Product Development

HD Zoom Camera
The Apex SeaCam incorporates corrector optics with a low-distortion 70° horizontal FOV. It offers several HD formats and high sensitivity
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Underwater Tracking Technology
The Micro-Ranger 2 ultra-short baseline acoustic tracking system is built around 6G hardware and Wideband 2 digital acoustic technology. The
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Virtual Cargo Simulator
A 3D virtual application for the K-Sim Cargo simulator generates high-fidelity visualizations for operational training on areas of the cargo
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Japanese Fisheries Groups Use Solar-Powered Datalogger to Track Zooplankton
The National Research Institute of Fisheries Engineering (NRIFE) of the Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA) will this spring
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iXblue Phins C3 Integration
A new navigation module for the Gavia AUV incorporates the iXblue Phins Compact C3 with a Teledyne RDI 1,200-kHz Workhorse
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Rugged Handheld Device
The Nautiz X9 Android handheld can be used as a mobile computer, data collector or field controller. It has a
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Windfarm Apparel and Equipment
Marine drysuits and diving gear are available for use in offshore, commercial, military and rescue activities, including SOLAS-approved transit suits
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Kalmar to Deliver Straddle Carriers To Global Ports in Russia
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply 12 classic straddle carriers to JSC First Container Terminal (FCT)
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New Version of Wärtsilä 20 Diesel Engine Increases Output
The technology group Wärtsilä is launching an upgraded, more powerful version of its Wärtsilä 20 diesel engine. This new development
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3,000-mm Ocean Buoy
The ATLANTIC-3000 buoy is manufactured from UV-stabilized polyethylene with a 3-m-diameter float section. It has a focal height of up
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Integrated Propulsion
Three60 Pod 650 is an integrated maneuvering system for control of engine rpm and pod transmission direction using lever control
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Bathymetric Data Cleaning
HIPS and SIPS 10.4 is a data processing tool with boresight calibration. It includes support for R2Sonic TruePix imagery, Kongsberg
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Enhanced Offshore Inspection
An internal gravity-deployed ultrasonic scanning tool, SIRIUS-X is built for ultrasonic corrosion mapping in offshore caissons, risers and conductors. It
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Multiple Corer Simultaneously Takes 12 Sediment Samples
OSIL delivered a 12-station multiple corer to XMU University in China that is capable of collecting up to 12 samples
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High Visibility Immersion Suits for Capsize Emergencies
These immersion suits are built from 5 mm flame-retardant neoprene with SOLAS-grade reflective patches for survival in a capsize situation. The face
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Solar Boat with Electric Engine Makes 7,200-Mile Trip
A custom vessel designed by Capt. Jim Greer completed a 7,200-mile voyage running solely on solar panels, batteries and an all-electric
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Damen Offers Electric Dredge Pump
  The E-DOP pump is an electric pump with 93% drive efficiency for applications in populated areas or hydroelectric dams
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Increased CAN Bus Signal Range

CAN bus communication protocol is extended to active flying leads with three configurations for up to 5,000 m, including a fault tolerant CAN bus (ECFL-FT), a high speed CAN bus (ECFL-HS), and an optical extended CAN bus jumper (EOFL-C). Teledyne Oil & Gas.


Maritime Black Box

The VR7000S Simplified Voyage Data Recorder is a tamperproof data recording unit for maritime accident investigations. It records information from all serial, analog or digital sensors, bridge audio and VHF, radar and ECDIS data, AIS, bridge alert management, thrusters and inclinometer. Furuno USA Inc.


DC Electrical Switches

New models of toggle and push-button switches are available in single- and double-pole and single- and double-throw options. Switches are available with a lighted lever and optional silicone rubber boot for moisture sealing. Hubbell Marine Electrical Products. Hubbell Marine Electrical Products.


Machine Diagnostics

Using information about speed, horsepower and rigid versus flexible mount, a smart machine checker uses a wireless triaxial sensor to take measurements on the bearing points of a machine, as well as shaft speed, bearing temperature and wireless sensor orientation. Fixturlaser.


