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Teledyne Marine Announces 2024 Photo & Data Contest

Teledyne Marine is excited to announce the launch of the 2024 edition of the Teledyne Marine Photo & Data Contest. We invite our customers to showcase their creativity and expertise by sharing photos of Teledyne Marine products in action, whether in the office, lab, or field, as well as data samples collected using our products. Share your work, gain inspiration from others, and highlight your unique perspective and achievements with a global audience. By participating, you join a vibrant community of professionals pushing the boundaries of marine technology!

UTEC Supporting Enshore Subsea and Herbosch Kiere on the Senegal Power Compact Program

UTEC, a brand in marine energy and infrastructure services company Acteon, has been awarded a contract to provide survey services to Dakar Marine Link, a joint venture between Enshore Subsea and Herbosch Kiere for the Senegal Power Compact, a program designed to increase the reliability and accessibility of electricity in Senegal.

Woodside Energy Appoints DeepOcean Offshore Senegal

The scope of work includes project management, engineering, and execution of subsea services such as inspection, survey, intervention, and maintenance, as well as additional services such as underwater inspection of FPSO (UWILD) and standalone ROV operations.

Sonardyne Confirms Next Phase of On Demand Ocean Bottom Node Project with Shell, Petrobras and SENAI CIMATEC in Brazil

These highly innovative nodes represent the next generation of geophysical monitoring systems in the offshore oil and gas industry. Using our proprietary optical and acoustic communications technologies, and drawing on our extensive experience of seabed monitoring, OD OBN will provide a versatile, lower cost, more resilient solution for time-lapse seismic and subsidence monitoring of producing reservoirs with better data and the capacity to be placed on the ocean floor for up to five years without human intervention.

Scientists Locate Chile's Deepest Known Cold Seeps

Scientists on a research expedition onboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor (too) have located Chile’s deepest and most northern cold seeps. At 2836 meters deep, the seeps provide chemical energy for deep-sea animals living without sunlight, offering potential insights into the conditions that led to the development of life on Earth.

Anduril to Open Large Scale Production Facility for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

The Rhode Island production facility will enable Anduril to increase production to 200 AUVs per year and create more than 100 jobs over the next five years. The factory announcement comes amid growing demand for Anduril’s AUVs, including an $18.6 million contract with the U.S. Navy.

Kraken Robotics Supports Energy Transition in Taiwan

Kraken Robotics announces since undertaking its first seabed survey project in Taiwan 3 years ago, Kraken Robotics has supported the installation of over 1.8GW of green energy through the use of the innovative 3D acoustic Sub-Bottom Imager™ (SBI).

MacArtney's GreenLink enhances wave energy testing at world-class marine site

MacArtney's GreenLink terminations will connect innovative technology at PacWave South. This cutting-edge platform, run by Oregon State University, is for testing and optimising marine energy devices in open-ocean environments, driving the application of wave energy as a reliable power source.

Teledyne Marine Pays Tribute to Doug Webb’s Lifetime of Scientific Achievements

Mr. Douglas Webb, an esteemed Oceanographer Emeritus from Woods Hole, MA, and founder of Teledyne Webb Research, received recognition for his lifelong contributions to science at the Teledyne Marine facility located in North Falmouth, MA, on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

Exail selected by the European Commission to contribute to E=MCM project

Exail, a world leader in robotics technologies, announces its selection to participate in the European Extended Mine Counter Measures (E=MCM) project. The objective of this consortium project, led by Naval Group Belgium, is to establish a future European sovereign capacity in mine warfare.

New Contract Awarded for Kystdesign

Kystdesign is excited to share that we have secured a new contract with DOF, a significant player in the global offshore industry. DOF has placed an order for two complete Constructor Compact ROV systems.

Base Materials Bolsters Subsea Buoyancy Offer with New Repair and Refurbishment Service

Base Materials launches new buoyancy repair and refurbishment service providing remotely operated vehicle (ROV) owners and operators with a more sustainable alternative to purchasing new buoyancy modules.

XOCEAN Secures €30m to Transform Ocean Data

XOCEAN, the ocean data company, has successfully raised €30 million in its latest Series B funding round. The oversubscribed funding was led by Venturewave Capital, with co-investors including Endeavor Catalyst and Enterprise Ireland, facilitated through the Impact-focused Venturebeam platform. Notably, XOCEAN achieved an AA+ rating for impact by the new platform.

VLIZ and Maritime Robotics Unveil Cutting-edge Long Range Unmanned Surface Vehicle Gobelijn

Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ, Belgium) takes a major step towards full-fledged remote-controlled operations for marine research and innovation. Following a European tender, VLIZ awarded the contract for the construction of a long-range, multi-purpose, unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to Maritime Robotics (Norway).

FreeStar: A New Force in Subsea Services

FreeStar Subsea Services is a new company born from the merger of Vriezoo ROV Services and Mark Offshore. The collaboration offers a unique combination of ROV and survey support services with FreeStar’s own, recently acquired and outfitted vessel, the SSV Navicula Star. While most mid-sized subsea companies specialize in either vessel or ROV services, FreeStar’s owners believe that this combination will give the new offshore service provider a competitive edge.

EVENT: MATS - Southampton, UK - 5-7 November 2024

During MATS 2024 - our 10th event - we aim to explore Marine Autonomous Systems (MAS), to underline its significance and to represent each key aspect through the themes outlined. Throughout the event we will reflect on some of the big advancements and aspirations of the 10 previous events, many of which have been actualised over this period and resulted in key developments.

Impact Subsea Unveils Powerful New Features in seaView 3.1

Impact Subsea, a leading provider of subsea sensor solutions, today announced the release of seaView 3.1, a significant update to their popular operation, configuration and logging software suite. seaView 3.1 empowers users with a range of new features designed to enhance efficiency and streamline subsea operations.

USVs Set to Collect Water Pollution Data in SW England Pilot

A consortium of British marine technology companies has secured Innovate UK funding to deploy non-invasive Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) for water quality monitoring in three key South West regional ports; Dartmouth, Falmouth and Plymouth.

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