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2018: JAN | FEB


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Sound Navigation Ranging
GeoSwath 4 is a fourth-generation shallow-water multibeam echosounder. It features a new look deck that is smaller and lighter with sufficient Ethernet, USB and serial interfaces to suit any combination of peripheral sensors. The new hardware enables it to transmit on both port and starboard transducers simultaneously. Kongsberg Maritime AS.
Data Telemetry System
The SBD Iridium Satellite Modem gives global coverage for low-cost data telemetry including currents and waves, using the Iridium satellite network—the only satellite network allowing transmission of information from any point on Earth 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Messages take seconds to reach its destination via email or directly to Web service. OSIL.

Survey Smart Antenna
With multiple wireless communications ports and an open GNSS interface, the Hemisphere S321 can be used in a variety of operating modes as a precise base station sending RTK to an existing rover network, connecting it to a base via UHF radio or Wi-Fi network. S321 is Athena-enabled and Atlas-capable. Hemipshere GNSS, Carlson Software.

Underwater Metal Detector
The SAR-1 search and recovery, metal detector is specifically designed for military, law enforcement and public safety dive teams to locate metallic objects in low visibility. The detector has a streamlined design with no external wires or cables and uses visual LED lights and vibration target indicators. JW Fishers Mfg. Inc.
Electric Sea Catch
Providing a safe release of up to 1,300 lb. instantly with a push button, the TR3AC uses an electric solenoid to push the release lever open from within the device. Manual release is also available via a pull on the release lanyard. McMillan Design Inc.

Underwater HD Zoom Camera
HD Zoom SeaCam includes a 30x optical zoom capability and 0.024 Lux faceplate illumination. Options include an aluminum housing depth rated to 2,000 m or a titanium housing depth rated to 6,000 m. DeepSea Power & Light Inc.

Terrestrial Laser Scanner
Optech Polaris TLS Series is a tripod-mounted laser scanner that bridges the gap between small, short-range scanners and heavier, long-range scanners. The three models include the TLS-250, TLS-750 and TLS-1600. Teledyne Optech.

Fluorescence Measurer
Enviro-T2 is an in-line fluorometer ideal for drinking water or waste water facilities that want to detect cyanobacteria and algae in their water flow. It provides a 4 to 20 mA output that easily integrates with data collection systems and requires minimal installation. Turner Designs Inc.

3D Navigation Sonar Feature
Local History Mapping offers the ability to build a 3D map of the seafloor over which you have recently sailed. The map is updated with every ping and is displayed as an overlay on top of the nautical chart display. Far Sounder.

Hydrographic, Sonar Processing
HIPS and SIPS 10 introduce new capabilities for automation, efficiency and usability through the integration of the process designer. They provide access to bathymetry and imagery workflows, base surfaces, mosaic and VR surface creation. Teledyne CARIS.

Digital Content Service Provider
NEWSlink Live is a digital content service for crew members. This next-generation service enables seafarers to receive richer, more dynamic news, sports, finance and entertainment content to personal devices 24/7. KVH Industries Inc.

Synthetic Environment Software
Sentio is a highly advanced synthetic environment and virtualization platform that can optimize and improve the efficiency of operations in any offshore environment. It enables the user to virtualize any operational environment across the full ocean engineering value chain, improving safety, identifying risks and lowering costs by enabling understanding of operational needs before going offshore. SMD Ltd.

Echosounder Software Update
A major software update for the HydroSweep deepwater multibeam echosounders has been released. HydroSweep now fully supports the RESON S7K data format, enabling it to work with a wider range of hydrographic software suites. This enables new features such as bathymetry data, classical high-resolution side scan information, as well as snippet amplitude information. Teledyne RESON A/S.

Satellite Terminal System
The GX100PM is designed for use in defense and intelligence applications. The 1-m military grade maritime terminal is compatible with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress “SATCOM as a Service” capability, allowing maritime users to access seamless commercial wideband connectivity globally. Intellian Technologies.

Load-Handling Adapter
3D Motion Compensator (3DMC), a flexible retrofit device, is designed to enhance the load-handling precision of an offshore crane even in challenging sea states. It can be fitted to the knuckle jib of a broad spectrum of new or existing subsea/offshore cranes. MacGregor.

Dive Mapping App
The world’s first interactive 3D dive maps of the Florida Keys are now available in an app featuring four different modes, including dive mode, which simulates how the actual dive will be. Ocean Maps GmbH.

Clearance Calculation Software
ADMIRALITY Passage Planner allows bridge officers to import and use routes that have been generated on compatible ECDIS models. Any changes made to the passage plan can also be saved and loaded into these ECDIS for final validation checks and navigation. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office.

