KONGSBERG Technology Chosen for new South African Navy Survey Ship

February 26, 2019 – Kongsberg Maritime, through its Cape Town-based business partner Unique Group, has been selected to deliver a cutting-edge integrated hydroacoustic and bridge system technology package for The Replacement of the SA Navy Hydrographic Capability Project. KONGSBERG technology will be used on a state-of-the-art new Hydrographic Survey Vessel being built by Southern African Shipyards (SAS) in Durban. Due for delivery in 2022, the new 95 metres long, 17.5 metres wide ship is billed as one of the most complex vessels to be built in South Africa and will…

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Russian Navy Hydrographic Service to Add Vessels in 2019

January 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The main command of the Russian Navy will continue active work on re-equipping the naval hydrographic ships. Two small hydrographic vessels of project 19910 are under construction. At the October Revolution Shipbuilding Plant JSC (the city of Blagoveshchensk) a hydrographic vessel Alexander Rogotsky is being built which will become part of the Pacific Fleet in the current 2019.A hydrographic vessel, Nikolai Skosyrev, is being built at the Vympel Shipbuilding Plant JSC in Rybinsk, which is planned to become part of the Northern Fleet in…

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Nearly 36,000 nautical miles traveled by Beautemps-Beaupré on a hydrographic mission

Google Translation Starting on January 15th in Brest, the Beautemps-Beaupré Hydrographic and Oceanographic Building (BHO) will soon be returning to its base port after a 9-month deployment in the Indian Ocean. At the end of this mission, the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Building worked in the Arabian Gulf, in the Southern Indian Ocean and in the approaches of Djibouti and will have traveled nearly 66,000 kilometers. In total, 2 terabytes of data were collected by the Atlantic Hydrographic and Oceanographic Group. The work carried out has two main objectives: to improve…

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Survey vessel Gorizont completed her cruise in the Arctic

On September 30, having successfully completed research tasks in the Arctic sea zone, the Northern Fleet survey vessel Gorizont returned to the base in Mishukovo. Over a month, hydrographers have been carrying out comprehensive oceanographic research to support the marine activities of the Russian Federation at the Barents and Kara Seas. The experts gathered information for specifying maps, guides and manuals for navigation. Hydrographic activities of the Northern Fleet in 2017 are to be continued by the vessel Senezh.

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