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STR Invest in the Latest Generation of Marine Navigation Systems

STR Invest in the Latest Generation of Marine Navigation Systems

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18 June 2015

Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR); global specialists in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology for the offshore energy industry have invested in the latest generation of marine navigation systems with the acquisition of two Teledyne TSS Saturn 10 units.

The Saturn fibre optic gyrocompass capitalises on more than a century’s experience in marine navigation. Teledyne TSS’ own experienced and innovative engineering team has combined the latest solid state technologies and calibration techniques to offer a user-friendly, highly accurate and cost-effective navigation solution for demanding marine environments.

The Saturn product range has been designed by TSS to provide a range of versatile attitude and heading reference, and inertial navigation systems for both surface and subsea applications. The lightweight, compact and highly reliable units have no moving parts and are maintenance free, making them ideal for all sizes of surface vessel and subsea vehicle.

Applications for the Saturn product range include navigation for fast ferries and yachts; subsea positioning for autonomous underwater, and remotely operated vehicles; attitude and heading references for dynamically positioned platforms; full attitude data for hydrographic survey vessels and much, much more.

Neil Jackson, Sales and Operations Manager at STR said: "As worldwide providers of specialist marine equipment and supporters of Teledyne TSS products we had no hesitation in purchasing the two Saturn systems for distribution to our clients worldwide.”

Nick Green, Regional Sales Manager at Teledyne TSS said: "Teledyne TSS believes that the Saturn name will feature widely in the maritime sectors where it meets market needs in the survey, hydrographic, dynamic positioning, superyacht and workboat markets. The company is very pleased that STR has chosen to offer the Saturn 10 unit in their rental pool.”