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Germany Funds AUV Development

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing €12 million as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, without the need for costly support vessels. The funding decision was announced

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Pleuger Celebrates 90 Years

Pleuger anniversary

Pleuger Industries, the Hamburg specialist for submersible motor pumps, turns 90. Pleuger’s recent repositioning as an independent mechanical engineering company and its continuing expansion provide Pleuger’s long-standing workforce with plenty of reasons to celebrate: At the end of June, the Pleuger family celebrated a success story with its new private equity partner, which began in the Golden Twenties of Berlin

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SBG Inertial Navigation Systems Fully Tested

SBG INS testing Hamburg

SBG Systems put all its inertial navigation systems to the test during a three-day hydrographic survey in the Hamburg port area in Germany. Test results take the form of interactive maps so hydrographers can select a product and compare its performance through seafloor maps.  SBG Systems and local partner McArtney GmbH tested three grades of the MEMS INS (Ellipse, Ekinox, Apogee) with FOG

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Microplastics Accumulate in Deep-Sea Life Hotspots

Research published this month reveals that microplastics often accumulate on the deep sea floor in the same place as diverse and dense marine life communities. This is because the same submarine sediment flows that transfer the oxygen and nutrients needed to sustain life, also transport microplastics from urban rivers to the deep-sea floor via pathways such as submarine canyons.  The findings result

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