ROV Planet Articles

J&S Subsea in Control Following Management Buyout

07.09.2020
The Aberdeen based subsea controls engineering division of SEA, a subsidiary of the independent technology group Cohort plc, has undergone a management buyout as it looks to grow its core business in the North Sea European energy sector.

Saipem Hosts Special Visit at Base for EuroScience Open Forum in Trieste

07.09.2020
Saipem has opened its doors at the Saipem base in Trieste on the first day of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), a biennial, pan-European, general science conference dedicated to scientific research and innovation, which was taking place in Trieste, Italy from 2-6 September 2020, and of which Saipem is one of the main sponsors.

Two new appointments at underwater technology company

04.09.2020
UNDERWATER technology company OTAQ Group has announced the appointment of two key figures as it continues its drive to grow turnover to £50m by 2025.

Forssea announces the appointment of Benoît David as full-time Sales Director

04.09.2020
Forssea announces the appointment of Benoît David as full-time Sales Director. Benoît has 18 years of international sales experience within the subsea service and offshore construction markets.

U.S. Navy places order for additional VideoRay ROV slated for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

04.09.2020
VideoRay announced that another multi-million dollar order for Defender ROV systems has been placed by the U.S. Navy

C-Innovation successfully completes stem clamp installation on BP’s Mad Dog Spar

04.09.2020
C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has completed the installation of several stem clamps for BP beneath the Mad Dog Spar in the Gulf of Mexico, utilizing its subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) remotely operated vehicle (ROV) vessel, MV Dove.

OceanTools awarded major order for deepwater fibreoptic termination housings

03.09.2020
OceanTools have been awarded a significant contract for the design and manufacture of a 7500-metre depth rated fibreoptic termination housing, by a subsea telecommunications cable manufacturer, based in the Asia Pacific region.

Panther Wins Pipeline Inspection in Gulf of Mexico

03.09.2020
For pipeline inspection in the Gulf of Mexico, global maritime, survey and ROV services operator, ACSM, chose an electric Saab Seaeye Panther XT robotic vehicle over other ROV vehicle alternatives.

EURONAVAL 2020: Opening of the Press Accreditation Platform

03.09.2020
EURONAVAL, the world innovation event, naval technologies of the future and maritime security, will take place from 20th to 23rd October in Paris Le-Bourget. EURONAVAL will be the world’s only naval defence and maritime security event in 2020.

SMD Secures New £Multi-Million Plough Contract

03.09.2020
Innovative subsea vehicle specialists Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) have secured a new contract working in collaboration with a leading global subsea cabling company.


Kraken Announces Funding for ThunderFish® XL Development

03.09.2020
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that it is receiving advisory services and up to $2,909,891 in research and development funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).

Equinor completes world’s first logistics operation with a drone to an offshore installation

02.09.2020
A drone flew a 3D-printed part for the lifeboat system from the Mongstad base to the Troll A platform in the North Sea. The operation was completed efficiently and according to plan.

Boskalis Subsea Services secures multi-million-pound Perenco contract in UKCS

01.09.2020
Aberdeen based Boskalis Subsea Services, has announced the award and successful completion of a multi-million-pound contract awarded by Perenco UK. The contract was to support a pipeline project in the UK’s Southern North Sea basin.

Norwegian Initiative for Global Offshore Wind

01.09.2020
Ocean Installer and Vard are entering into a partnership to develop one of the world's most advanced turbine installation vessels for offshore wind.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 24

28.08.2020
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 24: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV/USV Professionals. Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Events Calendar - Qualifying Freedom - Finding USS Nevada - NOAA Tests DriX - Film-Ocean Invests Further in New Work Class ROV - The Abyssal Ecosystem - Poster: Aleron MultiROV - The History of Underwater Wet-Mateable connectors - Ice-o-Pod Exploring Antarctica's Under-Ice Marine Life - RUD ROV Hook: Subsea Lifting to the Next Level - Cybersecurity Under and Above Water - The Theseus AUV: A Cold War Legacy.

ROV Planet Buyer's Guide 2020

28.08.2020
ROV Planet has launched the ROV/AUV Parts & Equipment Suppliers Buyer’s Guide 2020. The magazine of choice for Marine & Underwater Robotics Professionals. Welcome to ROV Planet!

Fugro Awarded 3-year Multidisciplinary Survey Services Contract by Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

27.08.2020
Fugro has been awarded a 3-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for the provision of statewide survey services.

Advanced Insulation Expands into New Gloucester Unit Following Subsea Demand

27.08.2020
Steadily increasing demand for its subsea buoyancy products has prompted leading materials solution provider Advanced Insulation to invest over £8million pounds in a new facility in Gloucester.
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