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Global marine robotics leader Ocean Infinity to open ship operations centre in Hobart

Pulse Tasmania
Ocean Infinity Onshore Operations Centre. Image / Supplied

Leading ocean exploration and marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has announced plans to establish a new base in Hobart.

The company’s Robotic Ship Operations Centre will create up to 50 new full-time jobs in the maritime and technology sectors.

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The state government have welcomed the announcement, with Premier Jeremy Rockliff saying the company’s decision is a testament to the state’s growing prominence as a hub for maritime innovation.

“Ocean Infinity’s operations centre will create up to 50 new full-time jobs locally, providing highly skilled positions in the maritime and technology sectors,” Rockliff said.

Ocean Infinity Armada 78 lean crewed ship. Image / Supplied

Minister for Advanced Manufacturing and Defence Industries Madeleine Ogilvie said Tasmania’s innovative and rich maritime, science and technology sectors make the state the perfect home for Ocean Infinity.

“Ocean Infinity’s innovative approach, cutting-edge technology and one of the largest fleets of autonomous underwater vehicles in the world have earned it a distinguished reputation in ocean exploration and robotics,” she said.

Ocean Infinity Onshore Operations Centre. Image / Supplied

The company’s operations centre will initially support the delivery of up to four remotely operated vessels, with the potential to manage and operate vessels at sea from Hobart in the future.

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