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2018: JAN | FEB | MARCH


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Vessel Propulsion System
An all-terrain propulsion system engineered and built for operation in extreme shallow water, riverine and mud flat environments, the Swamp Shark Drive has applications in fishing, hunting and military and commercial operations. The propulsion system comprises: a CNC-cut, machined-steel surface drive; internal/external stabilizing hydraulics; and a specialized internal cooling system, all of original design. Metal Shark, Angelle Development LLC.
Marine-Survey GPS Receiver
A robust submersible GPS receiver with integrated L1 + L2 antenna, the MiniPod 101G provides streamer head and tail positioning and source positioning for 3D UHR seismic operations. It is ideal for the positioning of subsea excavation vehicles or towed sensors such as magnetometers that operate in shallow waters. Modulus Technology Ltd.

OEM Temperature Sensors
These digital sensors are ideal for integration on underwater instrumentation, drifting buoys, ROVs, AUVs or industrial and laboratory applications. They have a temperature range of -5 to +45° C. Soundnine Inc.
Three-Axis Accelerometer
This accelerometer for deep-sea sediment core samples up to 60 m calculates the attitude of the corer head on penetration into the seabed and the penetration rate of the barrel string, assisting with multiple deployments in the same location. Ocean Scientific Ltd.
New Version of Bathy DataBASE
Bathy DataBASE 4.4 offers point suppression and smoothing techniques for creating chart-ready vector features from survey data. New LiDAR point cloud editing tools allow simultaneous visual inspection, elimination of outliers and point re-classification. Teledyne CARIS.

Commercial Autopilot Controller
Simrad A2004 has automated turn patterns with low-speed, high-speed and a user-configurable work mode. It offers autopilot control via an optional AD80 or SD80 interface module, with a single thruster set to engage automatically below a user-defined speed threshold as well as support for specialized heavy-duty rudder feedback units. Simrad.

Fanless Industrial PC
DS-1100 series is a fanless embedded system integrated with sixth-generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 LGA1151 socket-type processor, Intel Q170 express chipset and rich I/O. It supports 9- to 48-VDC power input. Steatite Ltd.

Lighting for Hazardous Areas
The Pelican 9455 RALS is the world’s first Class I, Division 1-approved ATEX Zone 0 and IECEx ia safety-certified, remote-area light. It has a 125° beam angle, up to 1,600 lumens and up to 10 hours of run time. Pelican Products Inc.

Coastal Release Technology
In shallow-water environments, the Releaseit Deck Unit enables basic communications and acoustic release functionality when used with any R-Series Acoustic Releases. When paired with the new R500 Coastal Acoustic Release, the combined system works in up to 500-m water depth. Teledyne Benthos.

Fish-Tracking Software
Used for initialization, configuration and data upload from the VEMCO HR2 High Residence receiver, the latest version of Fathom software enables programming a watch table into your receiver to view detection counts for tags of interest from the surface using a VR100. VEMCO.

Higher-Stability Gangway
With 10 percent greater workability in sea states up to 4-m significant wave height, the A-type Enhanced Performance (AEP) features an advanced motion compensation control system, with precision controls to enable fast landing and comfortable people transfers. Ampelmann Operations BV.

Inertial Sensor Module Software
For the MTi 1-series, MTi 10-series and MTi 100-series, MT Software Suite 4.8 supports the improved fifth-generation MTi. Other highlights are: 1-PPS synchronization functionality for MTi-G-710 (fifth-generation only); 1-kHz calibrated acceleration and rate-of-turn output (MTi 100-series); and UTC time input and output (MTi 1-series). Xsens.

Medium-Range Lantern s
The SL-155 series of high-intensity 6- to 13-NM marine lanterns is available in 2.5, 5 or 10° vertical distributions with an integrated Type 1 or Type 3 AIS. Supporting AIS Message 6 and Message 21, users can receive crucial information such as operation status and positioning in real time. Sealite.

Camera Screen Magnifier
When installed on the Fantasea camera housing, the UMG-02 LCD Magnifier provides the underwater photographer with an enlarged, clear, bright and sharp view of the camera LCD screen, making it easier to compose and focus. Fantasea Line.

OEM Positioning Firmware
The 7.03.00 firmware is now available on all OEM7 receivers. The OEM7700, OEM719 and OEM729 can be updated to the 7.03.00 firmware, which supports new features such as the SPAN Land Vehicle technology, direct IMU connections and tracking of the NavIC Indian regional satellite system on the L5 frequency. NovAtel Inc.

UV Protection
MagicEzy UV Shield cleans and protects glass, hard and flexible clear acrylic windows, vinyl and the fabric-seam stitches on vinyl and canvas biminis or dodgers for up to three months. Water beading technology repels rain and releases sand, salt and dust. MagicEzy.

