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New developments include a multi- transducer SBP providing high data density suitable for 3D visualization, a towed SBP and a survey catamaran (USV) for remote operation in protect- ed or extremely shallow areas. INNO-

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InterOcean Systems Inc.

Established in 1945, InterOcean Sys- tems provides oceanographic sensors such as wave/tide and current meters, lowered from the boat and produces de-

JW Fishers Mfg Inc integrated data acquisition systems, tailed images of objects on the bottom.

For more than 45 years JW Fishers Mfg acoustic releases for mooring deploy-

The newest addition to Fishers sonar ment and recovery, cable handling has specialized in the design and manu- facture of high-tech, reasonably priced product line is a Sub Bottom Pro? ler. winches for coastal or deep ocean sur- vey, and pollution detection and control underwater search equipment. Its side The SBP-1 produces low frequency sound waves capable of penetrating devices for reducing oil spills in the scan sonars, underwater metal detectors, environment. In addition, InterOcean ROVs, and magnetometers are in use by through the ocean ? oor and produc-

Systems also offers specialized design, commercial diving companies, public ing images of objects buried under the strata layers. JW Fishers designs/man- engineering, and production for unique safety dive teams, government agencies, ufactures all of its underwater search applications. The products developed police and military units worldwide. JW systems at its factory in East Taunton,

Fishers began manufacturing underwa- and fabricated by InterOcean use prov-

Mass. The extensive line of equipment en and up-to-date technologies to meet ter metal detectors for recreational scu- includes hand-held & boat-towed metal customer requirements with durable, ba divers, and as demand for its products grew as commercial diving companies detectors and magnetometers, underwa- easy-to-use solutions that offer long- ter video systems, ROVs, side scan so- term reliability for many applications in and police departments began asking for nars, scanning sonars, acoustic pingers other types of underwater search equip- demanding marine environments.

The company was recently acquired ment, JW Fishers expanded its product and receivers, pipe and cable trackers by the ownership of Delmar Systems, line to include boat-towed detectors, and a recently added sub bottom pro? ler video systems and ROVs. In the ’90s system. The company is continuously

Inc in June 2016. Delmar, headquar- tered in Broussard, La., with technical R&D expanded into the sonar sector updating and improving the software with computers becoming smaller and used with its sonar systems and boat- services based in Houston, has a 48-year more capable of data transfer. Today towed detectors, adding new features history of providing mooring and subsea services to the offshore industry in some Fishers offers three high-tech, low cost and capabilities while making the equip- side scan systems employing the most ment easier to use and more powerful. of the world’s most challenging offshore commonly requested frequencies: 100 In 2016 all video and light systems environments.

underwent an overhaul eliminating the

Together, InterOcean Systems and kHz, 600 kHz and 1200 kHz. Low fre-

Delmar Systems intend to use their quency provides long range, but lower quartz-halogen light bulbs and intro- combined synergies to continue their resolution and high frequency gives the duced high intensity LED lighting as a highest resolution, but shortest range; system standard. Sonar and boat towed respective strengths and maintain the in- system owners also now have the ability novative high technology development the middle frequency provides an opti- to mount a Microsoft Surface tablet in mal combination of both. Fishers scan- for solutions that have resulted in suc- the lid of the control box, making it a cess for the industry and provided key ning sonar systems are also popular with many public safety dive teams due to its sleeker package for the end user.

long-term bene? ts for their customers.

Email: info@jw?

Email: lower cost compared to side scan. It is

Website: http://www.jw?

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