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Waterways mapping solution

MacArtney provides newly built catamaran survey vessel "Spreegrund" with state-of- the-art equipment for the purpose of charting waterways in the rivers, canals and lakes in the Berlin region in Germany.

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MacArtney acquires manufacturer of offshore and renewable energy system solutions ASME A/S

MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has acquired the majority holding in Denmark based ASME A/S

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MacArtney EMO multiplexer systems supplied to Unique System, Houston operations

Newly established MacArtney Canada office has successfully delivered EMO multiplexer systems designed to offer up to 2000 watts of DC power distribution

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Burton - Stock reduction – make a good bargain!

Stock reduction – make a good bargain!

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MacArtney docking head to ensure optimum handling of the Schmidt Ocean Institute ROV SuBastian on board the R/V Falkor

Combining advanced science with state-of-the-art technology to achieve lasting results in ocean research is essential to Schmidt Ocean Institute. Therefore, they decided on a MacArtney product

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MacArtney markets measuring buoy monitoring turbidity at dredging sites

Transmitting turbidity data every half hour, blinking at dusk and being anchored with a 100 kg weight: a new type of buoy intended for turbidity long-term measurements has seen the light of day

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MacArtney supplies first LISST-VSF to the European market

Specialised instrument made specifically for ocean optics communities is to be applied by German Centre for Materials and Coastal Research providing a scientific basis for sustainable development and future-oriented coastal management

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US Survey Equipment Services (SES) takes delivery of a dotOcean GraviProbe supplied by MacArtney

Innovative geotechnical profiling system analyses the underwater sediment layers during intrusion. Recent business partnership agreement between dotOcean and MacArtney covering the North American continent consolidates MacArtney’s strong position in key markets and provides customer access to the extensive range of dotOcean sediment and soil measurement products

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MacArtney supplies specialised underwater robotics technology to Stinger, Norway

Stinger Technology AS has taken delivery of a customised Seaeye Falcon ROV to be used for offshore subsea operations under a contract awarded by Dong Energy

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German navy research institute takes delivery of a MacArtney FOCUS 2 ROTV system

Developing new underwater technologies for the German navy is of prime concern to WehrTechnische Dienststelle, WTD 71. Therefore, they have decided on a MacArtney FOCUS 2 ROTV system representing a highly stable and flexible instrumentation platform as the basic tool for their development efforts

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MacArtney AHC winches for Canyon Offshore ROV vessels

Canyon Offshore Inc., the marine contracting unit of Helix Energy Solutions, has opted for a MERMAC electric winch solution to empower the safe and efficient handling of ROV systems on board the latest two additions to the ‘Grand Canyon’ family of advanced offshore support vessels

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Global access with local support stays paramount always

Ongoing strategic push to provide global access with local support to MacArtney customers and solutions in all key markets for underwater technology makes MacArtney extend the sales representative network around the globe

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MacArtney brings workshop services to Northeast US customers

As part of MacArtney’s continuous global commitment to bring underwater technology, service and products to the local marine communities around the world, MacArtney Inc. is expanding its Northeast operations in Massachusetts, US to larger office space and adding new workshop capacity

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MacArtney consolidate their Asian market position

Serious commitment in the very important and growing Chinese market has led MacArtney to set up Chinese business partnership with Jessn Marine Equipment Company

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MacArtney expands into Atlantic Canada

Business acquisition of EMO Marine Technologies Ltd. (EMO Marine) consolidates MacArtney’s presence on the Canadian east coast. Acquiring the sound and well-established Canadian company ensures optimum positioning of the 6th regional operation in the North American market

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Business acquisition increases MacArtney presence in the German market

Adding high-grade competences to their portfolio of system sales causes MBT GmbH, MacArtney Germany, to generate a wider field of activity in terms of geographical market coverage in Germany

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MacArtney supplies winch for deep-sea search

A MERMAC R40 winch from MacArtney is to be used in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 having crashed a couple of years ago.

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MacArtney winch for deployment from vessels of opportunity

CORMAC M4C winch supplied by MacArtney Benelux to Belgian dotOcean specialising in sediment and soil characterisation systems and instrumentation

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Growth enhances MacArtney Singapore position

An ambition to provide even better service to MacArtney’s customers in the Asian Pacific market has resulted in a relocation of MacArtney Singapore to bigger and more spacious environments and in the set-up of a new local office in China

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IT International of Halifax acquires all electric MacArtney winch

MacArtney has supplied a MERMAC S30C winch, cable and termination to IT International of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for their core sampling business group.

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MacArtney brings unique dotOcean sediment and soil characterisation systems to North America

The agreement consolidates MacArtney’s strong position in key markets and provides customer access to the extensive range of dotOcean sediment and soil measurement products.

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Tidal turbine successfully connected with electricity grid of island

Complete MacArtney connectivity solution helps French marine renewable energy pioneer SABELLA pass with flying colours in cable operation connecting a tidal turbine to an onshore grid.

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University of Gothenburg acquires leading-edge winch for scientific research

Antarctica expedition benefits from a state-of-the-art remotely operated vehicle (ROV) winch supplied by MacArtney Underwater Technology. An icebreaking polar supply and research vessel is to map out underwater conditions in the icy waters in terms of subsurface and marine life.

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Global partners MacArtney and Moog Focal expand long-term business alliance

MacArtney has accepted responsibility for the in-field sales and after-sales support of Focal products in the commercial marine markets of the north-west region of North America via its office located in Victoria, BC in Canada.

