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Washington State Ferries Saves Time and Money using Underwater Drones

Customer Stories, Marine Survey / Shipping

Washington State Ferries saves time and money by using a Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicle, or underwater drone, for inspecting ship hulls. Ferries are an essential part of transportation systems worldwide.  In many countries waterway transportation for pedestrians is just as integral to a community as a car, bus or train.  Puget Sound, located in… Read More »

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Vessel Inspections – How to Save Thousands of Dollars

Marine Survey / Shipping

Want to know how to save hundreds of thousands of dollars on vessel inspections? See how one vessel paint company expanded its services to increase revenue. Click here for the Free Download > Save Money on Vessel Inspections Owning and operating vessels are a major investment. Ensuring they are running at their full potential is… Read More »

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Tank Cleaning Robot | See it First at ACE17

Company Product and Event News, Industry News, Infrastructure, Marine Survey / Shipping

Deep Trekker™ is set to showcase the new tank cleaning robot, the DT640 Utility Crawler, at AWWA ACE 2017 in Philadelphia – including the award-winning DT340 Pipe Crawler and underwater drones. As the Deep Trekker team gets ready to exhibit at the AWWA Annual Conference and Expo (ACE) in Philadelphia (be sure to come and visit… Read More »

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Introducing the New DT640 Utility Crawler

Company Product and Event News, Marine Survey / Shipping

Deep Trekker™ has added to its fleet of portable, robust underwater drone robots;  the DT640 Utility Crawler – designed to perform a multitude of underwater tasks. From the start, Deep Trekker™ has always collaborated with clients to build affordable products to perform underwater inspections over various industries. As a result of listening to feedback, Deep Trekker™ has… Read More »

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Providing New Innovations to Shipping Industry

Company Product and Event News, Marine Survey / Shipping

Deep Trekker is set to launch a new innovative product to be used in the shipping industry – live presentation from Nor-Shipping in Norway. A leader in design and technology for underwater robotics systems, Deep Trekker has a history of launching innovative, versatile and robust products. Our Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), commonly known as underwater drones,… Read More »

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ROV Thickness Gauge: The Attachable Tool for Hull Inspections

Infrastructure, Marine Survey / Shipping

Profiling the Cygnus Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) thickness gauge. Quickly identifying hull thickness and accurately locating corrosion – without removing protective coatings. With the addition of the Cygnus ROV thickness gauge to the Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicle, hull inspectors are able to provide a clear report of what is happening below the ship’s surface. With many… Read More »

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Oceanographic ROV Inspiring Students to Become Future Marine Scientists

Customer Stories, For Everyone, Marine Survey / Shipping, Underwater Discovery and Research

Inspiring future marine biologists with hands-on experience piloting an oceanographic ROV at the Ocean Institute. It’s important to inspire the young generation to become marine scientists; perhaps using an oceanographic ROV will do just that. The future of the environment is in their hands. The Ocean Institute in Dana Point, CA knows this and is… Read More »

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Marine Safety – Monitoring Shipping Vessel Impact on Coastal Shores

Marine Survey / Shipping

The Canadian Ocean Protection Plan aims to increase marine safety by providing the means to closely monitor shipping vessels navigating through its waters. With Canada aiming to increase marine safety within its coastal shores, Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) prove to be well suited for the task. Through the Ocean Protection Plan, the Canadian… Read More »

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Anti-Fouling Paint and Inspecting Ship Hulls

Marine Survey / Shipping

Inspecting ship hulls to survey the integrity of Anti-Fouling paint can be easily conducted using an underwater drone; Deep Trekker pilots do it every day.  Anti-fouling paint is used to coat the underside of ship hulls to temporarily hinder the growth of subaquatic organisms; otherwise known as biofouling. This collection of organisms would otherwise build… Read More »

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Low Visibility Diving – A look at Sonar Integration

Commercial / Salvage, Marine Survey / Shipping, Military / First Responder, Underwater Discovery and Research

Updated sonar technologies are making low visibility diving possible – making them the ideal tool to be equipped on underwater drones for Search & Rescue missions and salvage operations. Unless you are swimming off the coast of Cancun, your nearest water source may not always be incredibly clear. Visibility below the surface often limits the… Read More »

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Dirty Tankers Reinforce Need for Regular Maintenance and Inspections

Marine Survey / Shipping

Dirty Tankers anchored off the coast of Venezuela due to the coating of oil and sludge outside of the hull – How underwater drones are used to maintain and inspect ships to prevent this issue. Prevention and containment legislation is championed by international organizations and is enforced around the globe at local and national levels… Read More »

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Top 5 Ways Marine Researchers are Currently Using Underwater Drones

For Everyone, Marine Survey / Shipping, Underwater Discovery and Research

Marine researchers around the world are utilizing Deep Trekker Underwater Drones (or ROVs) in their marine projects; here are the top 5 applications being used today. Top Five Scientific Applications Utilizing  Deep Trekker Underwater Drones 1. Biodiversity Studies Examining the variety of species in a given area and how this may be changing is vital… Read More »

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