2020 iXblue Users Conference

This third edition of our conference will bring together over 150 key players in the maritime market such as hydrographic offices, universities, institutes, port authorities, survey and dredging companies, as well as offshore construction contractors. This one-day event is a golden opportunity for participants to share their experience on the latest technologies and gain valuable insight on current and upcoming market trends.   Confirmed speakers include:Drebble, Edgetech, Forssea, GEOMAR, Ifremer, iSTerre Grenoble, KOBO, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, MARUM, Schlumberger, Sulmara, Swire Seabed, TechnipFMC (read more)
2019-10-09 08:24:02


The iXBlue RAMSES has been selected by Subsea Technology and Rentals Ltd (STR), UK, as a solution to deliver precision navigation and smooth, drift-free positioning for a range of subsea operations whilst offering significant time savings over alternative solutions. iXBlue’s RAMSES is a self-contained system that can operate either as a stand-alone positioning solution or in conjunction with iXBlue inertial navigation systems to provide sparse array functionality. Requiring no top-side components, RAMSES can be quickly and easily deployed in new or existing fields, operating with either iXBlue or third-party transponders. STR have already received delivery of the RAMSES technology, are... (read more)
2016-04-18 10:06:54

iXblue Annual User Conference

The iXblue Annual User Conference will take place in Amsterdam on 22 January 2019. It will bring together key players in the maritime market such as hydrographic offices, universities, institutes, port authorities, survey and dredging companies, as well as offshore construction contractors. This one-day event will be a golden opportunity for participants to share their experience on the latest technologies and gain valuable insight and inspiration on how to address the challenges of their sea operations, with a unique mix of global technology and business.  A full agenda will be disclosed in the coming weeks. REGISTER HERE CALL FOR PAPERS... (read more)
2018-12-04 02:23:02

iXBlue Customer Support Appointment

iXBlue has expanded its customer support function with the appointment of Scott Gray based in Aberdeen, UK. In his role as customer support engineer, Gray will assist customers in the UK and Ireland across all the company's product areas. He will provide technical support for customer trials and product demonstrations, and offer training at the Aberdeen facility and customers' locations. Gray has a bachelor of engineering degree from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen and extensive experience in electronic and survey engineering, both offshore and onshore. Before joining iXBlue, Gray worked for mooring technology supplier InterMoor (previously Trident Offshore) as... (read more)
2011-05-30 09:54:54

iXBlue Launches ROVINS NANO

On the evening before the opening of OI 2016, iXBlue literally unveiled the ROVINS NANO. This compact unit provides highly accurate positioning at all depths, including for middle water station keeping. ROVINS NANO has been designed for ROV pilots performing maintenance and construction operations. It offers the unbeatable stability and accuracy of the inertial position, outputting true north, roll, pitch and rotation rates. iXBlue also updated the audience on developments within the company. Where the Doppler Velocity Log (DVL) has limitations, especially when operating in middle water, ROVINS NANO is now there to guarantee optimal navigation safety. According to Paul... (read more)
2016-03-15 10:47:21

iXBlue at OI China 2013

iXBlue, headquartered in France, will have a strong presence at the Oceanology International 2013 exhibition to be held at Intex Shanghai Exhibition Center, China, from 3 to 5 September 2013. Visitors to the iXBlue stand (#B25) will quickly appreciate the value of its expertise in products and integrated solutions. The company is to present a variety of products Sub-bottom profilers: ECHOES, energy efficient and compact enabling high resolution surveys in various operating conditions (lake, shallow and deep waters), will be shown with DELPH data acquisition and geophysical interpretation software. Acoustic positioning systems: GAPS, portable and robust USBL global acoustic positioning... (read more)
2013-07-17 03:18:59

iXBlue Expands Operations in Brazil

iXBlue, headquartered in France, has increased support and product availability in Brazil. This is in line with the company’s strategic plans to accelerate sustainable long-term growth in this important and expanding market. Expanding the iXBlue dedicated support team in Rio de Janeiro sharpens iXBlue’s focus on tailored local services for product adoption, training, deployment services and timely repair activities. iXBlue navigation and positioning products are used by survey, EPC, and other offshore national and international organisations involved in Brazil offshore projects. This includes Petrobras projects in Saipinoa/Guará-Lula pre-salt discoveries of Santos Basin. Having access to a large local stock of... (read more)
2014-08-12 02:30:20

iXBlue Representation at OI China

The French manufacturer iXBlue is presenting navigation, acoustic and imaging products at 2014 Oceanology International China. The event is taking place from 3-5 September 2014 at INTEX Shanghai. The company is showcasing products and solutions in ship navigation and control, subsea navigation and positioning, moorings and releases and seabed mapping. With offices around the globe, including China, iXBlue serves thousands of customers in applications that include offshore oil & gas, construction and dredging, hydrography and geophysics, ocean science, maritime vessels and yachting, trawl and seine fishing. iXBlue can be found in booth C50. (read more)
2014-09-01 11:38:22

Forum Subsea Rentals Adds More iXBlue Systems

Forum Subsea Rentals, UK, has made a further significant investment in inertial navigation technology from supplier iXBlue. This latest investment makes Forum Subsea Rentals one of the world’s largest stockists of iXBlue products. The equipment is due to be utilised for ROV positioning in survey and construction support applications on major projects worldwide. The contract includes a quantity of ROVINS subsea inertial navigation systems as well as OCTANS gyrocompasses. These OCTANS gyrocompasses can be upgrated to the full INS capability of the ROVINS. The positioning solution provided by ROVINS can be enhanced with the use of a Doppler Velocity Log... (read more)
2013-04-10 03:14:44

On and Offshore Demos by iXBlue

iXBlue will be hosting training and technical sessions onshore and live demo sessions offshore as well.     The company is represented at the Offshore Survey11 technical conference. On Wednesday 6 april 2011 from 10.25 - 10.50, iXBlue presents ‘‘Advances in high performance subsea positioning’’, speaker: Hubert Pelletier, iXSea  Product line manager. Thursday 7 april 2011, from 11.40 - 12.05, DOF Subsea presents ‘‘Running-in a new geophysical software suite (iXSea DELPH suite software)’’, led by Jens Ditlev, DOF Subsea - Chief Geologist.Thursday 7 april 2011, 12.05 - 12.30, Subsea 7 presents ‘‘Lateral OOS (out of straightness) - a survey perspective’’... (read more)
2011-04-04 04:57:27
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