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MacArtney novelty meets the harsh challenges of subsea exploration

LUXUS Dual 360º P/T is a heavy-duty pan-and-tilt unit suitable for a wide range of actuation tasks and intended for may applications in subsea tooling. It represents a unique and powerful addition to MacArtney's LUXUS range of underwater cameras, lights, and media controllers

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TÜBITAK decision for state-of-the-art equipment once again favours MacArtney supply

MacArtney and EdgeTech have joined forces to extend the scientific and technological research capacity of R/V TUBITAK MARMARA

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Sales and service partnership in the Asian Pacific market on Focal products

To ensure high-quality service and support to all of their Asian Pacific customers Focal Technologies Corporation, a Moog Inc. company, has entered into a sales and service partnership with their Focal global marine partner MacArtney Singapore Pte. Ltd.

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MacArtney tech for new Bibby HydroMap d’ROP subsea survey platform

MacArtney Underwater Technology is delighted to have supplied a consignment of underwater technology products and systems to the new and innovative Bibby HydroMap dynamic Remotely Operated Platform (d’ROP).

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Vsense set to bring MacArtney underwater technology to Israel

The MacArtney Group is delighted to have signed a representative agreement with Vsense Technologies LTD - an industrious and innovative technology company based in Israel. The two companies will team up to offer cutting-edge underwater technology products and solutions to clients within relevant Israeli markets.

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MacArtney introduces range of advanced hydrostatic pressure vessels

MacArtney is pleased to introduce its new range of advanced in-house developed hydrostatic pressure vessels.

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MacArtney connectivity for Thales FREMM frigate bow sonar systems

MacArtney Underwater Technology is delighted to supply SubConn underwater connectivity solutions for the cutting-edge, bow mounted sonar systems that are essential to the impressive undersea threat detection and response capability of the advanced FREMM frigates currently operated by the French, Italian and Moroccan navies.

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MacArtney and EMS formalise long standing business partnership

MacArtney and EMS formalise long standing business partnership.

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MacArtney set to launch new NEXUS MK VII multiplexer at Ocean Business 2015

MacArtney set to launch new NEXUS MK VII multiplexer at Ocean Business 2015.

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MacArtney scales up Australian underwater technology venture

MacArtney scales up Australian underwater technology venture.

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Geomarine set to represent MacArtney in Italy and Mozambique

Geomarine set to represent MacArtney in Italy and Mozambique.

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MacArtney and Sea-Bird Scientific supplies winch and CTD packages to Turkish research vessels

MacArtney and Sea-Bird Scientific supplies winch and CTD packages to Turkish research vessels.

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Okeanus set to represent MacArtney in offshore Brazil

Okeanus set to represent MacArtney in offshore Brazil.

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GreenLink connectivity solution for Sabella tidal turbine array

GreenLink connectivity solution for Sabella tidal turbine array.

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Nuytco rely on SubConn for mission critical subsea connectivity

Nuytco rely on SubConn for mission critical subsea connectivity.

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MacArtney connectivity helps land UFO in the North Sea

MacArtney connectivity helps land UFO in the North Sea.

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MacArtney and Alakaluf set sail for Chilean underwater venture

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce the entry of an exclusive representative agreement with Alakaluf Ltda - a leading marine technology provider based in Chile.

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MacArtney sets another expansion milestone as fifth North American location opens in Florida

he MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to announce the inauguration of its fifth dedicated business unit in North America.

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Connecting to nature with MacArtney GreenLink

Connecting to nature with MacArtney GreenLink

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MacArtney UK acquires Callidus Subsea in bid for cable assembly pole position

MacArtney UK acquires Callidus Subsea in bid for cable assembly pole position

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MacArtney Singapore opens advanced fibre optics workshop

MacArtney Singapore opens advanced fibre optics workshop

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MacArtney supplies connectivity for ambitious transnational water pipeline project

MacArtney supplies connectivity for ambitious transnational water pipeline project

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MacArtney introduces TrustLink - Subsea connectivity for the marine industry

MacArtney introduces TrustLink - Subsea connectivity for the marine industry

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MacArtney sells Moog Focal FPSO slip rings for Martin Linge project

MacArtney sells Moog Focal FPSO slip rings for Martin Linge project

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Cledirsa set to represent MacArtney in Uruguay and Paraguay

Cledirsa set to represent MacArtney in Uruguay and Paraguay

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MacArtney winch for advanced Chinese research vessel

MacArtney winch for advanced Chinese research vessel

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MacArtney sells its first LISST to DNV

MacArtney sells its first LISST to DNV

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MacArtney Singapore opens slip ring service facility

MacArtney Singapore opens slip ring service facility

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Keynote speakers revealed for PiE 2014

Keynote speakers revealed for PiE 2014

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MacArtney MERMAC mooring winch for MBARI

MacArtney MERMAC mooring winch for MBARI

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New MacArtney camera protection solution for underwater welding

New MacArtney camera protection solution for underwater welding

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Advanced MacArtney TRIAXUS ROTV for CSIRO

Advanced MacArtney TRIAXUS ROTV for CSIRO

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MacArtney know-how and connectivity for WASUB human powered submarine

MacArtney know-how and connectivity for WASUB human powered submarine

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MacArtney and Meyah Ich Ha join forces in offshore Mexico

MacArtney and Meyah Ich Ha join forces in offshore Mexico

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Introducing the LUXUS Dropplate

Introducing the LUXUS Dropplate

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MacArtney bolsters North American system sales focus

MacArtney bolsters North American system sales focus

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Introducing FLEXUS - more than an ROTV

MacArtney is delighted to introduce the FLEXUS, an new innovative and highly versatile data acquisition system developed by the MacArtney Group.The FLEXUS was recently premiered at the 2014 version of Oceanology International in London.

