgrade for two Gotland-class submarines. The orders, signed with FMV today, cover the period 2015-2024 and the total order value is SEK8.6 billion. Saab will construct, verify …

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BMT Secures Research Grant for Australia’s Next-Generation Submarine

17th June 2015

BMT Design & Technology (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, in collaboration with Defense Science and Technology Organization (DSTO), has secured funding through the Australian Defense Science Institute’s Collaboration Research Grant Scheme which, this year, attracted more than 30 high quality research proposals seeking over $1.4 million in funding. The scheme was introduced to …

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Setting a New Standard for Emergency Breathing Systems

17th June 2015

Hansen Protection has really raised the bar for Emergency Breathing Systems with the introduction of SeaAir EBS. Its capability to withstand freezing temperatures, a design that enables breathing to start under water, its unique nose clip and its fantastic ergonomics have made it the only system of its type that is recommended by the US …

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France’s DCNS Picks Tiger and Falcon for Asia

10th June 2015

DCNS Group, the French leader in naval defense and an innovator in marine renewable energy, has enhanced its ROV capability with a Saab Seaeye Tiger and Saab Seaeye Falcon. Both ROVs will be deployed by DCNS Far East – DCNS’ Singapore-based subsidiary across Asia – as the company extends its operations in the region. DCNS …

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Club in Romania Looks Like A Submarine and It’s Amazing

9th June 2015

If you’re intrigued by all things nautical but have a tendency of getting seasick, you might want to plan a trip to Romania. Submarine (that’s the actual name) looks like an authentic underwater vessel, with torpedoes, radar systems, and a control panel turned DJ booth. judging from the website’s pictures, the lack of windows and …

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