Navigational iPhone App

The mazu iPhone app now integrates Navionics vector charts for navigation and weather routing. It offers seven-day point forecasts, with wind and wave heights, access to GRIB files, and NEXRAD and NOAA weather alerts. Navigation includes routes, waypoints, NMEA data, and on-screen tracking. SkyMate Inc.


Artificial Intelligence System

The A-Suite cloud-based operations manager uses algorithms to detect anomalies in the behavior of human operators. It includes a track prediction system and anti-collision support tool, advanced diagnostics for decision support, and uses real-time metocean data, hazards and hydrodynamic performance indicators for optimization. Transas.


Entanglement Prevention

The ARC-1XD acoustic release mechanism is based on vaporization of a nickel-chromium wire by a very high-current electric current. The wire is strung between two posts constraining a level arm. Upon vaporization, a lever arm is set free and opens by the buoyant force of the instrument package or a buoy released to the surface. Desert Star Systems LLC.


Optical Ferrule

A 1.25 mm optical ferrule is available for the BIRNS Millennium connector series. It can be used with molded or oil-filled cables in straight or 90° configurations and in high and low voltage, coax, fiber-optic and hybrids of electro-coax, electro-optical and electro-opto-mechanical formats. BIRNS Inc.


Electric Torque Tool

Australia-based Total Marine Technology has collaborated to release a 24-kilo electric torque tool with built-in drive and torque measurement that is self-calibrating across its full torque range. Saab Seaeye Ltd.


LED Crane Light

The GAU-HB-1000W-LED-SS-480V universal voltage crane light can be operated on 347-480 V AC without modifications and automatically adjusts input current. The LEDs are paired with a high purity, polished aluminum reflector to produce a focused 10º spot beam. Larson Electronics LLC.


Lightweight Anchor

The FX-85 anchor weighs 47 lbs. and offers 21,000 lbs. of holding power in hard sand. With certifications from ABS and DNV GL, it is made from precision-machined aluminum magnesium alloy and can be adjusted to 32° or 45°. Fortress Marine Anchors.


Waterproof Touch Screen Monitor

This 17-in. sunlight-readable monitor has a five-wire resistive touch screen that can be activated with nearly any object, including a gloved finger or stylus. It has a stainless steel panel-mount enclosure, and operating temperatures range from -22° to 176°F. TRU-Vu Monitors Inc.


Micro Multibeam Sonar

The Gemini 720im has a 90° horizontal FOV and 50 m range, with an update rate up to 20 Hz. Its small size suits micro ROVs/AUVs and applications with restricted space or weight such as diver helmets and pole mounting in search and recovery. Tritech International Ltd.


Handheld Data Logger

The Databank Handheld Datalogger uses GPS and the GLONASS satellite system for horizontal position accuracy of 2.5 m. It stores up to 9,999 records and 16 calibrations and uses a GUI interface for configuring Cyclops sensors. Turner Designs Inc.


Micro Inertial Sensors

The Ellipse 2 Micro Series is available as an IMU (inertial measurement unit) with gyroscopes, accelerometers, magnetometers and a temperature sensor, as an AHRS (attitude and heading reference system) running an extended Kalman filter, or as an INS (inertial navigation system) that connects to a GNSS receiver. SBG Systems S.A.S.


Recovery Tow Sling

Panther is a lightweight, high-strength, low-stretch tow sling for mining and vehicle recovery with loads from 20-700 MT. It is made of Dyneema SK78 and covered with Dyneema HMPE (high-modulus polyethylene) chafe protection. Samson Rope Technologies Inc.



Port Virtualization Technology

Eltima Port Virtualization Technology allows remote access to vessel equipment. It can be added to the core of specific shipping equipment and redirect any number of serial devices over TCP/IP or UDP networks. Eltima Software.


Eco-Friendly Hull Cleaning

HullWiper uses high-pressure seawater instead of brushes or abrasives to minimize damage to anti-fouling coatings. Removed residues are collected in a waste unit on the ROV to reduce cross-pollination of waters. HullWiper.


