Underwater Monitoring News

  • Premier of British Columbia visits SEAMOR Marine

    SEAMOR Marine was selected to be a stop on the Premier of British Columbia, the Honourable Christy Clark, tour of Nanaimo yesterday. Accompanied by the Honourable Michelle Stilwell, MLA (Parksville-Qualicum) and multiple-time gold medal Paralympian, and Paris Gaudet, Executive Director for Innovation Island, Premier Clark ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Oceaneering expands its geographic operations for AUVs into West Africa

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it is expanding its presence for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region. Oceaneering currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of state-of-the-art commercial AUVs, designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters. The Company is mobilizing one of its ...

  • SEAMOR Marine Ltd. announces the launch of a new Auxiliary Camera

    An innovative product has been launched by SEAMOR Marine Ltd. An in-house designed and produced Auxiliary Camera has been developed to expand the capabilities of a underwater remotely-operated vehicles (ROV). SEAMOR, producers of the very popular Chinook and Steelhead ROVs, have found a solution to the need for additional quality cameras that can easily be installed and used with a variety of ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • New SEAMOR Sales & Marketing Manager

    SEAMOR Marine Ltd. has recently expanded its operations into the United States. To oversee the American market and beyond, Mark Wash has joined the SEAMOR team. Mark comes to SEAMOR with an extensive underwater expertise. As a professional scuba diver and instructor, ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Happy 10th Birthday James Cook

    In August 2006 the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Cook was delivered to the National Oceanography Centre ready to carry scientists and equipment to some of Earth's most challenging environments, from tropical oceans to the edge of the ice sheets. James Cook plays a significant role in delivering ...

  • Oceaneering Bolsters UWILD Services with the Acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services

    Oceaneering International, Inc. completed its acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services, an international business that uses remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to perform surveys on mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) and floating production systems (FPS) that satisfy the underwater inspection in lieu of drydocking (UWILD) requirements of all major classification societies. Rod Larson, President ...

  • Missing Airliner Found Using Valeport Equipment

    The Underwater Detection of Crashed Airplane (Air Asia QZ8501) has been accomplished using a variety of Marine Survey Equipment including Valeport's MiniSVP Sound Velocity Profiler & CTD Monitor as part of the Indonesian National Agency for Search and Rescue recovery effort. ...


    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

  • Maximize your cooling tower efficiency and save chemicals with Weda

    By using the Weda YT-600 for removal of sedimentation in cooling tower tanks the Weda client has saved on the amount of chemicals needed. An important side-effect has been that the cooling efficiency of the towers have improved considerably. This is probably due to the smaller amount of chemicals and possibly6 also due to imprioved circulating speed of the water. The Weda YT-600 is an easy ...


    By Weda AB

  • Van Oord Selects Valeport SWiFT SVPs

    Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects has selected Valeport’s SWiFT SVP for its various survey activities. The ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Valeport Reveal Latest Optical Sensors at OI 2016

    Valeport are highlighting their latest products in Optical Sensors and CTD Profilers at the Oceanology International 2016. Valeport is using OI 2016 as the platform for the first showing of their latest sensor in the Hyperion optical range, the Hyperion-T and their newest profiling technology innovation the rapidCTD. The UK’s leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Cleaning of large outdoor reservoirs

    Spain has thousands of outdoor reservoirs used for irrigation in fruit plantations. From smaller rectangular concrete tanks to larger reservoirs with liner bottoms and sides. Regular cleaning of these reservoirs is important and the water for the plantations is an absolute must to make sure that the plantation has a constant supply of water. Draining of these reservoirs is normally not an ...


    By Weda AB

  • 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

  • Kenics Heat Exchangers Provide Effective Performance and Longevity in Gala Industries’ Application of Underwater Pelletizing Processes

    Smooth running production processes help manufacturers reach targeted goals. To achieve this, all equipment and systems must work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. Gala Industries manufactures underwater pelletizing systems for the plastics, hot melt adhesive and expandable resins industries. The manufacturer has used Kenics heat exchangers in their process for many years with ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • UN licences kick off search for underwater minerals

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has begun issuing exploration licences for mining the yet untouched floor of international waters raising concerns about potential environmental impacts. The licenses, issued on 21 July, grant prospecting rights for underwater minerals to private and state-owned companies from Brazil, Cook Islands, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Underwater survey noise affects feeding and social behaviour of harbour porpoises

    Noise from underwater geological surveys may be affecting the feeding and social interactions of harbour porpoises, new research has found. The study, conducted off the north-east coast of Scotland, found that the buzz clicks used by porpoises to hunt and socialise were reduced by 15% during the surveys. Underwater geological surveys are often conducted using seismic airguns. These repeatedly ...

  • The effects of climate change on seafloor ecosystems

    Ocean warming driven by climate change will reduce the amount of food reaching marine life on the seafloor, a recent study suggests. This would result in a 5.2% global reduction in seafloor biomass by the end of the 21st century and biodiversity hotspots, such as cold-water coral reefs, will be particularly badly affected, say the researchers. The open ocean harbours a vast array of biodiversity. ...

  • North Sea oil could be found with unmanned drones

    Unmanned, remote-controlled drone aircraft are being used to search for new and undiscovered oil reserves in the North Sea for the first time. The new machines are being used to study geology from the air as part of a scheme from Aberdeen University, The Scotsman reports. A group from the Norway-based University of Bergen are also contributing to the initiative.  Rock formations in remote ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Hybrid & Pure Electric Vehicles for Land, Water & Air 2013-2023 : Researchmoz.us

    IDTechEx provides forecasts and analysis of all electric vehicles, land, water and air. IDTechEx has studied this sector for 13 years so far extensively interviewing organizations throughout the supply chain. IDTechEx finds that the total market for hybrid and pure electric vehicles will grow from 38.8 million vehicles (of all types) in 2013 to 116 million vehicles in 2023 - a $294 Billion ...


  • Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles 2013 - 2023: Forecasts, Technologies, Players : Researchmoz.us

    All electric vehicles have at least one traction motor, so the market for electric vehicle traction motors is one of the largest markets for electric vehicle parts and a primary determinant of the performance and affordability of a given vehicle. Indeed, IDTechEx Research find that in 2013 44.6 million electric motors will be needed for vehicles, rising to 147.7 million in 2023. ...


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