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HYPACK FINISHES DIVER6.DLL TESTING

HYPACK FINISHES DIVER6.DLL TESTING

HYPACK finished testing the Diver6.DLL using a simulator and reading the network datagrams in HYPACK®. Apply the vessel position and heading information in the datagram to determine the diver location in 3D.

July-August 2015

PORTUGAL SURVEY COMPANY TESTS KONGSBERG ECHO SOUNDER

The Kongsberg Maritime’s GeoSwath Plus shallow water multibeam echo sounder was released to selected trial customers earlier this year and has already been put through its paces on the river Douro in Northern Portugal by survey company, Lagoa do Ruivo Survey (LRS).

July-August 2015

TIDELAND DEBUTS NEW AIDS TO NAVIGATION

Tideland Signal Corporation’s new aids to navigation include SB-1800, the newest to the polyethylene buoy product line, and the SolaMax range of 3 to 7NM -contained lanterns.

July-August 2015

CARIS INTRODUCES SONAR CORRECTION ALGORITHM

CARIS™ has introduced a new sound velocity correction algorithm to HIPS and SIPS™ that significantly improves results for many mid and deepwater sonars and benefits some shallow water multi-sector systems as well.

July-August 2015
Riverside Marine Refurbishes Dredge for Australian Market

Riverside Marine Refurbishes Dredge for Australian Market

Brisbane-based Riverside Marine purchased an IHC-built 2,000-cubic-meter dredge, as it looks to expand in the Australian dredging market. The dredge will arrive in October, after it undergoes modifications in Singapore. Riverside Marine General Manager Angus Campbell said the company was targeting harbor and port maintenance contracts around Australia.

July-August 2015
Buffalo District’s New Survey Vessel Honors Buxbaum

Buffalo District’s New Survey Vessel Honors Buxbaum

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District named the latest addition to its hightech hydrographic survey fleet after retired Command Sgt. Maj. Michael L. Buxbaum, U.S. Army Retired.

July-August 2015
Brennan Honored by Wisconsin Engineers for Broadcast Capping System

Brennan Honored by Wisconsin Engineers for Broadcast Capping System

Dredging and environmental contractor J.F. Brennan Co., Inc. was one of 12 companies who received Certificates of Merit from the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers at its Wisconsin Governor’s New Products Awards (GNPA) ceremony on May 27. Brennan was honored for its Broadcast Capping System (BCS™), which places subaqueous caps and sand covers over contaminated bottom areas.

July-August 2015

Corps Dredge McFarland Responds to Shoaling at Southwest Pass

From the end of March through the end of May, The Dredge McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, completed 62 days of urgent dredging at the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River 90 miles south of New Orleans.

July-August 2015
Sea-Axe Developed for Precise Sediment Removal in Shallow and Deep Water

Sea-Axe Developed for Precise Sediment Removal in Shallow and Deep Water

Alex Whyte has drawn on three decades of experience to design a controlled flow excavator (CFE) that can be precisely controlled in water from a meter and a half (4.9 feet) to 500 meters (1,640 feet) deep. JBS Subsea of Peterhead, Scotland teamed with Whyte to manufacture and market the new Sea-Axe, which had its commissioning in May.

July-August 2015
TerraCure Chosen for Oil Site Remediation in Louisiana

TerraCure Chosen for Oil Site Remediation in Louisiana

Michael Behan’s Harbor Resource Management Corporation (HRMC) is about to embark on a commercial demonstration of its TerraCure™ process on a contract in Louisiana to remediate approximately 500 cubic yards of soil contaminated by oil drilling in the early 20th century. The technology was developed for treating contaminated dredged material.

July-August 2015
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