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Valeport Present New Sensor at Ocean Business 2017


Introducing the latest sensor and software updates in  Sound Velocity Technology - Valeport are presenting their New dredgeMATE - a combination of SWiFT SVP and turbidty sensor. Valeport are using Ocean Business as the platform  to highlight this new sound velocity profiler, which will be on show for the first time at Ocean Business 17 in Southampton, UK. Visit us at Stand M1.

December 2016 Newsletter


Round up of the latest news from Valeport including an article on how Valeport assist Hypack training sessions, how sensors are applied to ROV/ASR vehicles and a case study on Rapid Sound Speed Profiling. Read on to find out more...  

Osea2016 Offshore Oil And Gas Conference


Osea2016 - This is the 21st edition of the OSEA Exhibition and Conference and will feature solutions that can potentially enhance production processes and create greater cost efficiency, as well as present ideas on the next best direction your company can embark on amidst the challenging market conditions. Taking place at The Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from 29th November to 2nd December 2016, it provides 4 days of wide ranging speeches, technical sessions, workshops and much more...

Oceanology International China 2016


Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2016 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Valeport are on Stand G19

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning at Valeport


Many cakes and coffees were consumed for a good cause at Valeport's Devon offices last week in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support as part of it's World's Biggest Coffee Morning event. An in house "Bake Off" competition saw Tammy Elliott and Sam Brightman share first place with Kevin Edwards coming second. A total of £191 was raised for this worthy cause.

Valeport Feature in MTR100 2016 Listing


Valeport are proud to be featured again in the #MTR100 list of the 100 leading companies in the Subsea Technology Industry for 2016. In addition to highlighting Valeport's position within the Subsea Technology Industry, the listing provides an overview on the broad range of Hydrometric and Oceanographic equipment...

Swathe Services And Hypack Multi-Beam Echo Sounder Training Course


Swathe Services and HYPACK are running a multi-beam sonar training course from Monday 19th to Friday 23rd September 2016 in Cornwall, UK. Delegates will spend five days learning about installation, calibration, data acquisition and post-processing.  They will also be able to join interactive sessions focused upon best practice and commo...

Valeport Swells Tide Measurement Offer


Valeport has introduced a new self-contained tidal observation solution, the TideStation, which optimises performance of instrumentation and provides a simple to install and maintain tidal observation hub. Avalable to order now, the TideStation has been designed as a cost-effective turnkey solution, which ensures environmental monitoring ...

Totnes Canoe Festival 2016


Totnes Canoe Festival – Sunday 17th July. Valeport both sponsored and took part in this year's Totnes Canoe Festival. This annual event, organized by the Totnes Rotary Club, was once again a tremendous success.   This year saw the Valeport Canoeing Team entered in the race and despite being a group of highly trained athletes o...

July Newsletter


Round up of the latest news from Valeport including the launch of our new Tidestation and a case study on how Valeport's equipment helped locate a missing airliner. Read on to find out more...    Busy times here at Vale...

Oceannews Spotlight On Valeport


Oceannews puts the spotlight onto Valeport in their latest edition. Titled "Innovating Marine Measurement Instrumentation" the feature reports on how Valeport's leading edge technology, lifetime product care and their commitment to putting the customer first, has ensured that Valeport continues to be a leading manufacturer of a diverse, innov...

Valeport Sponsorship Provides Coast Path Defibrillator for Walkers


As reported recently in the Dartmouth Chronicle, Valeport sponsorship has helped provide a fully automated defibrillator to be located at the Froward Point National Coastwatch station near Kingswear in Devon. The sponsorship allowed Coastwatch volunteers to produce a 2016 calendar and £1250 of the proceeds has been used to buy a Powerhea...

TideStation Being Launched at Seawork 2016


This week sees the unveiling of the new Valeport TideStation - Tidal Observation System - at Seawork International 2016, Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition being held at the Mayflower Park, Southampton, UK. TideStation has been designed as a low-cost, turn-key, self-contained tidal observation solution that is suited ...

IHO World Hydrography Day 21 June 2016


This Tuesday, 21st June 2016, the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) celebrates World Hydrography Day. This is an annual event taking place on the 21st June each year. World Hydrography Day is the opportunity to increase public awareness of the vital role that hydrography plays in everyone’s life. The theme for this year&...

Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2016


This week the Canadian Hydrographic Conference takes place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, from May 16th - 19th at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel. This major Hydrographic Industry event is a great combination of Keynote Speeches from Industry Leaders, Technical Sessions, Demos and Exhibition & Trade Shows. The conference lasts for 4 days ...

April Newsletter from Valeport


Oceanology International (OI) was a tremendous success and it was great to see so many people visit our stand.  Find out more about OI and how out new SWiFT SVP was received. Discover how our products are being adopted by world leaders in the Dredging sector. This release of our newsletter brings you more details of how Valeport's produc...

Van Oord Selects Valeport SWiFT SVPs


Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects has selected Valeport’s SWiFT SVP for its various survey activities. The SWiFT SVP is designed to ensure a seamless workflow and has an integral GPS to geo-locate every profile.  The compact unit features h...

Valeport fastCTD Profiler Ticks the Boxes


Valeport’s new fastCTD Profiler is designed to deliver high quality CTD casts at rapid drop rates. Created for coastal and oceanographic profiling, this new profiler is an evolution of Valeport’s popular miniCTD instrument. The system incorporates Valeport’s world-class technology to allow the fastCTD Profiler to deliver the ...

Hypack 2016 Hydrographic Training Event

Focus on single beam and multibeam hydrographic surveying and dredge management. The 3-day training will cover all the aspects of single beam and multibeam hydrographic surveying and dredge management using HYPACK, HYSWEEP and DREDGEPACK packages. Trade Exhibition Valeport will be present with 25 other Trade Exhibitors from the Maritime In...

Valeport Social And Community News

Valeport staff recently got together to support the Children In Need charity event for 2015. With the success of the recent BBC series - Great British Bake Off - acting as a source of inspiration, staff got busy in the kitchens and produced some baking delights that were sold to the rest of the team eager to sample some of the goodies produced. ...

Hydrographic Society SW UK At Valeport 2015

Valeport welcomed more than 40 guests their offices on the River Dart earlier this month and were delighted to host The Hydrographic Society South West branch for their opening meeting of the 2015-16 season. The welcome and opening presentation was given by Matthew Quartley, MD. In a candid presentation he discussed the impact that the down turn o...
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