Category: PRS

USBL SPREAD FOR POLAR RESEARCH

October 21, 2016 5:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Underwater acoustic positioning technology from Sonardyne Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore, has been selected for China’s new polar research vessel currently under construction. Commissioned by the Polar Research Institute of China, the 122-metre vessel will be equipped with a Ranger 2 USBL (Ultra-Short BaseLine) system to allow the position of scientific equipment deployed from the ship to be precisely tracked. Read the rest of this entry »

SONARDYNE ACOUSTIC POSITIONING TRAINING

September 6, 2016 8:09 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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Sonardyne delivers acoustic positioning simulator to Brazilian DPO training school. Equipment that simulates acoustic positioning operations on dynamically positioned (DP) rigs and ships, has been supplied by Sonardyne Brasil Ltda. to vessel control and automation company, GE Power Conversion for their new training school in Macaé. Read the rest of this entry »

NEW PRS NEEDS NO TARGET

August 17, 2016 5:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A new type of position reference sensor that does not use physical targets is changing the way vessels navigate. The company that developed it, Guidance Marine, says it is especially well-suited to use on service operation vessels operating in offshore windfarms, but it could have a host of other applications. Read the rest of this entry »