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MacArtney to distribute LISST instruments in Scandinavia

MacArtney is pleased to announce the entry of an exclusive representative agreement with Seattle based oceanographic instrument manufacturer, Sequoia Scientific Inc., to distribute the full range of LISST laser particle sizers and other Sequoia products in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.

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MacArtney delivers ROV system for DBB

MacArtney has delivered a powerful and versatile Sperre SUB-fighter 7500 ROV system for DBB ROV Services A/S, a major Danish ROV contractor for offshore drill support, inspection, survey and support jobs in connection with installation of offshore wind turbines.

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New SubConn® coax connector series

MacArtney is pleased to announce the introduction of SubConn® coax connectors - a brand new series within the industry leading SubConn® underwater connector range.

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MacArtney and University of Copenhagen team up with Sequoia for PiE 2014

In October 2014, Sequoia Scientific of Seattle, USA, MacArtney and University of Copenhagen will team up to organise the fourth edition of Particles in Europe (PiE) - a bi-annual conference focusing on particles in the aquatic environment.

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MacArtney France adds pressure test facility

MacArtney France is pleased to announce the addition of a modern and fully equipped pressure test facility to its workshop in Rousset. Being unique to the French market for underwater technology, the new facility represents a notable extension of the MacArtney France service portfolio.

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MacArtney set for record breaking growth in North America

Following a major expansion which saw new MacArtney offices open in every coastal corner of the North America and added several new faces to the team, MacArtney is looking to experience record breaking growth within North American markets for underwater technology. This marks a key contribution to the overall strategic ambition of the MacArtney Group to double turnover between 2010 and 2015.

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SubConn micro connector range streamlined

As a part of continuous efforts to accommodate market demand for ever more flexible, dependable and cost efficient underwater connectivity solutions, SubConn® has introduced SubConn Micro ‘G2’ connectors to streamline its proven range of micro connectors.

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EurOceanique becomes MacArtney France

The MacArtney Group is pleased to unveil that as of January 2014, long standing MacArtney Group member, EurOceanique, will carry out a name change to become MacArtney France.

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Eight MacArtney winches for new JAMSTEC research vessel

MacArtney has supplied a major consignment of high performance oceanographic winches to JAMSTEC, the Japanese Agency of Marine-Earth-Science and Technology. The total of eight winch systems and appurtenant equipment were delivered to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries who, in cooperation with specialist MacArtney launch and recovery technicians, installed them onboard the brand new JAMSTEC research vessel, the R/V Shinsei Maru.

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MacArtney completes 40 FPSO swivel projects

In its capacity as Focal-MOOG Components Group representative in Scandinavia and Holland, the MacArtney Group has recently passed a momentous system delivery milestone.

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MacArtney takes home yet another award

Less than two months after being named 'Pioneer Company of the Year' by the renowned Danish business newspaper, Borsen, MacArtney has been announced as regional winner of the international growth competition, 'EY Entrepreneur of the Year'.

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MacArtney steps up system sales capacity

Encouraged by a steadily growing global demand for complete integrated underwater technology solutions, MacArtney is launching significant efforts to strengthen its system sales capacity.

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SeaBotix chooses MacArtney MERMAC winch solution for Containerized Delivery System

SeaBotix, San Diego based leading MiniROV manufacturer and supplier, has recently contracted MacArtney to supply an electric MERMAC ROV winch system with Active Heave Compensation (AHC) for use with the innovative SeaBotix CDS Containerized Delivery System.

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Upgrading uptime with the MacArtney MERMAC ROV winch series

The MacArtney Group is pleased to introduce the newly upgraded MERMAC R series of ROV winches. Featuring high power and speed, minimal maintenance requirements, a rugged and compact design, Active Heave Compensation (AHC) and a unique Remote Diagnostics Tool - the MERMAC R series promises to deliver cutting-edge winch solutions for ROV systems and tasks of all types.

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MacArtney CORMAC winch for new STX offshore patrol vessel

MacArtney has recently delivered a customised CORMAC 5 stainless steel electrical winch coupled with an EdgeTech 4200 Side Scan Sonar system to STX Finland.

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MacArtney named Pioneer Company of the Year

MacArtney - the Esbjerg based global specialist in underwater technology systems and solutions - walked away with the big prize when the 'Pioneer of the Year Award 2013' was recently presented at the annual Borsen Top1000 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

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MacArtney and SeaTech China sign exclusive agreement

The MacArtney Group has recently extended its exclusive agreement with long standing Chinese agent - SeaTech China. The new two-year deal was signed as SeaTech China and MacArtney joined forces for the first ever Chinese edition of the OI (Oceanology International) exhibition for marine science and technology.

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MacArtney Inline Termination for Andritz Hydro Hammerfest

MacArtney is pleased to announce that leading tidal power array developer and supplier, Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, has recently taken delivery of a MacArtney Medium Voltage Inline Termination.

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R/V Falkor employs advanced MacArtney LARS to handle WHOI HROV

In June of 2013, a dedicated team of oceanographers and astrobiologists onboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute research vessel, R/V Falkor, set sail on the two-leg Oases 2013 cruise to explore the Mid Cayman Rise.

