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  • SEAMOR Marine Chinook ROV identifies 1897 schooner barge “Antelope” in Lake Superior

    A SEAMOR Marine Chinook ROV was used to confirm the identity of a 1897 schooner barge, the Antelope, found 300 feet down at the bottom of Lake Superior near Wisconsin, USA. This ship is one of the most intact wooden schooners to be found at the bottom of the lake with its masts still standing. Its cargo (coal) may have helped the ship sink slowly, coal being a ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • From Home to Home - Axe Rawlinson Update

    Rowing from Home to Home - Adventurer heads for New Zealand from Singapore. Preparation is going well. To further explain what's happening Axe has produced a short video. Click here for a Video on the Exhibition In this epic journey, Kiwi adventurer Grant 'Axe' ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • OceanServer Delivers Next-Generation AUV for Water Quality Solutions with YSI Integrated Systems & Services

    OceanServer Technology, the leading manufacturer of commercial Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced today its continuation of a successful 10-year partnership with YSI (a Xylem brand) with YSI  (a Xylem brand] with the launch of the next-generation YSI EcoMapper. The i3X0 EcoMapper AUV is based on the robust Iver3-580 AUV platform and takes advantage of YSI's expertise in water ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • Waters Advances Proteomics and Lipidomics Research with Novel Mass Spectrometry Acquisition Mode

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) introduces a new data acquisition mode, SONAR™, for its ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Challenger Society Marine Science Conference 2016

    Valeport will be attending the Challenger Society Marine Science Conference 2016, being held at University of Liverpool, UK. The conference theme for 2016 is "Oceans and Climate " and Valeport is pleased to be one of the key sponsors for this year's event. The conference is being held over 4 days from 5th-8th September 2016 (with an ice breaker reception being held on the evening of the 5th) and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Swathe Services And Hypack Multi-Beam Echo Sounder Training Course

    Swathe Services and HYPACK are running a multi-beam sonar training course from Monday 19th to Friday 23rd September 2016 in Cornwall, UK. Delegates will spend five days learning about installation, calibration, data acquisition and post-processing. They will also be able to join interactive sessions focused upon best practice and common pitfalls. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • State of the Ultrasonic Art

    Non-contacting ultrasonic equipment has, for many years, been the default method to measure level and flow within the water and waste water industries. The combination of reliability and low maintenance, coupled with the sophistication of the most recent systems have meant that thousands upon thousands of applications worldwide call upon this most well proven of technologies. Ultrasonic ...

  • Valeport Support Ocean Rower from Singapore to New Zealand

    In this epic journey, Kiwi adventurer Grant 'Axe' Rawlinson is making an attempt to travel all the way from Singapore (where Axe is based) back to his home country of New Zealand, by using solely his human power - a journey of some 12,000km. Phase one will involve rowing through the Indonesian archipalego and across the Timor Sea to Darwin. A distance of some 4,500km. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • SEAMOR Marine Helps Recover Sunken Local Tugboat

    When two tugboats collided off the coast of Nanaimo in late May 2016, SEAMOR Marine Ltd. was quick on the scene to offer help. The accident occurred the evening of May 24, 2016 in the south of Nanaimo between Duke Point and Gabriola Island. Two tug boats were running alongside one another, when one ship, the C.T. Titan, swerved and crashed into the smaller Albern tug. Two crew members were safely ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • TideStation Being Launched at Seawork 2016

    This week sees the unveiling of the new Valeport TideStation - Tidal Observation System - at Seawork International 2016, Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition being held at the Mayflower Park, Southampton, UK. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • World Dredging Congress Exhibition WODCON XXI 2016

    Next week the World Dredging Congress Exhibition - WODCON XXI 2016 - takes takes place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Florida, USA from 13-17 June 2016. This global event occurs only once every three years and brings together representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • ‘Hidden larder’ for sharks and whales revealed in Welsh waters

    The mission saw an unmanned underwater glider travel to an area around 50 miles to the south west of Wales called the Celtic Deep, which is a haven for wildlife but also an extremely busy shipping route and fishing ground. The glider travelled 600 km in 30 days, undertaking nearly 3000 dives from the sea surface to the seabed at a depth of 100m. Data from the glider shows a previously hidden ...

  • Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2016

    This week the Canadian Hydrographic Conference takes place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from May 16th - 19th at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel. This major Hydrographic Industry event is a great combination of Keynote Speeches from Industry Leaders, Technical Sessions, Demos and Exhibition & Trade Shows. The conference lasts for 4 days and has something for everyone involved in the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • See Valeport for the first time at Flood & Coast 2016

    Valeport are making their first visit to the Flood & Coast conference and exhibition where we will be showing products for measurement of water level, flow and quality. Come and see us on Stand D9, Flood & Coast 2016, Telford International Centre, UK (23-25 Feb). Since 1969, Valeport have designed and manufactured products for our own supply and of others to meet ever changing ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Visit Valeport at Subsea Expo Exhibition 2016

    Valeport's Exhibition Schedule continues in February at Europe's largest annual subsea exhibition and conference. SubSea Expo 2016 in Aberdeen, Scotland, 3rd - 5th February. Three full days of events, conferences, exhibition stands and breakout sessions mean there is something for everyone involved with European Subsea Underwater Technology: Conference & Technology Showcase – ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Hydrographic Society SW UK At Valeport 2015

    Valeport welcomed more than 40 guests their offices on the River Dart earlier this month and were delighted to host The Hydrographic Society South West branch for their opening meeting of the 2015-16 season. The welcome and opening presentation was given by Matthew Quartley, MD. In a candid presentation he discussed the impact that the down turn of the Oil & Gas sector was having on the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • FEMME 2015 Singapore

    The Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences (FEMME 2015) takes place this week in Singapore from 17-19 November 2015. There is a packed schedule of technical product and application related forums and discussion groups, with the majority of presentation slots targeted at Multibeam Product users so that they may share technical experience and insight with other attendees. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Oceanology International China 2015

    Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2015 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Click here to view the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Microsoft breaks record for quietest place on earth

    Microsoft® has broken a Guinness World Record to become officially recognised as home to the quietest room on Earth. Staff at the company’s Redmond, Washington campus in the USA, beat the standing record of minus 13 dB(A), earlier this month, after the company’s anechoic chamber proved to have an ambient background noise level as low as minus 20 dB(A). Tests were carried out with ...

  • Valeport Hydrographic Equipment Helps Shallow Survey 2015 Get Results

    Shallow Survey 2015 is the international conference for experts in high resolution surveys in shallow water (less than 200 metres in depth).  It was established in Sydney, Australia in 1999 and since held in New Hampshire, USA in 2001 and again in Sydney in 2003, Plymouth, UK in 2005, New Hampshire in 2008, New Zealand in 2012 and this year it returns to Plymouth, Devon, ...


    By Valeport Ltd

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