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  • One of the world's most modern and sophisticated cableships, the $49-million Sir Eric Sharp, was recently launched at Swan Hunter's Wallsend Yard, only 14 months after the order was placed by Cable and Wireless (Marine) Ltd.

    (CWM).

    Designed on computer, with the construction aligned by laser, the 377-foot-long Sir Eric Sharp is one of the most technologically advanced cableships afloat. When commissioned in spring 1989, the new vessel will take up station in Bermuda to provide CWM's new Atlantic Cable Maintenance Service in conjunction with the Mercury, another of CWM's cableships.

    The two vessels will share maintenance responsibility for the PTAT system, which will be the first privately funded trans-Atlantic fiber optic telecommunications cable, the PTAT-1 will be jointly owned by Cable and Wireless and its American partner and is scheduled to enter service in mid-1989.

    The 6,133-grt Sir Eric Sharp is the first cableship ever designed with a permanent integral remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for buried cable maintenance and repair duties.

    The ROV Cirrus will be able to perform a variety of complex cable repair and maintenance tasks. Aside from the hydraulic thrusters which propel the craft, it can also be fitted with tracks enabling it to crawl along the ocean floor.

    The Sir Eric Sharp has a breadth of 59 feet, depth of 33 feet and full load draft of 20.6 feet. Her propulsion equipment was provided by GEC Electrical Projects Ltd. The propulsion package consists of a Ruston main diesel engine fitted to a GEC Machines Ltd. generator with GEC Machines Ltd. propulsion motors. Auxiliary power is supplied by an NEI Allen auxiliary engine driving a GEC Machines generator.

    Hill Graham Controls Ltd. supplied propulsion motor converters.

    For maneuverability, the Sir Eric Sharp is fitted with bow and stern thrusters supplied by White Gill- United Technologies Elliott, Ltd., driven by GEC Machines thruster motors.

    The vessel has full satellite communications and navigation facilities and is equipped with an advanced dynamic positioning system which enables it to automatically maintain a fixed position relative to its remotely controlled submersible on the seabed.

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  • Tritech International Ltd. sold its multibeam sonar Gemini, to remotely operated vehicle (ROV) providers Sistac Sistemas de Acesso S.A. Sistac initially hired a deep-rate Gemini to evaluate its performance during sea trials and after the company observed its capabilities, subsequently purchased the sonar.

  • is working on our next generation of vehicles, which will encompass residency, robotic, and autonomous functions. We’re developing this technology at an advanced stage now, and we expect to be trialing one of our next-generation vehicles in Q3 2019.Recently, we conducted a demonstration of remote operations

  • on previous generation SMD WROV systems but were limited to relative positioning through seafloor lock technology.  The new ROVs have the option of a more advanced dynamic positioning system - relative and absolute - co-developed by SMD and Seebyte. Advanced flight modes such as auto-position, navigation map

  • of vehicles, which will encompass residency, robotic, and autonomous functions, according to McDonald. “We’re developing this technology at an advanced stage now, and we expect to be trialing one of our next-generation vehicles in Q3 2019.”Significantly, the company conducted a demonstration

  • Turbinia Works, Davy Bank Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, U.K. NE28 6UZ Tel:     +44 0191 234 8864 Fax:     +44 0191 234 0444 Email:     laurie.irvine@smd.co.uk Website:     www.smd.co.uk CEO/President:    Andrew Hodgson Vice President:    Mike Jones/Peter Imlah Marketing Director:    Richard Howarth Engi

  • Maritime Training and Competence Solutions (MTCS Ltd.) claims the whole subsea industry is getting busier all the time, with companies investing and expanding. One area in which this has been particularly noticeable is in remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). As the demand for ROVs increases, so does the need

  • . The development of ROPI, a “custom ROV” project started in 2002, resulted in the introduction of a completely redesigned, more powerful and technically advanced Seamor which became one of Inuktun Service’s growing modular mobile robotic systems products. In 2006 Mr. Robin Li, then an employee at Inuktun with

  • AT&T has been awarded a $157 million contract to build a new undersea fiber-optic cable that will link the U.S. mainland to Hawaii in 1993. Known as Haw-5, the cable is the fifth to link Hawaii to the mainland and the second fiber-optic cable to do so. The cable, which will carry voice and data

  • 7275 Joy Road, Dexter, Mich. 48130 Tel: 734-426-8978 Email: marlaisenstein@seaviewsystems.com Website: www.seaviewsystems.com CEO/President: Matthew Cook Number of Employees: 6 Annual Sales:    $750,000.00   Leaders in the provision of world-class custom underwater technology solutions to the

  • growth in 2013 and this is set to continue in 2014. In order to deliver the best in class service, we are continuing to invest in the latest and most advanced equipment on the market, staffed by the best people, to ensure we are at the forefront of technology, reliability and competence.  “Delivery of the

  • An invaluable resource for the marine industry, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) perform a multitude of tasks, from pipeline inspection to subsea construction, often equipped with an array of cameras, sonars, sensors, manipulators and other tools to go to work where divers cannot. Power and payload,

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