100th Deep-Water Multibeam Order

Kongsberg Maritime has received its 100th order for a deep-water multi-beam echosounder system, to be delivered in November 2009 to the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO). The contract, for delivery of an EM 122 (1° x 1°) is part of the multi-beam sonar system upgrade program for the U.S. Navy T-AGS 60 class survey vessels.   Kongsberg Maritime's first deep-water system, the EM 12, which was first delivered in 1990, was based on the design experience gained with the successful initial model, the EM 100 (95kHz). In 1993 a special 12kHz version was delivered based on a US tender for... (read more)
2009-06-30 03:08:37

NORBIT Multibeam System for Emma Rentals

Peter Eriksen of NORBIT delivered a NORBIT iWBMS system for Emma Rentals during Oceanology International 2016. The iWBMS is the tightest-integrated high-end multibeam echosounder with built-in GNSS/INS. Several jobs have already been contracted by Emma Rentals, both for inland waterways and off the Baltic coast. The NORBIT iWBMS system including the Applanix Wavemaster 2 OEM GNSS/INS will also serve as an important asset for Emma Technologies' research activities within the field of advanced backscatter processing. Emma Technologies, a manufacturer of  ASVs/ USVs, has chosen NORBIT as the most compact and user-friendly fully integrated MBES for mobile inspections on such vehicles.... (read more)
2016-04-12 09:40:17

Royal NIOZ and Kongsberg sign multibeam contract

The Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), the Netherlands national Institute for oceanographic research (www.nioz.nl) and Kongsberg Maritime (www.km.kongsberg.com) this week have signed a contract for the delivery and installation of a Kongsberg EM302 multi-beam echo sounder for the 66m long oceanographic research vessel Pelagia of NIOZ. With the installation of this equipment, which thanks to the use of new chirped ping technology is capable of producing a swath of 4000 m at 5 km water depth, NIOZ is upgrading the research facilities of its multi-purpose vessel. This makes Pelagia an even more attractive research platform, not only for... (read more)
2006-02-06 12:00:00

Multibeam System for Ports of Jersey

Ports of Jersey, UK, took delivery of a new multibeam system from Swathe Services last week. The equipment, software and support package was chosen by Aaron Gavey, deputy Marine Operations manager, to enhance the organisation’s new commercial survey capability. Ports of Jersey engaged in an extensive trial period alongside a competitive tender process. As a result, Swathe Services was chosen to deliver the R2Sonic Sonic 2024 with TruePix and UHR 700kHz capability. Aaron and his team also chose the new SBG Systems Apogee-U Inertial Navigation System with a Hemisphere R330 RTK base station and optional Atlas Link corrections. Valeport MiniSVS... (read more)
2016-10-24 09:44:17

CUBE-Technology Implemented in Multibeam Editor

Hypack has entered into an agreement to become a commercial partner with the University of New Hampshire's Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (UNH-CCOM). The agreement will accelerate the transfer of technology developed by UNH-CCOM to over 3,000 Hypack and Hysweep users. The first application for users will be the integration of UNH-CCOM's CUBE algorithm into Hysweep's multibeam editor during the summer of 2006. (read more)
2006-06-23 12:00:00
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