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Underwater Acoustic Recorders


After intense R&D investment, underwater acoustics specialist RTSYS has released the long-lasting and cost-effective SYLENCE-LP acoustic recorders. Two recorders were developed: a smaller one named SYLENCE-LP 220 (22 cm high, 35 days of autonomy), with one fixed hydrophone; and a longer one named SYLENCE-LP 440 (44 cm high, up to 180 days of nonstop recording), with one fixed or loose hydrophone. These recorders

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First Geophysical Survey for Mayflower Wind

TerraSond survey Mayflower Wind

TerraSond, an Acteon company, has completed a high-resolution geophysical survey for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC. The two-month campaign, which began in July 2019, surveyed an area, 20 mi. south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, that can support up to 1,600 MW of offshore wind. The wind farm is scheduled to deliver

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Motive Offshore Addresses Skills Shortage with Division Launch

Motive Offshore technicians

Motive Offshore Group, specialists in marine equipment fabrication and rental, has launched Motive Personnel, a division specifically created to provide offshore technicians to its global customer base. With the ability to mobilize up to 50 BOSIET and GWO (Global Wind Organisation) qualified Motive staff technicians, as well as additional Motive-trained subcontractors, the new division will be headed up and developed by new appointment

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Safety Accelerator Seeks Digital Innovations in Marine Workplace Safety

Lloyd’s Register is hosting a competitive safety accelerator to support digital innovation in marine workplace safety. According to Lloyd’s Register, “the nature of marine and offshore, and the environments in which these industries operate, makes working in these sectors some of the most dangerous in the world. Although conditions for crew and personnel are improving, there is more to be

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Biocide Mapping Technology Traces Chemicals in O&G Operations

LUX Assure, a specialist chemical monitoring and management solutions to the oil and gas industry, has launched TraxBio, a biocide mapping technology. TraxBio maps biocidal surfactants in oil and gas systems using the chemicals’ propensity to form micelles, or clusters of the biocide. Certain biocides contain some level of micelle-forming surfactants; usually quaternary amines to disrupt biofilms on pipe surfaces.

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