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SeaSense - August 2019

Welcome to SeaSense for August 2019. In this edition, we invite you to our DeepTrekker ROV demo day on the 8th August, we celebrate three records in 5 TRIAXYS buoys ordered for Victoria and record sales for EdgeTech and RBR in the last financial year.

Not resting on our laurels, we also showcase the recent proving "flight" of the ecoSUBm5 in Zanzibar c/w GoPro footage and integrated temperature and chlorophyll sensors and invite you to the BioSonics "Fisheries and Aquatic Habitat Assessment Workshop" in Seattle.

It was great to catch up with so many people at AMSA last month - please remember that you can visit our dedicated oceanographic equipment website or contact the office at any time. We look forward to hearing from you. 

5 x TRIAXYS Buoys Ordered In Bumper Month


To start the new FY off with a bang, MSI has received orders for 5 new AXYS Technologies TRIAXYS buoys in July alone. The buoys, 3 with integrated Nortek current profilers and 2 as wave only versions, will be delivered over the next two months to two separate clients.

More details will come out in future editions of SeaSense but coincidentally, the AXYS factory is in the Victoria region of Vancouver Island and all 5 buoys will be delivered and used in Victoria, Australia.

ecoSUB AUV Production Units Avail. Sept. 19


ecoSUB Robotics Ltd have announced that production systems of their advanced, small and low cost AUVs willl be available from September 2019.

As this date rapidly approaches, proven capabilities are being added to the already extensive list of successful missions and integrations. Recent proving outings include a project in Zanzibar this month where ecoSUB Robotics and the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton flew one of the ecoSUBm5 AUVs to undertake some very simple coral reef surveys with a GoPro camera whilst measuring temperature and Chlorophyll concentration with a Valeport Hyperion fluorometer. This was performed as part of the SOLSTICE project and the above image is courtesy of SOLSTICE. 

For more details of the trial, including images and a very cool video, please visit https://www.ecosub.uk/news/archives/07-2019

ROV Demo Day - Join the Revolution


For the first time in Australia, MSI will be demonstrating the Deep Trekker DTG3 and Revolution ROVs. 

Using the ideal location of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, MSI will be flying both vehicles from 10am to 4pm on the 8th August 2019. We will also have Cody Warner from Deep Trekker in Canada in attendance to answer all of your questions. 

If you can't make it on the 8th, and would like a hands on demonstration of either of these vehicles, let the team know and we will make arrangements to meet you before the main demo (these vehicles leave for NZ on the 9th).

Contact the team at MSI to book a time to join the ROV Revolution

 

Australasian Coast & Ports 2019 - Hobart 10 to 13 Sep 2019



MSI will be exhibiting at the 2019 Coast and Ports conference to be held in Hobart 10th to 13th Sep. 2019. 

Themed "Future Directions From 40°S and Beyond", this years conference will bring together engineers, planners, scientists, managers and researchers to Hobart, to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning and design issues related to our diverse and developing coasts. New to this years conference is a focus on the 'Blue Economy' given estimates that by 2025, Australian marine industries will contribute around $100bn to our economy each year.

More details, including registration for this event: https://coastsandports2019.com.au

MSI Awarded RBR Sales Excellence Award

MSI is proud to have recently received the "RBR Award of Excellence in Recognition of Outstanding Sales and Customer Success". Aptly contained with the shipment of the first RBRquartz³Q sold in Australia, the award was a complete surprise and appreciated by the entire team at MSI. 

Our first agency, we have proudly represented RBR since establishment in Australia in 2006. We have seen tremendous development and growth in the excellent instrumentation that they build over this period evidenced in sales numbers.
 

BioSonics Training Opportunities

Fisheries and Aquatic Habitat Assessment Workshop Sessions
August 27-29, 2019
October 15-17, 2019
Seating is limited - Register Now!

  • Held at BioSonics Seattle headquarters at Salmon Bay Marine Center, featuring:
  • DT-X Extreme Autonomous Portable Scientific Echosounder Operation and Mobile Survey on Lake Washington
  • Physics of Sound in Water and Principles of Hydroacoustics
  • Fisheries and Plankton Assessment
  • Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV), Bottom Classification and Bathymetry Assessment and Mapping
  • Survey Design and Case Studies
  • Software Overview, Data Processing, Analysis and Reporting Techniques
Contact BioSonics / MSI if you are interested in attending one of the training sessions.

EdgeTech - Another Record Year

2018/19 financial year turned into another record year for EdgeTech acoustic releases in Australia  -  a record for the second consecutive year. With sales in all Australian States in the last 12 months, EdgeTech is certainly living up to its reputation as a leader in underwater technology.

With 8 brand new EdgeTech PORT-LFs already delivered in July, we look forward to this growth continuing this FY and, with our "Approved Service Centre" status in Australia, in supporting our clients all around the country.






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