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MacArtney steps up presence in Poland

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce having signed a representative agreement with Escort Sp. z.o.o. to function as official MacArtney agent in Poland. Escort will administer the promotion and sales of MacArtney systems and products on the promising and diverse Polish market for underwater technology.

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New MacArtney Compact Low Light Camera

In appreciation of the continuous development of ever more compact ROVs, underwater systems and equipment - along with an emerging demand for a low light, diver inspection options, MacArtney is pleased to introduce the new LUXUS Compact Low Light Camera.

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University of Kiel acquires MacArtney CORMAC winch for use on multiple research vessels

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce the delivery of a CORMAC 4Stainless Steel Winch system to the Institute of Geosciences at the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel.

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New NEXUS HD Multiplexer from MacArtney

The MacArtney Group is pleased to introduce the NEXUS MK VI - a new and promising addition to the successful and long standing range of NEXUS multiplexers and telemetry solutions.

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SubConn connectors take on deepsea challenges with James Cameron and WHOI

Following a cross-country journey with stops at science institutions, museums and even Capitol Hill, filmmaker and explorer James Cameron recently handed over the Deepsea Challenger, the only human occupied vehicle currently able to access the very deepest parts of the ocean, to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).

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MacArtney introduces LUXUS brackets and accessories

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce that a full and dedicated range of brackets and accessories is now available for use with MacArtney LUXUS underwater Cameras and Lights.

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MacArtney upgrades CORMAC winch range

The MacArtney Group is pleased to reveal the implementation of several significant upgrades to its long established range of CORMAC electric stainless steel winches.

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MacArtney connects to the talent of tomorrow

Mutual learning and innovation was on top of the agenda, as MacArtney Inc. spent a weekend in the inspirational company of the underwater technology talent of tomorrow.

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Fugro, MacArtney and EdgeTech move fast to supply ROTV

At the beginning of the 2013 pipeline inspection season, client requirements led to Fugro needing to move fast to acquire a new ROTV vehicle.

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Marine Measurement Forum takes to the Energy Capital of Europe

Over forty years of experience in oil and gas operations has established Aberdeen as one of the most influential, innovative and proactive energy cities in the world. Several leading international companies are based in the city, which is widely recognised as the Energy Capital of Europe.

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MacArtney workshop on wheels

king the latest addition to its portfolio of service and support initiatives, MacArtney Inc. has recently acquired and outfitted a state-of-the-art Mobile Workshop.

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MacArtney upgrades SAAB Sea Owl ROV system

MacArtney Norge has a long standing relationship with ROV manufacturer SAAB Seaeye Limited - and the two companies have worked together on numerous projects related to the production, maintenance and sale of the versatile Sea Owl 500 observation class ROV system. Now MacArtney and SAAB Seaeye have developed an upgraded XTi version which, while staying within the realm of the original and proven Sea Owl 500 design, features significant upgrades of all system facets.

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MacArtney adds Burton products to underwater connectivity range

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to announce the entering of a distributors agreement with Cooper Interconnect, hereby adding BurtonTM subsea connectors, penetrators and accessories to the MacArtney range of underwater connectivity solutions.

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Russian institute chooses MacArtney connectivity solutions for harsh environment applications

The leading Russian State Scientific Centre Yuzhmorgeologiya (YMG), has recently placed a significant order for SubConn® (especially Hard Anodized Aluminium and Micro Series types) and BurtonTM connectors, to interface its extensive range of underwater equipment.

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Experience Sensorbots with MacArtney at Ocean Business 2013

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to announce the display and demonstration of the pathbreaking Sensorbot technology at Ocean Business 2013.

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MacArtney Singapore is open for business

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is delighted to announce the opening of a new group subsidiary in Singapore.

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MacArtney to host 52nd Marine Measurement Forum

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is delighted to have been selected to host the 52nd Marine Measurement Forum.

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MacArtney adds pressure testing facility in Benelux

MacArtney Benelux is pleased to announce the addition of a modern and fully equipped pressure tank facility to the company's workshop in Rotterdam, NL.

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MacArtney named partner in major Pacific WindFloat project

Recently, renewable energy technology developer, Principle Power, was awarded a Department of Energy grant worth $4M and up to $47M in total funding, to support its WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project.

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MacArtney empower DCN Diving power plant inspection project

In early December 2012, Dutch subsea service provider, DCN Diving, required the assistance and service of MacArtney Benelux, to co-design, build and deliver an extensive range of underwater technology equipment, for use on a major project.

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Lunch and Learn with MacArtney Inc.

In March 2013, in the wake of the recent opening of new MacArtney Inc. offices on the Western US Seaboard - MacArtney Pacific Northwest and West Coast Operations will be opening the doors to a couple of ambitious 'Lunch and Learn' knowledge sharing and networking events.

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Four pin addition to the world's only range of third party certified API connectors

To further support the ascending demand for API connectors - the MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is now ready with a 4-pin addition to the Mac API Power and Signal Connector range.

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International executives to strengthen MacArtney board

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to reveal the accession of two new members to its board of directors.

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MacArtney boosts presence in Russia

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to announce the entry of an agreement with JCS Tetis Pro, to function as MacArtney's official representative in Russia. Tetis Pro will administer the promotion and sales of MacArtney products on the Russian market.

