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The HydroMarin Company Supplies its First Export Batch of Seabed Research Equipment to Germany

Source: PortNews

The HydroMarinn Company carried out the first export supply of equipment for the study of the seabed, which was developed with the financial support of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). This was reported by the press service of RVC JSC.

The customer was GGMT GmbH, a logistics company from Germany specializing in the transportation of oversized, long, and heavy cargoes.

The company acquired side-scan sonars, which make it possible to monitor the state of the bottom topography and quickly make decisions about manoeuvring or changing the place of loading or unloading goods in unequipped places. The use of such equipment significantly increases the safety of cargo delivery by water in shallow waters.

“The supply of equipment to Germany was the first export contract of the company. Now we are negotiating cooperation with partners from India and Portugal, as well as with European service companies,” said Anton Pleshkov, Deputy General Director of HydroMarinn, an NTI project leader.

HydroMarin's side-scan sonars are designed to obtain high-quality acoustic images of the bottom, sonar measurements of water depths, search and examination of navigational hazards, small-sized objects at the bottom and in the water column, an inspection of the underwater part of engineering structures, including bridge supports, pipelines, moorings, etc. The project received support from the NTI Marinet roadmap.

The National Technology Initiative is a long-term program to create new markets and provide conditions for Russia's technological leadership by 2035. NTI focuses on those markets in which it is possible to create industries of a new technological order that are significant in terms of ensuring national security and a high standard of living for citizens. Within the framework of the NTI, 8 “road maps” were approved for the markets of Aeronet, Avtonet, Marinet, Neuronet, Helsnet, Energy, Technet, and the Circle movement, about 500 projects received funding. The design office of NTI is RVC.

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