Teledyne Acquires CDL

SeaDiscovery.com
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
ROV utilizing CDL subsea products (Photo: CDL)

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne Limited, has acquired C.D. Limited (CDL). Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, CDL is a supplier of subsea inertial navigation systems and motion sensors for a variety of marine applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

CDL designs and manufactures a variety of sensors including gyrocompasses, attitude and heading reference systems, and inertial navigation systems. In particular, CDL has pioneered the development of small form factor inertial measurement systems for use in subsea applications where space is at a premium, such as on-board remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). CDL also offers advanced control and monitoring technologies for subsea infrastructure and engineering activities. The acquired business will operate under the name Teledyne CDL Limited.

“Through CDL and our other marine instrumentation companies, Teledyne provides surface and subsea inertial measurement and motion sensing solutions based on a number of different technologies including mechanical, ring laser and fiber optic gyrocompasses and dynamic motion sensors, as well as acoustic navigation systems,” said Robert Mehrabian, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Teledyne. “Furthermore, utilizing Teledyne’s acoustic modems, CDL has been developing complete motion sensing and communication systems for the real-time monitoring of subsea energy infrastructure. As a combined company with complementary technology and greater global reach, our goal is to accelerate the development and deployment of these systems for our subsea oil and gas customers. The addition of CDL to our marine instrumentation portfolio provides an exciting opportunity to deliver integrated systems and solutions utilizing the wide range of Teledyne products to satisfy a broad spectrum of marine applications.”

teledyne.com
 

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

People & Company News

EBDG Remembers James A. Cole

Fishing vessel expert and award-winning author, leaves legacy of excellence   EBDG announced the passing of Jim Cole. Over the span of a half century, Jim distinguished

Beier Radio Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Beier Radio, Inc. marks 70-years of providing engineering, sales and service for marine electronics around the globe. During its 70 years in business, Beier Radio

Iran Detains US Cargo Ship in Gulf -Al Arabiya

Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said an Iranian "force" seized a U.S. cargo ship after opening fire on it in the Gulf on Tuesday and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.

Technology

SeaHow Skimmer System

New SeaHow skimmer systems – designed to collect both light and heavy oils efficiently – can be implemented in almost any work boat, starting with vessels only six meters long.

STX France Shipyard Adds More Automated Welding

A good order book and need for higher capacity in the dock were the basis for STX France to purchase more welding automation for its shipyard’s panel welding.   STX

IMCA Publishes Introduction to Inertial Navigation

The increased use of inertial navigation systems (INS), particularly in support of offshore survey, installation and inspection tasks, has emphasized the need for

News

Passenger Ferry Ablaze in the Mediterranean

Spanish emergency services rescue around 150 people from burning ferry   Spanish emergency services safely evacuated around 150 people from a burning ferry crossing

Baltic Index Inches Up, Vessel Activity Muted

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, inched up on Monday amid muted shipping activity.   The overall index,

Oil Rallies Briefly after Iran Seizes Cargo Ship

Oil prices rallied briefly on Tuesday after reports that Iran had seized a cargo vessel, described initially by Iranian and Saudi media as a U.S. ship, raised geopolitical

Communication

Beier Radio Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Beier Radio, Inc. marks 70-years of providing engineering, sales and service for marine electronics around the globe. During its 70 years in business, Beier Radio

DMA Announce New Requirements for Refresher Courses

On 1 January 2017, new regulations enter into force on refresher courses in the areas of maritime safety and fire-fighting. Therefore, the Danish Maritime Authority has issued a new order.

Royal IHC Congratulates the King in a Special Way

Royal IHC is very honored to be part of the program on the King’s Birthday. Among other activities, the King and his family will be viewing a ‘Grande Maritime Parade’ in Dordrecht.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Rolls-Royce to Sell Michell Bearing Business

Rolls-Royce has today confirmed its intention to sell its Michell Bearings business to British Engines Limited for a cash consideration of £12.6m. Subject to licence consents,

PSA Commissions new Dammam Terminal

Saudi Global Ports LLC (SGP), a joint-venture company formed between the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and PSA International (PSA)

Golden Ocean Reshuffles Fleet, Delays Newbuilds

Golden Ocean Group Limited has entered into several agreements concerning its fleet. Golden Ocean has agreed with Ship Finance International Ltd ("Ship Finance")

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators 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: 0.1999 sec (5 req/sec)