Ice and Oil Detecting Radars

The FICE100 hybrid ice radar detects the structure of ice out to a 3 nm radius and locates rifts, clean ice and channels to determine iceabreaker routes. The FOIL200 oil radar uses raw data from the X7 processor to identify oil spills and create an image with up to 100 radar antenna scans. Furuno.


Biocide Mapping

TraxBio maps biocidal surfactants in oil and gas systems using the chemicals’ propensity to form micelles, clusters of surfactants. Nanoscale clusters of the biocide chemical can be detected using the TraxBio chemical mapping tool, aiding decisions about how much biocide to dose and alerting of potential biofouling risks. LUX Assure.


Synthetic Beam Bathymetry

The Hydro-2F multifrequency synthetic beam bathymetric and seafloor sonar provides 200-kHz precision bathymetry and narrow-beam, low-frequency bathymetry, as well as acoustic backscatter data. It provides depth data overlayed with GPS position and satellite photographs and can generate an augmented reality video and paper chart. Unabara.


Fleet Compliance Portal

FleetManager enables access to live ship management and tracking data on a centralized portal with environmental, piracy and regulatory overlays. It links with the PassageManager e-navigation platform in real time. ChartCo.


Battery Analyzers

Models BA6010 and BA6011 analyzers provide auxiliary measurement parameters including inductance, capacitance, dissipation factor, impedance, reactance and phase angle in degrees and radians. Both work with battery chemistries that are responsive to a 1-kHz AC stimulus signal. B&K Precision.


Magnetometer Detection System

The Proton 5 system includes a 200-ft.-depth-rated towfish, 150 ft. of Kevlar tow cable and a topside control box. There is also an optional altimeter, USB data output and Tracker 3 mapping software. JW Fishers Mfg.


Enhanced Current Profiling

The Sentinel V acoustic Doppler current profiler supports data rates up to 16 Hz. It has an option for bottom tracking and utilities software to interface with the existing VMDAS program and simplify vessel-mounted data applications. Teledyne RD Instruments.


Broadband Marine Antenna

The 6500-WB broadband antenna has a wind rating of 125 mph and operating temperature range of –67° to 160° F. It has a nominal impedance of 50 ohm and an input power rating of 100 watts continuous with a 3-dB gain. Its polarization pattern is vertical (omnidirectional). Shakespeare Co. LLC.


Electronic Instrument Connector

Air Link facilitates connection of electronic devices such as anemometers and GPS chartplotters. Air Link now supports temperature readings and has Wi-Fi, so users can send wired NMEA 0183 data to mobile devices. SailTimer Inc.


Professional Navigation Software

TZ Professional combines a variety of navigational data into an integrated interface. Version 3.3 offers Furuno DFF3D multibeam sonar compatibility, FLIR M200 compatibility, Marport trawl positioning integration, marks and objects database optimization and import of OLEX tracks and marks. Timezero.


Electronic Instrument Connector

Air Link facilitates connection of electronic devices such as anemometers and GPS chartplotters. Air Link now supports temperature readings and has Wi-Fi, so users can send wired NMEA 0183 data to mobile devices. SailTimer Inc.


Real-Time 3D Sonar

Echoscope4G Surface enables vision, mapping and measurement in real time for shallow-water operations to 20-m depth. The sonar is available in single, dual and XD triple models with three independent frequency and 3D volumes. Coda Octopus Group Inc.


Hybrid AUV/ROV

The Integra hybrid AUV/ROV can be configured with multiple sensors and maneuvered from any web-enabled device. Users can search wide areas using its untethered AUV mode and conduct detailed inspections using its ROV mode by attaching the tether for remote control. Aquabotix Technology Corp.


Miniature Ultrasonic Anemometer

The TriSonica Mini and the TriSonica Mini Weather Station are only 9.25 cm tall. The TriSonica Mini is a 3D ultrasonic anemometer that measures wind speed, direction and temperature and can report the compass heading, air density and dew point. Anemoment LLC.


