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Innovative new products, technologies and concepts

MakaiLay Power

Used on Pentland

Firth East Installation

Cable deployment control software

MakaiLay, was commissioned on the

MakaiLay Power

Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) Nor- was installed to a maximum depth of additional suite of tools designed to mand Clipper in July 2020 by Global 90 m, with the majority of the route address speci? c issues faced during

Offshore. Global Marine Group is a between 70 and 80 m water depth. The power cable installations. leading provider of subsea cable instal- strong tidal currents in the region of “We were impressed with the accu- lation, maintenance and burial services the lay, were particularly challenging racy of the MakaiLay Power Module, world-wide for both telecom and power during this installation, with surface and believe the MakaiLay software cables through its brands Global Ma- currents periodically exceeding 3 kts, will be a key component in proactively rine and Global Offshore.

and currents at depth exceeding 1 kt. managing the cable installation and

As part of Scottish and Southern

The Pentland Firth is known to have reducing dependence on ROV moni-

Electricity Networks’ (SSEN) Pentland one of the most powerful tidal currents toring” said Ian Grif? ths, Subsea and

Firth East project, a 37 km subsea pow- in the world. Cable Operations Survey Manager at er cable was installed between the Scot-

While Global Marine already uti- Global Marine Group. tish mainland and the island of Hoy, in lizes MakaiLay software for telecom Data from a post-lay survey showed

Orkney. Global Offshore completed the cable installations, the Pentland East that the average deviation of the installation using the Normand Clip- installation marked their ? rst use of MakaiLay calculated as-laid cable path, per with support from Makai and their the MakaiLay Power Module. The from the post-lay ROV measured path industry-leading subsea cable deploy-

MakaiLay Power Module contains an was 0.73 m over the entire 34 km route.

ment software, MakaiLay. The cable

MIND Tech, Klein Complete ANTX

MIND Technology and its Klein Marine Systems subsidiary success- fully completed a live Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) in a collaborative effort with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama

City Division; Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography

Command and in coordination with the Naval Oceanographic Of? ce’s

Fleet Survey Team (FST), at NSWC PCD. Klein and a group from

NSWC Panama City partnered to integrate the Klein UUV 600 and µMAX technologies into their Iver3 vehicle. In addition, Klein part- nered with Sea? oor Systems, Inc. to integrate the Klein MAX View 600 gap-? lling side scan sonar system with their large-format, wave adaptive

HydroCat-180 USV.

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