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NORBIT establishes ocean space unit

30th May 2018

Trondheim-based industry corporation NORBIT targets the global offshore, maritime and aquaculture markets through the establishment of a new business unit called NORBIT Oceans.

Jørgen Weisethaunet, Chairman and Group CEO

Through the creation of NORBIT Oceans, the company gathers its ocean related companies, competence, technology and R&D capacity under one umbrella, with the objective of creating a global supplier of technology, products, solutions and services for the entire ocean space domain.

NORBIT Oceans will include the following:

  •          NORBIT Subsea AS, which provides wideband multibeam sonars for hydrographic applications and subsea leakage detection for the oil and gas and maritime industries.
  •          NORBIT Aptomar AS, which provides integrated field monitoring services for the marine and offshore industries. NORBIT acquired the company from a group of venture investors last year.
  •          NORBIT Aqua; a range of specialized solutions for the aquaculture industries, including high power submersible and dimmable multispectral lights for fisheries and cage-based farming.
  •          NORBIT Defence; customized underwater acoustics, radar and camera command and control systems  and naval intelligent antenna systems for submarines and surface vessels.

“Our engineers have developed a range of ground breaking technologies, products and solutions that enable effective and safe operations in their specific industry segments. Bringing together the best engineers, knowledge and technology from several different markets enables us to offer technology, products, solutions and services across the entire ocean space domain,” says Per Jørgen Weisethaunet, chairman and group CEO of NORBIT.

NORBIT is an international knowledge-based technology corporation headquartered in Trondheim, Norway, and has operations in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Iceland, UK, Brazil, Singapore and US.

“The creation of NORBIT Oceans gives our customers access to a much more diversified ocean-related technology portfolio. Plus, our global marketing and distribution network allows us to support the same customers wherever they are located,” adds Per Jørgen Weisethaunet.

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