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Successful Seawork for Hydrosphere

Another great show – that’s the conclusion of Hydrosphere UK Ltd MD, John Caskey on this year’s Seawork exhibition. (August 15th 2013) “Seawork always works very well for us. This year we noticed even more visitors and increased interest in our products,” said Mr Caskey. “We had a lot of enquiries regarding the wind turbine navigation [...]

Hydrosphere awarded renewal of quality management certificate

Following another successful audit by Camberley-based quality accreditation company SGS, Hydrosphere is proud to announce that it has been awarded a renewal of its ISO 9001:2008 quality management certification, now valid until August 2016. (5th August 2013) John Caskey, Managing Director for Hydrosphere, said: “Many potential clients now require proof of quality standards from all [...]

A fond farewell to All in a Shell

After over a decade, Hydrosphere bids a fond farewell to its partner in Ireland, All in a Shell, with the retirement of its Founder and Director Michael Barry. (2nd August 2013) Established in 1992 as a service company supplying to the rapidly expanding shellfish and aquaculture industry in Ireland, All in a Shell quickly became the [...]

Hydrosphere contributes to safe racing on the Solent

ABP Southampton has purchased a set of two T1200 special mark buoys from Hydrosphere UK Ltd, to replace existing buoy stock currently being used as race marker buoys in the Solent during the yacht racing season. (31st July 2013) The T 1200 buoys are extremely robust tailtube buoys with a 1.2m diameter hull, designed by world-leading [...]

A new buoy for Wells Harbour

Wells Harbour will remain safe for Mariners with the latest installation of a West Cardinal JET 5000 buoy supplied by Hydrosphere UK Ltd. (23 July 2013) The 2.4m diameter flat bottomed buoy has been deployed at the entrance to the outer harbour where boats can come into difficulty in low tide due to the sand bar. [...]

Plymouth Marine Laboratory deploys Mobilis DB 8000

The Met Office has funded another meteorological /oceanographic data buoy from Hydrosphere that has been installed as part of the Western Channel Observatory. The buoy was successfully deployed in June at station E1 and will be operated and maintained by Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML). (24th June 2013) The buoy uses the DB 8000 platform – a [...]

Hydrosphere lights up Seawork 2013

For the first time at Seawork Hydrosphere are displaying a typical permanent Aids to Navigation marking solution for offshore wind turbines on their stand A77 at Seawork 2013. (18th June 2013) This includes a 5NM solar powered LED light, nighttime ID marking, a NavAid Controller, NavAid Backup, and an AIS System all manufactured by Sabik. The VLB-2, [...]

SmartBay Ireland New Test Site Facility

The Marine Institute, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) and SmartBay Ireland have sourced funding through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to install 4km of subsea cable to the SEAI Ocean Energy Test Site situated in Galway Bay. (11th June 2013) SmartBay Ireland will manage the facility, which will include two [...]

See the DB 500 at RenewableUK Offshore Wind 201

Hydrosphere UK Ltd are exhibiting at RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2013 being held on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th June at Manchester Central. (7th June 2013) Hydrosphere will be on stand 181 exhibiting the Mobilis DB 500 buoy - a compact data buoy platform constructed with rotationally moulded polyethylene floats and a robust central steel structure. In [...]

Aids to Navigation at All Energy 2013

Hydrosphere UK Ltd are exhibiting at All Energy 2013 being held on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd May at the Aberdeen Conference and Exhibition Centre. (21st May 2013) Hydrosphere will be on stand H119 on the Invest in Fife pavilion and will be exhibiting a range of solar LED navigation lights suitable for offshore renewable energy [...]