Sea Technology

MAR 2018

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www.sea-technology.com March 2018 | ST 37 NEW Mini Rosette ® /CTD Water Sampler 1018 M with Model 316 or 320 Idronaut CTD • Lightweight, small, compact • Allows operation from a small boat • Conducting cable or battery-powered • Programmable timed operations • Pressure-activated bottle closing (optional) • Deep & shallow water models available • Optional Teflon®-coated Water Sampler • CTD compatible • Flag Pulse to CTD A/D input Improved Electronics Low Power Consumption General Oceanics Inc. 1295 N.W. 163 St., Miami, FL 33169 Tel: (305) 621-2882, Fax: (305) 621-1710 E-mail: Sales@GeneralOceanics.com http://www.GeneralOceanics.com Partnership for Digital Fleet Monitoring BOURBON and Bureau Veritas have partnered to de- velop and deploy automation and real-time monitoring fleet applications while mitigating cyber risks. The part- nership will deliver advanced automation of dynamic positioning (DP) systems to enable: improvement of DP operational safety through real-time advisory tools for bridge operators and remote support for onshore teams; streamlining of onboard organization leading to poten- tial reduction of manning; and a reduction in fuel and DP maintenance costs. A pilot test has been implemented in Trinidad waters. High-Res Laser Scan, Drone IMU Combo iXblue and Newton Labs have conducted demon- strations and tests of advanced integration technology between their systems to supply high-resolution laser scanning coupled with an IMU in ROV/AUV service. The companies first demonstrated the ability of the combi- nation to operate in conjunction with industry standard navigation software. They then also proved the ability of the Newton scanners to work with the full data set from the iXblue Phins IMU to adjust the Newton laser scans for heading, pitch and roll independent of other software. Simwave Maritime Center Of Excellence Opens Simwave B.V. and Kongsberg Digital have successful- ly completed the site acceptance test for the Simwave Maritime Center of Excellence. The Barendrecht, Rotter- dam facility in the Netherlands is now fully operational. Simwave's training facility covers more than 5,000 m 2 across two floors containing Kongsberg simulators, meet- ing rooms, offices and welfare facilities. The next step is to develop a hotel facility on the top floor of the build- ing for customers and trainees, enabling training to take place 24/7. FDNY Scuba Squad Captain Wins SAR-1 At the DEMA (Diving Equipment & Marketing Asso- ciation) show in Orlando, Florida, JW Fishers Mfg. held a drawing for a chance to win a SAR-1 underwater met- al detector, with law enforcement, military, commercial and recreational diving applications. The winner of the drawing was Capt. Steve Forlenza, Special Operations Command, SCUBA Operations of the F.D.N.Y. Scuba Squad. Forlenza is in charge of coordinating team train- ings and marine vessel maintenance diving. More Cougar ROVs For Platform Inspection Bluestream added two new gravity-based Saab Sea- eye Cougar XT Compact Zone II ROV systems to its fleet. The Cougar XT Compact was chosen for its regulatory compliance in the central and northern North Sea Sec- tors and ideal size for operating in and around platform structures. Bluestream's Saab Seaeye fleet now totals 22 systems. ST Highest capacity, reliability, safety Your power source for subsea, AUV, ROV A d d e d Va l u e Customizing and personal support Longest lifetime Simplest operation on board 2 Los Gatos OA-ICOS & LI-COR ® NDIR info@subctech.com www.gosubsea.com SubCtech GmbH www.subctech.com p CO 2 Analyzer OceanPack™ (FerryBox) Subsea Inspection Vehicle Batteries Battery Systems

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