Teledyne Marine announces that the company has entered a partnership with the NEKTON Deep Ocean Exploration as an official subsea technology partner through value-in-kind contribution of equipment, technology and support.
Teledyne Marine and Nekton have a shared common goal to lead the discovery and increase the understanding of the ocean.
The purpose of the expedition in the Seychelles' is a major global scientific collaboration that aims to create a step-change in our knowledge of the Indian Ocean and catalyse its sustainable governance. The Seychelles covers an exclusive economic zone of 1.4 million square kilometers. The expedition will be carried out in specific areas within the plateaus of designated outer islands with depths of up to 500 meters.
Submersible equipped with Teledyne Bowtech lights and cameras deep dive
Teledyne Marine, with its wide array of sensors and technology, is a key partner and extensive technology provider to this important scientific discovery opportunity. Teledyne Marine is providing:
Survey boat equipped with a Teledyne RESON SeaBat T50-P ER Multibeam Sonar and Teledyne PDS acquisition software
Teledyne also has a team of engineers in the Seychelles to support mobilization and to train the NEKTON team in the field.
Bowtech Underwater HD camera and lights
“This expedition is a bold step to accelerate our scientific understanding of the state of the Indian Ocean and we couldn’t be doing this without the equipment, technology and support that Teledyne have provided us with. With Teledyne by our side as our official subsea Technology partner, we are able to carry out a health check of the ocean, “says Oliver Steeds, Nekton’s Mission Director.
“We are extremely excited to be part of this important deep ocean expedition and to ensure the success of this scientific exploration and conservation. The health of our oceans impacts our lives tremendously and we are delighted that we can contribute with our equipment, enabling the mission to observe through cameras, light and sonars, as well as ensuring safe deployment of the team into the waters. Seeing our equipment in action, delivering data from the first live broadcasts and dives is a momentous experience,” says William Egan, VP of Sales and Marketing, Teledyne Marine, “we will be sharing more news, stories and updates as the project continues in March 2019”.
Teledyne RESON SeaBat T50-P ER Multibeam Sonar and Teledyne PDS
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