Subsea Positioning and Communication
Based on the Fiber-Optic Gyroscope technology mastered by iXblue over 30 years, the company offers a complete range of high-grade, Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) and Inertial Navigation Systems (INS).
Highly precise, standard and reliable Long Baseline (LBL) and Sparse Long Baseline systems offer a truly independent positioning solution to aid and QC inertial navigation or monitoring the seabed for geoscience projects.
Vessels and drones
Based on its unique approach to shipbuilding, iXblue shipyard offers a comprehensive range of vessels including pilot boats, workboats, daughter crafts for wind farms, as well as survey and multi-purpose vessels of various sizes.
Unmanned Surface Vehicle
To meet the growth of the Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) sector, iXblue launched a multi-purpose autonomous surface platform which goal is to provide a cost-efficient and flexible solution for customers by expanding their working domains.
iXblue's survey teams undertake accurate surveys and monitoring of the whole marine eco-system for Government agencies, oil & gas and telecommunications companies, port and harbour authorities, renewable energy companies and defence organisations around the world.
Sea Trials & Consultancy
Seabed Coring & Sampling
Surface & Subsea Positioning
Crew and skills
iXblue's teams are composed of experienced personnel able to address various requirements anywhere around the globe. Three teams of 32 highly qualified scientists, engineers and sailors roam the oceans in service of our valued customers. These teams are located in France, Scotland and Australia.
Living in a knowledge-based society companies could not operate without the knowledge of its people. iXblue training department based in Aberdeen and mobile around the globe is ready to provide its valued customers with a complete range of courses on iXblue's products and systems.
Inertial products workshops
Subsea Inertial Systems
Acoustic Positioning Systems
iXblue's equipment includes state-of-the-art oceanographic and seabed sampling systems, sonars, surface and subsea positioning systems and vessels. In addition, iXblue's experts will make their absolute best to find and integrate the equipment best suited to the customers needs.
Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)
iXblue's fleet is fitted for sea-trials, bodywater monitoring, environmental studies, hydrographic, coastal and geophysic surveys. 5 vessels are currently in operation. All these vessels are designed and manufactured in iXblue's shipyard in La Ciotat, France.
GGIX: 15 m catamaran
iXL: 15 m pilot boat
iXS: Zodiac & work barge
DriX: Unmanned surface vehicle
FeliX: 24,9 m catamaran