On October 10th, 2009 Dr. James R. McFarlane, President of ISE was honoured as a Technology Pioneer by the Offshore Energy Center (OEC) Hall of Fame in Houston, Texas.
On September 22nd, 2009 ISE handed over two Explorer class AUVS to Natural Resources Canada at a ceremony held onboard ISE’s researcher vessel in Indian Arm, BC.
On August 31st 2009 ISE marked its 35th Anniversary, establishing itself as the longest standing contributor to subsea vehicle development.
The recently launched ISE HYSUB ROV came equipped with the first deep diving High Pressure Recovery Vessel (HPRV).
Lori Porter is an ISE Engineer and Project Manager who participates on the committee with the mandate to setting international standards and goals within the unmanned systems community.
To be delivered in the first quarter of 2009, the ROV is the first for China’s geological institution, governed directly under China’s Ministry of National Land Resource.