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News Archive

December 2015

Präsentation on the AGU Fall Meeting

K.U.M. introduces the youngest OBS-System NAMMU on the AGU Fall Meeting from 14.-18.12.2015 in San Francisco, the largest „Earth and Space Science Meeting in the world“. [more]

September 2015

New datalogger „6D6“

Tests of our new datalogger „6D6“ confirm our intention to develop a datalogger that convinces by exactitude, good performance and power saving: 32bit on four channels with a signal-noise-ratio of 142dB and 125mV power...

July 2015


After one year CNC-Manufacture in Melsdorf we look positively back and are very satisfied with the utmost good upgrading of our production processing.

July 2015

First successful field test with OBS NAMMU

In cooperation with Geomar Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel one of our a technicians participates in the German/Spanish Research Cooperation, Expedition with Sarmiento de Gamboa, and makes a first successful field test...

June 2015

Protoype of the seafloor unit NAMMU

At the end of the benefit period of the regional development program we are proud to present a prototype of the seafloor unit NAMMU – The next generation LOBSTER. [more]

October 2014

Interim announcement

As interim announcement of the nearly 2-years-lasting regional development program „Development of a seafloor unit NAMMU“ we are happy to say that the project progresses according to our expectations and that first prototypes of...

October 2014


In cooperation with MARUM, Bremen, we design a 5m long titanium frame for a ROV. After welding more than 1600 pieces lasting for months the titanium frame has a deviation from the construction plans of 0,1mm only on 5m length!

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June 2019

We are hiring!

Whether you are a software, mechanical or electrical engineer, come join our team and be part of future deep sea research and exploration.

Visit https://kum-kiel.de/jobs

October 2018

Follow SEA-SEIS project

In the project SEA-SEIS (Structure, Evolution And Seismicity of the Irish offshore), scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) are deploying 18 of our OBS-Systems at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean.

Follow Daniel on a trip aboard the Celtic Explorer: [more]

March 2018

New OBS-Fleet delivered

A fleet of 18 OBS „NAMMU“ has been delivered to the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in Ireland (www.dias.ie). The tender has been awarded to K.U.M. last year due to the excellent quality and service we provide.