ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) (OTCQB: KRKNF) (“Kraken” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has received purchase orders for approximately $1.7 million from Ocean Infinity for the Company’s AquaPix® Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) sensors and support. Product delivery is expected during Q1 and Q2, 2019. This is the second set of purchase orders from Ocean Infinity under an initial master agreement contract announced in Q3 2017. 

Oliver Plunkett, President and CEO of Ocean Infinity, said, “We are very pleased to add additional Kraken technology to our suite of latest generation tools with the order of further AquaPix® SAS sensors for our AUV fleet.  Ocean Infinity will continue to invest in state of the art equipment to maintain our position as the world’s most technologically advanced seabed data company.  This order is placed at an important time in the Ocean Infinity story, as we look forward to delivering excellent service and value to a growing number of clients, and launching our third fully equipped and permanently mobilised vessel which ensures we have a global geographic footprint and the ability to reach any project in a matter of days.  We will continue to deliver exceptional value to our clients wherever we operate and working with Kraken is an important part of achieving that goal."

Karl Kenny, Kraken's President and CEO, said, "We are pleased to continue to supply Ocean Infinity with our AquaPix® SAS sensors for their deep water AUVs, allowing for the collection of high resolution seabed data in water depths up to 6,000 meters and for coverage of large swaths of seabed quickly and accurately. Ocean Infinity has the world’s most advanced unmanned maritime technology for seabed mapping, survey, and search.”

ABOUT KRAKEN ROBOTICS INC.
Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX.V:PNG) (OTCQB: KRKNF) is a marine technology company that is dedicated to the production and sale of software-centric sensors and underwater robotic systems. The company is headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland with offices in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Toronto, Ontario; Bremen and Rostock, Germany; and Boston, Massachusetts. Kraken is ranked as a Top 100 marine technology company by Marine Technology Reporter. For more information, please visit www.krakenrobotics.com, www.krakenrobotik.de, www.krakenpower.de. Find us on social media on Twitter (@krakenrobotics), Facebook (@krakenroboticsinc) and LinkedIn.

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For further information, please contact:

Greg Reid, Chief Financial Officer
(416) 818-9822
greid@krakenrobotics.com 

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations
(647) 955-1274
sean@sophiccapital.com 

Glenda Leyte, Marketing Manager
(709) 757-5757 extension 288
gleyte@krakenrobotics.com