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Rovco expands ROV fleet with new Falcon DR ROV

UK subsea services company, Rovco, has expanded its ROV and hydrographic survey capabilities with the addition of a Saab Seaeye Falcon DR ROV to its fleet.

Research expedition begins to investigate deep-sea mineral deposits

This week the Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery set sail to the Rio Grande Rise in the South Atlantic, 1400 km east of Brazil, to investigate cobalt-rich mineral deposits of interest to potential deep-sea mining.

Drafinsub Picks Top Falcon for Extensive Operations

Declaring the Saab Seaeye Falcon, ‘the industry standard’, Italian underwater works company, Drafinsub, chose the top selling Falcon electric robotic vehicle for the wide ranging and complex tasks undertaken by the company.

ROVOP strengthens fleet versatility with acquisition of 28 ROVs

ROVOP, the independent provider of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), has today announced the purchase of the entire fleet of 28 ROV systems from M2 Subsea.

Subsea state? Steady with waves of optimism

With the oil price hovering around $80 and increasingly positive signs of an increase in activity, Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK give his prognosis of the UK’s subsea sector, which is worth £9billion and supports 50,000 jobs.

UUV Town Hall – OCEANS 2018 Charleston

Save the Date – Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Irish Sea Contractors launches in-situ subsea cable repair solution

Innovative, patented in-situ subsea cable repair habitat launched by Irish firm to reduce cable repair costs by up to 50% in 0 – 200m water on up to 220kV power cables.

Final Call for Subsea UK Award Nominations

Industry body, Subsea UK has issued a final call for entries ahead of its prestigious 2019 business awards.

DeepOcean Awarded Contract for Post-Lay Trenching Umbilical Offshore Australia

DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), today announces that the company has been awarded a contract within the Oil and Gas sector for the provision of post-lay trenching services along 65km of umbilical offshore Australia.

Sonardyne acquires maritime and marine science technology specialist Chelsea

Leading subsea technology developer Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired maritime and marine science technology specialist Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd.

UTEC extends surveying capabilities with new autonomous underwater vehicle launch and recovery system

UTEC, a global surveying company in subsea services group Acteon, recently successfully commissioned its new launch and recovery system (LARS) for the fleet of seven autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) it uses for seabed surveys in the oil and renewables industries.

Modus provides hybrid AUV services to Fugro in Australasia under a new collaboration agreement

Modus Seabed Intervention Ltd, a North East UK headquartered subsea specialist, has entered into a collaboration agreement with Fugro to provide hybrid AUV pipeline survey and inspection services within Australasia.

Programme and keynote announced for the NOC Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2018

The full programme has been announced for the NOC Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2018, taking place from 13-15 November at the NOC's waterfront headquarters in Southampton. MATS 2018 promises to be the biggest showcase of its kind to date, with a record number of expert speakers and a wide range of exhibitors lined up.

C-Kore Systems launches new in-line testing tools

C-Kore Systems are proud to announce a new ‘in-line’ version of their C-Kore subsea testing tools. The streamlined design makes it possible to connect into hard-to access equipment, such as cylindrical UTAs or high-density connector layouts. Eight of the new units have just been delivered for a fault-finding operation in the North Sea with a major operator.

Oil and gas can be consistent with the Paris goals

Continued investment rather than divestment will help meet the dual energy challenge, said BP CEO Bob Dudley when he addressed the Oil & Money Conference in London yesterday.

Arctic Rays Launches New Ultra-High Output Lights and a Pan & Tilt at Oceans 2018 in Charleston

Arctic Rays, LLC will be showcasing three new ultra-high output LED lights along with a compact pan & tilt for the underwater market at the Oceans 2018 conference in Charleston.

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Ghana

Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract by Tullow Ghana Limited on the Jubilee field, offshore Ghana, in water depths of up to 1000 meters. The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract is awarded under a consortium comprising Subsea 7 Volta Contractors and NOV Oil & Gas Services Ghana Ltd. This award is a sizeable(1) contract for Subsea 7.

Deep Ocean off Southern Greece to be Field Test Site for Finalists in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

Final Phase of Global Competition Puts Rapid, Unmanned, High Resolution Mapping of the Sea Floor to a Real-World Test
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