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  • 26 January 2021
    Equipment, Innovation, Technology

    Fugro has selected Sonardyne to support its global fleet of uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Fugro will integrate Sonardyne’s Mini-Ranger 2 USBL; configured with Marine Robotics software extension pack, into its new 12 metre-long Blue Essence USV. The offshore surveyor should see the first vessel delivered to its base in Perth […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Equipment, Technology

    Subsea robotics innovator Dive Technologies has chosen a complete suite of Sonardyne technologies for navigation, tracking and control of its large displacement DIVE-LD autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) programme. The DIVE-LD AUV could meet a wide range of long-endurance mission requirements, across the commercial, research and defence sectors. To support long-distance and long-duration navigation, while minimising […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Automation, Equipment, Innovation, Technology

    Ocean Infinity has selected Sonardyne technology to support its world’s largest and most environmentally sustainable fleet of ocean-going, multi-role robotic vessels. Sonardyne systems will provide the first wave of Ocean Infinity’s new Armada fleet with key sensor technologies for underwater platform navigation, tracking, control and communications, as well as ensuring uninterrupted surface navigation. The low-emission […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Marine services player C-Innovation has chosen Sonardyne’s underwater positioning and navigation technology to support its operations offshore Brazil. Sonardyne will equip remotely operated vehicles (ROV fleet) on board six ROV support vessels with inertial, gyrocompass and Doppler technologies, as well as hybrid acoustic-inertial systems. Specifically, C-I has ordered SPRINT inertial navigation systems (INS), a Lodestar […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    PDE Offshore has selected Sonardyne underwater positioning equipment to support its work on wind farm construction projects offshore Taiwan. The company has ordered a Mini-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) system and Wideband Sub-Mini 6+ (WSM 6+) transponder/responders. to accurately track the position its underwater equipment, which includes a seabed frame used to guide geotechnical corers. […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Technology

    Fugro has selected underwater positioning technology from Sonardyne Inc. for its upcoming activities at offshore wind projects in the U.S. Fugro ordered three Sonardyne Mini-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) underwater positioning systems to support shallow-water site characterization surveys and a standard Ranger 2 for positioning geotechnical boreholes that will influence turbine foundation design and installation. […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Group has selected Sonardyne technology to enhance its offering in the US Gulf of Mexico energy sector. Unique added two Ranger 2 USBL positioning systems, complete with HPT 5000 transceivers and survey-room hardware and software. The technology can quickly mobilise on vessels of opportunity and also surpass geophysical and geotechnical specs customers in the […]

  • 16 June 2020

    SubSea Craft has selected Sonardyne’s underwater obstacle avoidance technology for its new diver delivery unit (DDU). Sonardyne’s Vigilant forward looking sonar (FLS) will provide hazard avoidance capability for the crew and embarked divers of the VICTA Class DDU when navigating on or below the surface. Vigilant FLS displays water depth, sub-surface obstacles and features by […]

  • 9 June 2020

    Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) has acquired a BlueComm undersea communications system from Sonardyne International as part of its ongoing program in maritime autonomous systems (MAS). BlueComm is the commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technology that enables wireless transmission of high bandwidth tactical data, including video, over ranges of a few tens or even hundreds of […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Brazilian geoscience services company OceanPact has chosen Sonardyne deep water positioning technology to support its research operations across the region. The company has installed Ranger 2 Ultra-Short Baseline (USBL) systems on board its research vessels Seward Johnson and Austral Abrolhos. The USBL will track underwater equipment and sensors deployed from the ships, including seabed corers, […]

  • 19 May 2020
    IT & Software, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Underwater positioning specialist Sonardyne has increased the capabilities of its Fusion 2 software package. According to Sonardyne, this latest release of Fusion 2 unlocks new benefits for surveyors and construction personnel. Namely, it includes a simplified surface box-in app and the ability to perform wireless structure deflection monitoring. Additionally, Fusion 2 now includes ‘office’ mode […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Equipment, Safety, Technology, Vessels

    Subsea technology specialist Sonardyne has introduced new Vigilant forward looking sonar (FLS) for naval, commercial, passenger and private vessels. Vigilant FLS provides 3D bathymetry out to 600 metres and automated warnings of unseen collision hazards on and beneath the waterline out to 1.5 kilometres. Vigilant is suitable for vessels of all sizes and types; expedition […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Transition

