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FUGRO LAUNCHES NEXT-GEN SEAWATCH WIND LIDAR BUOY FOR OFFSHORE RENEWABLES
by wade on June 14, 2012
Fugro has chosen Global Offshore Wind 2012, held on 13 and 14 June 2012, for the launch of the group’s new Seawatch Wind Lidar Buoy, representing the next generation of multi-purpose buoys tailored for the renewable energy industry. It accurately measures the speed and direction of wind across the diameter of wind turbine rotors in profile up to 300m heights, whilst additional oceanographic sensors measure ocean waves and current profiles. Read more.
November 16, 2011
Based out of Clarenville, NL, SubC Control is a dynamic and innovative knowledge-based company providing leading edge imaging solutions for underwater applications. SubC's product portfolio includes a comprehensive range of underwater video cameras, digital stills cameras, lighting and media management solutions. Specializing in systems for Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and Standalone installations. Read more.
Ocean Observing System Provides Near-Real Time Meteorological and Hydrographic Data from Buoys in Placentia Bay
by OceansAdvance on May 31, 2011
SmartBay is an ocean observing system that provides mariners with near-real time meteorological and hydrographic data from three buoys in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as regional and hourly site-specific weather forecasts. SmartBay users include marine pilots. tanker and tug operators and others involved in supporting the oil industry, fish harvesters, recreational boaters, tourism operators, charterers, research scientists, and the federal and provincial governments. Read more.
May 3, 2011
Provincial Aerospace (PAL) is a global leader in aerospace and defence, providing highly tailored airborne and maritime surveillance solutions: from custom aircraft design and modification, to mission system design and integration, to mission operations, training and support. PAL has 35 solid years of fixed wing operations experience and 25 years of surveillance experience, flying over 135,000 hours and 20,000 incident-free missions worldwide for government, military and industry clientele, in the harshest maritime climates around the world. Read more.