Hydraulic Power Packs
Air-operated, the hydraulic power pack for the offshore oil and gas industry provides a rugged, self-contained source of hydraulic power utilizing an air-driven pump to deliver output pressures to 65,000 psi and flow rates up to 14 gpm on the lowest-pressure model. High Pressure Equipment Co.

Compact Circuit Tester
The HBL5200 outlet circuit tester identifies wiring problems to prevent dangerous electrical situations. A series of neon-light combinations indicates specific circuit conditions. Hubbell Marine Electrical Products.

Miniature Accelerometer
For applications that demand minimal sensitivity change across a wide temperature range, Model 320C53 features a sensitivity of 1 mV/g to complement the Model 320C52 sensitivity of 10 mV/g. Both models feature a UHT-12 sensing element that provides a stable sensitivity over large thermal shifts. PCB Piezotronics Inc.

Subsea Oilfield Communications
The Quad Serial Server (QSS) module combines a four-channel serial server with integrated three-port Ethernet switch on a single 3U Eurocard to seamlessly integrate serial interface sensors with modern Ethernet-based control systems. Moog Focal.

Shortwave-Infrared Camera
The world’s first megapixel, shortwave-infrared camera with no ITAR export restrictions, the 1280SciCam has a 1280 x 1024 image sensor on a 12 µm pitch, featuring long exposure times, 14-bit digital output and full frame rates up to 95 Hz. Princeton Infrared Technologies Inc.

Modular Marine Business Software
Ideal for manufacturers and distributors, MasterTools combines accounting, production, project and supply chain management, e-commerce, and service and repair into one enterprise-level system. Online Computing Inc.

IIdentification of Harmful Algae
PhytoFind’s in-situ algal classification uses specific fluorescence signatures. Real-time abundance estimates are calculated for PE-containing algae (mixed group), PC-containing algae (Cyanophyceae), and total algae. Turner Designs Inc.

Enhanced Sonar Software
A new version of the Discover sonar software contains a new coverage mapper module with advanced navigation features allowing the setup of survey lines with a left/right steering indicator for survey line control. The new target logger module has simplified the process of analyzing and measuring targets of interest. EdgeTech.

Small Vessel Tracking
exactTrax small vessel monitoring is now incorporated into the VMS Track-Pro transponder from Weatherdock AG. The resulting data services combine the Class B AIS transponder with CML microprocessors and exactTrax technology for monitoring millions of artisanal and small-scale commercial fishing and workboats. exactEarth Ltd.

Dual-Mode Underwater Scanners
The sweeping laser line scanner now has dual scanning modes. Dynamic and static modes can be used to create high-resolution point clouds. The fixed laser line continuously records scan data as the line is moved across the targeted area and can be coupled to an IMU/DVL for long-distance scans ranging to 10 m with resolutions to 0.01 mm. Newton Labs.

Modular Cable Handling Technology
CEMAC cable carousels, offshore track tensioners, linear cable engines and offshore power quadrants come in standard and custom configurations and can be synchronized using standard software control systems. MacArtney A/S.

Smart Hydrophone
The SC2-ETH low-power hydrophone has a 256 GB memory and tracks time even when the icListen is powered off. A hydrodynamic shape aids data recording in turbulent water, and the unit can connect with 24 or 12 V. Ocean Sonics Ltd.

High-Resolution Subsea Camera
SS490 is a 4K HDR camera with a 20x zoom and a combined optical and digital zoom of 144x. The camera is rated for operating depths of 6,000 m or 3,000 m and is constructed with titanium, stainless steel, or aluminum housings and sapphire or acrylic windows. Sidus Solutions LLC.

Deep Protective Cases
Lightweight cases for hauling gear are available in new versions that are 45% deeper and 40% lighter than prior variations. Cases come in long and deep varieties in more than 60 unique sizes. Pelican Products Inc.

Mooring Line Cable Fairing
A new fairing for cable lines is designed to eliminate vortex-induced vibration and reduce drag on lines by 85%, reducing cable fatigue. Fairings come standard in twelve-inch designs for 1/4- and 3/8-inch jacketed wire rope or can be produced in custom diameters and lengths with optional end clamps. DeepWater Buoyancy Inc.

Corrosion Monitoring Equipment
Upgraded versions of the CEION2 and DCU4 electrical resistance (ER) sensor products offer improved resolution and temperature compensation. Transmitter protocol can be configured to support Modbus over RS485 to allow multiple sensors, and the current point-to-point protocol can be configured for full backward compatibility. Products are certified for ATEX Zone 0, IECEx, UL and CSA. Teledyne Cormon.

2018: JAN | FEB | MARCH


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