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New Tool For Marine
The Chelsea Technologies Group has recently delivered a Nu-Shuttle system specifically configured for marine geology applications.
Working with Sequoia Scientific (Bellvue, WA) a redesigned compact version of the LISST 100x instru- ment has been installed in the Nu-
Shuttle undulating towed vehicle.
This is complimented with a Sontek
MiniADP, OBS3+ optical backscatter sensor and MINIpack CTD-fluo- rimeter package. The system will be towed behind a survey vessel enabling real time profile of suspended sedi- ments throughout the water column.
The standard LISST 100x, redesigned into two smaller pressure housings resulting in a more compact unit with better flow orientation, provides real time data on particle size distribution and volume concentra- tion. The Sontek ADP 1.5 MHz was selected due to its small, compact size and ability to provide water current data during the survey.
Call for Papers
Northeast Shore & Beach Preservation
Northeast Chapter of the International
Erosion Control Association
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
September 21-23, 2009
Prospective authors are invited to submit a two page, single-spaced abstract including figures to:
Dr. J. Richard Weggel, P.E.
Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Drexel University 3141 Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Abstracts are due by: May 15, 2009.
Notification of acceptance of abstracts will be mailed by June 12, 2009. Abstracts of accepted presenta- tions will be printed and distributed at the conference. Authors of accept- ed papers are required to present the paper and register for the conference.
No further paper will be required; however, presenters are encouraged to prepare a paper for submission to
Shore & Beach, the Journal of the
American Shore & Beach
Preservation Association. www.ieca- nechapter.org/coastal2009.html www.seadiscovery.com Marine Technology Reporter 53
COOEC Chooses New ROVs
In a major breakthrough into the Chinese oil and gas industry, Saab Seaeye has sold two Panther Plus electric work ROVs to China's largest off-shore engi- neering company, COOEC. It follows an earlier sale of a Panther Plus and represents an expanding capa- bility for COOEC who are part of China National
Of the two vehicles sold to the Chinese off-shore company, one will operate from a Tether Management
System, while the other is free-swimming. Technical support will come from Saab Seaeye's distributor in the region, Blue Whale Offshore Engineering
The ROV can cut wire rope and soft line up to 1.5 inch (38mm). It can carry out visual operations with high quality video systems. Perform pre and post drilling site survey. Undertake guidance and orienta- tion for BOP and riser connection, depth and orien- tation of wellhead and BOP stack. It can also clean wellhead and bulls eyes, and change out AX wellhead gaskets. www.seaeye.com
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