Photo courtesy Rick Cole/RDSEA

RDSEA "Pic of the Week" (Part II)

RDSEA, Woods Hole Group, and LUMCON (R/V PELICAN), at BP's Mad Dog Platform, northern Gulf of Mexico, platform peripheral Met-Ocean monitoring system recovery and redeployment. ADCP on the surface.

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NEW PRODUCT: EIVA Debuts Entry-level Hydrographic Survey Software

EIVA’s new software variant NaviSuite Kuda Core provides advanced hydrographic survey software capabilities at an entry-level price. Tailored to support hydrographic surveys with a single USV or small survey vessel using multi-beam echosounder (including backscatter), LiDAR and/or camera, this software solution is  priced at €1,998 annually, designed to be simple to configure and run.



MTR100: Applications Available

13th Annual MTR100 set to publish in the July/August 2018 edition of Marine Technology Reporter -- the world's largest circulation b2b subsea publication. Top companies in the global subsea sector are invited to apply now for the "MTR100". Marine Technology Reporter's annual MTR100 awards edition is the subsea industry's most awaited annual ranking of the leading companies serving the global subsea industry.

Offshore Energy

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Denmark’s Energy Islands: Fugro Wins Cable Route Survey Deal

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has won a contract with Danish grid operator Energinet in relation to the Energy Island that will be built in the Danish North Sea to serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighboring markets. Under the contract, Fugro will perform a combination of conduct geophysical,

Subsea Defense

Paco Santana (Photo: Greensea)

Greensea Hires Business Development VP for Defense

Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, a universal open architecture software platform for the marine industry, announced it has hired Paco Santana as Vice President of Business Development - Defense. Paco will immediately begin connecting with and developing relationships with current and future military partners.“Paco brings a breadth of experience to Greensea having served in the U.

Unmanned Vehicles

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Malaysia's HGIS Uses Ocean Alpha USV for Shell Pipeline Survey

Malaysian geo-solutions provider HGIS has used their first uncrewed surface vehicle (USV), the 5.5 m M40P developed by OceanAlpha, to complete an entirely remote nearshore inspection of a subsea pipeline in TALI Field for their project with Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP).As a project highlight, the USV is deployed to acquire seabed data from offshore, nearshore, and onshore fields to provide continuous geo data support to the construction,


Helix Energy Solution’s Helix Producer-1 floating production system is supported by Sonardyne’s 6G

Sonardyne Wins Hybrid Positioning System Orders in Offshore Energy and Science Sectors

Acoustic and inertial position reference systems from marine technology company Sonardyne have been chosen to underpin the critical station-keeping activities of multiple deepwater vessels operating in the energy and ocean research sectors.UK-based Sonardyne said Tuesday that, through a combination of upgrades to existing installations and the purchase of new systems,


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Kepler Confirms Launch, Deployment of Four New GEN1 Satellites

Kepler Communications confirmed the successful launch and deployment of four new satellites into its constellation yesterday, expanding the active its constellation to 19 satellites in total. "Every satellite we add to our constellation increases our capacity and transfer frequency of remote and maritime connectivity, increasing the quality of our service and ensuring that our customer's data ends up where they want in a timely manner,