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AUV for Geotechnical Survey

Feritech Global

Marine-i has agreed to support marine engineering specialist Feritech Global in its plan to create an autonomous subsea vehicle specially designed for geotechnical survey work. Such a design would result in safer, more efficient and cost-effective seabed survey operations. Marine-i and Feritech are collaborating on a structured development program to define the industry standards that the new vehicle must meet,

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Webinar Today: Gap-Filler Survey Tech

Klein – A MIND Technology Business will host a webinar today at 11:00 a.m. EST on gap-filler technology for the most efficient surveys, enabling full swath coverage and less time on the water. Join Richard Dentzman and Michiel Van De Visser will discuss how they were able to perform two ANTX demonstration surveys for the U.S. Navy–between two hurricanes and

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Drones Improve Surveys

Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship Ltd. confirms that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings, as well as the speed and safety of the survey process. Following successful trials, Foreship has added the method to its service offering. A draught survey is typically performed from a boat operated alongside the vessel. The boat, which may be

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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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