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Tech Files Research Vessel Tech
MacArtney to Supply
Swedish Research Ship
MacArtney TRIAXUS for vertical pro? ling.
After a successful Sea Acceptance Test LEDs, Laser Pointers and HD Zoom graphic data acquisition work and de- in the North Sea, MacArtney has signed Camera. Operating this integrated sys- signed to undulate between 1 and 350m off on an integrated system solution for tem solution is the R/V Svea, a new the aft installed TRIAXUS ROTV with the new research vessel, the R/V Svea. research and survey vessel built at the lateral offset will enable vertical pro? l-
Working with the Swedish University Armon shipyard in Vigo, Spain for the ing to be carried out by the R/V Svea in of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) since Swedish University of Agricultural an undisturbed water column. While the 2009, MacArtney has provided a range Sciences (SLU), and the Swedish Me- bow installed FOCUS 2, acknowledged of technology, from camera and light teorological and Hydrological Institute for its stability in the water, can steadily systems, to more recently, the co-design (SMHI), now operating in Skagerrak, tow a fully customized sensor package and upgrade of a Lobster Sledge with ? - Kattegat and the Baltic Sea. through the Epipelagic Zone.
ber optic multiplexer and interfaces. The new research vessel, constructed The custom-designed carousel CTD
Now MacArtney has delivered a fully for a wide range of maritime research with water sampling from Seabird and integrated scope of supply including the and environmental monitoring, will be the MacArtney drop-camera system
MacArtney TRIAXUS and FOCUS 2 used by SLU and SMHI to collect scien- provides detailed pro? le and series data.
ROTVs (Remote Operated Towed Ve- ti? c data for environmental monitoring, Customized with identical hardware to hicles) and a customized CTD (Conduc- climate research and ? shing quotas. The the TRIAXUS and FOCUS 2 ROTVs, tivity, Temperature and Depth) carousel MacArtney package will be utilized to the systems are designed for redundan- with water sampling and drop-camera assist in this mission. cy and easy to maintain during extended system comprising of LUXUS Power Known for its high-speed oceano- expeditions.
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