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Small connector, large potential

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to introduce the OptoLink Single Fibre Connector - a small sized, however, highly significant addition to MacArtney's successful OptoLink fibre optic connector range.

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Introducing the 21 pin SubConn® connector series

MacArtney has recently launched the micro 21 pin connector, which marks the latest addition to the series of wet mateable connectors in the SubConn® range.

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MacArtney completes coast-to-coast United States coverage

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is pleased to announce the opening of yet another new sales office in the United States.

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MacArtney opens sales office in Perth, Australia

MacArtney Underwater Technology is pleased to announce the opening of our new sales office in Perth, Australia.

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MacArtney Inc. opens in North West to continue expansion

The MacArtney Underwater Technology group recently grew by combining Boston-based SubConn® sales with existing Houston operations under the new name MacArtney Inc. and is now expanding its north American coverage further by opening in the Pacific North West.

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ARIS sonar imaging system offers clearer details to The Environment Agency

Across England and Wales, The Environment Agency monitors fish life in rivers and waterways. They investigate rare and threatened species, such as eel and lamprey, and enumerate salmon and sea trout migrations. These agencies also investigate fish behaviour around in-river structures like abstraction sites and pump houses, tidal flap structures and fish passes to name a few applications.

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Titanic 100 years on – underwater technology makes exploration possible

This month, the world marks a centenary since the unsinkable Titanic took 1514 souls with it to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. At a depth of 3784 metres below the surface, the wreck lay untouched until it was rediscovered in 1985.

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Company fusion in North America creates MacArtney Inc.

MacArtney Underwater Technology Group, a world leader in underwater services and support, has announced that it has expanded its North American operations. MacArtney Offshore and M.J. Stewart Associates have joined forces as MacArtney Inc.

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MacArtney launches new LUXUS range of titanium cameras and lights

The MacArtney Group is launching a new video unit, camera and light range, the LUXUS series with 3 types of lights, 4 cameras, 2 video units and accessories. The entire range has been designed to combine operational and service flexibility, excellent performance and ensured reliability. Their compact size and robust design make them ideal for ROV and diving applications – from shallow dives to deep water ROV operations.

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New SubConn® 25 pin connector series combines power and signal connection

Demands placed on underwater connectors have increased as underwater technology projects combine increasing numbers of sensors and each sensor requires multiple connections. Often connectors need to combine power and signal – power to supply the sensors and signals for information.

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MacArtney offshore hubs – building bricks for power transfer

As more offshore renewable projects move from single renewable energy converters to arrays, hubs are increasingly being sought to gather and distribute power input from several devices.

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MacArtney wins business award

MacArtney Underwater Technology was proud to win the award for Business Development in the Esbjerg region, the Esbjerg Erhvervsudviklings Erhvervspris.

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New winch brochure shows full scope of solutions

It is now easier to view and compare MacArtney winch solutions and products. The new Winch and Handling Systems brochure gathers information on the full scope of MacArtney winch supply in one publication. You can find information on ROV winches, MacArtney Active Heave Compensation winches, oceanographic winches and much, much more.

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New articulating a-frame by MacArtney a time-saving innovation

To make A-frame adjusting and equipment change faster, easier and safer, MacArtney has designed and developed a new and unique A-frame system.

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MacArtney Norway officially opens purpose built facility

The MacArtney Group’s longest established subsidiary, MacArtney Norge in Stavanager, Norway, has officially opened its doors to their newly completed, purposed built building.

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MacArtney finalist for two international renewable energy awards

MacArtney was voted finalists in two categories in the 2011 Tidal Awards for their pioneering work in the design and supply of cable connector solutions for the tidal energy market.

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Build a tidal array in a day

Building a tidal array in a day was the subject of a unique and fascinating seminar that was part of the RenewableUK 2011 conference and exhibition held on the 25th of October at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.

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Space age soldering

In space there can be no weak links and the success of projects is reliant on every component and connection. The European Space Agency, or ESA, has a system of standards and certification that ensures that commercial electronics work for space projects meets the high level needed in space.

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How to build a tidal array in a day

Building a tidal array in a day is a tantalising promise and is the subject of a unique and fascinating seminar that is part of the RenewableUK 2011 conference and exhibition at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.

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MacArtney helps bring offshore turbine power onshore

Earlier this summer, 2011, Orkney based Scotrenewables launched their prototype floating tidal turbine, the SR250, designed to minimise the installation and maintenance costs of tidal energy compared to seabed-mounted tidal turbines. Vital infrastructure for this renewable energy project was designed and supplied by MacArtney Underwater Technology.

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Oyster 800 unveiled in Scotland

Aquamarine's latest hydro-electric wave energy converter, Oyster 800, was unveiled by Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP at a ceremony in Fife in July 2011.

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Ashtead Technology partners with MacArtney in Norway

Aberdeen, Scotland: World leading marine rental company, Ashtead Technology, announces the appointment of MacArtney Norge A/S as Ashtead Technology agent for the Nordic Region. MacArtney is a well established global supplier of underwater technology, specialising in the design, manufacture, sales and service of a wide range of systems.

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EurOceanique upgrades mapping systems for SHOM

Multibeam echo sounders have been providing SHOM, the French Hydrographic Office, with high resolution, high accuracy acoustic readings to construct navigational safety maps for more than 20 years.

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MacArtney makes a splash simulating a search, locate and retrieve action

Retrieving bodies and related items from the sea floor is important for those left behind after human tragedies at sea and essential for investigations. Locating and retrieving valuable evidence can be critical for inquest or trial, yet finding objects underwater is not always an easy task.

