ROV Planet Articles

CWind and Rovco Complete ROV Project at East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

04.11.2020
Rovco, a leading provider of ROV and hydrographic services combining industry-leading expertise with innovative, cutting edge technology, has successfully completed the first stage of their long-term contract awarded by CWind for their annual subsea balance of plant (BoP) and cable inspection works at East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.

Working Together for a Net Zero Future Announced as Theme for SPE Offshore Europe 2021

04.11.2020
Working together to deliver a decarbonised, net zero future will form the theme and direction for SPE Offshore Europe 2021 being held in Aberdeen, Scotland, 7-10 September 2021

Chris Johnston Joins Acteon as InterMoor Group Managing Director

04.11.2020
Today, Acteon Group Ltd, a global provider of industry-leading products and services for the marine and subsea renewable, nearshore construction and oil and gas sectors, announced that Chris Johnston will be joining InterMoor as group managing director of its global moorings and anchors business. He will be based in Houston, USA.

Forum’s XT500 Trenching System to Support Major Cable Maintenance Project in Asia

04.11.2020
Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order to supply specialist subsea equipment for a major cable maintenance project in South East Asia.

Subsea UK to Postpone Subsea Expo in Light of Current COVID Restrictions

04.11.2020
The world’s largest underwater engineering event - Subsea Expo - which was shaping up to be the sector’s first post-pandemic, large scale physical event, is to be postponed due to the current coronavirus-imposed restrictions.

Get It Made offers manufacturing grant for innovative subsea start-ups

02.11.2020
CNC machining specialist and manufacturing partner, Get It Made has announced a brand new initiative aimed at innovative start-ups in the subsea industry who could be eligible to receive a manufacturing grant of £2500.

Stinger Technology Appoints Hege Kverneland to its Board of Directors.

02.11.2020
Earlier this year Hege retired from National Oilwell Varco where she held the position of Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Ms. Kverneland joined NOV through the acquisition of Hitec in 1999. Starting in 2001, Ms. Kverneland worked as the Company’s Corporate R&D manager until she was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in 2009.

Subsea Sector can Unlock Growth in Burgeoning Aquaculture Sector

01.11.2020
Advice and information on how the subsea sector can benefit from opportunities in Scotland’s fast-growing aquaculture industry will be the focus of a webinar organised by Subsea UK this week.

Strohm receives circa 25M Euro funding to support energy transition and renewables growth

30.10.2020
Strohm, the world’s leading manufacturer of thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP), has received a circa EUR 25 million Convertible Loan from its shareholders as it strengthens its position for low carbon energy transition activities and renewables.

M&E Deploys Autonomous Survey Vessel on Reef Survey

30.10.2020
Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a sister company of CSA Ocean Sciences Inc., is a hydrographic survey company specializing in coastal nearshore mapping of ports, harbors, and infrastructure. M&E today announced the successful completion of a multibeam and side-scan sonar survey to map and monitor an artificial reef offshore Fort Pierce along the Treasure Coast of eastern Florida. A post-construction survey was completed entirely using a SeaRobotics (SR) “Surveyor Class” autonomous surface vessel (ASV). The objective of the survey was to verify seafloor conditions and accurate placement of artificial reefs.


Oil Discoveries Offshore Newfoundland, Canada

29.10.2020
Equinor (60%), and its partner BP Canada (40%), have made two oil discoveries offshore Newfoundland, Canada.

New $53 Million Grant to Create a World-Wide Fleet of Robotic Floats to Monitor Ocean Health

29.10.2020
On October 29, 2020 the National Science Foundation (NSF) approved a $53 million grant to a consortium of the country’s top ocean-research institutions to build a global network of chemical and biological sensors that will monitor ocean health. Scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), University of Washington, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Princeton University will use this grant to build and deploy 500 robotic ocean-monitoring floats around the globe.

Tritech Announces New DMD

28.10.2020
Tritech International Limited, a Moog Inc. company, has announced the release of the Diver Mounted Display system (DMD): the next generation of diver assisting sensors.

Increased Scottish Offshore Wind Ambition With 11GW Planned Capacity By 2030

28.10.2020
The Scottish Government has set a new ambition to increase offshore wind capacity to 11 gigawatts (GW) of energy installed by 2030 – enough to power more than eight million homes.

Reinforced Cable Solutions for Underwater Tunnelling

27.10.2020
NOVACAVI recently applied its full capability for design and manufacture of custom-built cables for harsh environments providing special supply and power communication cables for the construction of a new underwater tunnel.

Oceaneering Appoints Ben Hooker as Director of Business Development for Renewables

27.10.2020
Oceaneering International, Inc. has announced the appointment of Ben Hooker as Director of Business Development – Renewables.

Stinger Technology AS and Houston Mechatronics, Inc. (HMI) Have Entered Into a Collaboration Agreement

27.10.2020
Offshore Energy customers need progressively minded supply partners who are willing to challenge “Conventional Norms” in how services are provided.

Australian Scientists Discover 500m Tall Coral Reef in the Great Barrier Reef

26.10.2020
Scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef--the first to be discovered in over 120 years, Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today.
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