(Aberdeen, Scotland, July 13th, 2017) VERIPOS, a global leader in the supply of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) positioning services to the offshore oil and gas industry, has announced an agreement with McLachlan Marine for the permanent installation of GNSS hardware on board the Ocean Predator based in Aberdeen.
Andrew Wallace, Business Development Manager for EAME at VERIPOS said “This agreement provides an opportunity for charterers of the Ocean Predator who require access to high performance GNSS positioning to enjoy VERIPOS services without the need to mobilise systems for short duration projects, saving valuable time and money. The agreement also gives our R&D department availability to a permanently installed LD5 system on a highly flexible workboat as a trial platform for our ongoing engineering programme.”
Ruari McLachlan, owner of McLachlan Marine added, "McLachlan Marine provide a range of workboats services throughout the North East, our vessel the Ocean Predator is a familiar sight around Aberdeen Harbour. We are delighted to be partnering up with such a prestigious and well respected industry leader in precision navigation. Teaming up with VERIPOS will save our customers time setting up the equipment and money on short term rentals. With the Ocean Predator's newly installed innovative Moonpool system and this highly accurate GPS system, we are perfectly positioned to cater to all our customers’ survey and calibration needs."
VERIPOS is a world leader in the offshore and marine navigation and positioning market, offering a comprehensive range of precise GNSS services from its global network of offices in the UK, Brazil, China, Mexico, USA and Singapore.
VERIPOS is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.
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Posted on 13/07/2017