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Heavy duty cable pull test

Testing cables and terminations is often an important part of the supply process. Customers need to know that the system they receive can withstand the forces under which they are designed to work.

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Live action at Ocean Business

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group will be conducting diver demonstrations of underwater cameras and live comparison of sonar technologies at Ocean Business exhibition in April – with presentations in the test tank, at dockside, in the classroom and on the exhibition stand.

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Winch to Fugro Egypt

MacArtney Middle East is delighted to have secured an order for a MASH type hydraulic winch for Fugro in Egypt.

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New mooring communications system provides fast, low power wireless communication

Traditionally, moorings have had to rely on the mobile telephone network or radio to transmit data to onshore bases.

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Proven reliability in tough conditions

Waves are set to become an enormous source of renewable energy – and the larger and more reliable their movement, the greater their potential. Yet tapping into this wave energy requires sturdy systems that can withstand literally everything that the ocean throws at them and be reliable for extended periods with minimal servicing.

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MacArtney launches new, intelligent underwater winch

MacArtney has launched a new, intelligent underwater winch system. Offering flexible oceanographic measuring and monitoring, it is capable of launching and retrieving an extensive range of underwater oceanographic equipment at programmed intervals and defined depths.

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The strongest link

Blow out preventers can make the difference between safety and disaster at offshore drilling sites. Installed to protect lives and the environment, there can be no room for error. MacArtney’s new American Petroleum Institute (API) approved connector helps ensure Hydril’s new blow out preventer system will function if needed.

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Acoustic imaging reveals new detail of lost town

Off the coast of the Dunwich in Suffolk lies half a medieval town long since abandoned to the encroaching sea. Despite many diver and sonar surveys, the extent and detail of the well-known site are still unknown as poor visibility frustrates its study.

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Royal visit to the MacArtney stand in Rio

We were delighted to welcome HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark to our stand at the Rio Oil & Gas conference. Our stand was part of the Danish delegation that included other Danish companies, including Maersk Oil, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, NKT and Welltec.

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SubConn receives ISO certification

Underwater systems depend on every piece of equipment functioning properly and users need to know that their system will work before deployment. Buying components from companies with certified production ensures predetermined standards of production quality and uniformity. ISO certification is an important proof for quality in some markets and in some cases it is a requirement.

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Exhibition visitor survey prize draw

We are pleased to announce that we have found the winner of our exhibition visitor survey prize draw Participants answered questions about our stand design and MacArtney’s appearance in general and were entered into a draw to win an Ipad.

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Denmark to build new wind energy farm

Danish parliament approval of plans to build the country’s largest offshore wind farm is an important move in meeting the 30% renewable energy target set for 2020.

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Faster delivery times for underwater connectors as SubConn® Inc acquires Cornerstone

SubConn® customers are set to benefit from faster lead times and increased product support as the leading connector manufacturer recently purchased the assets of their main supplier of inner machined parts, Cornerstone. This acquisition has brought the entire manufacturing process of underwater connectors under one roof and will streamline production.

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Sidescan survey in record time with the FOCUS-2

MacArtney has recently delivered two FOCUS vehicles to DOF Subsea. This FOCUS-2 system is another dual system and was built and delivered in record time. The very tight time schedule demanded good co-operation between engineering, project management and workshop. And thanks to enthusiasm and hard work throughout the chain it all came together in time.

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Precision stability for excellent survey results

The precision of sonar survey results depends as much on the stability of the vehicle as it does on the quality of the sonar systems mounted on it.

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New ARIS sonar combines higher resolution and smaller size

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce the European launch at Oceanology 2010 of the new Adaptive Resolution Imaging Sonar, ARIS, manufactured by Sound Metrics Corporation. The ARIS is a development from the successful DIDSON sonar range and boasts better resolution, improved electronic capabilities, higher operating frequencies, lighter weight, lower power consumption and lower maintenance.

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New multiplexer handles multiple channels on existing copper cables

Handling online information form a large number of underwater instruments often requires fibre optic multiplexers and cables. Using a multiplexer that works on copper cables can be an economic and practical alternative to fibre optic systems, especially when adding multiplexer to existing equipment.

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Hard Anodised Aluminium SubConn® connector now a stock item

In response to the continued success of MacArtney’s recent addition to the range of SubConn® connectors, the Hard Anodised SubConn® Connector is now held as a stock item.

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Revolutionary Sumwing trawling system reduces costs and improves catch quality

In potentially the biggest change in recent fishing history, a new trawling method stands to have a double benefit for fishermen, reducing fuel costs by half and improving catch quality. The new method that eliminates chain dragging on the seabed also protects the seafloor environment and reduces unwanted species catch.

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MacArtney Offshore relocates and scales up

MacArtney Offshore, the Houston operation of the MacArtney Underwater Technology Group, has moved into larger premises. With more than double the capacity of the previous site, MacArtney Offshore will offer even better services to its customers and local access to global MacArtney capabilities.

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MacArtney equipment mapping seabed in and around Ireland

The inshore waters of Ireland are areas of enormous activity and value. Yet more still needs to be learned about the physical, chemical and biological makeup of the seabed to ensure that effective resource management supports present and future economic and environmental issues.

