Ocean Aero, a manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going Autonomous Underwater and Surface Vehicles (AUSVs), has agreed a partnership with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), one of Saudi Arabia’s preeminent centers of academia, research, and development, and Saudi Shelf Subsea, part of the Shelf Subsea Group of companies headquartered in Perth, Australia with extensive operations in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
The trilateral partnership will center on novel maritime research in the Red Sea and has several core tenets:
- applied research on tailored payloads for Saudi-specific applications with a number of the Kingdom’s maritime organizations;
- exploration of advanced concept development utilizing existing and joint IP; and
- continued execution of scientific services with a fleet of Ocean Aero’s TRITON AUSVs.
Kevin Decker, CEO of Ocean Aero, says: “We couldn’t be happier to work alongside the oceanographers, researchers, and marine scientists at KAUST. [Read more…] about Ocean Aero partners with KAUST and Shelf Subsea to advance maritime research in Red Sea