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iXblue Australia Launches Aerial Mapping

iXblue Australia logo

iXblue Pty Ltd. in Brisbane, Australia, part of iXblue Group based in France, has diversified its Sea Operations division to include aerial mapping for clients across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.  With more than 100,000 line miles surveyed worldwide, iXblue has been operating the division in the region since 2007, providing clients with detailed and precise surveys of

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Great Barrier Reef Underwater Museum

Museum of Underwater Art

Jason deCaires Taylor is drawing closer to the installation of his latest and most ambitious underwater art project to date: MOUA, the Museum Of Underwater Art, within the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The new museum will feature a series of galleries located throughout Townsville, Magnetic Island, Palm Island and the Great Barrier Reef region. The first galleries are due to open to

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Market Report Discusses Trends in Anti-Submarine Warfare

Anti-submarine warfare has once again risen high on the agenda for NATO’s maritime forces. Ahead of the inaugural Anti-Submarine Warfare conference, Defence IQ compiled a market report detailing ongoing ASW and submarine programs from nations around the world. The report offers information about: · Key ASW programs and requirements in countries including: Australia, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore

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Satellite Technology to Inform Coral Reef Monitoring System

Satellite technology is informing a global coral reef monitoring system and providing imagery that will help scientists understand the current health of the reef and better monitor its change over time. This fall, five pilot sites were developed in order to refine mapping methods, including Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Moorea, French Polynesia; Lighthouse Reef, Belize; West Hawaii Island,

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Wave Buoy Network to Help Monitor Waves in Australian and Antarctic Waters

AXYS Technologies in partnership with Metocean Services International (MSI) will supply Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) with four TRIAXYS wave buoys. The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia’s national weather, climate and water agency that provides regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory. In support of the Bureau’s marine weather and ocean services, a wave

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Seafarer Input Urgently Sought for S-Mode Navigation Systems

S-Mode for navigation systems is a push for standard icons for key functions, logical grouping of information and simple user settings to help navigators more easily understand navigation functions on all vessels, not just the ones they are familiar with. Standardization increases safety and competence and makes life easier for navigators. Navigators’ views are sought on the latest concept for

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