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ETI and MacArtney announce technology project to significantly reduce subsea cable costs for marine energy devices

The wet-mate connector project could considerably reduce the cost of cabling from offshore wave and tidal farms to the shore by allowing cables to be connected on the seabed and increasing the voltage rating.

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Accurate measurements with the DIDSON - Wageningen IMARES October 2009

At the beginning of this year, MacArtney Benelux sold a DIDSON to Imares Wageningen. The DIDSON has been a success and Imares Wageningen has now published a newsletter describing the project.

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A new take on pre-function testing underwater umbilicals

Subsea 7, leading subsea engineering and construction company, and their customer, are delighted with their new self-contained underwater umbilical testing system. A new take on pre-function testing, the new self-contained system envisaged by Subsea 7 and engineered by MacArtney, takes testing to the sea bed, making it faster and more convenient to test in situ.

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MacArtney supplies visionary launch and recovery system

MacArtney’s latest supply to the new Skandi Acergy, one of the world’s best equipped offshore construction vessels, brought launch and recovery systems into an entirely new dimension. 2 complete twin systems of 3 harmonised winch arrangements operate work class ROVs through the middle of the vessel, allowing for deployment in very heavy seas.

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SubConn®’s new combined Power and Ethernet Cable makes data transmission faster and less expensive

In response to growing needs in the ROV industry, SubConn® has developed and manufactured a new combined power and data cable. ROVs and other underwater equipment can now be powered through the same cable used for data transfer.

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MacArtney – growth in deep waters

One of the worlds-leaders in supply of underwater technology has the oil and gas industry as its largest customer. But Ocean Science and alternative energy are areas for growth, too.

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MacArtney supply to help predict impact of Fehmarnbelt Link

Before building the new transport link from Denmark to Germany over the Fehmarnbelt, detailed studies of the current environment need to be performed. MacArtney A/S has been chosen to advise and supply instruments and infrastructure components (underwater cables, connectors, teminations, etc.) to monitor life and flow in the strait. This information will help planners choose which kind of link to build and document any environmental changes it brings.

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MacArtney expands into new premises in Aberdeen, UK

MacArtney UK, part of the global MacArtney Underwater Technology Group, has just completed a move into new, purpose-built premises in Aberdeen. The 3000m2 building combines office and workshop space with a large warehouse and yard and provides MacArtney UK with room to expand and introduce new products and services.

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MacArtney AHC winches combine maximum stability and minimum power

Active heave compensation winches are highly advanced ROV winches that filter out the effect of vessel movement caused by waves. They allow ROVs and other vehicles to continue to operate safely in heavier seas and reduce weather-related down time. But getting the right system for a vessel requires precise calculations and engineering. Choosing the right partner is essential for ensuring the right end product, not only in terms of precision, but also for power efficiency and improved environment.

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Connecting to nature

With a European deadline of 2020 by which 20% of power must be from renewable sources, the race is on to find the best ways of transferring energy from nature to man. Behind the highly sophisticated designs lies a wealth of equally technologically advanced infrastructure designed to transfer the gathered energy offshore to the power grid onshore. And whilst some of the technology is very new, a great deal of the infrastructure technology is based on tried and tested systems and decades of experience.

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MacArtney underwater equipment live in action at the Ocean Business exhibition in Southampton

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group will be conducting live demonstrations of ROV, underwater camera and sonar equipment at the Ocean Business exhibition in April – with presentations at dockside, in the classroom and on the exhibition stand.

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EurOceanique workshop for faster service in Southern Europe

EurOceanique, part of the MacArtney Underwater Technology Group, has opened a large workshop in Rousset near Aix en Provence in Southern France. This modern and fully equipped workshop offers faster and more convenient mouldings, terminations, spares and repairs for customers in France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

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Winch courses increase safety and can extend working life

Increasing focus on safety and training from major customers has prompted MacArtney to design and introduce a range of winch operation and maintenance courses.

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New authorised service centre agreement will benefit all continental European EdgeTech customers

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group is delighted to announce that MacArtney A/S in Denmark is now an authorised service centre

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MacArtney buys into trusted supplier A. Schmidt Marine El A/S

Danish based underwater technology company, MacArtney A/S, is pleased to announce that it has bought into its long-term supplier, the engineering company A. Schmidt Marine A/S. The strategic purchase of ASME A/S will allow MacArtney to extend and improve its winch range and further develop into the marine electric power regulation within the offshore renewable energy sector.

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Offshore oil and gas - Survey assesses CO2 transportation routes

In September, Marin Mätteknik (MMT) began a survey of possible routes for subsea pipelines carrying carbon dioxide to storage sites in the Norwegian offshore sector. The work was expected to take about a month to complete, according to contract manager Olof Nilsson.

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MacArtney's new Jumbo Display makes cable handling easier

MacArtney's new cable status indicator with jumbo display allows the operator to view vital cable information from exactly where on board it suits him.

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Solving the challenge of transferring energy from sea to power grid

With its latest orders to the offshore renewable energy industry, Danish based manufacturer MacArtney is proving to be at the forefront of advising on systems and providing solutions to the industry-wide challenge of transferring moving water energy to the onshore power grid.

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Gaining valuable hands-on experience of underwater equipment

MBT, part of the MacArtney Group, recently held an ROV workshop in the historic harbour city of Kiel.

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OPT's latest renewable energy project in wave power technology includes MacArtney infrastructure

OPT is a leading wave power technology company based in the UK and USA. The company is commercialising its PowerBuoy® and offshore connections technology to convert and transmit wholesale amounts of electrical power from offshore. In 2007, OPT raised US$100 m through its listing on NASDAQ and in 2003 OPT raised US$40m by listing on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market.

