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General Acoustics GmbH

Hendrik Eden, General Manager

Dorfstr. 57, Kiel-Ottendorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany 24107

Tel.: +49-431-58081-80; Fax: +49-431-58081-89


General Manager: Hendrik Eden

Sales Manager: Jens Koslowski, Heiko Balzerek, Jorge Echeverri

Number of Employees: 15

For nearly 10 years General Acoustics has been estab- lished in the acoustic measuring market. The company develops, produces and sells its own devices, managing its worldwide activities from headquaters in Kiel,

Germany. The staff of General Acoustics consists of spe- cialists in acoustics, electronics, hydrodynamics and geology as well as software engineers. Since its intercep- tion Geneal Acoustics has developed many new tech- nologies, e.g. DSLP (Detection of Sediment Layers and

Properties) or ultra sounding sensor devices.

Technology Profile

General Acoustics' products include Water Level +

Wave measuring Systems, the priced LOG_aLevel (RIZA 05) and the UltraLab systems. Also special echo sounders for the hydrographical-geological operations and Subbottom Profiler are in the product portfolio. GA is the technologic world leading company concerning the exact detection of the fluid/solid interface (precise bathymetry) including of all suspension and sediment layers. The new DSLP Subbottom Profiler is able to pen- etrate even sand layers without any problem. Also the company offers the software LOG_aFlow which createst real current charts by the use of existing ADCP data.

LOG_aFlow is standard in the Port of Rotterdam and


The Tide and Wave Station LOG_aLevel winner of Rijkswaterstaats' comparison test 2005. 7000B Hollister, Houston, TX 77040

Tel: 713-460-6000; Fax: 713-460-6060


President: David Johnson

Marketing Director: Tim Wallace

Sales Manager: Angie Pedraza

Number of employees: 650

Annual Sale: $150 million

Corrosion control engineering, materials, design and testing. Third party coating supervision, World- wide offices to support the marine industry. Biofouling prevention sys- tems for on-shore and off-shore facil- ities.

Leading edge research and develop- ment in the prevention of corrosion of marine structures. Provider of sac- rificial and impressed current cathod- ic protection systems for the marine industry. Developer of biofouling prevention systems.

CruzPro Ltd. 35 Keeling Road, #A4, Henderson, Auckland,

New Zealand, 1008

Tel: +64-9-838-3331; Fax: +64-9-838-3332


CEO: Bert van den Berg

Marine electronics manufacturer.

Members of the NMMA (National

Marine Manufacturer's Association),

MIA (New Zealand Marine

Industries Association) and

NZmarine (New Zealand Marine

Export Group).

CruzPro is a marine electronics manufacturer of precision digital gauges, monitors, alarms and control systems with NMEA 0183 communi- cations capabilities. Manufacturer of

PC based PcFF80 dual frequency sonar system for Win98, WinXP and

Win2K. The sonar is software based, hence flexible and highly config- urable. The PcFF80 has both analog and digital signal processing (DSP) and full video data logging features.

If a GPS signal is available the user can include GPS position and ground speed in the data logs.

The PcFF80 is a dual frequency PC based sonar costing less than $1,000, including the transducer and software for WinXp, Win2K and Win98.

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