Unique Maritime Group introduced the Kongsberg cNODE family of transponders to their rental pool inventory. The cNODE transponders are for underwater acoustic positioning and data link that can use both the traditional frequency shift (FSK) modulation technique and the new Cymbal acoustic protocol which utilizes wideband Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) signals.
Its US Subsidiary, Unique System LLC will be taking delivery of the first batch of maxi and mini transponders to be deployed immediately on its clients’ project vessels operating in the Gulf of Mexico.
On this occasion Harry Gandhi, the CEO of Unique Maritime Group commented “Introduction of the new cNODE family of transponders will further enhance Unique System LLC’s capability to offer Kongsberg product lines and better service the various DP vessels and Oil Rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and other deep water developments”.
Founded in 1993, Unique Maritime Group is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers. Through its expanding network of companies, UMG is a specialist in the provision of services, and the sale and rental of equipment for the marine, diving, hydrographic, oceanographic, and NDT market sectors. The group has an established manufacturing capability for the delivery of customized engineering projects worldwide. UMG has local presence in USA, UK, South Africa, India, Middle East, Russia and Singapore and employs over 500 people worldwide.
World Maritime News Staff, February 6, 2012; Image: Unique Maritime Group