In a substantial move forward for the Canadian marine industry, two XOCEAN Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), remotely controlled via satellite, took to Lake Superior this winter to undertake pioneering survey work for the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS). IIC Technologies lead the survey in a partnership with XOCEAN.
Complementing its established S-5B globally deliverable Hydrographic Surveying program, IIC is pleased to announce the recognition of its Marine Geospatial Information training program by the FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC), under the S8B category
Close on the heels of IIC signing a strategic MOU with the Nippon Foundation SEADBED 2030, SEABED 2030 have featured IIC in the September 2020 Issue of their periodic Magazine “In-Depth”.
Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between The Nippon Foundation and GEBCO to inspire the complete mapping of the world’s ocean by 2030, and to compile all bathymetric data into the freely available GEBCO Ocean Map.
Geospatial information underpins the majority of economic and sustainable development activities in the world today. The services provided by Pacific Island geospatial scientists and surveyors contribute to the security and well-being of Pacific people, supporting numerous industries and sectors.
The provision of safe navigation routes is fundamental to New Zealand’s trade and is the logistical backbone of our economy. In 2019 99% of NZ’s trade was transported by sea. This dependency is often overlooked, but is also fundamental for NZ's aqua-culture, fisheries, tourism, recreational boating and future economic opportunities.
Global warming and climate change effects and concerns us all. However, the impact on many Pacific Island nations from sea level rise, storm surge and heightened weather patterns is significant.
The combined understanding of the earth’s seafloor is very poor, in fact we know more about the surface of the moon than our own oceans. However, it is widely recognised that the knowledge of the oceans will be key to the future of many nations’ economies.
The Pacific Ocean is the home to many Nations whose peoples and cultures are as beautiful and diverse as their geography and coastlines.
IIC Technologies have provided a variety of services to clients based in Australasia for over 15 years. To date both Australian and New Zealand clients have been supported by an office in Australia and from the Canadian and Hyderabad Offices.