FarSounder is pleased to announce Ulstein Belga Marine headquartered in Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as its newest dealer and their first in Brazil.
Ulstein Belga Marine is a leader in the Navigation Equipment industry. For more than thirty years, they have been recognized worldwide for technological excellence. FarSounder’s Argos series of 3D forward-looking sonars will fit well into their key product offerings. “Our strategy has been moving towards digitalization and sensor related solutions for communication, navigation, sea-state monitoring and optimization of performance,” says Jan Lomholdt, Managing Director of Ulstein Belga Marine.
The Argos system’s unique technology provides vessels with real-time 3D imagery of the waters ahead, assisting users in navigating challenging waters with safety and security. This technology detects and clearly shows its users various in-water hazards including shallow bottoms and numerous fixed and moving underwater obstacles including icebergs and shipping containers.
“With its many rivers and huge ocean with an enormous coastline, Brazil is a market with many types of vessels that can benefit significantly from Farsounder’s innovative navigation technology. We are excited to start the collaboration and feel that FarSounder fits perfectly into our portfolio of international, trusted providers of smart and safe solutions for the maritime and offshore industry in Brazil.” said Mr. Lomholdt.
FarSounder, Inc. is a U.S. based high technology marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics. With unique patented technology, the company has a global customer base of commercial, government, and private sector users. The company is the recognized leader in real time 3D sonar systems and has been selling its flagship navigation and obstacle avoidance systems since 2004. FarSounder’s product lines include its Ship Protection System, which followed years of both IR&D and U.S. government funded research. The 2015 Tibbetts Award winning FarSounder Ship Protection System is for those owner/operators who demand the best solutions for assuring the safety of their passengers and crew. The system provides detection, classification, and alarms of underwater threats. Portside, platform, and shore based systems are also available for waterfront security.
With the digital transformation happening in the energy and Oil & Gas sector, Ulstein Belga Marine is today committed to being a front-runner in proving solutions and services which guarantees that our customers are keeping up with the latest and most innovative methods for their operations. Thanks to a constantly trained and specialized team, Ulstein Belga Marine is known to provide the best solutions for innovative and safe offshore operations.