ROV Planet Articles

C-Innovation forms subsea projects group to offer fully integrated subsea solutions

09.01.2018
HOUSTON (Jan 9, 2018) – C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has formed a turnkey subsea projects group. Capable of providing a complete solution to its global customer base without sourcing outside the Chouest family worldwide, the new group is based in ECO’s Houston office, at the heart of the energy corridor.

Kreuz Subsea wins major contract to support L&T and ONGC in India

09.01.2018
- Eight-figure sum is most financially significant deal in company’s history - Kreuz Subsea, a leading global integrated subsea services business, has announced it has been awarded its most financially significant contract in the company’s history. It will see the independent firm mobilise five vessels to deliver subsea completion works for Indian multi-national conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) from the start of 2018.

Maersk Drilling announces four year contract with Tullow Ghana

09.01.2018
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a four year contract for the deep-water drillship Maersk Venturer by Tullow Ghana Ltd.

Greensea Hires New Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships

08.01.2018
Greensea, creator of OPENSEA™, the universal marine industry operating platform, has recently announced the creation of a new position and appointment of Galal Hamdy as Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships. Galal has spent the past 8 years working for Cox Automotive leading business development for their digital marketing business unit. While working at Cox, Galal was responsible for all external relationships and alliances, shepherding joint products to market, and developing the infrastructure needed to support these partnerships.

Subsea NE Appoints Leading Industry Figure as Regional Chairman

08.01.2018
The regional advocacy group for the North-east of England’s subsea sector has appointed Bruce Heppenstall as its new chairman. Heppenstall will take over the reins of Subsea North East from Andrew Hodgson to further strengthen the organisation’s position as a leading authority across the industry.

CALL FOR PAPERS - OCEANS 2018 Charleston is NOW accepting Abstracts.

05.01.2018
Have you conducted innovative research for the marine field that you'd like to present to a broad audience? If so, now's your chance! OCEANS 2018 Charleston, to be held October 22 - 25 in Charleston, SC, is now accepting technical abstracts that align with the conference theme, "Healthy Oceans, Resilient Coasts, Robust Commerce... Strong Nations," and/or the local or standard technical topics. Authors are invited to submit abstracts through April 18 in one of four categories

DOF Subsea has been awarded two new ROV contracts by Petrobras

04.01.2018
DOF Subsea has been awarded two new ROV contracts by Petrobras in Brazil for ROVs to be installed on board Skandi Angra and Skandi Paraty. The new contracts start in April 2018 and end in September and November 2020, respectively.

Ashtead and Forum Complete Joint Venture

04.01.2018
Ashtead Technology and Forum Energy Technologies have completed their joint venture, with effect from January 03, 2018.

Subsea Technology & Rentals announce OEM agreement with HYPACK®

04.01.2018
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR), a specialist in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology are pleased to announce they have been appointed by HYPACK® as an OEM partner to provide customers with HYPACK® software integrated with STR’s in-house manufactured sonar products.

DeepOcean awarded contract from Statoil for marine operations on the Snorre Expansion Project

04.01.2018
DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has been awarded a significant contract for performing marine operation scope on the Snorre Expansion Project in the North Sea.


Trelleborg Wins Oil & Gas Engineering Product of the Year Gold Award

02.01.2018
The winners of the very first Oil & Gas Engineering Product of the Year awards have been identified as some of the best products introduced between January 2016 and July 2017. Trelleborg is the first company to win the Oil and Gas Engineering Product of the Year Gold Award for its newly developed Standardized Buoyancy Module.

Fugro’s data brings successful close to the search for lost sub HMAS AE1

01.01.2018
Fugro’s role in the expedition to find HMAS AE1 has helped to solve Australia’s oldest naval mystery, 103 years after the First World War Australian submarine vanished off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. In waters over 300 metres deep, Fugro deployed its autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from survey vessel, Fugro Equator. On Wednesday, 19th December an object of interest was located and further inspection confirmed that it was AE1.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

28.12.2017
ROV Planet Wishes Everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

New Company Announces Opening of Houston Hub

22.12.2017
A new name in global positioning services has announced the opening of a regional hub in Houston. Recently-launched International Geomatics Group has been founded by well-known industry figures Steve Rampton (CEO) and Ken Adams (COO) and will be the marine focus for disruptive DGPS (Differential Global Positioning Services) provision.

New Company Announces Opening of Houston Hub

22.12.2017
A new name in global positioning services has announced the opening of a regional hub in Houston. Recently-launched International Geomatics Group has been founded by well-known industry figures Steve Rampton (CEO) and Ken Adams (COO) and will be the marine focus for disruptive DGPS (Differential Global Positioning Services) provision. It has just opened its first office on the western edge of Houston’s Energy Corridor where it anticipates recruiting up to six new members of staff by the middle of 2018. Core to the delivery of all International Geomatics Group projects is the “ICE” (Innovation, Communication, Execution) philosophy which ensures that, throughout the life of the project, the scope is continuously reviewed and the team liaises with the client on project aims to execute safely and reliably, delivering results, on time and on budget.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Give Back To The Local Community

21.12.2017
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR), a specialist in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology who are based in Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth held an appeal amongst its workforce to donate to the Great Yarmouth Salvation Army ‘Toys and Tins Appeal’.

Greensea Appoints New Robotics Engineer

20.12.2017
Greensea, creator of OPENSEATM, the universal marine industry operating platform, has recently announced the appointment of Matthew Parrilla as Robotics Engineer. Prior to joining Greensea, Matthew was a lead developer of a customer facing application at Cox Automotive, Inc. He earned a B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Maryland, worked as a data visualization artist, co-founded a startup and spends his time backcountry skiing whenever possible.

Record express AHC delivery for Salvage Operation

20.12.2017
Scantrol recently mobilized an Active Heave Compensation (AHC) Upgrade system in less than 4 hours for Aberdeenshire based solutions provider Aleron Subsea. The system will be used in a profiled Salvage operation to find Britain’s lost treasures from the World Wars.
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