Woolpert and iXblue Sea Operations division, part of iXblue Group based in France, have formed a strategic partnership to provide aerial mapping services in Australia, New Zealand and across the South Pacific.
Under this partnership, Woolpert and iXblue will collect, process and deliver airborne digital imagery, topographic lidar and bathymetric lidar operations from helicopter and fixed-wing platforms to provide custom solutions to commercial and government clients.
“We are looking forward to working with iXblue, which has established itself as a highly respected data provider in the region, and to extend our geographic reach,” said John Gerhard, Woolpert’s director of Maritime Solutions. “By playing to our firms’ combined strengths, our clients will receive this highly accurate, highly requested mapping data at a lower cost.”
iXblue General Manager, Airborne, Matt James added, “iXblue and Woolpert have had a great working relationship, and this partnership aligns with the growing demand from our clients to offer seamless hydrographic and topographic mapping operations. Both companies offer extensive domain knowledge, capability and experience that provides our clients with comfort and reliability that their project outcomes will be achieved.”