August 2015 - Marine Technology Reporter

MTR100:nke Instrumentation

Posted by Irina Tabakina

Rue Gutenberg - ZI de Kérandré, Hennebont, Morbihan, France 56700   
T: +33 297 36 41 31    /  E: [email protected]    /  W:
CEO/President: Jean Claude Le Bleis   
No. of Employees: 30   
Annual Sales: $7.4 million


nke Instrumentation designs, manufactures and sells instruments and systems for water measurements and environmental monitoring. Its fields of application are ocean, deep sea, coastal, rivers and lakes, and its range of products includes: data loggers, autonomous buoys, deep floats, sediment sensors and profilers.
nke Instrumentation is involved in several research projects, both nationally and internationally, and works in partnership with scientific institutions such as Ifremer and CNRS.
The French company launched its Brazilian subsidiary in July 2013 : nke Instrumentaçao, located in Rio de Janeiro (Serviços e Equipamentos Ambientais e Oceanogràficos)

Autonomous Data Loggers:
•    for parameters monitoring (Pressure, Temperature, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity)
•    for environment monitoring (Silting, Heat Flow, Atmospheric Corrosion)
•    behaviour analysis of immersed systems (Force, Acceleration, Slope, Corrosion)
•    fishing control (fishing time, ship position, immersion time of trawl)


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