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ABB’s marine and ports business will partner with Presserv to offer maintenance packages for vessels that serve the oil and gas industry that are laid-up for prolonged periods. The two companies will combine specialized services to enable the preservation of equipment onboard, which will eventually allow the smooth and timely resumption of service. As part of the cooperation, ABB will utilize its Remote Diagnostic Service (RDS) to provide key data to optimize the care packages.

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Teledyne CARIS™ has released HIPS™ Essential, the newest edition to the flagship HIPS and SIPS™ suite of products. It has been designed keeping the needs of Ports and Waterways, small survey companies and small hydrographic offices in mind.

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A new consortium is developing eco-friendly batteries that can store and produce electricity using seawater. Seawater batteries use sodium, the sixth-most abundant element on earth, to generate electricity. This makes this system an attractive supplement to existing battery technologies.

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Exocetus co-founder Joe Turner and the Exocetus Coastal Glider.

Another Greensea system is entering the market – this time with the versatile, long duration, Exocetus Coastal Glider. Greensea is providing their commercially available navigation, control, and automation product based on their patent-pending OPENSEATM operating platform – the first operating platform for the marine industry – for the command and control of the Exocetus vehicle and sensors.

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The Fusion combines AUV, ROV and diver navigation and propulsion into just one system.

The Fusion is a breakthrough in hybrid underwater vehicles. In a unique way, it combines AUV and ROV capabilities with diver navigation and propulsion- into just one system. Why was Nortek’s DVL essential to make this leap forward possible?

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Comparison of multibeam bathymetry (5-cm resolution), LiDAR bathymetry (1-cm resolution) and photomosaic (2-mm resolution) of a chemosynthetic clam community in Monterey Canyon mapped from ROV Doc Ricketts from a 3-m altitude. The LiDAR bathymetry resolves individual clams and the trails left by their movement. Image credit: Credit: (c) 2013 MBARI.

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), a private, non-profit center for ocean research and technology development, is working with 3D at Depth, a global leader in subsea optical systems and solutions, on a next generation subsea LiDAR system optimized for autonomous seafloor mapping.

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The SeaCURE® system is a ballast water treatment solution that neutralizes Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) by injecting a biocide (sodium hypochlorite) solution into the ballast water stream.

Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCure® ballast water management system (BWMS) continues to build momentum in the marine market. Today, the company expanded its global partnership network by joining forces with Hai Cheung, a leading marine equipment supplier to the Chinese market.

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DeepSea Power & Light has expanded its HD camera offerings with the new HD Zoom SeaCam®. This camera has 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. Multiple connectors are available with either Coax or DeepSea Power & Light’s own FleXlink™ transmission method.

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