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NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
AISUS has launched an improved internal gravity deployed ultrasonic scanning tool, SIRIUS-X, for completing ultrasonic corrosion mapping within offshore caissons, risers and conductors.
 
Arctic Rays, LLC has released Anglerfish to the wider market - a proven robust miniature self-contained deep-sea LED flasher designed to aid in vehicle recovery. The 380 lumen LED with its 360 degree collimating optic can be seen from a distance as far away as 5 nmi from any direction.
 
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Registration for Underwater Intervention 2018 is now open! UI is the premier event for everybody in the underwater operations industry. Join ADCI and MTS’s ROV Committee at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 6-8, for three days of education, networking and evaluation. 
 
UI 2018 will feature compelling technical sessions in:
•         AUV & ASV
•         Commercial Diving
•         Instruments & Sensors
•         Manned Submersibles
•         Marine Education & Academia
•         ROV
 
UI in your best opportunity  to connect with the industry’s top thought leaders as you position yourself for success.  Whether it’s through interactive presentations at the Think Tank; demonstrations from the industry’s top suppliers; or compelling dialog in the in the technical sessions; UI is the best platform to face the everyday challenges of the underwater operations industry.
 

 
As a valued industry stakeholder, your participation is vital to the outcome of this study. As you know, our communications offerings include UnderWater magazine, UnderWater Today e-newsletter, ADCI Advisory Notice, ADCI TV, our websites, ADCI Membership Directory, Online Buyers' Guide, conferences, social media offerings and more. 

The link to our survey can be found here and your responses will be kept in strict confidence. 

With your help, the association will gain a better understanding of how we are communicating with our members and stakeholders in today's constantly changing environment. Your participation in this survey will also help us identify a definitive set of best practices that will help us communicate with you even more efficiently than we have done so already.

Again, the survey will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

I look forward to continuing to provide more value, more services and more benefits to you throughout the coming ADCI membership year!

Taking the survey gives you a chance to win a $500 gift card!
 
Underwater Intervention 2018 will take place February 6-8, 2018, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.  The new website has been launched (UI 2018), and new information is being added every week. Mark your calendar now and check out the website regularly for new information and to register in September.

To exhibit at the premier industry event, make sure you reserve your exhibit space today! Many companies have already secured their exhibit space for UI 2018. So, with just over a third of the show floor remaining, companies looking to get a prime exhibit location must act now you must act now to ensure a prime location!

Click here to view the most up-to-date floor plan, or contact your UI Show Management Team at ui@naylor.com or (703) 259-6118 to reserve your space today.

SEE YOU IN NEW ORLEANS!
 
The September/October Issue of UNDERWATER Magazine is online now. This issue features an update from the ADCI Board of Directors, a preview of UI 2018 and describes the founding of the association 50 years ago. All of this and much more in the latest issue of UNDERWATER.
 
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Global subsea equipment specialists, Ashtead Technology, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Steven Thrasher as regional vice president for the Americas.
 
On August 28, 1922, THE Chilean steamship SS Itata, a passenger-cargo vessel that, in a former life, was a warship in the War of the Pacific and the Chilean Revolution of 1891, was traveling from Valparaiso to Coquimbo. The ship ran into heavy weather just off the seaport town of La Higuera. Its rudder was smashed and the ship foundered in the storm. Records indicate that some of its 400 passengers tried to escape on lifeboats, only to be capsized by the waves. Just 13 survivors made it to shore.
 
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for offshore AUV & ROV at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) from 2017 to 2025. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global offshore AUV & ROV market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for offshore AUV & ROV during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the offshore AUV & ROV market at the global and regional level.
 
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INDUSTRY NEWS
The Korean Coast Guard has ordered Saab Seaeye Falcon, a robotic system for undersea investigations and research. The order follows the sinking of the ferry MV Sewol in 2014, which resulted in the deaths of 304 passengers, mostly schoolchildren. The accident generated a need for more response resources including underwater robotic vehicles, as explained by Saab.
 
Greensea's Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Sales, Marybeth Gilliam, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position at the company. Gilliam joined Greensea in 2015 and has led the company through a period of sales growth.
 
Nineteen-year-old Kimlee Campher stands to become the first woman in the small harbour sunken vessels programme in Hout Bay to be trained as a commercial diver. The young woman from Portlands, Mitchells Plain, matriculated last year and found employment with Guerrini Marine Construction (GMC) diving and salvage, which was awarded a tender by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to remove sunken wrecks congesting parts of Hout Bay.
 
 

 

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