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  • Agreement limits US Navy`s use of low-frequency active sonar

    The Navy’s use of low frequency active sonar will remain restricted to certain military training areas of the Pacific Ocean, according to an agreement approved by a US district court in San Francisco this week. The comprehensive agreement between the Navy and conservation organizations follows a court injunction issued early this year against the Navy’s Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low ...

  • New Portable Echo Repeater System

    Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG) won a tender from an American company for a portable echo repeater system, with a further system going to Singapore next year. This new system is a miniature version of CTG’s flagship towed sonar test and evaluation system, VASS (Versatile Acoustic Source System). A new low frequency hand-deployable acoustic transducer will be employed along with a portable PC ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Chelsea receives export order for Acoustic Echo Repeater System

    Chelsea Technologies Group announces a further export order for the Echo Repeater Acoustics Source (ERAS) system. ERAS is a compact and versatile acoustic system for the performance evaluation of a wide range ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Discovery of an active methane gas system beneath Arctic seabed

    Researchers have discovered a methane gas system beneath the seabed off the west coast of Svalbard in the Arctic that has probably been active since the end of the last ice age, about 15,000 years ago. The methane, much of which is stored in the sediment beneath the seabed as methane hydrate, flows upwards to the seabed surface where it enters the water as plumes of bubbles. Led by Professor ...

  • SeaGen tidal energy system - passes 1000 hours of generation

    SeaGen, the world-leading prototype tidal energy turbine designed and deployed by Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT) has exceeded 1000 hours of operation in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough. It is the first tidal current or wave energy system in the world to have achieved this milestone.The 1.2MW tidal current turbine, the largest megawatt scale grid-connected marine renewable energy system in ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Groups Sue Feds for Putting Whales and Dolphins in Crosshairs throughout Southern California and Hawaiian Waters

    The federal government illegally granted the U.S. Navy permission to harm marine mammals nearly ten million times in Southern California and Hawaii over the next five years, according to a lawsuit filed today ...

  • Court finds Feds violated Endangered Species Act

    A federal court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) failed to protect thousands of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions from U.S. Navy warfare training exercises along the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington. In an opinion released late Wednesday, Magistrate Judge Nandor Vadas, U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California, found that ...

  • Chelsea`s hydrophone arrays are being used by the NTNU to study the reactions of fish to sound

    “Chelsea has been working with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for a number of years”, said Chelsea’s acoustics specialist Paul Bolton,  “they initially commissioned us to custom design a 6m vertical acoustic hydrophone array  in order to conduct novel underwater acoustic experiments.  This was followed by the design of three 8m ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • AC-CESS Sign 4 More International Distributors

    Underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) manufacturer AC-CESS demonstrates their continuing global growth with the finalisation of 4 more formal agreements to distribute the next generation micro ROV the AC-ROV: 1) ELP GmbH of Wuppertal of Germany was founded in 1989 and specialise in ROV and X-Ray based technologies to the military market. Long time distributors for renowned ROV ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • A-Metrics restructures management team

    A-Metrics, LLC announced the appointment of W. Richard (Rick) Webster as the firm’s general manager and chief executive officer. Prior to being named CEO Webster served as Chief Financial Officer for the company. A-Metrics has also formed a new scientific advisory board to help enhance efforts to maximize commercial application of its innovative linear measurement device that operates as a ...


    By A-Metrics LLC

  • Berkeley researchers create first hyperlens for sound waves

    Ultrasound and underwater sonar devices could “see” a big improvement thanks to development of the world’s first acoustic hyperlens. Created by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the acoustic hyperlens provides an eightfold boost in the magnification power of sound-based imaging technologies. Clever physical manipulation of the ...

  • Local tech company lures top tech talent to Victoria

    Forest Technology Systems (FTS), is pleased to welcome Keith Campden to the position of Director of Engineering. Mr. Campden brings considerable valuable expertise to FTS’ management team, with over 30 years of engineering experience and over 15 years of senior engineering management experience. Prior to his recent move to FTS, Mr. Campden was employed with global commercial sonar ...


    By FTS

  • The Importance of Managing Wastewater Force Mains

    Across Canada, there are thousands of kilometers of wastewater force mains operated by both small and large utilities. Historically, the management of force mains represents a major challenge for operators, as a failure to a wastewater pipeline can have severe environmental consequences such as contamination. Beyond environmental impact, a force main failure can lead to litigation and mandated ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • World Hydrography Day 21 June 2015

    On 21st June each year the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) celebrates World Hydrography Day. World Hydrography Day is the opportunity to increase public awareness of the vital role that hydrography plays in everyone’s life. The theme for this year’s World Hydrography Day, which is also the 94th anniversary of the establishment of the IHO, is: “Our seas ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • 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

  • Oil and Gas Security Market 2013 Analysis with 2018 Forecasts

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Oil and Gas Security Market [by Applications (Exploration and Drilling, Refining and Storage, Pipeline, Transportation and Distribution), by Technologies (Physical Security, Network Security)] - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis (2013 - 2018)" new market research report to its store. Oil and gas security market is expected to experience significant ...


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