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DEC 2018

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www.sea-technology.com December 2018 | ST 29 New Software Distributors in UK and Ireland Swathe Services will take on responsibility for sales and maintenance of HYPACK software solutions in the U.K. and Ireland after Del Norte Technology closes. The company will continue to run biannual multibeam echosounder HYPACK training courses to improve sur- veyors' knowledge and efficiency using HYPACK soft- ware. Swathe Services is a hydrographic survey company based in Cornwall, U.K., that specializes in multibeam echosounder (MBES) surveying. Second ROTV Installed on Australian Vessel MacArtney has supplied a second ROTV (remotely operated towed vehicle) system for the RV Investigator. The TRIAXUS E ROTV has a higher payload capacity and enables the installation of a wide range of sensors. RV Investigator has also been equipped with a CTD, a transmissometer, a fluorometer and a photosynthetically active radiation sensor. Mooring Services Company Acquires English Grapnel and Chaser Company InterMoor acquired all intellectual property of the BEL Grapnel & Chaser company, including drawings, de- signs and cast patterns for its anchor and chain-handling equipment. BEL is a manufacturer of grapnel and chaser products integrated with Inter-M chain and wire-chasing and recovery equipment. Grapnel hooks are used in re- covery of dropped components offshore; chasers enable steady and controlled lowering and raising during the in- stallation and recovery of mooring system components. Dredging in Ireland Monitored by Field Buoy A turbidity monitoring buoy built by OSIL will be re- deployed by BAM Construction on a dredging project in Ireland. The buoy was originally purchased as part of the €8.5 million Bantry Inner Harbour Redevelopment. The 0.7-m small field buoy can be deployed from a small boat by hand, and it will monitor continuous dredging in a berthing pocket adjacent to the new quay at Cork Container Terminal. The buoy is equipped with a wiped turbidity sensor with a conversion factor to change side scatter output readings to total suspended solids in mg/L. US and UAE Air Pollution Companies are Partners Ship & Shore Environmental, a U.S. pollution abate- ment firm that specializes in capture and control of VOC emissions, announced a new partnership with UAE com- pany Amerair International to increase their global mar- ket presence. Ship & Shore has recently entered into the wastewa- ter, oil and gas, and biogas industries. The companies' joint effort aims to offer a variety of global pollution abatement technologies and engineer- ing solutions. international

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