    CleanEarth has equipped Sonardyne global headquarters in Hampshire with over half a megawatt of solar generation. The subsea tech firm first explored the solar options with CleanEarth back in 2016. However, the SSE approved the connection in late 2019, due to the fault level issues at the nearby substation. In March CleanEarth started installing the […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    VideoRay and Sonardyne have been working together to demonstrate enhanced ROV operations through integration with positioning systems. UK-based underwater positioning specialist Sonardyne initially integrated Micro-Ranger 2 USBL technology with VideoRay’s Mission Specialist Technology for ROVs in 2018. Since then, the systems have carried out a range of operations from aquaculture to mine countermeasures. Sonardyne designed […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Sonardyne and XOCEAN have completed a live seabed-to-shore data harvesting mission for Norske Shell using an unmanned surface vessel (USV). The survey is part of a seabed monitoring campaign at the Ormen Lange field offshore Norway. The teams completed the project without a single person having to travel offshore or from their home office It […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Underwater technology provider Sonardyne has made new additions to its 2020 product line-up, designed to play a role in delivering data from the seabed to the shore. With a focus on compact unmanned and vessel instruments, Sonardyne has unveiled SPRINT-Nav Mini, said to be the most compact guidance and control solution in the market, as […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The owners of marine technology specialist Sonardyne have formed a new parent company to increase the breadth and capabilities available to customers across the organisation’s independent subsidiaries. Sonardyne Group will align and harness the joint strengths of Chelsea Technologies, EIVA, Wavefront Systems, 2G Robotics and Sonardyne International, while maintaining the operating independence of each company. […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sonardyne International has appointed Graham Brown as its new managing director. Graham, who takes over the role from John Ramsden on April 01, has served on Sonardyne International’s board from 2008, most recently as sales and marketing director and deputy managing director. John, who has been Sonardyne International’s managing director since 2009, is staying within […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Sonardyne underwater instrumentation is to help scientists across the US better understand and possibly predict earthquake and tsunami risk at a far greater scale. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, through a $5.5 million grant from the US National Science Foundation (NSF), is procuring equipment to be used by the broader scientific community to study seafloor deformation. […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Marine technology provider Sonardyne has acquired Ontario-based underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics. 2G Robotics will join the Sonardyne group of companies, while remaining an independent business and brand. Jason Gillham, 2G Robotics’ founder, will continue to lead the company as chief executive officer. The company will continue to operate from its current location in […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Underwater diver detection sonar technology from Sonardyne has been selected by yacht security specialist Frankentek for its latest new-build superyacht surveillance and protection project. Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) will provide security personnel on the unnamed vessel with a clear and early warning of any underwater threats, such as divers, swimmers and drones, approaching the […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Sonardyne underwater positioning and tracking technology is to be used to support search and recovery operations undertaken by the Republic of Korea Navy’s new auxiliary submarine rescue ship (ASR-II). Through a contract with GE’s Power Conversion business, the ASR-II will be fitted with Sonardyne’s Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) system. This will interface onboard the […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    UK-based engineering firm Sonardyne is supporting a new laboratory at Newcastle University focused on marine robotics. Housed in the Armstrong Building, the Newcastle University Sonardyne Robotics and Autonomous Systems Student Laboratory contains new equipment and components for building underwater drones, from vehicle parts, laptops and control stations, to a new rapid prototype printer. The space […]

  • 1 October 2019

    Sonardyne Brasil has supplied Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) positioning technology to track science equipment and underwater vehicles deployed from Brazil’s oceanographic research vessel, Alpha Crucis. The 64 m-long vessel, which is operated by the University of São Paulo, undertakes research projects spanning global climate change to biodiversity in Brazilian waters. It will be equipped with a […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Norske Shell is launching a 10-year seabed subsidence monitoring campaign at its Ormen Lange gas field in the Norwegian Sea, using long-endurance sensors from subsea monitoring specialist Sonardyne. Norske Shell’s goal is to continuously monitor any movement of the seafloor at Ormen Lange. The data should help the energy company to detect changes that might […]