Thermoplastic 3D Printer
The Fortus 900mc is built for functional prototyping, manufacturing aids, tooling and short-run direct digital manufacturing. This printer is geared toward product engineers, manufacturing engineers and service bureaus. Stratasys Ltd.

Marine Antenna
An all-in-one Wi-Fi and high-definition television antenna, the WebWatch can keep up to 32 devices connected to the Internet from nearby Wi-Fi hotspots or cellular data. It is fast, reliable and tailored for long-range reception. Shakespeare Co. LLC.

Digital Storage Oscilloscope
The 2190E gives technical schools and hobbyists the advantage of buying a higher bandwidth oscilloscope with the latest features at a budget price. It has a 7-in. higher resolution display, standard LAN interface, 100-MHz bandwidth, digital filtering and a waveform recorder. It continues to offer standard interfaces and an optional USB-to-GPIB adapter. B&K Precision Corp.

Characterization Software Update
A new version of the HampsonRussell reservoir characterization software includes new features for attribute extraction and prediction along horizontal wells, as well as upgraded geostatistical mapping capabilities. Users will benefit from better workflows for greater productivity with new data conditioning and map prediction features.CGG.

Marine Diesel Engine
The EPA III/Tier 4 Marine Diesel Engine has emissions reduction built right in the engine. The Exhaust Gas Recirculation system needs no aftertreatment and no change to the operating processes. It maintains the best-in-class fuel economy and produces up to 15 percent more power while maintaining the same footprint. GE Marine Solutions.

Aluminum Boat Line
Designed for the commercial and government marketplace, the 850 Aluminum Impact RHIB is the introductory model from a lineup that features five variants ranging in size from 7.5 m to 12 m. With safety in mind, this allows for maintenance optimization and interoperability for officers in the field. Brunswick Commercial & Government Products.

Wide-screen Sonar Diving System
The embedded navigation system relies on the several sensors: heading, immersion, DVL and a GPS for surface initialization. Sonar and navigation data are fully recorded, allowing mission replay, data analysis and export. RTsys.

Profiling Float Controller
The new core of the APEX, the APF-11, accommodates up to eight sensors as well as conductivity, temperature and depth (CTD) sensors, enabling configuration of profiling floats that meet custom scientific requirements. Sensors measure dissolved oxygen concentration, chlorophyll fluorescence and particulate backscatter. Teledyne Webb Research.

Digital Control Console
With a clean, new design and fewer connectors and lighter weight, the Phantom NIS-300 is designed specifically for all existing and new Phantom P-150 and Firefly ROV systems. It includes real-time diagnostics, which can be serviced and upgraded remotely. Deep Ocean Engineering Inc.

Monitoring Application
A new carbon dioxide monitoring, reporting and verification application has been developed for the K-Fleet suite of marine fleet management software. Automating the CO2 calculations and report generation reduces the burden for crews to ensure they meet the new environmental regulations that go into effect in 2018. Kongsberg Maritime A/S

Stainless Steel Disc Couplings
Whether in the drives of ship propellers, mobile platforms or tidal power plants, the high-performance and robust ROBA-DS disk pack couplings are suited for operations in extreme environmental conditions at sea. They received the approval of DNV GL for high quality and reliability. Chr. Mayr GmbH & Co. KG.

Near Real-Time Data Processor
CARIS Onboard 1.1 enables users to process data in near real time, resulting in minimized data conversion and processing times. New features include incorporating SIPS Backscatter engine and the ability to compute GPS Tide. Teledyne CARIS.

Hydraulic Compensator Range
The Advanced series, based on the Hyco Range, incorporates more than 15 years of experience and field feedback. It is meant for heavy-duty subsea hydraulic systems, such as subsea vehicles and dredging systems. Seatools B.V.

Subsea Display Monitors
AQUAdisp has up to 16 parameters that can be displayed over four screens. Data can also be presented graphically on 16 graphs, displaying the last 33 values. Low-power technology means it can stay on all the time. Aquatec Group Ltd.

GNSS Receiver Firmware
5.1.0 firmware for the PolaRx5 product line brings new features for file management, usability, security and seismic monitoring. It includes greater logging efficiency and storage integrity to retransmit data lost in the initial transmission. Septentrio.

Rotating Propeller Cap
EnergoProFin is a state-of-the-art energy-saving solution that increases propeller efficiency and creates fuel savings up to 5 percent and is available for both controllable pitch and fixed pitch propellers. Wärtsilä Services.

2018: JAN | FEB


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