Aquatec Group are creators of innovative instruments, services and solutions for measurement, monitoring and communication underwater. We provide solutions for all water environments, including offshore structures and pipelines; oceans, estuaries, rivers and lakes; and marine mammals and fisheries.
Aquatec was founded by the current managing director in 1990 as a specialist consultancy in oceanographic instrumentation design. Since then, the company has established a diverse portfolio of products for the measurement of oceanographic and process parameters including temperature, depth, turbidity, suspended sediment, motion, orientation, cathodic protection, subsea leaks and marine mammal activity, as well as through and above water data communication systems. Other areas of expertise include consultancy, systems integration and real time monitoring systems.
Aquatec Group employs highly qualified engineering personnel with extensive expertise in oceanographic and offshore applications. In-house expertise includes:
- Oceanographic instrumentation
- Low power data loggers
- Digital signal processing
- Underwater acoustic communication
- Temperature and pressure measurement
- Corrosion and cathodic protection
- Underwater optical instrumentation
- Suspended sediment acoustic characteristics
- High frequency acoustics
Aquatec Group is an ISO9001, ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 certified company, qualified for the design, manufacture and supply of subsea instrumentation, communications, and cathodic protection systems.
We are FPAL registered and members of Subsea UK, Society of Maritime Industries, Challenger Society and the Institute of Corrosion.
Aquatec uses sophisticated computer-based design and leading-edge software development tools throughout all phases of the design process, thus ensuring a rapid and flexible response to customer demands.
A fully equipped electronics laboratory provides all the necessary facilities for instrument development, assembly, calibration and test, while strict sub-vendor quality control ensures a consistent high quality for production component manufacture.
Our in-house testing capabilities include:
- Suspended sediment tower
- Acoustic test tanks
- Temperature calibration bath
- Pressure calibration equipment to 1400 bar
- Pressure test chambers to 100 bar
The Aquatec Group maintains strong links with universities and research institutions around the world, and is a prominent partner in collaborative research, complementing its internal, market-led product research and development programme. Find out more.