Innovation

[L to R]: Chris Green, Washington State Department of Commerce Assistant Director for the Office

Corvus Energy to open new Battery Factory in the U.S.

As the maritime industry increasingly moves towards propulsion solutions that help cut emissions, battery technology is increasingly taking center stage on a number of ship, boat and offshore energy installations. Leading the charge are a number of battery manufacturers globally, including Norway’s Corvus Energy,

Chain Measurement System (CMS). Photo courtesy Ashtead Technology

Ashtead Technology Develops Optical Chain Measurement System

Ashtead Technology developed a new optical chain measurement system (CMS) to provide highly accurate and repeatable mooring chain measurements to track chain corrosion, wear and elongation between surveys, combined with inclination measurement to verify chain tension.Using high resolution video combined with machine vision algorithms,

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OSIL Debuts New Marine Snow Catcher

Global marine systems manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has unveiled a new addition to its Marine Snow Catcher / Microplastics Sampler family.These samplers can facilitate a greater understanding of the export processes of the oceanic organic carbon and nutrient cycles, and can

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Sensor Technology Expands Manufacturing Facility

Sensor Technology Ltd. announced further expansion plans with the addition of a new manufacturing facility located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. This will be Sensor Technology’s fifth manufacturing facility, with three located in Collingwood, Ontario, to support the piezoceramic manufacturing

Pictured (L-R) Tom Rooney, Technical Sales Manager – Defence, from Sonardyne, Steve Rice

U. of Plymouth, Sonardyne Collaborate on Marine MonitoringTech

The University of Plymouth and Sonardyne have agreed a strategic partnership to drive innovation within the UK’s growing marine robotic and autonomous systems sector.  The partnership will advance ocean data gathering technologies and platforms by leveraging the University’s academic resources and research facilities,

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Armach Robotics Set to Take the Pole Position on Ship Hull Maintenance, Intelligence

Melding advanced software, intelligence, robotics and navigation, Armach Robotics – a spinoff of Greensea Systems – leads a step change in ship hull cleaning and maintenance with its Robotics as a Service model. Ben Kinnaman, the CEO of Greensea Systems, explains.Ben, to start us off, please

Screenshot of EOD Workspace 6.0 software (Image: Greensea)

Greensea Announces Software Upgrades, VideoRay Partnership

Marine robotics technology specialist Greensea Systems Inc announces the introduction of major software updates to its OPENSEA platform add-ons, Workspace and Professional Workspace. Additionally, Greensea announces the release of EOD Workspace 6.3. These software updates are the result of collaboration

Tech File: Neutrally Buoyant Tether for Fish Farming

NOVACAVI has supplied another neutrally buoyant customized cable solution as reliable part of the innovative Remora Robotics patented technology system for cleaning of fish pens.Conceived, designed and manufactured with the use of lightweight materials and construction to guarantee no physical interference

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MacArtney to Supply All-electric LARS for SMD ROV

The MacArtney Group announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) to supply the world’s first all-electric launch and recovery system (LARS) for a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV).The MacArtney eLARS will be supplied to integrate SMD’s next-generation EV work class ROV (WROV) technology,

Valeport is due to launch later this year the new Bathy2 with  interchangeable pressure sensors.

Valeport Unveils New Sensing, Monitoring Tech @ Oi '22

This year at Oceanology International Valeport is showing its new Bathy2, touted by the company as an evolution in the collection of bathymetric data, an instrument which will be formally released later this year.  Also in the spotlight on the environmental sensors manufacturer’s stand, are

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Kongsberg Maritime Launches New Multibeam Echosounder for USVs

Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new multibeam echosounder - EM 712 USV - for use with Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs).The latest addition to  Kongsberg's EM 712 range of shallow- to medium-water multibeam echosounders for seabed mapping applications, the EM 712 USV has been specifically