Coating Dispensing System

MIXPAC MixCoat Manual is a cartridge-based protective coating dispensing system. Components are kept separate until forced through the static mixer. Cartridges are available for 1:1, 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1 ratios. Sulzer Mixpac AG.


Synthetic Fiber Rope

Spectra HC1000 rope is made from molecular-weight polyethylene using a gel-spinning process. It has up to 60 percent greater strength than aramid fiber yet is light enough to float. The fiber is highly resistant to chemicals and ultraviolet light and provides superior abrasion resistance. Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies.


Environmental Compliance

A new version of the EnviroManager platform uses GPS to show regulations in force at any given position and includes all agreed national and international baselines in an updated geographic database. Version 5.4 defines discharge types including bilge water, sewage, air emissions, garbage, food waste and ballast. ChartCo Ltd.


LiDAR Option for USV

A LiDAR sensor option is available for the Z-Boat 1800RP USV that can be coupled with a multibeam echosounder to enable mapping and surveillance capabilities both above and below the waterline. Teledyne Oceanscience.


Manual Hoist

The KMX Kinetic series manual hoist is ATEX-certified for use in potentially explosive environments with spark-resistant parts and a capacity range from 0.5 to 20 metric tons. Its VH-grade load chain with an inorganic zinc coating provides optimal corrosion resistance while dip spin and powder coating provides added protection. Ingersoll Rand.


Acoustic Release Components

A line of OEM components allows customization of underwater release systems with parts such as the ORCA thermal release or OEM transducers. The OEM BART board can couple with a transducer and release control actuator for acoustic control using a PACS or 8011 surface deck box. EdgeTech.


Satellite-Based Internet Browser

Sat-Browse works via the Sat-Fi app using either Globalstar’s Sat-Fi or 9600 Data Hotspot satellite devices. It offers Yippy’s compression technology. Globalstar Inc.


Pile Driving Application

New software for pile driving offers GNSS positioning of the pile and uses pre-engineering information such as position and orientation as guidance during real-time operations. Teledyne RESON.


UXO Detection System

Magsense is a vertical gradiometer array to record data in magnetically noisy subsea environments. 3D steering decreases the amount of infill and the launch-and-recovery system minimizes manual handling. N-Sea Group.


Doppler Profiler

The Sentinel V acoustic Doppler current profiler has high-speed wireless and increased memory. It has a flood-resistant electronics chamber and one-touch activation individual transducers with data rates up to 16 Hz. Teledyne RDI.


Personal Rescue Strobe

A dedicated life jacket safety light includes a 200-lumen LED bulb housed in a Lexan lens with 360° visibility. It can be used for deep-sea diving to 1,000 ft. and is visible for over 2 mi. Weems & Plath.


Mobile App for Water Monitoring

VuSitu provides directed data analysis and allows site photos and GPS coordinates to be organized in a central location. The Android app has a built-in workflow for groundwater and low-flow sampling events, and it can be paired to a tablet for input via barcode scanner. In-Situ Inc.


Portable USV

Z-Boat 1250 is a remotely operated hydrographic survey boat with a collapsible sliding crossbar and streamlined design with no rudder or steering linkages. It is rated to survey in streams, rivers and lakes, as well as mining pits, tailing ponds, construction and inspection zones, dams, reservoirs and harbors. Teledyne Oceanscience.


Expanded Payload Sensor Platform

SBI SeaKite is the ScanFish XL ROTV with PanGeo Subsea’s SBI 3D acoustic SAS capabilities. The combination provides a multisensor towed survey solution as well as an expansion of the ScanFish ROTV system payload from 50 kg to 350 kg. The ROTV measures 4.33 x 2.73 x 2.77 m, weighs 1,840 kg and is neutrally buoyant in water. EIVA a/s.


Dynamic Positioning Systems

Integrated GNSS and inertial technology allows for precise heading determination as well as spoofing detection capabilities. DPS i2 and DPS i4 are fully scalable, and they use a motion gyrocompass and reference unit, allowing users to create operation-specific presentations. Kongsberg Maritime AS.


