The Fun and Challenges of the DriX Maiden Survey in Tonga

  From concept to maiden nautical charting survey in just two years is an incredible feat.  And how privileged the…

A Clever Solution to a South Pacific Problem

  It may come as a surprise to many to learn that much of the South Pacific is poorly charted,…

Unmanned Survey Vessel DriX Arrives for Maiden South Pacific Survey

  This week sees the commencement of an exciting new era for the iXblue Survey Division and the iXblue Shipyard.…

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Mapping Coastlines: A Case Study in Kaikoura, New Zealand

Why do we need to map the coast? After a powerful M7.8 earthquake shook North Canterbury, New Zealand in 2016,…

Kaikoura Earthquake Faults

Amphibious Coastal Mapping Post-Earthquake in Kaikoura, NZ

The Strongest Earthquake in 150 years On 14 November, 2016 a powerful M7.8 earthquake shook North Canterbury, New Zealand. It…

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How iXblue is Significantly Reducing Survey Costs

  The second half of 2018 is shaping up to be a very exciting one for iXblue Australia, with a…

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IXSurvey – We’ve Changed Our Name!

  We are excited to share important news regarding the evolution of our company and how this change will benefit…

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Why we use Two Types of Sound Velocity Probes

It’s critical to data accuracy that sound velocity is applied during post processing. Rhys Davies, our Senior Surveyor discusses the…