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Dive Technologies and Metron Team up for Subsea Surveys

07.04.2021
Boston-based subsea robotics company Dive Technologies has entered into commercial partnership with Metron to offer fully autonomous seabed surveys.

Sonardyne Delivers Fusion 2 Remote Operations first

16.03.2021
Underwater technology company Sonardyne has successfully provided remote Fusion 2 survey operations capability on a live subsea construction campaign in the US Gulf of Mexico. Using its new Remote Operations Access Module (ROAM), Sonardyne surveyors based in the UK were able to remotely access and operate the Fusion 2 survey and construction software onboard Subsea 7 vessels in the Gulf of Mexico.

Why accurate subsea navigation was vital for an ROV assisting with deep ocean research

04.03.2021
Pelagic Research Services was looking to improve the accuracy of the subsea navigation systems on its ROV. Find out how an accurate and high-performing DVL paired with an inertial navigation system enabled smooth operation in tricky conditions by hydrothermal vents in the deep ocean.

Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav reaches new heights of capability

09.02.2021
Marine technology specialist Sonardyne has released a new high altitude variant of its market leading hybrid navigator SPRINT-Nav to allow uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) and underwater vehicles to extend their operational envelope.

ELWAVE secures 2 million Euros Funding to Commercialize its Breakthrough “Electric Sense” Perception Technology for Underwater Vehicles, Drones and Robotics.

25.01.2021
With its patented “electric sense” technology, manufacturers and operators of underwater and industrial robots can access a unique real-time 360° detection sensor to improve safety and productivity of their operations.

Ocean Infinity Selects Sonardyne for Pioneering Armada Fleet

09.12.2020
Sonardyne technology has been selected to support the world’s largest and mostenvironmentally sustainable fleet of ocean-going, multi-role robotic vessels, which is being launched by marine robotics company Ocean Infinity.

Pelagic Research Services Selected for Second Expedition in 2020 with University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada

28.07.2020
Pelagic Research Services (PRS) has again been selected to provide ROV services for Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), as an integral team aiding their continued work on ocean observatories for September 2020. PRS’ deep sea ROV system Odysseus will be mobilized on the Canadian Coast Guard ship John P. Tully for a 14-day expedition.

Ifremer Chooses iXblue’s Technology to Equip its New 6000-meter AUV

16.07.2020
Ifremer, the French National Institute for Ocean Science, has chosen iXblue, a global high-tech company specializing in the design and manufacturing of innovative systems and solutions devoted to inertial navigation, subsea positioning and, underwater imaging, to equip its new 6000-meter AUV (CORAL* project).

Thurn Group 1st to Order New 3rd Generation Ellipse-D in UK

10.07.2020
THURN Group (Norwich, UK) is excited to announce the purchase of a third generation SBG Ellipse-D inertial navigation system (INS). The INS will be placed with THURN’s Marine Robotics and Autonomy Product Development team, based in the Acle office on the edge of the Norfolk Broads. The SBG system will be a key component in the further development of THURN’s range of rotocopter-drone and USV-carried integrated survey systems for nearshore, port, river and lake applications.

Shom Selected SBG Systems to Renew its Entire Fleet of Inertial Navigation Systems

10.03.2020
Shom, the French national hydrographic and oceanographic office selected SBG Systems’ inertial navigation sytems to renew their whole fleet of INS. They chose the cost-effective and easy-to-use Navsight Apogee INS for their speedboats and survey vessels for both shallow and deep-water real-time bathymetric surveys and Qinertia PPK software for post-processing tasks.


Oceaneering C-Nav Positioning Solutions to provide C-Nav5000 GNSS Receivers for select SEACOR Marine vessels

15.01.2020
Oceaneering® C-Nav® Positioning Solutions has been selected by SEACOR Marine to supply C-Nav5000™ Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Receivers for a select number of the company’s oil and gas support vessels worldwide.

iXblue announces expansion of high-technology capabilities in Australia

22.03.2019
Navigation, positioning and imaging firm iXblue has announced the expansion of its local capabilities in Australia. In 2019, it will focus on developing the company’s local expertise in Inertial Navigation Systems for both defence and civil markets.

Greensea Appoints New Applications Engineer, Service Manager

22.08.2018
Greensea, creator of OPENSEA®, the universal open software architecture for the marine industry, has recently announced the appointment of Regina Yopak as Applications Engineer, Service Manager. Regina comes to Greensea with extensive at-sea experience having spent several tours as Lead Navigator and Mapping Specialist on board E/V Nautilus for the Ocean Exploration Trust. In addition to her offshore experience, Regina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Environmental Science, and a Master of Science degree in Ocean Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

4000-Meter Manned Submersible for Titanic Survey Expedition Equipped with iXblue’s Inertial Navigation Systems and USBL Subsea Positioning Solution

24.04.2018
OceanGate, Inc., a provider of manned submersible services, and iXblue, a global company that provides innovative solutions for navigation, positioning and underwater imaging, are combining forces to conduct the first manned submersible expedition to the wreck of the RMS Titanic since 2005. iXblue’s Phins 6000 inertial navigation system and Posidonia USBL positioning system will both be used for the accurate and reliable navigation and positioning of OceanGate’s Titan, the newest addition to the company’s fleet of deep sea manned submersibles and the first privately-owned manned submersible capable of reaching Titanic depths.

Ashtead Technology adds Sonardyne SPRINT-Nav subsea navigation systems to rental fleet

17.04.2018
Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology has selected acoustic and inertial navigation technology from Sonardyne International Ltd. to add to its rental fleet. The multiple SPRINT-Nav systems will be made available to support survey and construction projects using ROVs and AUVs in water depths down to 4,000 metres.

Seatronics increase investment in Sonardyne SPRINT hybrid navigation technology

29.11.2017
Marine technology specialists, Seatronics, an Acteon company, has increased its investment in Sonardyne hybrid navigation technologies following the purchase of four SPRINT Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and four Syrinx Doppler Velocity Logs (DVLs). The significant equipment investment, which also included six ROVNav 6 acoustic transceivers, will be added to Seatronics’ existing SPRINT rental pool in Aberdeen from where it will be made available to support oil and gas field development projects across the globe.

SBG Systems to Launch the “SBG +Services”, a Full Set of Technical Services around its Inertial Sensors.

20.09.2017
SBG Systems, leading manufacturer of inertial navigation systems, adds to its catalog a full set of technical services called the “SBG +Services”. Dedicated to Surveyors as well as Integrators, these services increase productivity by enhancing utilization efficiency and bringing clever solutions to daily project challenges.

Noble Globetrotter I upgraded to latest Sonardyne DP reference technology

25.05.2017
Leading offshore drilling contractor, Noble Corporation plc, has selected acoustically-aided inertial navigation technology from Sonardyne Inc., Houston, for its ultra-deep water drillship Noble Globetrotter I. The Marksman DP-INS system is being used to provide a high integrity, independent subsea position reference for the vessel’s GE DP3 dynamic positioning (DP) system as it drills exploration wells in water depths up to 10,000 feet.
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