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  • 9 April 2020
    Technology

    Kraken Robotics has entered into a partnership agreement with Greensea Systems to expand collaborative efforts to advance the capabilities of marine robotics. Under the agreement, Greensea will support development, integration, and testing work with Kraken across several of Kraken’s technology platforms. The companies have worked together over the last twelve months to utilize the OPENSEA […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Kraken Robotics said it has agreed a deal for Ocean Infinity to purchase $9 million of Kraken’s deep-sea batteries. According to the company, delivery dates are expected between Q4 2018 and Q4 2019. Kraken will arrange for these batteries to be built by Kraken Power, an entity in which Kraken currently holds a 19.9% interest. […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kraken Sonar has acquired a minority interest in Enitech Subsea GmbH of Rostock, Germany, and the company has been renamed to Kraken Power GmbH. Under the agreement, Kraken has taken a 19.9% equity interest and provided a €110,000 convertible loan. The loan pays interest at 5% per annum and has a term of three years. Through […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Kraken Robotics said it has reached a non-brokered private placement offering deal with Ocean Infinity whereby Ocean Infinity will acquire 9.99% of Kraken’s issued common shares. Kraken’s relationship with Ocean Infinity started in 2017, and this investment in Kraken should form the starting point for the expansion of this relationship. Given this, Kraken and Ocean […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics has secured a grant of up to $749,746 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) to support research and development of Kraken’s ThunderFish XL Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). Kraken’s ThunderFish XL represents further development of the ThunderFish Alpha platform that was recently delivered to Defence Research and […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Kraken Sonar has formally taken delivery of ThunderFish Alpha autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed for deep sea military, commercial and scientific applications. The ThunderFish Alpha AUV (formerly called DEDAVE) was developed by Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute and will be used as a technology demonstrator platform to support ongoing development of Kraken’s underwater sensor and robotics programs. […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics’ subsidiary Kraken Power has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Multi Pump Innovation (MPI) of Norway. Under the agreement, MPI will purchase RIM-driven thrusters and control systems for use in MPI’s new JetMaster automated cage cleaners used for fish farming. While JetMaster is a new product for MPI, its position in fish farming […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kraken Sonar has appointed Jeff Bartkowski as director of business development, effective December 05, 2016. Jeff has sales and business development experience with both commercial and defense customers and has worked at companies such as Teledyne-Reson, iXBlue and Sea Machine Robotics. He is a graduate of New York’s Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Karl Kenny, president and […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Kraken Robotics has been awarded a contract from a military customer to provide high capacity SeaPower battery solution for an underwater robotics application. The contract, the second one from this undisclosed client, is worth approximately $2.0 million, the company informed. The previous order by the same customer was placed in April 2019, and had a […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Navy’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center – Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT). The CRADA covers the operation of Kraken’s high-speed actively controlled towed Synthetic Aperture Sonar, KATFISH, for multi-mission applications, including mine countermeasures. The CRADA defines a joint research and development relationship between NUWCDIVNPT […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotic Systems has established a new 4,000 square foot facility named the Unmanned Maritime Vehicles Facility (UMVF). The UMVF is located at the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Kraken’s Handling Systems Group has already moved into the new location and will continue to build Kraken’s Tentacle Winch and […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotic Systems has launched the initial phase of its OceanVision project. Starting in late September, Kraken will deploy its sensors and unmanned underwater platforms to conduct ultra-high definition seabed imaging and mapping on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and other areas of Atlantic Canada. OceanVision is a three-year, $20 million project focused on the […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Kraken Sonar has added Larry Puddister to the company’s board of directors. Puddister is co- chairman of Pennecon Limited, and also a majority shareholder and CEO of Newcrete. Karl Kenny, Kraken’s president and CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome Larry to the Kraken Board of Directors. His extensive experience, keen instincts, and global industry connections should prove to […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Kraken Robotics has closed the non-brokered private placement offering with Ocean Infinity for aggregate gross proceeds of $2.3 million. “Kraken is very pleased to have completed this financing with our customer Ocean Infinity,” said Karl Kenny, Kraken’s president and CEO. “The financing strengthens our balance sheet with a patient investor and supportive customer and validates […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Sonar Systems said it will receive a non-refundable financial contribution of up to $485,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). In addition to technical and business advisory services provided by NRC-IRAP, the funding is being used to develop autonomous launch and recovery systems (A-LARS) for unmanned maritime vehicles. […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems, has been formally notified by the Government of Canada that its application to the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) has been approved. The company has been pre-qualified into the program for its ThunderFish 300 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) for military and scientific applications. Karl Kenny, Kraken’s president […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with ThayerMahan, a US-based systems integrator specializing in maritime autonomous systems. Both companies are collaborating to deliver next generation underwater sensors and robotics for military, law enforcement, port and maritime security and environmental monitoring applications. ThayerMahan was founded by retired U.S. […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Technology

    Kraken Robotics has achieved a practical resolution of two cm with a Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS), the AquaPix MINSAS. Kraken’s Ultra HD software improves the AquaPix SAS image resolution from 3.0 x 3.3 cm (across along track) to 1.9 x 2.1 cm and maintains constant Ultra HD resolution across the entire swath. The […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Equipment, Research & Development

    JSK Naval Support, the Canadian anti-submarine warfare (ASW) specialist, and Kraken Robotic Systems have teamed up to develop an enhanced autonomous underwater sonar solution. The two companies will combine expertise in open mission systems and unmanned underwater systems to develop the solution. Utilizing an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from Kraken will give JSK’s advanced sonar […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Kraken Sonar has signed a licensing agreement for underwater robotics technology with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB). Fraunhofer has developed the Dedave autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) which is an integral part of the agreement. Kraken will exclusively license the Dedave software and hardware IP and technology for large AUVs […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics has through its wholly-owned subsidiary, entered into a strategic partnership with Avitas Systems, a GE Venture. The companies will integrate autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), acoustic and laser sensor technology and artificial intelligence-based navigation software into subsea inspection solutions for the oil and gas, offshore renewable energy, and shipping industries. The announcement was made […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Sonar Systems (Kraken) has been awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of up to $450,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). In addition to technical and business advisory services provided by NRC-IRAP, the funding is being used to develop a real-time, ultra high resolution seabed mapping system that is […]