MacArtney’s Integrated System Solution for Swedish Research Vessel

MacArtney has supplied an integrated system solution for the new Swedish research vessel, the R/V Svea.

MacArtney has provided a range of technology, from camera and light systems, to co-design and upgrade of a Lobster Sledge with fibre optic multiplexer and interfaces for the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute’s (SMHI) vessel.

Lately, MacArtney has delivered a fully integrated scope of supply including the MacArtney TRIAXUS and FOCUS 2 Remote Operated Towed Vehicles (ROTVs) and a customized Conductivity, Temperature and Depth (CTD) carousel with water sampling and drop-camera system comprising of LUXUS Power LEDs, laser pointers and HD zoom camera.

The R/V Svea research and survey vessel, built at the Armon shipyard in Vigo, Spain, is now operating in Skagerrak, Kattegat and the Baltic Sea.

The new research vessel, constructed for a wide range of maritime research and environmental monitoring, will be used by SLU and SMHI to collect scientific data for environmental monitoring, climate research and fishing quotas.

Emil Andersson, area sales manager for MacArtney’s Swedish Operations stated, “The completion of the system solution package delivered to the R/V Svea rounded off an exciting project with SLU and SMHI. The customized package, designed to offer maximum versatility and to fulfill the specific needs of the customer, provides multiple research options.”

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