U.S. Companies Selected for the Export Initiative

These are the U.S. BlueTech companies that have participated in the U.S. Maritime Technology Export Initiative through one or more of the following activities: Oceanology International North America 2017, Ocean Business 2017, U.S. BlueTech Trade Mission 20177, Oceanology International 2018, or the BlueTech Trade Mission 2018.

 
 

Advanced Environmental Group, LLC (AEG)

AEG’s Advanced Maritime Emissions Control System (AMECS®) is a patented California Air Resources Board approved technology that reduces large ocean going ships’ emissions while at berth.  With one system operating in Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports, AEG is building more to meet demands in other national and international ports.  

OI North America 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2017
 

Aquabotix Technology Corp.

Aquabotix Technology Corporation, Inc. is a leader in smart technology for ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) and viewing systems for commercial and recreational users. Its revolutionary platform has enabled the production of products integrating modern technologies with affordable solutions.

Ocean Business 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2017
 

Assure Controls

Products and services for the shipping industry to meet requirements of IMO and USCG laws for ballast water compliance.  Our goal is to prepare ships and their crews, to be “discharge ready” on an ongoing basis.  This readiness protects their shipping operations, and balance sheets, against costly undue delays.

OI North America 2017
Ocean Business 2017
 

BioLargo Maritime Solutions Inc.

BioLargo Maritime Solutions offers sustainable, low energy, low cost solutions for clean water, clean air, onboard disinfection, and elimination of volatile organic compounds.  Partnered with leading science and engineering organizations, BMS builds solutions for the most pressing clean water challenges, including highly energy-efficient ballast water treatment.

BlueTech Trade Mission 2017
 

Blue Robotics Inc.

Launched in 2014 and based in Torrance, California, Blue Robotics' mission is to provide low-cost, high-quality components to enable the future of marine robotics. Their first product, the T100 Thruster, was introduced in 2014. Since then, we have launched over 100 products including our flagship product, the BlueROV2.

Ocean Business 2017
 
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Cardinal point captains

Cardinal Point Captains, Inc. (CPC) provides maritime services and equipment for Government and Research Organizations.  By providing highly-trained and seasoned personnel to support a wide range of missions and operations, CPC was named to the 2013 Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies.  Additionally, CPC is the exclusive global distributor of Diver6 and the American distributor of Blueprint Subsea.   

BlueTech Trade Mission 2018

Del Mar Oceanographic

Del Mar Oceanographic produces the Wirewalker, a vertically profiling instrument-package powered by ocean waves. Any internally-recording sensor or cluster of sensors can be mounted on the Wirewalker. Through rapid profiling, the sensor’s 1-dimensional time-series is converted into a 2-D depth-time image. An enormous increase in information / intuition is achieved.

Ocean Business 2017
 
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Earthwise Sorbents

Earthwise Sorbents, a Green Sorbent company, produces high-performance sorbent products for oil and chemical spill relief and management. Through years of development, with top scientist from UC San Diego, we have successfully produced the world’s only recycled and Algae-based polyurethane sorbents.

Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

EXOCETUS AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS

Exocetus Autonomous Systems designs and produces autonomous vehicles for specialized, long duration missions.  Their Coastal Glider is powered by a patented ballast engine that adds an unique capable in waters with large salinity variations and high currents.  It is designed for flexible sensor configurations and large, customizable science payloads.

OI North America 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2017
 

GreenWave Instruments

GreenWave Instruments provides a novel sacrificial and biodegradable Lagrangian drifter to accurately map surface currents and rapidly evolving flows, such as oil slicks or discharged waters. Our LASER drifters low cost and small form factor allow to easily collect more data (with high spatial and temporal resolution) or to deploy them more often as stand-alone trackers.

OI North America 2017
 
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halo maritime defense systems

HALO Maritime Defense Systems floating barriers and gates provide essential security to critical assets that are vulnerable to water-borne access. Government, commercial, and private assets on the water have a critical need for protection from intrusion, destruction, or theft. HALO Maritime Defense Systems is uniquely qualified to provide maritime security solutions for the protection of naval bases, naval ships, LNG terminals and tankers, and other vulnerable resources.

Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

Hydronalix

Hydronalix  was founded in 2009 and produces the internationally known "EMILY" remote controlled motorized rescue buoy for aggressive surf rescue missions, the Swift Water Rescue EMILY for river and flood rescue missions, and the new SONAR EMILY for Search and Rescue missions.  The company also produces a line of 2 meter 50 kg Autonomous Mobile Buoy USV products with advanced sensors including tracking cameras, sonars, radar, and weather.  Hydronalix is located in Arizona with test and evaluation facilities in San Diego and Los Angeles.  The company distributes and supports operations of its products in over 35 countries across the globe.

OI North America 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2017
 
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Innerspace Corporation

Innerspace Corporation provides underwater propulsions systems for numerous applications. Their products range from a 45” thruster capable of 8000lbsf Thrust to a small 4.6” thruster capable of 90 lbsf of Thrust . Innerspace Corporation has a wide range of Commercial off-the shelf propulsion systems and Military Propulsion systems.

 
Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 
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iOCURRENTS

ioCurrents makes fleet management simple. The ioCurrents MarineInsight™ vessel management platform offers key remote and real-time insights about vessel health. This allows fleet engineers, managers, and vessel owners to better protect and manage their assets, reduce maintenance and operational costs, and ensure the safety of the most important asset…mariners at sea.

