people & companies CARIS UKHO Hydrographic Contract EDS, as a prime contractor, and CARIS, as the sub-contractor, announced its selection for the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) Hydrographic Database (HDB) Project. Through the HDB Project, EDS and CARIS will Workflow Management technologies together with Bathy DataBASE and Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) software to manage and create paper and electronic chart products. This combined solution will represent an enterprise production environment where multiple products are created and updated from a centrally managed source. Hydroid Opens UK Office Hydroid, LLC opened an office in Southampton, England to support its sales, marketing, service and support teams in Europe. During the last 12 months, Hydroid has significantly broadened its worldwide presence to support a growing market demand. The new office comes in conjunction with the accelerated sales of the REMUS 600 and 6000 models, Hydroid's newest and most versatile types of AUVs. "Hydroid has been a leading provider in the European AUV market for several years, and our physical presence there will allow us to further secure the emerging international market," said Christopher von Alt, president and founder of Hydroid. "This new office is a benchmark in the continued success of Hydroid, and demonstrates our global role as the autonomous tool of choice for environmental monitoring, mine counter measure and hydrographic surveys at any depth." port to L-3 Klein clients throughout Europe. A future addition of the subbottom profiler attachment to the Model 3000 will eventually be included. on ROVs and other underwater vehicles. DG O'Brien's New Site D.G. O'Brien, which has has been providing connection solutions for the harshest environments since 1962, unveiled its new website at www.dgo.com. ROS Partners with MacArtney Group Seatronics Invests in Remote Ocean Systems (ROS) Valeport The Seatronics Group placed a significant order for group usage with Valeport. The equipment has been ordered in direct response to the high demand for Valeport products from Seatronics' customers. Products ordered include numerous Midas CTD's, SVP's, and the Midas SVX2 - Valeport's new small-scale combined CTD/SVP. Water level recorders suitable for both long and short-term deployments were selected, as well as high accuracy pressure sensors. The Mini IPS (Intelligent Pressure Sensor) and current meters such as Valeport's popular lightweight Model 106 were amongst the product list, and current meter Model 803 which is designed for use announced that its European partner, the MacArtney Group, is now the exclusive distributor of Remote Ocean Systems' marine, military, and oceanographic products in Europe. Furuno Offer SIRIUS Marine Weather Furuno and SIRIUS are working together to provide satellite weather information on the NavNet vx2 line of multifunction navigation units. Furuno will be releasing the BBWX1 SIRIUS Weather Receiver in late spring. This receiver will simply plug into an existing NavNet vx2 network, requiring only a software update to the NavNet vx2 displays to allow them to access the BBWX1. The combination of NavNet vx2 and the BBWX1 enables live, up-todate weather information and forecasting. The information will be overMarine Technology Reporter 49 L-3 Appoints Euro Rep L-3 Communications Klein Associates, Inc. (L-3 Klein), a division of L-3 Communications, appointed GSE Rentals Ltd., a leading specialist in the rental of geophysical, hydrographic and oceanographic equipment, as its European Service Representative for the repair, maintenance and support of the Model 3000 Side Scan Sonar. With offices near Aberdeen International Airport, GSE Rentals can quickly offer supwww.seadiscovery.com
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