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Making security sweeping faster and more accurate

Applied Signal Technology has chosen the MacArtney A/S Focus-2 ROTV as platform for the fastest, most accurate towed SAS (synthetic aperture sonar) system yet - the Prosas Surveyor.

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MacArtney's new deep sea penetrators make underwater work more reliable at even greater depths

MacArtney A/S has designed and produced a new generation of deep sea penetrator, the Dual Way Water Block, specifically designed to withstand the challenges of system infrastructure at depths of up to 6000 metres.

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MacArtney 30th Anniversary 2008

Martin "Mac" MacArtney, the late founder of MacArtney Underwater Technology A/S, started the business in 1978 together with his wife, Winnie, working out of their home. Mac died from cancer in 2002, aged 58.

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Branch Manager - Bahrain

The MacArtney Group has the pleasure of announcing the opening of their new representative office in Manama, Bahrain.

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New System Sales Manager at MacArtney Ocean Science.

MacArtney A/S (Esbjerg, Denmark) announced that Andrew Ziegwied has joined the MacArtney Ocean Science team as System Sales Manager.

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Hydro International - Valeport Vision for Success

As UK manufacturer of oceanographic and hydrometric instrumentation, Valeport has come a long way since its humble beginnings in Dartmouth, Devon (UK) some 38 years ago.

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Sea Technology - Ship Hull Inspection with the HAUV

US. Navy HULSFest and NATO Harbour Protection Trials Demonstration Results.

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More than a remote possibility - Article in May Issue World Pipelines, by Patrick Feeleus

Patrick Feeleus, Noordhoek Offshore BV the Netherlands, discusses the company's Remote Operated Towed Vehicle (ROTV) and its application in pipeline inspection projects.

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Large frame agreement between AGR Subsea and MacArtney Norway

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce that our subsidary, MacArtney Norway and AGR has signed a frame agreement for the delivery of a series of purpose built combined winch & handling systems for AGRs Riserless Mud Recovery (RMR) systems.

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Hydro International - First ROTV Project for Noordhoek Survey Successful

Noordhoek Survey's first ROTV pipeline inspection campaign in the Southern North Sea has been successful.

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New generation of AHC winch systems

The MacArtney Group has for many years been developing and supplying winch systems for the offshore market.

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The MacArtney Group delivers 6 4200-FS side scan sonar systems

The MacArtney Group has during the winter and early spring delivered 6 EdgeTech 4200-FS side scan sonar systems.

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NEXUS Multiplexers - Dual interface to SeaBat 7125 sonar system

Since the introduction of the SeaBat 7125 multibeam sonars we have been asked by our NEXUS customers how they could interface this sonar system via the NEXUS multiplexer.

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Offshore.no - Large frame agreement between MacArtney Norway and AGR

MacArtney Norway and AGR has recently signed a frame agreement for the delivery of a series of purpose built combined winch and handling systems for AGRs RMR pump systems.

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Noordhoek Survey announce delivery of MacArtney Focus - 2 ROTV system

Noordhoek is proud to announce that the company has taken delivery of a MacArtney Focus-2 ROTV system with two Focus-2 ROTV vehicles, after the successful Factory Acceptance Test (FAT).

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MaritimeJournal - Noordhoek Expands Subsea Capabilities

Dutch subsea contractor Noordhoek Offshore BV has purchased a MacArtney Focus - 2 ROTV system to complement the existing fleet of survey platforms and ROV's.

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New Slipring Repair Facility

MacArtney Offshore Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a Slip Ring repair facility.

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Visit from Hydrographic Society Denmark

MacArtney A/S had the pleasure of hosting a meeting for Hydrographic Society Denmark in January 2007. The meeting was attended by 18 highly engaged individuals, representing seven Danish companies and authorities.

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UT2 - Acoustic Camera

When working underwater, it is invaluable to get some form of visual feedback through cameras, for both navigation and basic inspection operations.

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Environmental Monitoring, Remote Sensing & Pollution Control

The winch and Triaxus were developed by the MacArtney Underwater Technology Group (Esbjerg, Denmark).

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New Calibration Facility

The MacArtney Group is pleased to announce that we can now offer calibration & maintenance services of Oceanographic and Hydrographic instruments.

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Next Generation

Fugro introduces latest generation of acoustic subsea pipeline inspection technology

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DIDSON Sale for Fisheries Research

MacArtney has recently sold a standard 300m rated DIDSON sonar to the Environmental Agency (EA) for England and Wales. The DIDSON (Dualfrequency IDentification SONar) system is a unique high-definition sonar that uses acoustic lenses to make almost photographic quality images in dark, turbid and environmentally unfriendly waters.

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DIDSON Sale for Deep Sea recovery operations

MacArtney has recently sold to the German WTD-71 Navy Department via MBT GmbH - our subsidary in Germany - a DIDSON sonar system package.

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DIDSON Sale for AUV Use

MacArtney has recently sold to the German WTD-71 Navy Department via MBT GmbH - our subsidary in Germany - a DIDSON sonar system package.

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Galathea 3 Expedition

We are pleased to announce that the MacArtney Group Ocean Science division has been chosen as system supplier to the Danish Galathea 3 Expedition organized by "Dansk Ekspeditionsfond" (The Danish Expedition Foundation).

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