Partners

Our partners are a select group of the world’s finest and most innovative marine instrumentation and subsea equipment designers, manufacturers and service providers, some of which we’ve worked with for more than 20 years.  Our partners are world leaders in their niche.

We work in close collaboration with our partners to ensure that RS Aqua’s technical specialists are fully trained and properly resourced to understand and assist our customers in their application.

RS Aqua offer front line technical support and application advice from our UK base.  Our close relationship with all of our partners allows us to offer an effective customer support service locally, before calling in our partners to offer advanced support or advice when needed.

4-Deep

4Deep inwater imaging is perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 4Deep develops patented holographic technology to create simple yet powerful in situ submersible microscopes that enhance research and discovery.

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Datawell

DWR4 System

Datawell was established in 1961 as a research laboratory. Specialising in the marine environment, Datawell developed the basic principles of the gravity stabilised long period motion sensors.  Today, Datawell are the global gold standard in directional wave measurement.  Their best known products are directional waverider buoys and ship motion sensors.

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Everest Interscience

Infrared Thermometers

Infrared temperature measurement products were introduced in the 1980s by Everest Interscience. These instruments have included many award-winning designs. In the 1990s Charles “Gene” Everest, President & CEO of Everest Interscience, instroduced the first self-contained, micro-computer based infrared transducers. In recent years, product development has continued, producing innovative instruments with excellent speed of response, accuracy and sighting capabilities. These developments have revolutionised infrared temperature sensors, providing new instruments for a range of applications.

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Emerson (Rosemount)

Emerson’s tireless pursuit of innovation drives the Rosemount portfolio of superior quality measurement and analytical technologies to provide customers with insight across all touch points needed to operate efficiently, safely, and with peace of mind.  The WaveRadar REX is an OEM derivative of Emerson’s TankRadar REX.  Developed and modified by RS Aqua and Rosemount, tested by offshore oil & gas majors, ship operators and engineers throughout the world.

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Fiomarine

Fiomarine grew out of a need for improved safety in the water, with the goal of removing the amount of potentially dangerous surface marker buoys. Fiomarine now manufacture the innovative submersible Fiobuoy with acoustic or time based release mechanism. Their design conceals and secures underwater equipment whilst simultaneously allowing for a simple, safe retrieval and importantly removing any surface obstacles.

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Hawboldt Industries

Hawboldt Industries strives to be the trusted advisor for those who require specialised machinery for hoisting, launching and recovering equipment into and out of the ocean. Hawboldt design and manufacture the highest quality marine deck equipment for these customers and support them with timely and professional service. Hawboldt can provide products and systems custom designed to meet specific operational requirements. These design requirements range from a single piece of equipment to entire ship deck equipment designs integrating complex deck equipment and hydraulic systems.

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JouBeh Technologies

Iridium 9603W

JouBeh Technologies are a leading Iridium satellite Value-Added Reseller (VAR) based in Halifax, Nova Scotia that focus on data services. JouBeh supports the development of remote tracking and monitoring solution with modems, airtime, IT engineering and technical support for the commercial, research, and defence sectors. RS Aqua act as JouBeh’s partner in the UK and Ireland with a focus on the maritime and scientific sectors.

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Kongsberg

Kongsberg are a leading global player in the maritime industry, delivering systems for dynamic positioning and navigation, marine automation, safety management, cargo handling, subsea survey and construction, maritime simulation and training, and satellite positioning. Their echosounder systems are used world-wide and are considered to be the market leader.  RS Aqua have partnered with Kongsberg Maritime to supply echosounders and sonar products to the hydrographic, science and survey sectors.

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Liquid Robotics

Developers of the world’s first wave-powered, autonomous surface vehicle – the Wave Glider. Wave Gliders are a long endurance autonomous platforms capable of conducting surveys over large distances. Liquid Robotics provide a variety of products and services such as ready-to-order WaveGlider packages, custom builds and the option of receiving data from an existing WaveGlider.

