Planet Ocean is proud to represent some of the world’s leading, “gold standard” scientific instrument manufacturers and we bring you the very best from each of their specialist areas of expertise.
4H JENA Engineering
4H-JENA acquired CONTROS in April 2020 and as well as continuing the renowned CONTROS range of in-situ underwater sensor systems to detect hydrocarbons (e.g. methane), CO2, dissolved oxygen, Total Alkalinity, pH and fully integrated systems down to full ocean depth -4H-JENA also provide customer FerryBox systems and underwater data collection nodes to gather the most efficient and reliable data in any condition and in combination with data logging and software solutions.
Deep Trekker’s mission is simple: they want to give anyone on the earth an opportunity to explore the depths of the vast oceans, seas, lakes, or rivers with an ROV.
The DeepTrekker range of small but powerful ROV’s have been designed with the mission in mind, and incorporate several unique features that not only make the vehicles perform better but more reliable, lighter, 4mm diameter, low drag tether, and simpler to operate.
dotOcean Nautical Innovations
dotOcean stands for the connection between the internet and the offshore industry.
The company provides sophisticated automated tools for support of dredge operations, both pre- during and post.
They offer three main instruments for assessing sediment density, shear strength, fluid mud and consolidated mud boundaries, navigable channel and hard bottom detection.
Elkins Oceanic Sercvices Ltd
Elkins Oceanic Services Ltd are precision engineers specialising in underwater mechanical technology. Their deep ocean swivels and push corers are no compromise designs for extreme environments. Elkins was purchased by Planet Ocean Ltd in July 2014 and now operate as a subsidiary of Planet Ocean Ltd from its Surrey base.
EOM Offshore are a spin-out Company from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) with patented mooring solutions which solve the problems associated with getting power to and data from seabed mounted packages and surface buoys. EOM also offer LinePak acoustic release recovery system, Universal Joints for buoy moorings, and customized seabed nodes. Also from EOM is “Safe Moor” a conservation mooring system for buoys boats and pontoons
Fluidion™ is a high-technology company providing innovative autonomous sampling and measurement solutions for environmental monitoring applications including E.Coli. fluidion™ addresses the pollution monitoring and water quality markets, from the urban setting (drinking water, rain water and sanitation) to the natural environment (lakes, rivers, coastal waters and ocean waters), to large industrial sites (chemical facilities and nuclear plants).
Marine Sonic Technology
Marine Sonic Technology is part of the ATLAS North America group of companies, and specialise in cost effective high resolution imaging sonar systems for defence, first responder and commercial use. Offering both towed and integrated systems using adaptive CHIRP technology. Their innovative ARC Explorer mk-II offers the highest resolution side scan sonar system currently available.
Obscape creates integral measurement solutions. All of their systems have been developed in-house and are characterised by their reliability, ease-of-use and cost-effectiveness. Observation data are collected into the Obscape Data Portal. Whether you are measuring with a single device or with an extensive multi-sensor setup, our systems will support you in managing your primary process.
Ocean Sonics was formed out of Instrument Concepts in the spring of 2012, to concentrate on the design and manufacture of Smart Hydrophones. With growing interest in the health of the oceans, and in using the oceans to produce energy, the need to understand and measure human effects on the ocean is rising.
Pharos Marine Automatic Power
Named after the lighthouse that stood on the Isle of Pharos in Alexandria, Egypt, Pharos Marine began making aids to navigation more than 100 years ago.
Pharos are our partner producing Data Boys for use World Wide.
Pharos Marine Automatic Power, Inc. has provided products for some of the most famous navigation projects around the world, including the first oil rigs off the coast of Texas and the first buoys for the Panama Canal. Today PMAPI continues to provide signaling, monitoring and power solutions, operating worldwide from offices in the United States, United Kingdom, and Singapore.
Radac are a Dutch company, based in Delft. Since 1996, they have developed and manufactured the WaveGuide. This high quality radar system monitors waves, tide and water levels. Ii is compact, robust and easy to install. Systems are available with intrinsically safe certification, with directional wave capability, and also for installation on ships or floating platforms.
ROMOR Ocean Solutions provides international technical services and integrated instrumentation solutions for the ocean surveying and oceanographic industries. With more than 25 years of experience, ROMOR has the capability to bring together the technical knowledge and expertise with specialized instrumentation to provide a complete solution that has been customized to satisfy the client’s application and requirements.
Sea-Bird Scientific is the world’s largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. Sea-Bird Scientific comprises, Sea-Bird Electronics, WET Labs & Satlantic.
SeaView Systems, Inc was founded on experience in the world of maritime electronics and Remotely Operated Vehicles. Their SVS-630 Wave sensor and logger is based upon their knowledge of Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) and the advancement of over 50 ROV Projects resulting in a portfolio of OEM components for ROV systems including video drivers, light controllers and multiplexors.
For two decades, Sequoia Scientific, Inc. in Bellevue, WA, has been the world’s only manufacturer of portable, field, and submersible laser particle sizers. The trademark “LISST laser particle sizers are a standard in most parts of the world. LISSTs are used for environmental monitoring, industrial, and scientific applications across the globe: The unique submersible LISSTs help engineers, scientists, and monitoring agencies reliably measure the concentration and size of sediment, plankton and oil droplets in any water body.
Star-Oddi offers a wide range of environmental research equipment such as fish archival tags, small CTD logger (salinity logger), submersible temperature and depth loggers, and other underwater data loggers with sensors including salinity, temperature, depth, pitch and roll, known for their small size, accuracy and reliability. Star-Oddi also makes accurate underwater temperature recorders and tilt loggers that are used as fish tags, oceanographic instruments as well as in diverse industries.
Xeos is a leading technology firm created by visionary engineers with a passion for excellence. Xeos prides itself on a pioneer mentality, always striving to create superior technological solutions to tracking and telemetry problems. They design and manufacture application specific mooring beacons, telemetry and data collection products for environmental researchers, wildlife researchers and operational personnel. Our customers require reliable and innovative solutions to track, monitor and control in harsh environments.
Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies
Since 1999, Fluid Imaging Technologies has manufactured FlowCam®, the world leader in imaging particle analyzers. The FlowCam was the first automated particle analysis instrument to use digital imaging to rapidly measure size and shape of microscopic particles in a fluid medium. FlowCam is used globally by marine and freshwater researchers to image, count, identify and classify microorganisms and particulates. With applications in oceanographic research, municipal water, pharmaceutical formulations, chemicals, biofuels and many other markets, FlowCam continues to lead the way in imaging particle analysis.