 
Oceanology International 2018
 

Marine Advanced Research

We deliver innovative unmanned surface vehicle (USV) technology that perform the dull, dirty and dangerous tasks of today. Our agile ocean robots increase operational capabilities, decrease risk, lower cost, save time and reduce their footprint for easy and economical shipment all over the world.

Ocean Business 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2017 Oceanology International 2018

 

 
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Marine Construction Technologies

Marine Construction Technologies is a public benefit company based in Seattle, Washington that has developed novel noise mitigation technology superior to current approaches for pile driving.  The noise mitigation technology has demonstrated a reduction of 20dB, reducing harm to fish, marine mammals and other wildlife.  

Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

OceanManager

OceanManager provides innovative solutions to simplify and e compliance and operations for the maritime industry. The mHSEQ suite improves safety at sea and facilitates workflow and reporting for QHSE. The SeaRM360 suite is a BIG DATA, Analytics and BI solution providing a 360° view of vessel operations for decision support.

OI North America 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

Pioneer Valley Renewables

We make underwater (current, tidal, run of river) turbines that are at least double the efficiency of the market standard. Sizes can be customized. They can be used for small or large amounts of power in the ocean--for anchored ships, ports, ocean equipment and sensors, oil rigs, ship piping systems with excess pressure, etc.

OI North America 2017
 

Planck Aerosystems

Planck Aerosystems develops aerial drone systems the commercial maritime industry. Planck's Shearwater system provides fully autonomous operation, from take-off to landing and everything in between, including video, mapping, and precise object detection. Shearwater works with vessels of any size, without the need for a dedicated pilot or extensive installed hardware.

OI North America 2017
Ocean Business 2017
Oceanology International 2018
 

PortCall

PortCall.com is the world’s premiere web front-end for port operations. It synchronizes vessel scheduling and coordination between agents, ports, and pilots, providing a seamless and innovative customer experience. 

OI North America 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2017
 
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PowerDocks

PowerDocks develops Sustainable Powered Marine Infrastructures designed to serve the needs of Electric Propulsion Vessels, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), Surface Vehicles (SAV), Aquaculture Farming and related system technologies for Defense, Commercial, and Oceanography customers worldwide. PowerDocks offers research and development, technology integration, full-scale manufacturing, platform training, and operations support services.

Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 
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Resolute marine energy

Resolute Marine has developed a unique technology that harnesses ocean wave energy to produce fresh water in areas where large-scale seawater desalination plants are too expensive and take too long to build and where diesel-electric systems deliver limited quantities of high-cost water and add significant costs and environmental risks. Our mission is to significantly improve access to water for coastal populations and industrial/agricultural operations in developing countries and small island developing states (SIDS) and to displace the diesel-electric desalination system that are currently in wide use worldwide.

Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

Robotic Ocean

Robotic Ocean, LLC is a manufacturer of pressure vessels whose objective is to reduce the costs of harsh environment enclosures associated with machining and assembly processes while maintaining the durability and reliability of high quality builds.

OI North America 2017
 
 
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SEaDrone

SeaDrone is a powerful and affordable sub-sea robot which simplifies underwater inspections.  Patented modular hardware and software design allow for easy vehicle performance upgrades so that you can remain in control over wide range payloads and missions. SeaDrone's pre-configured performance driven packages provide everything needed to get started quickly. 

Oceanology International 2018 
 
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Sea Machines

Sea Machines Robotics is a developer of unmanned vessel control systems for workboats and ships. The company’s mission is to create technologies that will enhance the safety, efficiency and predictability of maritime operations. The Sea Machines team consists of seasoned mariners, controls experts and software engineers. 

 
Oceanology International 2018
 
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SeaTrac

SeaTrac has recently launched to deliver self-driving boat platforms for open ocean and coastal applications. Our Development Platform is a 15-foot mono-hull solution powered by the sun, intended for year-long open ocean applications.

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Sunburst Sensors

Sunburst Sensors makes autonomous instruments that measure the marine and freshwater inorganic carbon parameters pCO2 and pH using our patented drift-free technology. Our instruments operate over long periods with ultra-low power providing valuable time-series data to researchers around the world. We are proud winners of the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE.

OI North America 2017
 
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Swift Engineering Inc.

Swift Engineering Inc. is a successful, speed-driven innovation company providing technologies, products, and fully integrated product development solutions from ideation to market. Swift specializes in the design, development, and manufacture of complex composite structures, components, and vehicles.

 
Oceanology International 2018
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

vercet llc

Vercet LLC is a for profit research and development company in the areas of electronics and material sciences. They specialize in the development of technology for use at the surface and below water. Typical developments include precision underwater time keeping, high resolution sensor system electronics, battery systems and pressure capable electronic systems.

 
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018
 

WearWare Inc.

WearWare Inc. offers superior HD video solutions in Electronic Monitoring for fisheries. FlyWireTM EM cameras accurately collect fish catch data by providing video and GPS solutions that are programmable, automated, and record multi-data streams simultaneously. These systems easily integrate into vessels and our software facilitates archiving and analyzing data sets. 

OI North America 2017
 

XST Inc.

XST personnel have 20+ years' experience developing technology for predicting environmental conditions for decision makers.  With advanced degrees and expertise in Oceanography, Engineering, Computer and Data Science, XST extends science and technology to improve our customers' experience.  XST is currently working on contract with the Office of Naval Research to perform research into the application of Big Data technologies and methods for METOC forecasting, and seeking opportunities to commercialize our work in the private sector.

Ocean Business 2017
BlueTech Trade Mission 2018