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Teledyne Opens Technology Development Center

Teledyne Oil & Gas, a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced today that it held a Grand Opening celebration of its new 52,000-square-foot Technology Development Center in Daytona Beach. The Technology Development Center is a high-tech research and new product development center to bring forward engineered solutions to complex technical challenges, primarily for the offshore oil and gas production and exploration industries. The Honorable Rick Scott, Governor of Florida, provided opening remarks for the building, along with Dr. Robert Mehrabian, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, and other industry executives. This new center is expected to add over 100 new jobs to the local community. The new building complements the existing 100,000-square-foot Teledyne Oil & Gas headquarters and manufacturing plant located on the same campus. The Technology Development Center will focus on new product development and doubles the capacity for research and development for global oil & gas operations. This facility marks the first centralized research and development facility outside of Teledyne Scientific, the company’s corporate research center in Thousand Oaks, Calif. “Through Teledyne Oil & Gas and our other Teledyne Marine group companies, Teledyne provides our customers with one of the most comprehensive portfolios of marine technological products


MERIDIAN GYROS APPROVED BY RUSSIANS

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Teledyne TSS has been granted type approval by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping for its Meridian Standard and Meridian Surveyor gyrocompasses. The certification follows a detailed appraisal of the products and the manufacturing processes carried out at the modern Teledyne TSS factory in Croxley Green, UK. Customers in the important Russian shipbuilding market can now be assured that the Teledyne TSS gyrocompasses meet the highest standards of performance and manufacturing quality.


Deep Profiling Float Descends to 4000-meters

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Teledyne Webb Research's new version of its Autonomous Profiling Explorer (APEX®) makes a record 13,123 ft dive off Hawaii. APEX floats are based on a buoyancy engine and have been commercially available since founder Doug Webb started Webb Research in 1982.  APEX floats descend to a programmed depth where they become neutrally buoyant and drift.  After some interval, usually five to ten days, the buoyancy engine makes the float positively buoyant and it rises to the surface


Teledyne Wins $9M LSS GMM Contract

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – May 10, 2011 – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., in Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $9 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to manufacture four Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Gun Mission Modules (GMM). Teledyne Brown will manufacture each of the modules and assemble and test them at the company’s Huntsville manufacturing facility


Meet The "Teledyne Twelve”

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Teledyne Marine has steadily built an armada of technologies and brands serving nearly every facet of the subsea sector through systematic acquisition, investment and organic growth. Recently MTR solicited the insights of a quartet of executives representing the various brands to discuss the evolution and future direction of the Teledyne Marine brand. Executives offering insights included Bill Kikendall, President of the newly formed Marine Sensors and Systems Group at Teledyne Technologies


Teledyne Seeks Speakers for AiA Conference

Teledyne RDI said it would like to implement three lightning round sessions at this year’s ADCPs in Action (AiA) Users’ Conference, which is scheduled to take place in San Diego, Calif. on September 29-October 2, 2013. Lightning Rounds refer to a 30 minute sessions comprised of five-minute succinct and tightly timed customer presentations detailing one of three preselected categories. Lightning rounds will be conducted for all three Teledyne RDI product lines: Marine Measurements


Meridian Gyros Achieves China Type Approval

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The Meridian Standard and Meridian Surveyor gyro compasses manufactured by Teledyne TSS have been given type approval by the China Classification Society. The approval was granted after the Society inspectors completed a detailed study of the gyros, their performance and reliability and the manufacturing processes and quality control methods employed at the Teledyne TSS factory in Watford, U.K. The approval will now open the Chinese shipbuilding and offshore survey markets for these


Teledyne Completes Acquisition of RESON

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Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced today that it has completed the acquisition of RESON. RESON, headquartered in Slangerup, Denmark, provides high-resolution marine acoustic imaging and measurement solutions. The acquired company will operate under the name Teledyne RESON. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With more than 30 years of experience and approximately 1,400 RESON echosounders sold worldwide


Teledyne Webb's APEX® Deep MakesRecord Dive

Deploying APEX Deep: Photo credit Teledyne Webb Research

Teledyne Webb Research's Autonomous Profiling Explorer (APEX®) Deep, dives to a record 6,000 meters. The record drive, in the Puerto Rico trench was launched from the R/V Kruger B out of San Juan, starting its dive the afternoon on February 25, 2013.  Approximately twenty two hours later the float surfaced and transmitted its data over the Iridium satellite network. APEX floats are based on a buoyancy engine and have been commercially available since founder Douglas Webb opened Webb


Teledyne Reports Third Quarter Results

Teledyne today reported third quarter 2013 sales of $571.6 million, compared with sales of $547.4 million for the third quarter of 2012, an increase of 4.4%. Net income attributable to Teledyne was $46.8 million ($1.23 per diluted share) for the third quarter of 2013, compared with $42.7 million ($1.14 per diluted share) for the third quarter of 2012, an increase of 9.6%. “In the third quarter, our commercial industrial businesses collectively performed very well


