maritime sensor News

  • Ultrasonic wind sensors for the DWD`s maritime monitoring network come from Lufft

    In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest weather service - is considered a major reference ...

  • Lufft VENTUS Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Proven for Offshore Operation

    The Lufft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS-UMB successfully completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TUEV SUED and now has the Protection Class IP68. This confirms officially that ...

  • New Environmental Regulations Open the Door for UVC-LED Based Sensors and Systems

    The Paris Climate Pact highlighted the need for countries across the world to urgently address planet-warming carbon emissions. In recent weeks, governments in Asia and Europe have been battling another key environmental concern- smog caused by automobile and factory emissions. To limit various types of air and also water pollution, governments and regulatory bodies have implemented several new ...


    By Crystal IS, Inc.

  • Worth reading: latest issue of Meteorological Technology International Magazine

    Discover our article about Lufft wind sensors on page 76 of the latest Meteorological Technology International issue - a leading magazine of the meteo industry. No matter whether ski resorts, TV towers or maritime measurement networks: Ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS endures even the most extrem conditions reliably. Discover some success stories and technical details in the latest ...

  • Pioneering new frontiers: WFS completes successful field trials of wireless communication through ice

    WFS Technologies and Kongsberg Maritime Subsea have completed successful field trials of wireless communication through ice.  The trials conducted during February/March 2010 in Horten, Norway, demonstrated wireless communication from sea water, through-ice and into the air using radio frequency (RF) technology. Field trial observations matched theoretical simulations and WFS predicts it can ...


    By WFS Energy & Environment

  • BAE Systems selects Brüel & Kjær to develop Acoustic Signature Management System for new UK Royal Navy vessels

    BAE Systems has awarded Brüel & Kjær the Design Development Agreement to deliver a Hull Vibration Monitoring System (HVME) for the UK Royal Navy's Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS). Reducing a ship’s radiated noise signature is a key element to its tactical deployment, and an HVME system is the ideal means for this - providing self-noise monitoring capabilities ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chelsea Technologies Group appoints Unique System FZE as their representative in the United Arab Emirates

    Unique System FZE (a Unique Maritime Group Company), one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, has been appointed as an authorized distributor of Chelsea Technologies Group for its products and services in the UAE. Chelsea Technologies Group has nearly 50 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of a range of sensors and ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • ET Marine Anticipates Sales Boost Following New Air Pollution Regulations

    Untitled Document ET Marine, which was set up just two months ago, has reported massive interest in its newly launched Seanox ship air ...

  • Eaton’s Aerospace Facilities in Georgia and Michigan Awarded for Excellent Supplier Performance by Defense Logistics Agency

    Power management company Eaton has announced that its aerospace facilities in Toccoa, Ga., and Jackson, Mich., were recently recognized for exceptional supplier performance by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, which provides supplies to America's military forces worldwide. Both facilities received bronze awards for achieving 12-month scores of 98 to 98.9 percent in the DLA’s ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Marine Robotics Innovation Centre 1 year anniversary

    Southampton’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre is this week celebrating its one year anniversary, by hosting a week of marine technology events and welcoming a recent flurry of new partners and members. Opened in November last year, by Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, the centre now has 19 members and eight companies located in ...

  • New emissions monitoring system could change face of pollution at sea

    A new emissions monitoring system being developed by a Norfolk, VA, systems engineering firm will allow vessels worldwide to continuously monitor pollutants and readily report findings to regulatory agencies and inspectors. The patent-pending Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS), developed by W R Systems, Ltd. (WRSystems), is the first technology integration of its kind. A successful ...


    By WR Systems, Ltd.

  • FLIR Systems Acquires DVTEL, Inc. for $92 Million

    FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired DVTEL, Inc. ("DVTEL"), a leader in software and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance, for approximately $92 million in cash. DVTEL, based in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, is a global leader in enterprise-class security and surveillance solutions. The company develops and distributes integrated video management ...


    By FLIR Systems Inc.

  • Valeport Swells Tide Measurement Offer

    Avalable to order now, the TideStation has been designed as a cost-effective turnkey solution, which ensures environmental monitoring equipment is easily and correctly installed with a durable housing to safeguard equipment and prolong performance to ensure the highest quality data. Self-contained, easy to install and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Algal bloom in baltic sea

    This Envisat image, with courtesy of ESA, captures blue-green algae blooms filling the Baltic Sea, which is roughly 1,600km long, 190km wide and has a surface area of about 377,000 sq km. "Algae bloom" is the term used to describe the rapid multiplying of phytoplankton, microscopic marine plants that drift on or near the surface of the sea. Floating freely in the water, phytoplankton are ...


  • Oily Waste Dumping Draws Record $37 Million Fine

    BOSTON, Massachusetts (ENS) - The Overseas Shipholding Group Inc., OSG, Tuesday agreed to plead guilty to 33 felony counts related to deliberate vessel pollution from nine ships and false pollution log entries in three additional ships, in six U.S. ports. The ships dumped oily waste into U.S. waters and company employees falsified records to cover up the dumping. OSG is a U.S. ...

  • Far-Infrared High-Sensitivity Security Camera and High-Performance Lens Series, Jointly Developed by the Industry's Two Leading Companies

    NEC Avio Infrared Technologies Co., Ltd., the top infrared technology device company in Japan, and Tamron Co., Ltd., an integrated manufacturer of optical products and a leader in the security market, announced their joint development of a Far-Infrared (Far-IR) High-Sensitivity camera and a series of six (6) High-Performance interchangeable lenses for use in security applications. Far-Infrared ...


  • BioLargo Showcasing its Breakthrough Water Treatment System - Alpha Commercial Prototype At University of Alberta

    One year ago, experts from industry, academia, government, and finance were presented with what could soon be known as the biggest breakthrough in water treatment in decades. A team of researchers at BioLargo Water and the University of Alberta unveiled a working laboratory model of the AOS Filter along with the results from studies that demonstrate its ability to disinfect water 100 times more ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • New monitoring network for Scottish ports

    Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration among passengers, who may see ferries come close to a port, but thereafter depart ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

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