CLS Oceania

Specialised Equipment and Services

Tim Chalke

Phone: +61 (0) 3 6224 0788


CLS (Collecte Localisation Satellite, France) and its subsidiary, CLS Oceania (CLSO) is a global provider of Oceonographic-meteorological (metocean) measurement services to the oil and gas industry, coastal engineers, dredging companies and port authorities.

CLS is also a satellite service provider for scientific research, wildlife tracking and the fishing industry for compliance reporting.

Our metocean management group has more than 50 years of experience in the maritime industry and is supported by a team of dedicated and experienced oceanographers and engineers.

Through its offices in Hobart and Cape Town we have conducted multiple and successful metocean and data collection operations in more than 30 countries.

Services include:

  • wave measurements
  • water level/tidal measurements
  • meteorological measurements
  • software and database development and hosting
  • project management
  • marine weather/route forecasting
  • environmental studies.

CLSO is also the exclusive Australian representative of AXYS Technologies wave buoys, EdgeTech acoustic releases, ecoSUB Robotics, DeepWater Buoyancy, Nautilus glass flotation and instrument spheres, BioSonics Sonar Systems, EdgeROV, Mooring Systems Inc., Obscape environmental observations, RADAC radar water level and wave sensors and ZebraTech instrument wipers.

CLSO is also a value added reseller for several satellite communications systems such as Argos/Kineis, Inmarsat and Iridium.