iXblue Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia, part of iXblue Group based in France, has diversified its Sea Operations division operational capability to include aerial mapping operations to clients across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
With over 100,000 line miles surveyed worldwide, iXblue has been operating the Sea Operations division across the region since 2007 providing clients with detailed and precise surveys of the marine and littoral environment.
Dave Donohue, iXblue Pty Ltd.’s Managing Director states, “the diversification in capability to include aerial mapping operations alongside our marine survey business complements the growing demand from our clients to offer seamless products from our hydrographic and topographic mapping operations.”
The aerial mapping operations will include Digital Imagery, Topographic LiDAR and Bathymetric LiDAR operations from helicopter and fixed wing platforms to provide custom solutions to commercial and government clients.
Leading the iXblue aerial mapping operations is Matthew James as the division’s General Manager. Dave Donohue says, “Matthew’s appointment complements the growth strategy of the company to employ experienced industry personnel who can add value to the company to ensure its success. He brings a wealth of commercial experience in the geospatial industry with previous roles held at Fugro and Esri Australia.”