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MetOcean Data Systems

iBCN Iridium Beacons

MetOcean Data Systems develops and manufactures state-of-the-art data acquisition and telemetry systems. Since their incorporation in 1985, ‘MetOcean’ has been a world leader in integrated systems used for real-time environment monitoring. MetOcean specialises in the production of air-deployed and ship-deployed drifting buoys, search and rescue buoys, oil spill tracking buoys, ice platforms and acoustic systems, and defense and security systems.

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Nautilus Marine Services

Nautilus Marine Services, based near Hamburg, Germany, are the manufacturers of VITROVEX® glass spheres. These high quality spheres are designed for floatation and instrument housings, with different shapes, sizes and pressure ratings up to full ocean depth available.

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OceanWise

Port-Log

OceanWise provides a range of products to support the acquisition, telemetry, storage and publishing of marine environmental data.  These products include intelligent marine and coastal mapping data, enterprise GIS and productivity tools, environmental data sharing and publishing software and hosted services.

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Open Seas Instrumentation

SUBS

Open Seas Instrumentation supply mooring accessories for oceanographic research including the SUBS range of streamlined underwater buoyancy systems. The streamlined buoyancy is primarily designed for use in high current areas and models that house a variety of ADCP systems are available.

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Precision Measurement Engineering

Cyclops-7 Logger

PME design and manufacture reliable water monitoring systems and instruments for oceanographic & limnologic use.

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Propipe

DeepBlue

Since its formation in 1998, Propipe has been designing and manufacturing pipeline inspection gauges (PIGs) for the oil and gas industry. An ongoing commitment to providing a fully engineered and tested range of pipeline pigs has positioned Propipe at the forefront of its market and has seen the Company grow significantly.

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RBR

CTD

RBR has been designing and manufacturing high precision instruments for oceanographic research since 1976. Based in Ottawa, Canada,  RBR is now run by a team of enthusiastic engineers and oceanographers and produces instruments calibrated to WOCE standards. RBR invests considerable effort into research and development, which is carried out in collaboration with customers to ensure that the instruments produced are precisely what the customer wants and can afford.

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Rowe Technologies

ADCP

Rowe Technologies, based in San Diego, California, offer an extensive range of ADCPs & DVLs to suit applications from inland/coastal waters to the deep ocean. Their doppler instruments represent the cutting edge in acoustic technology, having been designed by a team of engineers with over 250 years of combined acoustic system development experience. Rowe Technologies have been pioneers in doppler system development since their inception, with particular focus on dual frequency technology.

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SubCtech

SubCtech have more than 25 years scientific and industry-based experience in marine technology. SubCtech focuses on the production of subsea power solutions such as high capacity Li-Ion batteries for a range of applications including AUV power. Additionally, they produce a range of environmental monitoring solutions including pCO2 analysers and large integrated measurement systems for research vessels.

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Turbulent Research

Underwater noise HiLo

Turbulent Research designs and manufactures low power data acquisition and signal processing products for sub-sea, industrial and remote locations.  Their aim is to help customers get the best quality sensor data possible, reliably, easily, and affordably.  Turbulent Research are experts in underwater acoustics, real time processing, and low power embedded circuit design for long term and autonomous instrument deployments.

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Turner Designs

10-AU

For over 40 years Turner Designs have been providing sensitive, reliable and easy-to-use fluorometers for environmental and industrial uses. They specialise in the measurement of fluorescent tracers, algal pigments, and other naturally occurring fluorescent compounds.

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Vemco

Vemco

Vemco is the world leader in the design and manufacture of acoustic telemetry equipment used by researchers worldwide to study behaviour and migration patterns of a wide variety of aquatic animals from salmon smolts to great whites. Vemco acoustic transmitters and receivers enable researchers to conduct world class studies in lakes, rivers and oceans that require real-time active tracking; long-time, large scale passive monitoring; fine scale positioning with detailed accuracy; and/or environmental monitoring.

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