Oceanology International is the world’s leading exhibition and conference for marine science and ocean technology communities. Individuals and teams belonging to academia, industry, and government gather every two years to showcase the latest advancements and innovations in the field of marine technology.
The most recent Oceanology International event was held in London in March 2018. More than 500 companies from 79 countries exhibited at the Oi18 Marine Science Exhibition and Conference. Many companies and event partners hosted social events on their stands while live equipment trials were demonstrated in the Royal Victoria Dock.
Exhibitors included companies specializing in a wide range of ocean technology ranging from software development to underwater communication, geophysics, offshore construction, metrology and environmental management.
Many companies like Zunibal, Romona and KW Designed Solutions successfully debuted at the event.
Planet Ocean Ltd displayed a broad range of new technology from partner firms including an Ocean Sonics’ icListen SC-2 and SC-35 Hydrophone and Marine Sonic Technology’s military-grade side-scan sonar system, among other exhibits.
Companies like Deep Trekker Inc, International Submarine Engineering (ISE), Ocean Scientific International Ltd and UTM Consultants Ltd showcased a significant development in ROV and AUV capabilities.
Xylem Analytics UK Ltd displayed its Aanderaa MOTUS packages that are specifically designed to collect meteorological and oceanographic data. Oi18 provided an excellent opportunity for potential buyers to view their demonstration models.
A first time exhibiting company ION introduced ‘Marlin’. It is a Marine Intelligence System that considerably reduces the cost and improves the safety of underwater operations by combining 3D spatial situational awareness and temporal project planning.
Hundreds of companies presented at the Oi18. The most well-received products and services included Acoustics, Bathymetric Survey, ROV, AUV, Oceanography Management and survey equipment.
David Ince, an Oi Event Manager, remarked, “This year’s Oceanology International is the biggest and best yet in terms of bringing together the broadest possible selection of international exhibitors and industry experts”.