ROV Planet Articles

Chief Executive of National Oceanography Centre receives CBE

12.10.2020
The National Oceanography Centre’s Chief Executive, Prof Ed Hill, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 list, published today, in recognition of his services to ocean and environmental sciences.

Boskalis secures multiple dredging contracts in Germany

12.10.2020
Boskalis recently secured three contracts for coastal protection and port maintenance activities in Germany. These dredging contracts carry a combined value of EUR 45 million for Boskalis and will all commence in the coming months.

Oceanology International 2020 goes virtual; Oceanology International Americas postponed

12.10.2020
Oceanology International 2020 is to be held virtually, bypassing the current doubts over worldwide travel and quarantine restrictions whilst bringing the Oceanology community together in a fresh, innovative way through the Oi Connect events and meetings platform. Moving to a virtual exhibition ensures that it will be open to everyone, sidestepping travel times and logistics and uniting the global ocean tech audience.

Triumph's new build Floating Windfarm Development Vessels will be fitted with SMD QT1600 trencher

09.10.2020
Triumph's new build Floating Windfarm Development Vessels will be fitted with Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd free-flying QT1600 trencher.

SeeByte deliver step change in linking underwater autonomy and communications

08.10.2020
SeeByte, a global leader in developing smart software solutions for unmanned maritime systems have successfully linked autonomy and communications to maximise the information that can be transferred in communications-limited scenarios.

Marine and subsea specialist recruiter ETPM targets new sectors and appoints new BDM

08.10.2020
Subsea and marine recruitment specialist ETPM is continuing its planned programme of growth and diversification across all sectors of the energy industry with the appointment of Leigh Reid to the newly created role of Business Development Manager.

OceanTools enhances offerings with investment in state-of-the-art CNC machinery

08.10.2020
Despite current industry challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OceanTools, global leaders in subsea engineering, have seen an increase in demand for their products and engineering services, leading to the recent investment in £300,000 of CNC machinery.

Live video streaming of inspection and repair offshore reduces personnel numbers on-board amidst COVID restrictions

07.10.2020
ROVOP has delivered its first remote platform-based inspection, repair and maintenance workscope, effectively reducing the number of personnel required offshore.

Eyes Underwater for Superyachts

07.10.2020
For superyacht owners, eyes beneath the waves, provided by intelligent underwater robotic vehicles, is a valuable resource.

J+S Subsea appoints Phil Reid as MD and Doug Sedge as non-exec director

07.10.2020
Global subsea controls company J+S Subsea, has appointed Phil Reid as its first managing director and broadened its leadership team with industry stalwart Doug Sedge joining its board as a non-executive director.


VideoRay Begins Shipping Defender Underwater Robot Systems To U.S. Navy

06.10.2020
Following up on its recent announcement of another multi-million-dollar order for Defender underwater robot systems by the U.S. Navy, VideoRay has shipped units to the naval warfare service branch.

Hydramec to Build Fully Autonomous Winch for Fugro

05.10.2020
Hydramec are delighted to announce the receipt of two orders from Fugro to design and build two bespoke lightweight Launch and Recovery winches for their new uncrewed surface vessels, the 12m Fugro Blue Essence being built by SEA-KIT.

Strike shuts down four Equinor fields in the North Sea

05.10.2020
The trade union Lederne has stepped up its strike on the Norwegian continental shelf from Sunday midnight. As a result of the escalation, Equinor has conducted a controlled closure of the fields Gudrun, Gina Krog, Kvitebjørn and Valemon.

HUGIN AUV scoops top-three Technology & Innovation category prize in the 2020 AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards

05.10.2020
Kongsberg Maritime (KM) is happy to announce that its HUGIN AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle) has scored a significant top-three prize in the 2020 AUVSI XCELLENCE awards.

Triumph Subsea Services to procure and outfit their fleet of green-oriented vessels with Houston Mechatronics Aquanauts

05.10.2020
Triumph Subsea Services is pleased to announce a landmark agreement with Houston Mechatronics, Inc. (HMI), to procure and outfit our fleet of green-oriented vessels with Aquanauts, HMI’s all-electric subsea transforming AUV/ROV.

Triumph Subsea Services has acquired SMD’s new Atom EV Wind

02.10.2020
Triumph Subsea Services is pleased to announce that it will be installing SMD’s new Atom EV Wind work class ROV on our Floating Windfarm Development and Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.

Triumph Subsea Services' new build Floating Windfarm Development Vessels will be fitted with 2 moonpool deployed Kystdesign Supporter 150HP WROVS

02.10.2020
Triumph Subsea Services is pleased to announce that it will be installing Kystdesigns’s Supporter work class ROVs on their Floating Windfarm Development Vessels.

Triumph Subsea Services acquires SMD’s QT500 Trencher

02.10.2020
Triumph Subsea Services is pleased to announce that it will be installing SMD’s QT500 trencher on their Windfarm Development Vessels.
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