Man-Overboard Alert System

ALERT418 uses a radio signal to avoid satellite lag and interfaces with chart plotting software so a waypoint can be set upon activation. It can be wired to kill engines and activate external strobes and speakers. It has GPS, a DB-9 serial port and dry contacts. Emerald Marine Products.


Gas Lift Diffusion for Bulk Carriers

Ballast water treatment using inert gas does not require filtering or chemical dosing. The GLD system treats water in voyage to reduce water pH and induce ultrasonic shockwaves to kill problematic organisms in water. Coldharbour Marine Ltd.


Dual Stabilized Beam Sonar

The HD860 sonar has both a narrow beam for long-range scans and a wide beam for detailed information. Bottom-typing reveals hard- and soft-bottom conditions. Active stabilization is provided by a precision electronic gyroscope. WESMAR.


UV-Stable Marine Adhesive

Marine adhesive sealants must survive vibration, swelling and shrinking and apply to bedding on fiberglass hulls, sealing around porthole frames and screw holes for both through-hull and deck hardware. The marine adhesive sealant 4000 UV was developed to maximize UV stability and prevent fading, chalking and cracking. 3M Marine.


Pop-Up Buoy Recovery System (PUB)

This system for retrieval of seabed packages can be mounted to any framework on the seafloor. When the acoustic release is activated, the buoy subassembly lifts free and rises to the surface. A synthetic line connects the buoy to the framework of the seabed item and allows for retrieval. DeepWater Buoyancy Inc.


Tiny Sensor Transmitter

The V7TP can measure temperature and/or depth and enables tracking and 3D VPS studies of small animals. It has improved accuracy over the current V9P and offers more range options than the current V7. It is available in high- and low-power options. VEMCO.


Immersed Computer Power

The PT578 integrates programmed digital protection and paralleling circuitry. The 500 W PT578 operates at temperatures from -25 to +70° C. It includes an active PFC and three output protection modes and is designed for convection cooling. Powerbox.


LED Flasher for AUVs and Gliders

Anglerfish is a deep-sea flasher designed to assist vehicle recovery. The 380-lumen LED can be seen from 5 nm. It weighs 30 grams in water, has a power draw of 0.55 W and is available in depth ratings to 2,500 m. Arctic Rays LLC.


Remote-Control UV Technology

Live-view, remote-control technology enables multiple users to operate UUVs and cameras from any Web-enabled device. It can be used with the Endura ROV, Hybrid AUV/ROV and AquaLens Connect underwater camera system. Aquabotix.


GFCI Receptacle

This GFCI duplex receptacle complies with the 2015 UL 943 requirement to automatically monitor circuit functionality every 3 hours or less for protection against electrical shock. Hubbell Marine Electrical Products.


Freshwater Generator

The AQUA Blue S-type generator uses existing seawater cooling system pumps to cut electrical power by 70 percent. Alfa Laval Marine Division.


Geomagnetic Biotagging

SeaTag-GEO offers detection of temperature gradients and can also operate as an ocean drifter for studying ocean currents and associated dispersal patterns. The GEO implements new research using Earth’s geomagnetic field to improve position estimates of tracked animals. Desert Star Systems LLC.


Near-Shore Satellite Communications

Speedcast launched its onboard satellite solution to provide nearshore 4G/LTE communications and high-speed access to Internet and corporate VPN connections. GO4SPEED can be configured with services such as VSAT and MSS. Speedcast International Ltd.


Cable Telemetry

The ScanFish cable telemetry kit offers integration of power and communications with subsea equipment deployed using long cables. It is available with or without a subsea pressure bottle and also in a customized version. EIVA a/s.


High Latitude Wave Glider

The next generation Wave Glider features advancements in operational range and performance for missions in high sea states and high latitudes, as well as expanded sensor payloads and increased energy and storage capacity. Liquid Robotics Inc.


