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2017-05-03 12:53:25

Fugro Orders Geo-equipment

Fugro Survey has taken delivery of a further four dual-frequency side-scan systems from sonar manufacturer GeoAcoustics. Two systems were delivered to their Middle East operations centre in Abu Dhabi, whilst the other two systems were destined for projects based in Egypt. The system offers high-resolution, switch selectable, dual frequency operation (114/410kHz) which in combination with multiplexed data transmission enables use of a low-drag co-axial tow cable. Fugro has also ordered six GeoPrinters. Since 2001 more than a hundred GeoPrinters have been delivered worldwide. A liquid crystal display shows the printer status at all times. A top-mounted keypad allows quick access... (read more)
2004-11-19 12:00:00

Reed Business Geo

More than surveying the waters
This 10th anniversary of Hydro International is an occasion to look at Reed Business, the publisher of this magazine. The history of the Reed Business Geo division goes further back, even more than 20 years. Since it was founded, the division has grown towards its specialist position within the mother company Reed Business, informing about geomatical and hydrographical – and related – subjects. Reed Business Geo has the world as its playground. Based in the Frisian town Lemmer, The Netherlands and in Frederick (MD, USA), staff brings professional information towards its users in different ways. Hydro International, GIM International, Professional... (read more)
2007-02-02 12:00:00

Geo-matching.com Adds Altimeters

Geo-matching.com has recently added Altimeters to its broad spectrum of product categories. Valeport is the first supplier in this category with the VA500. In addition to general specifications, detailed information is given about operation and acoustic properties. To see the Altimeters category, visit this page. Geo-matching.com features detailed product information for more than 1,200 products in 55 product categories. The website guides users through the specifications and gives them the opportunity to read brochures and case studies, watch product videos, and read other professionals’ reviews.  Just some of the categories on offer include ADCPs, ROVs, Hydrographic Processing Software, GNSS Receivers, GIS Software,... (read more)
2016-05-26 11:09:14

New Survey Vessel for Geo

Geo has entered into an agreement with Fjellstrand AS of delivery of a survey vessel. The total cost for the vessel amount to approximately NOK250 million (US$34.9 million). The vessel is scheduled for delivery to Geo medio 2007. The total cost for the 70m long crew vessel depends of the final survey equipment configuration. It will accommodate 50 persons. Geo employs 231 people. Source: (read more)
2006-12-05 12:00:00

Osiris Opts for CodaOctopus GEO

Osiris Projects has decided to upgrade its extensive geophysical data acquisition suite to the CodaOctopus DA4G platform. Its new DA4G 2000 units form part of an order that also sees the company expanding its post-processing and interpretation capabilities by signing up for the new Survey Engine Sidescan+ software. Commenting on this significant deal, signed at Ocean Business 2013 in Southampton, UK, Gareth Simpson, Sales Manager of CodaOctopus, said he was delighted that Osiris has selected the GEO range for its operations. Operations Manager for Osiris Projects, Iain Bones, added he was looking forward to getting the new DA4G systems installed... (read more)
2013-04-09 05:22:55

Geo-matching.com at Ocean Business

Hydro International is presenting Geo-matching.com, the product comparison website for professional hardware and software products, to the hydrographic sector at this year’s Ocean Business event. This new website enables users to compare products before they buy, without having to trawl through the various manufacturers’ websites. The website brings together the highly valued Hydro International and GIM International product surveys all in one place and just some of the categories featured include GNSS Receivers, Inertial Navigation Systems, ADCP, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Side Scan Sonar, and Multibeam Echosounders. Geo-matching.com (www.geo-matching.com) is the independent product comparison website featuring detailed... (read more)
2013-04-01 12:00:00

Geo Manzi Proved her Capabilities

The Marine Geoscience Unit (MGU) of the Council for Geoscience recently launched its latest survey vessel, the SV Geo Manzi, in Simon's Town near Cape Town, South Africa. Geo Manzi (Zulu for Geology and Water) has an overall length of just under 9m, with a beam of 3.1m and a draught of ~ 0.6m and was built by Cape Town-based Veecraft Marine. She is powered by twin 4-stroke Suzuki outboard motors of 175HP each which allows her to reach transit speeds in excess of 35knots.   The vessel is equipped with an entire suite of marine geophysical equipment which will... (read more)
2008-10-30 12:20:06
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