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Sonardyne and SeeByte Advance UMS Navigation and Autonomy in Challenging Environments

02.06.2021
Maritime defence technology company Sonardyne and uncrewed maritime systems (UMS) software experts SeeByte have been awarded UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) funding to enhance and extend the future operational capability of autonomous and remotely operated systems in challenging battlespace domains.

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.

Unique Group Adds Sonardyne Ranger 2 Systems to its US Gulf of Mexico Rental Pool

23.06.2020
Underwater positioning technology from Sonardyne Inc. has been chosen by leading integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider, Unique Group, to enhance the company’s offering for its energy sector customers working in the US Gulf of Mexico.

IXBLUE LAUNCHES NEW GLOBAL SUBSEA POSITIONING SYSTEM NAMED CANOPUS

13.03.2018
iXblue, a global company that provides innovative solutions devoted to navigation, positioning and underwater imaging for the Offshore Energies and Ocean Science markets, is proud to announce the launch of its new global subsea positioning system. It comprises iXblue new intelligent transponder, Canopus, the next generation of Ramses transceiver, and upgraded existing iXblue products with a new telemetry function, as well as a comprehensive supervision software suite for efficient subsea operations.

WHOI selects Sonardyne positioning technology for new US Navy ocean research vessel

13.04.2016
Houston-based subsea technology company, Sonardyne Inc., has announced that its deep water acoustic positioning system, Ranger 2 USBL, has been selected for the U.S Navy’s new oceanographic research vessel, R/V Neil Armstrong. The ship is operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) on behalf of the Navy and replaces the recently retired R/V Knorr vessel which had been in operation since 1970.

'Fugro awarded a three-year positioning contract by PGS'

09.12.2015
Fugro has been awarded a three-year contract by PGS for the provision of precise satellite positioning systems for its entire seismic vessel fleet.

Total saves times with Sonardyne Fusion 6G at Egina

08.09.2015
French oil major Total, operator for the Egina oil field offshore Nigeria, together with its construction and survey partners, has successfully installed a Fusion 6G subsea positioning network to support its development of the $15 billion project. Supplied by Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, the acoustic technology specified for Egina, which is still ongoing, included a field-wide array of Compatt 6 seabed transponders that were deployed and made ready for work eight days ahead schedule. Located 150 kilometres off the coast of Nigera, in water depths of up to 1,750 metres, the Egina field covers an area of around 500 square miles. Infrastructure will include an FPSO, an oil offloading terminal and subsea production systems that will included 52 kilometres of oil and water injection flowlines, 12 flexible jumpers, 20 kilometres of gas export pipelines, 80 kilometres of umbilicals, and subsea manifolds. Production at the field is expected to reach 200,000 barrels per day at its peak.
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