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Picotech Launches Small Integrated Multibeam Echosounder

PicoMB-130 Surf

Picotech has launched the PicoMB130 Surf, the world’s smallest integrated multibeam echosounder, delivering superior quality survey data from an ultracompact unit. The PicoMB-130 features:  Integrated multibeam echosounder, Applanix POS MV GNSS+IMU, and SVS with optionalacquisition PC, and autopilot, in the smallest form factor. Rugged fully overmolded digital transducers immune to galvanic corrosion. Ultralow power consumption for long endurance on

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Saildrone to Perform Annual Alaska Pollock Survey Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Saildrone

NOAA Fisheries traditionally uses research vessels and chartered fishing vessels to perform fisheries surveys, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this summer’s ship-based surveys in the region have been canceled. Instead, three Saildrone unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) deployed from Alameda, California, are sailing to the Bering Sea to perform this important task. The Alaska pollock fishery in the eastern Bering

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Kongsberg, DNV GL Agree on Digital Cooperation

Kongsberg DNV GL digital cooperation

Kongsberg and DNV GL have signed an agreement to enable customers of Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution to share their data for use in DNV GL’s digital class and assurance services. Kongsberg and DNV GL are looking to reduce the time, cost and complexity associated with class and assurance services for the maritime sector by cooperating on new digital

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NOAA Chooses Fugro for Hydrographic Services

Fugro has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by NOAA to provide hydrographic surveying services in the U.S. The contract was issued by NOAA’s National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey, to support the creation and maintenance of highly accurate nautical charts. The new IDIQ contract will run from January 2020 to December 2024. Fugro is

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2G Robotics Micro Inspection Skid

2G Robotics micro inspection skid

2G Robotics has released the Micro Inspection Skid, a new laser survey skid for inspection-class ROVs developed in partnership with iXblue and Nortek. This all-in-one integrated skid delivers high-accuracy inspection capabilities with subsea dynamic laser scanning to enable survey and inspection by low-cost vehicles. The Micro Inspection Skid is available for vehicles including the Saab Seaeye Falcon and the Seatronics

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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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