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iXblue Launches new ROTV to Enhance Autonomous Survey Scope

12.10.2021
iXblue, a global leader in the field of maritime autonomy, announces the launch of its first Remotely Operated Towed Vehicle (ROTV): FlipiX. Designed to be operated autonomously from iXblue DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV) or from a light vessel, FlipiX enhances autonomous survey capabilities and allows to conduct multi-sensor operations in a single run, ultimately offering unmatched operational efficiency.

UTEC Operates New iXblue Subsea Positioning Technology on Challenging Ultra-deep Water Construction Project

07.10.2021
Survey provider UTEC, the lead brand for Acteon’s geo-services segment, has successfully deployed iXblue new subsea positioning technology on a world-class ultra-deep water field development project in Africa, with depths below 2,000m. iXblue sparse LBL solution, brings together Canopus intelligent transponders, Ramses transceivers, Inertial Navigation Systems, and Delph Subsea Positioning Software, to provide more informative positioning and spool piece metrology at multiple drill centers throughout the project execution.

Bureau Veritas delivers Approval in Principle to DriX - an innovative USV

29.09.2021
Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to iXblue, a global high-tech company and a pioneer in the field of maritime autonomy, for its innovative Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) named DriX. This AiP addresses the safety requirementsof the marine drone, which operates under the novel concept of remotely supervised autonomy.

Unique Group Adds iXblue Gaps M7 USBL to its US Pool of Rental Equipment

02.09.2021
Leading integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider Unique Group announces the purchase of an iXblue Gaps M7 USBL (Ultra Short Base Line) acoustic positioning and communication system. This new addition will be placed in Unique Group’s rental pool of equipment and made available to clients across the Americas.

iXblue Announces Strategic Partnership with RDML Tim Gallaudet to Strengthen its Growing Presence in the U.S.

03.08.2021
iXblue, Inc. and iXblue Defense Systems announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership with Rear Admiral (RDML) Timothy Gallaudet through his marine technology consulting agency, Ocean STL Consulting. With this partnership, iXblue and RDML Tim Gallaudet will be advancing iXblue’s growing market presence in the U.S. in the fields of maritime autonomy, navigation and positioning for both defense and the private sectors.

iXblue demonstrates future hydrographic capabilities with DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel during IHO 100th anniversary

23.06.2021
Invited by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) to demonstrate the most modern hydro-oceanographic technologies during the celebrations marking the 100 years of existence of the international organization, iXblue demonstrated its DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel, in the presence of Prince Albert II of Monaco, Dr. Mathias Jonas, IHO Secretary-General, Mr. Laurent Kerléguer, Director General of the French Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (Shom), and Amb. Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.

Operation Ravenel: The Search for the Wreck has Begun in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

03.06.2021
A research campaign aiming to find the wreck of the Ravenel fishing trawler, which disappeared back in January 1962 off the coast of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon (France), has begun on May 23, 2021. Despite several attempts over the past decades, the wreck remains unfound. Thanks to the use of DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), designed, developed and operated by iXblue, this new research campaign relies on unprecedented technological means to solve this mystery, that remains one of the most important shipwrecks in the history of French fishing.

WAMS Rental and Services Company Invests in iXblue DriX USV to Expand its Operational Capabilities

25.05.2021
Brazil newly created rental and services company, WAMS, adds iXblue DriX Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) to its existing pool of equipment. Offering the most modern technology for underwater service and research, this new investment marks an important turn in the company’s offering. Available for WAMS customers in Brazil, the DriX USV will increase operational performance for shallow water hydrographic and geophysical surveys as well as LBL array box-in operations, and ROV/AUV tracking for deep water projects.

Argeo AS: Orders a Second SeaRaptor 6000 Newbuild AUV from Teledyne Gavia

13.05.2021
Argeo has ordered its second and identical newbuild SeaRaptor 6000 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle “AUV” from Teledyne Gavia with delivery taking place early Q4 2021.The delivery includes several ancillary system components, software and crew training is an identical system to the first allowing the two systems to work in parallel for project requiring larger seabed footprint and productivity.

iXlive Webinar - Transitioning to Remote Hydrography: Challenges and Opportunities

07.05.2021
Join us for our #iXlive webinar dedicated to #remote #Hydrography! Hydrography as we know it is brutally changing. The current pandemic made it very difficult to simply put to sea Research Vessels, the blue economy is booming, as is the need to keep surveyors out of harm’s way and grant easier and less expensive access to data and assets to most.


AMSSI - Agora for Maritime and Submarine Sustainable Innovations

28.04.2021
Following several months of fruitful discussions and dialogue, several French players have announced the creation of the AMSSI (Agora for Maritime & Submarine Sustainable Innovations): Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) - world leader in the procurement of submarine telecommunication cable systems iXblue - global high-tech company recognized worldwide for its advanced technologies in the fields of maritime autonomy, inertial navigation, subsea positioning and subsea imagery SeaOwl - international maritime services operator, pioneer in the implementation of drone-based maritime services These 3 companies are today the core of AMSSI; new French and European members will shortly join them to accelerate the emergence of new innovative projects.

STR adds iXblue new Gaps M5 USBL system to its rental pool of equipment

02.12.2020
iXblue new Gaps M5, has been selected by global rental company Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) to offer a practical, easy to export and cost-effective USBL solution to their global base of customers. Broadening STR’s existing pool of subsea equipment, Gaps M5 addresses the accuracy and performance needs and requirements for vertical and horizontal tracking applications.

NOAA’s Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute chooses DriX USV to help build the next generation ocean exploration system

05.11.2020
The Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute (OECI), funded by NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) recently signed a purchase contract to acquire a DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) from high-tech company iXblue. Signed over the summer, this contract consists of one DriX USV along with a novel custom-designed Universal Deployment System able to launch and recover the USV as well as other AUVs. The autonomous solution is expected to be put to sea by mid-2021.

iXblue builds capacity for simultaneous operations on either side of the Tasman

28.09.2020
iXblue is excited to announce the award of two significant hydrographic charting projects this month. The projects were awarded by the Australian Government Department of Defence and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) under their respective annual survey and charting programs. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID19 pandemic this year, iXblue will be exercising new in-house capabilities to undertake both major projects simultaneously.

Vallourec, FORSSEA Robotics and iXblue join forces to facilitate the inspection of subsea pipelines using drones and digital technology

24.09.2020
Vallourec, a world leader in premium tubular solutions, is working with FORSSEA Robotics, a startup specializing in smart robotics and visual positioning, and iXblue, a company recognized for its expertise in inertial navigation, subsea positioning and autonomous technologies – to develop a pipeline inspection solution combining subsea drones and the use of visual markers, removing the need for surface vessels.

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).

iXblue, Woolpert Partner to Deliver LiDAR Mapping Services to New Zealand Councils

18.06.2020
Woolpert, Inc and iXblue Sea Operations division, part of the French based iXblue Group, have been awarded two significant airborne LiDAR mapping projects in New Zealand covering over 38,500 square kilometres for the Hawke’s Bay and Waikato regional and local councils.
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