Managed Cybersecurity

Fleet Secure is a unified threat management and monitoring service to detect vulnerabilities, respond to threats and protect ships. It detects external attacks via high-speed satellite while also protecting vessel networks from intrusion via infected USB sticks and crew devices connected to the onboard LAN. Inmarsat.


Processor Expansion

The ADLSEC-1710 L-Peripheral board is designed for expansion of the ADLE3800SEC Bay Trail Atom SBC via its Edge-Connect architecture. The combination of the ADLE3800SEC plus ADLSEC-1710 boards provides a complete 3.5-in. SBC solution with features including M.2 PCIe, SATA, DVI/DP/HDMI or USB3.0 and a UPS option. ADL Embedded Solutions Inc.


HD Underwater Camera

The Luma-Vu is a high-definition, high-resolution color CCTV camera manufactured with Aqualuma’s corrosion-proof, injection-molded polymer housing. Tides Marine.


Overlaid Chart Software

The latest release of the SonaSoft software has been upgraded to be compatible with S-57 and S-63 charts. Users can overlay data onto these charts using FarSounder’s forward-looking sonar (FLS) system to view real-time 3D sonar data and create historical bathymetric maps. FarSounder Inc.


Shallow-Water Pressure Vessels

SeaCircuit pressure vessel enclosures are available from 1/8- to 24-in. internal diameter. They are made with polyvinyl chloride, which can be used for junction boxes, electrical instrumentation housings, sensor or battery enclosures and chemical or biological containment. Robotic Ocean LLC.


Crew Training Management

Videotel Performance Manager allows access to crew training records from any Web-enabled device. The dashboard provides interactive, dynamically rendered reports and data about crew performance, skill levels, strengths, weaknesses and training schedules. KVH Industries Inc.


Chirp-Ready Transducers

Designed for fiberglass hulls, these transducers can be installed without drilling holes and accommodate hull deadrise angles up to 22º. Models range from 300 W to 1.5 kHz with a base installed inside the hull and filled with eco-friendly liquid that allows the transducer to transmit through fiberglass. AIRMAR Technology Corp.


Expandable Tubular Technology

The OnePatch system can be deployed on coiled tubing or jointed pipe and is packaged in a 30-ft. patch. It is able to seal perforations or repair leaking casing while providing a large production conduit to bring a well back online. Mohawk Energy.


Geocoder Toolbox

The Fledermaus Geocoder Toolbox (FMGT) is improved for multispectral backscatter processing with corrections for transmission and receiver frequency response; creation of pseudo-tiffs from frequency mosaic layers; and the ability to export a frequency with corrected backscatter as ASCII text files. QPS bv.


Rugged iPhone X Cases

Pelican Shield for the Apple iPhone X includes reinforced corners, and the DuPont Kevlar case construction is stronger than steel wiring, providing drop protection that is three times more than military testing standards. Pelican Products Inc.


Fluorometric Monitoring

The V-Lux multiparameter fluorometer provides in-situ detection of algae, aromatic hydrocarbons or tryptophan-like fluorescence. It includes three fluorescence channels as well as absorption, turbidity and temperature channels. Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd.


Aquaculture Inspections

SeaDrone Inspector 2.0 version is a sub-6 kg underwater vehicle capable of tackling 1.5-kt. ocean currents using its omnidirectional drag design and high thruster-to-weight ratio with increased top speed, vehicle stability and extra battery packs. SeaDrone Inc.


Polyurethane Underwater Camera

The LUXUS compact PUR-molded camera and LED light are depth-rated to 200 m. The camera features a fixed focal length and the LED comes with a 0.6-m open-end cable or terminated with a SubConn or other customer-specified connector. MacArtney A/S.


Text Messaging for Divers

Seatooth SWiCOM is a wireless personal area network that provides text communications between divers. The upgraded system increases range from 5 m to 9 m with an improved user interface. WFS Technologies Ltd.


Multifrequency Smart Antennas

The S321+ and C321+ smart antennas support 394 channels and simultaneously track all satellite signals including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo and QZSS. They come standard with two long-life lithium batteries that provide up to 12 hours of operation and are hot-swappable. Hemisphere GNSS.