Marine Science & Technology News

Fugro and NOAA collaborate on new ‘opportunistic’ approach to EEZ mapping
17 March 2020

Fugro and NOAA collaborate on new ‘opportunistic’ approach to EEZ mapping

Fugro has partnered with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (NOAA OER) to establish a new ‘opportunistic’ approach for mapping deepwater areas of the US Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). As Fugro’s survey vessels...

OceanWise - New environmental monitoring systems at two key Ghana ports
5 March 2020

OceanWise - New environmental monitoring systems at two key Ghana ports

OceanWise has recently been involved in a project with Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) - dubbed as "the trade and logistics hub of Western Africa". The project involved installing a comprehensive environmental monitoring system at two key GPHA ports: Tema and Takoradi. The tide...

Cuba - Metrology equipment
5 March 2020

Cuba - Metrology equipment

An energy sector importer is looking for metrology equipment. Description: You should be able to supply metrology equipment to measure, calibrate and check: gas and liquid flow measurement dimensions (distances) mass (weight) volume Further details can be provided on request by the...

Fugro kicks off major cable route site investigation for Sofia offshore wind farm
27 February 2020

Fugro kicks off major cable route site investigation for Sofia offshore wind farm

Fugro’s multipurpose vessel Fugro Pioneer left the Port of Sunderland in the UK earlier this month to kick off a 6-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy’s Sofia offshore wind farm.  With a consented capacity of 1.4 GW, Sofia will be one of the...

Nortek Developing a high-accuracy marine speed log that actually works
19 February 2020

Nortek Developing a high-accuracy marine speed log that actually works

Intelligent data processing is central to the performance of the new Doppler speed log created by oceanographic instrumentation specialist Nortek, which makes sure that accurate measurements of vessel speeds are available even in challenging conditions at sea. Providing accurate and reliable...

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18 February 2020

HRH The Princess Royal visits Valeport to commemorate its 50th year

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal visited Valeport, the UK manufacturer of instrumentation for the oceanographic and hydrographic communities.  The special visit commemorated 50 years of trading by the UK marine technology company. During the visit to Valeport’s state-of-the-art...

Chelsea to showcase new fluorometers at Oceanology International 2020
12 February 2020

Chelsea to showcase new fluorometers at Oceanology International 2020

Chelsea Technologies (A Sonardyne Group Company) designs and manufactures ingenious environmental monitoring technology to make the world safer, cleaner and smarter. For over 50 years, Chelsea has applied its deep passion for science and innovation to solve customers’ problems. Its...

Sonardyne acquires underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics
7 February 2020

Sonardyne acquires underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics

Leading marine technology provider Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics Inc. 2G Robotics will join the Sonardyne group of companies, while remaining an independent business and brand, continuing to serve its customer base in unmanned...

New Superyacht Secured with Sonardyne’s Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar
31 January 2020

New Superyacht Secured with Sonardyne’s Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar

Underwater diver detection sonar technology from Sonardyne has been chosen by yacht security specialist Frankentek Inc. for their latest new-build superyacht surveillance and protection project.  Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) will provide security personnel on the unnamed...

Valeport to help Tor Bay’s underwater rainforest
30 January 2020

Valeport to help Tor Bay’s underwater rainforest

Valeport, has pledged its support to a campaign to protect the vital ‘underwater rainforest’ which is under threat off Tor Bay, on the SW coast of the UK. To mark the hydrographic and oceanographic instrument manufacturer’s 50th anniversary, it will partner with a UK coastal...

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