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  • 553 South Street, Quincy, MA 02169
    T: 617 715 7080
    E: dtalbot@bluefinrobotics.com
    W: www.bluefinrobotics.com
    President: David P. Kelly
    No. of Employees: 200


    Company Profile:
    Bluefin Robotics, a Battelle Company, develops, builds, and operates Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), subsea batteries, and related technologies for defense, commercial, and scientific customers worldwide. It offers a full range of modular, free-flooded AUV platforms having designed in more than 50 different configurations. The Bluefin team brings a unique set of skills including hard-won expertise in the application of advanced materials, systems, and technologies to real-life operating conditions. It offers research and development capabilities, technology integration, full-scale manufacturing facilities, test and evaluation infrastructure, and customer support functions from training and marine operations to logistics and full life-cycle support. Headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, Bluefin’s 55,000-sq. ft. facility houses three floors of engineering, manufacturing, marine operations, and corporate administrative functions. With ample space for equipment and direct ocean access, it is able to design, build and test our systems all in a single location allowing our team to work efficiently and effectively. No other provider has our depth and breadth of expertise and resources dedicated exclusively to AUV development and production. Bluefin Robotics spun-out from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997. In 2005, the company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Battelle and in 2013 expanded its autonomous capability portfolio with the acquisition of SeeByte of Edinburgh.
    Bluefin’s product line includes the new modular Bluefin-9, the mid-size Bluefin-12, and the Bluefin-21 most recently used by the US Navy to search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean. Bluefin AUVs can be equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art payloads, collision avoidance, pipeline tracking capabilities, and Witness, Bluefin’s new communications and visualization add-on used for viewing imagery while underway. Bluefin subsea power’s power portfolio includes the production of over 500 batteries for both AUV and non-AUV applications.

    Noteworthy Defense Programs:
    • SMCM UUV - Knifefish is a specialized Bluefin-21 for the mine countermeasures mission package for littoral combat ships
    • Next generation counter measures - This expendable UUV is a small-diameter vehicle customized specifically for torpedo defense
    • SHARK ASW System – SHARK AUV is a ground-breaking anti-submarine warfare concept for the DARPA/DASH Program, leveraging Bluefin’s deep ocean technologies for persistent presence
    • Proteus - this hybrid swimmer delivery/AUV platform introduces game-changing conops to subsea warfare
    • HAUV-N - HAUV with a manipulator arm that serves as a mine identification and neutralization capability for use in explosive ordnance disposal.


    The Case: This year, the US Navy used the Bluefin-21 for the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote and very deep area of the Indian Ocean. The AUV was launched 25 times in order to collect over 850 sq. km of seafloor imagery. As a result, authorities successfully discounted the area as the final resting place of those on-board.
     

    (As published in the July/Aug 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - http://www.marinetechnologynews.com/Magazine)

  • 4-23 Nihan Drive, St. Catharines, ON, Canada L2N 1L2 T: +21 905 687 6672 E: jhoney@sharkmarine.com http://www.sharkmarine.com CEO/President: Jim Garrington Vice President: Wendy Garrington Marketing Director: Michael Aitken Sales Manager: Jim Honey  General Manager: Scott Charles No. Of Employees:

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  • When the Navy announced in November its plans to scrap the DD-21 program and introduce the DD(X), the scramble was on by the two primary teams bidding the project — Blue and Gold — to shift gears on the fly and re-think the entire concept. The team of General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin - Blue — is

  • Chemin du Glapin 20, St Prex, Vaud, Switzerland Tel: +41 21 800 95 95 Email: mail@fischerconnectors.ch Website: www.fischerconnectors.com Number of Employees: 450 The Case Fischer Connectors is a leader in connectors and cable assembly solutions. The Swiss based company has made its mark in the marine

  • The U.S. Navy announced a $124 million contract modification for continuation of design and test planning of its 21st century DD 21 destroyer program. The contract was awarded to the DD 21 Alliance, which includes Ingalls Shipbuilding and Bath Iron Works of Bath. Me. Ingalls Shipbuilding, a Northrop G

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  • the Arleigh Burke Class (DDG-51) Aegis destroyer, the improved version of the Los Angeles Class (SSN-688) attack submarine, the new Seawolf Class (SSN-21) submarine, and the Small Waterplane Area, Twin-Hull (SWATH) T-AGOS ocean surveillance ship with the Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS)

  • +4943126095900 E-mail: d.esser@contros.eu Website: www.contros.eu CEO/President: Daniel Esser Vice President: Volker Sallandt  Employees: 21   The Case: CONTROS was estbalished in 2006 as a GmbH and is a leader for dissolved gas measurements and building systems for the total carbon cycle

  • News, Va., recently unveiled a new frigate design which it plans to offer to the worldwide military market. Costing about $400 million, the new FF-21 frigate would be in direct competition with reportedly more expensive designs from Germany and France. The FF-21 concept is a state-ofthe- art high-speed

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    PROPULSION T e OXE Diesel Outboard Arrives Credit: OXE Swedish manufacturer Cimco Marine has developed the world’s f rst 200hp diesel marine outboard – named the OXE Diesel – for maritime security agencies, yacht tenders, municipalities and military applications. By Rick Eyerdam s Trace Laborde, Marine

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    Maritime Reporter & Engineering News’ Marine Equipment Guide Hydraulic and Marine Safety Pneumatic Equipment A C A.1 Valves C.1 Safety & Survival Gear A.2 Actuators Business news you can Ship Equipment D trust and advertising results you can count on. D.1 Helm Chairs We have you covered in every

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    P PRODUCTS MARINE ELECTRONICS Ship IoT Tech: Enabling Proactive Approach to Navigation Safety The airline industry has long employed ? ight data to monitor navigational and operational practices for evaluation and feedback to pilots using a system called Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA).

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    MarTID 2019: the second annual maritime training insights database OPINIONS ON AUTONOMY in marine fuel from 3.5 to 0.5% by 2020, and long- term the proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions While technology behind the advent of autonomous operations is ubiquitous 50% by 2050. On the commercial side

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    MarTID 2019 Maritime Training Insights Database 2019 Training Practices Report esults from the second annual While a complex and time-consuming to livestock. While ships, technology tously in 2018 – 46 – which is the lowest Maritime Training Insights endeavor to plan, execute, compile and and increasing

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