STR increases rental inventory with new Teledyne and Valeport products
9 April 2017
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR) continue to grow their rental equipment inventory with the addition of the new automated sound velocity profiling system developed by Teledyne Oceanscience using Valeport's RapidSV Profiler.
Teledyne's rapidCAST and Valeport's SVT Probe, purchased during the recent Ocean Business exhibition in Southampton, will be the latest products to join STR's diverse range of sensor deployment and handling systems.
The rapidCAST System has the ability to collect and transmit survey data without having to recover the probe on board at the end of each cast making any profiling exercise far more efficient. It also improves the targeting accuracy of probes as the need for conducting cable is removed.
The rapidCAST uses
the latest Valeport rapidSV profiler with Bluetooth wireless telemetry to
automatically upload each SV profile to the survey PC on the completion of each
cast, without the need for the probe to be recovered onboard. As the probe
nears the ship, the Bluetooth antenna is activated and the data uploaded with
the probe immediately ready for the next cast.
Neil Jackson, Sales and Operations Manager at STR, commented: "These latest acquisitions are a welcome addition to our extensive inventory of rental equipment enabling us to offer our customers the very latest technology to support their business operations. Neptune Marine Services will be the first customers to use this product on their upcoming project in Australia."
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