ASV Expands into USA, Taps new Manager

Posted by Joseph Keefe
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Duane Ashton, Director of Unmanned Systems Business Development.

Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) Ltd has announced the company’s plans to break into the North American Unmanned Marine Systems industry.


The move comes as the result of unprecedented success in the European and Asian markets where ASV has established itself as the lead Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) supplier.
Equipped with the latest advancements in autonomous technology, ASV will look to serve all areas of the US USV market. ASV currently provides unmanned systems to International Defence, Oil and Gas and Science and Research industries and has done so over the past three years. In 2014 alone, ASV completed a two phase Marine Target Drone programme with South Korea, built and operated the world’s first Unmanned Oil and Gas work boat and completed the commissioning of its Long Endurance Unmanned Marine Vehicle for Oceanographic research.
 

To aid this transition into the US, ASV have appointed Duane Ashton as Director of Unmanned Systems Business Development. Duane will also work with ASV sister company C&C Technologies, Inc. Together, ASV and C&C are leveraging their respective successes in unmanned systems and global survey operations to forge the move into the US Unmanned Systems market.
 

Duane Ashton recently transitioned from the U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office. With over 20 years of U.S. Government management experience involving the acquisition, design, operation and maintenance of complex engineering systems, Duane will bring demonstrated skills in the development, technical support, and operational analysis of unmanned maritime vehicles.  

 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter June 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Subsea Defense

HMS Ambush Docks in Gibraltar

Navy nuclear submarine HMS Ambush yesterday steamed to Gibraltar – in a massive show of force against Spain.   The Spanish – emboldened by Britain’s Brexit vote

Turkey to Modernize Pakistan’s Subs

The Turkish defense firm Defense Technologies and Engineering (STM) won the tender to modernize Pakistan's submarines against its French competitor DCNS, reports Daily Sabah.

Turkey Launches F-513 TCG Burgazada

Turkish Navy’s third Milgem class corvette, the F-513 TCG Burgazada, created as part of the MILGEM project, was launched with a ceremony attended by Turkish President

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0494 sec (20 req/sec)