Thomas A. Cuomo, group vice president of Drew Ameroid Marine, recently announced three executive appointments.
Frank Catton has been named staff vice president, responsible for the development of new business opportunities in the worldwide marine industry.
Robert K. Fleming has been appointed regional vice president, Northern European Region. Most recently vice president of marketing, he will now be responsible for the sales and administrative activities in the North Europe area.
Robert E. Rogaski, formerly marketing manager-chemicals, has been promoted to vice president of marketing, responsible for directing the marketing efforts of the division worldwide.
Drew Ameroid Marine, a division of Ashland Chemical Company, provides advanced product/application technology in chemicals, sealing and welding, and refrigerant products for the marine transportation and support services market.
it will offer three seminars on electrical power circuit breakers designed to increase the understanding of circuit breakers and provide valuable application information. SPD Technologies and its predecessor companies have been engaged in the supply and application of circuit breakers for Navy shipboard
, subsea, naval and fisheries. A world leader in technology advances, Kongsberg Maritime delivers systems that cover all aspects of various maritime applications: • Subsea survey and construction • Maritime security • Environmental monitoring • Scientific research • Dynamic positioning and navigation
, and AUVs are used in survey and inspection operations worldwide. Working closely with customers to develop technology that pushes the limits in subsea applications, Kongsberg Maritime is also dedicated to developing innovative environmental monitoring solutions. Company Profile The company mission is maximizing
in MEMS IMUs, VRUs and AHRSs in the $1000-$5000 class. These products regularly go head to head with FOGs when it comes to integration in maritime applications. The 4th generation MTi that has been introduced in 2012 has proven itself in new applications. The Company: Xsens is a developer and global
Phil Gabriel Employees: 54 Hemisphere GNSS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GNSS products for positioning, heading, and navigation applications in marine, land survey, construction, mapping, OEM, and other markets. The company holds numerous patents and other intellectual property and sells
Walter Quam Vice President: Bjørn Jalving Number of Employees: 4,200 The Case Kongsberg Maritime develops systems for practically all subsea applications. Its sonar, multibeam echo sounders, cameras, positioning systems and AUVs are used in survey and inspection operations worldwide. Kongsberg Maritime
that was originally focused on the so-called “sense and avoid” problem for unmanned aerial vehicles – it evolved to include technologies for ocean application as well. “The MUN team’s approach to sense and avoid was to put intelligent sensors on the vehicle,” said Brian Terry, Agile President and CEO
a marine technology company engaged in the design and development of high performance sonars and acoustic velocity sensors for military and commercial applications. The Kraken team includes internationally recognized experts in undersea remote sensing applications. The Tech A new technology called Synthetic
privately owned company established in 1975. We design and manufacture in-house custom cables and we have a great experience in a variety of specialist applications. Its specialties are: custom cable design and manufacturing, high standard products and technical support, fast response time, solid delivery
(AUVs), with more than 250 AUVs deployed worldwide. The Iver3 AUV is an affordable, COTs vehicle used for general survey, subsurface security work, MCM applications and serves as a research platform for a variety of applications. The Iver3 AUV is a rugged, simple to operate AUV system that incorporates open
Novacavi is an Italy-based privately owned company established in 1975 that designs and manufactures in-house custom cables for a variety of specialist applications. The company’s specialties are custom cable design and manufacturing, high standard products and technical support, fast response time, solid delivery
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Balmoral Boltless Bend Restrictor Balmoral has extended its bend restric- tor range to include a genuinely boltless restrictor (patent pending). This innovation allows ? tting times to be slashed, offering savings in offshore installation costs. In line with Balmoral’s track record for prod- uct
depths as great as 6000 and technology companies. Though it are customized per the ? nal customer’s meters. offers products for shallow water appli- application & instrumentation, and the http://deepwaterbuoyancy.com cations, it specializes in deepwater, pro- viding solutions to depths product line improves
