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IALA endorse CALMAR as leading mooring line calculation software

The International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) has endorsed a mooring line calculation software package called CALMAR, designed by world leading buoy manufacturer Mobilis. (1st July 2014) Mobilis have supplied the marine industry with robust, IALA compliant and cost-effective navigation, mooring and zone marking buoys for over 20 years, which are exclusively supplied to the UK [...]

Hydrosphere provides O&M services for FLiDAR

Hydrosphere is working with FLiDAR NV offering operations and maintenance services for the FLiDAR wind measurement buoys that are deployed within UK waters. (16th June 2014) FLiDAR NV has developed the world’s most accurate buoy integrated Lidar for wind resource assessments. The state-of-the-art LEOSPHERE WINDCUBE®v2 LiDAR equipment has been installed on a custom-made data buoy platform [...]

Hydrosphere new launch at Seawork 2014

Hydrosphere is looking to follow up a successful Seawork 2013 with a new launch at the 2014 show - its Vega VLB-67 LED obstacle and bridge marking light. (27th May 2014) The light is an extension of the Vega LED beacon range for applications where a wide asymmetrical vertical profile is required. Regarding Seawork 2013, Hydrosphere [...]

Hydrosphere staff boast BOSIET certification

Hydrosphere’s Technical Sales and Engineering staff have recently undergone the Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training (BOSIET) at Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre (FOSC) in Blackpool. (25th February 2014) FOSC is a leading provider of safety, survival and fire training to both the Merchant Navy and the Offshore Oil & Gas Industries. With more than 20 years [...]

New data buoy platform showcased at RenewableUK 2013

Hydrosphere is exhibiting at RenewableUK 2013 Annual Conference being held on Tuesday 5th to Thursday 7th November at the NEC in Birmingham. Hydrosphere will be on stand 185 exhibiting the new Mobilis DB 650 - a robust, flexible data buoy platform that can be used for a variety of inshore and estuary applications in up to 50m [...]

Aids to Navigation showcased at British Ports Association

Hydrosphere is exhibiting at the annual British Ports Association (BPA) Conference being held this year on 9th-10th October at the Forest Pines Hotel in Lincolnshire. (1st October 2013) Visitors to Hydrosphere's stand 19B will be able to see a range of Aids to Navigation equipment for marking ports, harbours and marinas. Among the products on display [...]

Aids to Navigation for the Wave & Tidal Industry

Hydrosphere will be exhibiting at this year's SR Marine Conference & Exhibition being held next week in Inverness on 16th-17th September. Visitors to Hydrosphere's stand 35 will be able to see a range of Aids to Navigation equipment for marking wave and tidal energy sites. (10th September 2013) Among the products on display will be the [...]

SCIRA renews Sheringham Shoal buoy rental contract with Hydrosphere UK Ltd

SCIRA, the developer of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, have extended their rental of the eight JET 9000 Q HV navigation buoys that are being used to mark the site. (2nd September 2013) Hydrosphere originally deployed the buoys with the Trinity House Vessel Galatea in February 2010. A full maintenance visit of the buoys was also [...]

Hazardous area-approved AtoN on display at Offshore Europe

Hydrosphere will be exhibiting at this year's SPE Offshore Europe conference & exhibition in Aberdeen alongside Fife Council. Visitors to Hydrosphere's stand 1BB45 will be able to see a range of hazardous area-approved aids to navigation equipment for marking offshore oil and gas sites. (27th August 2013) Among the products on display will be the Carmanah [...]

Stornoway Harbour kept in sync with VLB-2 navigation lights

It’s a happy resolution for Stornoway Harbour with the successful installation of 3 synchronised navigation lights to mark the entrance to the marina and define the limits of the fishery harbour. (22nd August 2013) In awaiting the delivery of the pontoons at the Harbour, the unmarked pre-installed anchor piles had presented a hazard to mariners at [...]