MTR100 '13 Aanderaa Data Instruments, a Xylem brand

Marine Technology Reporter
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Sanddalsringen 5b, 103 Midtun,
5828 Bergen, Norway
Tel: +47 55604800
Email: [email protected]
Website:
www.aanderaa.com
CEO: Gretchen
W. McClain
# of Employees: 93
 

Aanderaa Data Instruments AS, a Xylem brand, headquartered in Bergen, Norway, designs, manufactures and sells sensors, instruments and systems for measuring and monitoring in demanding environments. Its main market areas are Environmental Research, Marine Transportation, Oil and Gas, Aquaculture, Road and Traffic and Construction.  Aanderaa is known for its ability to develop uncompromising state-of-the-art instrumentation that is both reliable and robust for long term observations of the marine environment. It is a trusted source to many Oceanographic Institutes, Universities, Geophysical Surveyors, Navies, Offshore Oil & Gas E&P Companies, Drilling Companies, Port & Harbour Authorities, Government Agencies, Water Authorities, and Electric Power Utilities internationally.
Aanderaas’ new Seaguard Host and an expanding line of distributed Smart Sensor technology, as well as its new Aanderaa Real-Time Communication System,  marks a turning point in distributed instrumentation for underwater and atmospheric measurements of Hydro Acoustic, Electro-Optical, Electro-Chemical, Pressure, Temperature, Meteorological data in observing networks and self-contained instrumentation.
At the core of the system is the CANBus based AiCaP protocol, which enables self-detection of connected sensors and dynamic setup of configuration menus. This protocol was developed by Aanderaa in order to achieve the extreme low power requirements of the Underwater Observatories. The master-slave protocol extends the CANBus protocol with extra signaling to efficiently wake up sensors or datalogger to receive data when necessary. Sensors on the bus perform their own measurements at the required intervals and send collected data to the Seaguard or Smartguard logger. These dataloggers assemble the datasets and package them to ensure safe communication of data to a receiving station utilizing the Real-Time communication system. Sensors on the AiCaP bus are utilizing Smart Sensor technology and can operate both in the bus configuration and as stand-alone entities. In the latter mode, they can be interfaced to any computer or logger using the RS-232 port.
 

 


(As published in the July/August 2013 edition of Marine Technologies - www.seadiscovery.com)

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

U.S., India to Seal Nuclear Deal

The United States and India have reached a breakthrough on two issues holding up civil nuclear cooperation between them, U.S. President Barack Obama told a news conference in New Delhi on Sunday.

Hofste, Montijn Nominated to Supervisory Board Fugro

Fugro N.V. announces that the Supervisory Board of Fugro nominates Mrs. P.H.M. Hofsté and Mrs. A.H. Montijn for appointment as members of the Supervisory Board

U.S. Refinery Workers' Contract Talks Moving Slowly

With just a week of bargaining left until the national contract for U.S. refinery workers expires, the United Steelworkers union (USW) said talks with oil company

Offshore

Hofste, Montijn Nominated to Supervisory Board Fugro

Fugro N.V. announces that the Supervisory Board of Fugro nominates Mrs. P.H.M. Hofsté and Mrs. A.H. Montijn for appointment as members of the Supervisory Board

Oil Platform Ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico

Fire broke out on an unmanned oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico approximately five miles south of Port Fourchon, La., the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) reported.

Subsea Crane Takes a Long Journey

Last September the test bed in Rostock was the stage of a single lift of the RL-K 7500 subsea crane. The same crane was then loaded and shipped to the South Korean customer.

Environmental

U.S. Refinery Workers' Contract Talks Moving Slowly

With just a week of bargaining left until the national contract for U.S. refinery workers expires, the United Steelworkers union (USW) said talks with oil company

Petrobras Develops Technology to Cut GHG

Petrobras develops a new technology that reduces the emission of gases that cause greenhouse A new technology to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG)

Oil Platform Ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico

Fire broke out on an unmanned oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico approximately five miles south of Port Fourchon, La., the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) reported.

Energy

U.S., India to Seal Nuclear Deal

The United States and India have reached a breakthrough on two issues holding up civil nuclear cooperation between them, U.S. President Barack Obama told a news conference in New Delhi on Sunday.

Hofste, Montijn Nominated to Supervisory Board Fugro

Fugro N.V. announces that the Supervisory Board of Fugro nominates Mrs. P.H.M. Hofsté and Mrs. A.H. Montijn for appointment as members of the Supervisory Board

U.S. Refinery Workers' Contract Talks Moving Slowly

With just a week of bargaining left until the national contract for U.S. refinery workers expires, the United Steelworkers union (USW) said talks with oil company

Marine Science

Whale Carcass Washes Up Under Seattle Ferry Dock

A dead gray whale has floated underneath a busy commuter ferry terminal in downtown Seattle, sending a putrid odor wafting onto the dock and diverting some passenger ferries to another slip,

Satellites to Track Illegal 'Pirate Fishing'

About 20 percent of the world's fishing catch is taken illegally by poachers, experts estimate, but a new satellite tracking system launched on Wednesday aims to

Winners of Walter B. Jones Memorial Awards Named

Eleven individuals and organizations have been named as winners of the 2014 Walter B. Jones Memorial Awards for Excellence in Coastal Ocean Resource Management,

Offshore Energy

Hofste, Montijn Nominated to Supervisory Board Fugro

Fugro N.V. announces that the Supervisory Board of Fugro nominates Mrs. P.H.M. Hofsté and Mrs. A.H. Montijn for appointment as members of the Supervisory Board

Technip Certified to EDGE Standard

Technip and EDGE Certified Foundation announce today that Technip in Brazil, in France and in Italy, including flexible pipe manufacturing plants in Brazil and France and Group’s headquarters,

Oil Platform Ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico

Fire broke out on an unmanned oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico approximately five miles south of Port Fourchon, La., the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) reported.

Ocean Observation

Inmarsat's Launch Date for Xpress Satellite

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, will complete another significant milestone in the delivery of its transformational

China, Japan Hold Third Maritime Talks

China's Foreign Ministry confirmed the third round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs between China and Japan, China's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.

Australia’s Submarine Dilemma

The government of Australia came under fresh pressure to reject Japanese submarines as the spearhead for a new undersea fleet, with one of the country’s top security

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.5495 sec (2 req/sec)