units, outriggers, mobile units, fabricates all sizes of wire and synthetic bilical Winch (hydraulic, electrical or and other specialty subsea applications. rope slings for heavy lift applications. both), with or without a hydraulic power The DT Marine 3025EHLWR is a With wire rope swage capabilities
designs and tation and a wide range of other types integrated A-frame solutions. manufactures CEMAC offshore cable of marine equipment. MERMAC A10 Applications include work class ROV handling equipment intended for pipe- systems are easy to control and provide systems, inspection class ROV sys- line
come one of the principal innovators in the subsea imaging and measure- ment industry. It is headquartered is in BIRNS, Inc. Kildare, Ireland with of? ces in the U.S., BIRNS started out in the subsea the U.K., China and Australia. industry creating underwater cam- Currently the company is building
and ease of integration on ROVs, Cathx Ocean, Ltd. AUVs, ocean observatories, and drop- Cathx Ocean have manufactured camera systems. Target applications what it claims is the world’s ? rst fully include ocean research and exploration, integrated subsea imaging system. The environmental monitoring
1,700-kilometer mission autonomously collecting ? sheries thus increasing mission ef? ciency. acoustics and physical properties of the sea surface. As part Looking back 20 years, we celebrate the progress and ad- of this multi-vehicle mission under the U.K. NERC/Defra vancements made in ocean observatio
Compared with historical data collected over centuries, this year suggest seismic motion was consistent with displacement new information will help scientists better predict geologic at the full convergence rate. From the results of his missions, activity. Dr. Chadwell concluded the Wave Gliders have
ver the past 20 years, great strides have been made Sea? oor geodesy projects are underway across the globe, all in the ability to observe and monitor the worlds’ in pursuit of scienti? c advances that will help us crack the ocean. Just think that less than two decades ago, one code on earthquake and
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tech delivers cost savings and Waagen’s Test Center attracts A place to grow Along with the 1,100-square-meter testing and training cen- wind power entrepreneurs, ? oating or marine wind power con- ter backed by The Switch — plus researchers, equipment and tinues to grow. Since Equinor’s launch of a
At least one unnamed wind player (our guess is Equinor) has “Norwegian Catapult” or the Test Center — is hoping to pro- already signed on with Unitech. While they’ve opted for wind duce other Unitechs out of an expected stream of startups. power cables, Unitech is also in negotiations with clients for
n Europe, where offshore turbines heavily dot maritime tween wind turbines. The spooling system can also be mount- maps, there’s acknowledged room for innovation in ed as a barge. turbine construction, support shipping and subsea. In- Spooled cable is custom “spun” like yarn from a ? xed or Istallations
The making of a (supply chain) star Wind is “the tech of choice,” the International Energy Agency said recently, just as a new report by the University of Delaware outlined the opportunity in U.S. of shore wind: 5,000 miles of of shore cabling and 1,700 turbines, it turns out, are bundled into current
AUV visuals: Swire Seabed’s user interface. Photo: Swire Seabed Norway has announced it will follow the Cooke Isles example of issuing licenses to quali? ed subsea mining companies. Ocean Minerals’ quali? ed offshore process involves low- ering pipe bound to nodule-harvesters on the seabed. Nod- ules
waii, underwater mining tools target the whole gamut of min- of major offshore acreage awards. Deepsea miner, Ocean ing support tasks. Minerals, says REEs are “17 chemically similar metals con- sisting of the 15 elements known as the lanthanides plus yt- High-stakes ops trium and scandium” and they’re of
deepsea the newest batteries. robotic lander dubbed TURTLE. Enter the drone. The European Union is marshalling its “The (TURTLE) has clear applications in subsea mining as mechatronic (multidisciplinary, robotic) research communi- it is a special AUV that can stay on the bottom for extended ties
tenance activities, these are effectively hotel boats with a lot term we want to develop the HAUV track and survey buried of redundant time. We have developed HAUV to be able to be cables autonomously. Various pipe tracking technologies are deployed and recovered from these vessels essentially replac-
AUVs in the market are not actually that autonomous; often from a quayside at a lake close to Saab’s Facility in Sweden the vessel needs to track the vehicle during a scope, which, in to perform a “mow the lawn” style pre-programmed survey our eyes, defeated the object of the autonomous feature.”
, in syn- was dif? cult to upgrade the vehicle or change out sensors for ergy with the vessel’s primary activity, reducing costs. The different applications,” says Ward. “In any event, the existing Image: Modus Seabed Intervention April 2019 32 MTR MTR #3 (18-33).indd 32 4/10/2019 4:18:20 P