Conventional Aids to Navigation are history, relics from the times before internet and e-Navigation. The general tendency for internet of things will change the navigational marking as well.
SeaHow’s Smart Buoy concept combines the robust polyethylene buoy with monitoring sensors and mobile data transmission to collect real-time oceanographic data from the sea, on-line 24/7.
Smart Buoy is the new generation buoy which is connected to network and capable for interactivity. It improves both the navigation safety and fairway maintenance.
Mr Hannu Ylärinne has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President of the Arctia Group as of 20 May 2019. He will also continue as CEO of Meritaito Ltd, which is part of the Arctia Group.
Maunu Visuri, M.Sc. (Tech.), has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Arctia Ltd as from 1 August 2019.
The European Commission has granted CEF funding to the Intelligent Sea project coordinated by Meritaito Ltd. The funding is 1,5 million Euros.
Oceaneering has innovated a total new approach for the maintenance of submerged pipelines and installations. The basic principle is to minimize the use of expensive support–vessel and use remote operated EROV-systems for the maintenance. The SeaHow EROV-buoy serves as the floating station for the communication antenna.