Update: SS Central America Salvage

Coins recovered from the shipwreck of SS Central America (Photo: Odyssey Marine Exploration)

Odyssey Marine Exploration completes current phase of SS Central America recovery; 15,500+ gold and silver coins, 45 gold bars recovered to date; 161,000-square meter, high-resolution visual site survey complete Deep-ocean exploration company Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc


Date for Diary: BlueTech & Blue Economy Summit & Expo

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The Maritime Alliance promotes the 6th Annual event Novemeber 12-13, 2014 at the McMillin Companies Event Center in San Diego, CA  as a unique opportunity to understand trends, network with leaders from the public and private sector


US Hearing to Focus on New Ocean Technologies

The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), will hold a hearing next week to examine the proliferation of new ocean technologies, how such technologies could improve government performance


NCS Survey Hires Goldsworthy

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NCS Survey, an Acteon company, has appointed Simon Goldsworthy as business development manager in its Aberdeen office. Goldsworthy will be responsible for building relationships with existing and potential clients and growing NCS Survey’s presence in the offshore industry globally


EIVA System Leads the Way for A2SEA Jack-ups

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This October, the Danish offshore engineering specialist EIVA came one Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) closer to fulfilling the delivery of a complete jack-up positioning system solution for A2SEA. The system will be installed on a vessel designed to operate under demanding conditions and is part of


Introducing the Fast Surveyboat 7.50

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DutchWorkboats and Stema Systems introduced the “Survey-machine” at Europort 2013. This survey boat is in production once it is on location – it is a carefree money maker to her owners. Surveyors keep high standards of data quality and yet are able to keep ahead of dredging


Oceans '13 MTS/IEEE San Diego Preview

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Heeding the call to join “An Ocean in Common,” authors flooded the Oceans ‘13 MTS/IEEE San Diego technical program committee with a record number of abstracts in a single day. Special topics include an Ultra-deep track discussing current and prospective robotic technologies


Ron Person Joins Klüber

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Klϋber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, announced that Ron Person has joined its North American operations as director of business development for oil and gas. In his new role, Person will be responsible for further developing application-specific support and


F6F Hellcat WWII-Era Aircraft Discovered off Coast of Florida

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OceanGate Inc. discovers Grumman F6F Hellcat off the coast of Miami using manned submersible, 2D and 3D sonar technologies.  OceanGate discovered a World War II-era Grumman F6F Hellcat plane off the coast of Miami Beach. The plane was found during one of an ongoing series of dives in which


WWII Era F6F Hellcat Discovered off Coast of Florida

Flight Deck Crew Swarm Over an F6F Hellcat - July 1944. (Photo: U.S. Navy’s National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, Fla.)

OceanGate Inc. discovers Grumman F6F Hellcat off the coast of Miami using manned submersible, 2D and 3D sonar technologies OceanGate announced it has discovered a World War II-era Grumman F6F Hellcat plane off the coast of Miami Beach. The plane was found during one of an ongoing series of


EIVA Appointed Representative of Teledyne Gavia

EIVA is proud to announce that it has been appointed by Teledyne Gavia as their exclusive representative in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The Gavia AUV is a self contained survey solution with a low logistics footprint and capable of operations at depths of up to 1000m while carrying out


Latest DMS-500 Sensor Range Launched at Oceanology

A new addition to the Teledyne TSS range of DMS-500 motion sensors is being launched at the Oceanology International exhibition in London March 13-15. The DMS-500 range is being developed specifically to meet the needs of users who require a top-quality motion sensor with Ethernet connectivity


MECO Wins USN Shipboard Desalination Contract

MECO won the design and development of advanced shipboard desalination units for the US Navy under contracts with the Office of Naval Research (ONR).  Under the new contracts, MECO will develop systems rated at 4000 and 100,000 gallons per day that are designed to take advantage of


Expanding Underwater Search Capabilities

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Over the past year a number of Asian companies and government agencies have acquired underwater search equipment to aid in the location of lost objects and assist in performing survey operations.   In China, Guangzhou Advanced Maritime Academy has added a remote operated underwater vehicle


VideoRay and SeeByte Announce Partnership

from left to right: Marcus Kolb (VideoRay) Bob Black (CEO SeeByte), Alastair Cormack (SeeByte) Ioseba Tena (SeeByte) Jon Wood (SeeByte) Scott Bentley (VideoRay CEO).

SeeByte, the global leader in creating smart software technology for unmanned systems, and VideoRay the world leader in Inspection Class-ROV technology, have announced their decision to enter a partnership with the aim of developing solutions to improve value to their customers.  






 
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