Oceanscan Adds Sonardyne Technology to Its Rental Pool

Adil Ali, Oceanscan, and Alan MacDonald, Sonardyne, with a Sonadyne HPT 3000 transceiver. Photo: Sonardyne

International equipment supplier Oceanscan has added underwater acoustic positioning technology from Sonardyne International to its rental fleet. 

The Mini-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short Baseline (USBL) vessel-based systems and Wideband Sub-Mini 6 (WSM 6) transponders have been acquired by Oceanscan, to support clients’ projects in the offshore wind and shallow water hydrographic survey markets.

The Mini-Ranger 2 offers a standard operating range of 995 meters, extendable up to 4,000 meters, and the ability to simultaneously track up to 10 subsea targets at very fast update rates.

Adil Ali, Subsea sales manager at Oceanscan, said: “We are looking to increase our inventory of Sonardyne’s high-performance and reliable technology to service the renewables and offshore construction industries. We’re seeing strong demand in the market, especially for Sonardyne’s Mini-Ranger 2 and WSM 6+. The market is increasingly busy and we wanted to have the latest and greatest technology available for rent globally.”

Oceanscan’s new Mini-Ranger 2 systems are likely to be employed tracking remote operated vehicles (ROVs), side scan sonars and magnetometers for use in offshore wind construction, including unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey and debris clearance.

With a position update rate of up to three times per second and excellent high-elevation tracking, Mini Ranger 2 is well suited to these sorts of tasks,” said Alan MacDonald, sales manager with Sonardyne in Aberdeen. “Mini Ranger 2 is also easy to ship internationally and simple to learn to use, so it is a great addition to a company’s rental pool offering.”

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