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Kraken Awarded $50+ Million Navy Contract for Royal Canadian Navy Minehunting Program

07.12.2022
Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG, OTCQB: KRKNF), Canada’s Ocean Company, announced it has been awarded a prime contract with the Government of Canada to provide Remote Minehunting and Disposal Systems (RMDS) for the Department of National Defense (DND). The contract consists of an estimated 24-month acquisition program followed by an initial five-year Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) program, which includes options for additional equipment, spare parts, training, and technical support. Formal contract signature and kickoff of the Acquisition program will occur in January 2023. If all options in the Acquisition and ILS programs are selected, the total value will exceed $50 million, consisting of approximately $40 million for Acquisition and $10 million for ILS. Kraken expects margins on this program to be in line with our historical corporate averages. Progress payments will be made over the 24-month term of the acquisition contract.

Ashtead Technology Acquires Hiretech

06.12.2022
International subsea equipment rental and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has further expanded its mechanical solutions service offering with the acquisition of Hiretech.

OCEANS 2023 Limerick - Submit Your Abstract

06.12.2022
For the first time ever, OCEANS will be hosted in Ireland. The conference topic is "BLUE OCEAN PLANET EARTH". Join us in Limerick from 5-8 June 2023. Do not forget to submit your abstract! Deadline, 20 December, 2022.

Delegate Registration Opens for Subsea Expo 2023

02.12.2022
Global Underwater Hub has announced that registration for Subsea Expo 2023, its annual showcase of underwater technology, has opened.

Anduril Raises $1.48 Billion in Series E Funding

02.12.2022
Defense technology company Anduril Industries today announced $1.48 billion in Series E funding, valuing the company at $8.48 billion, nearly doubling the company’s previous valuation in June 2021. The new funding will enable Anduril to accelerate research and development to bring new, cutting edge, autonomous defense capabilities to the market and continue to mature and scale its current business lines with the US Department of Defense as well as US allies and partners.

Key Strategic Partnership will Bring Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality to Real World Underwater Operations

30.11.2022
Greensea Systems Inc. (Greensea) and Blue Ring Imaging (Blue Ring) have announced a new collaboration that is set to open up the floodgates for rapid Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) development to enhance Greensea pilot/operator performance in the subsea sector.




Latest Ocean Robotics Planet Magazines

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 33 is out NOW!

25.11.2022
Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 33: Greensea Systems’ Open Architecture Software Revolution - Hydramec to Set the Pace in Delivering Remote Solutions - Blueye Robotics Close Up View of the Damaged Nord Stream Pipelines - Nord Stream, Geopolitical Tensions, and the Need for Power to Protect Remote Offshore Assets - Eurofleets AUV Workshop in the Gullmar Fjord, Sweden - Poster: The “Ran” Hugin AUV - Modus Subsea Services Awarded the World’s First Resident Subsea Drone Contract - FiFish: The Small ROV with Large Options - Spanish Navy Acquires Leopard ROV through NSPA - Nekton Maldives Mission: Where No Human Has Gone Before - Powering Resilient Navigation to Safeguard Naval Operations - Artificial Intelligence Meets Underwater Inspection - IMCA Turns its Guidance Spotlight on USVs

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 32

27.08.2022
Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 32: The magazine of choice for Ocean Robotics Professionals. Featuring Welcome to Ocean Robotics Planet - 3D at Depth: The Future is Green - OPENSEA Open Architecture: Anything is Possible on OPENSEA - Task Force 59: Integration of Unmanned Systems and AI into Military Ops - Hyper-Sub Platform Technologies Present the Fast Boat (Dry Cabin) Submarine - USV Technology Integration for Offshore Data Harvesting on the Valorous Floating Offshore Wind Project - Powering Autonomous Subsea Inspection for Offshore Wind Farms - Creating the Perfect Setup: For Inspecting Spaces Too Small for Inspection Class ROVs - Poster: U-Boat Worx - Exploring the Subsea World with U-Boat Worx Submersibles - Research Vessel Quips and Instrument Mooring Tips - Ocean Exploration Trust: Combining Technology and Outreach for Ocean Exploration - Fugro’s Integration of eROVs to USVs - Ten Types of USVs for Us to Explore in 2022 - Digital Edge’s New Mobile DVR Workstation - RTS Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 31

20.05.2022
Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 31: Events Calendar & Welcome to Ocean Robotics Planet - QYSEA Technology Redefining Ocean Robotics - Hydrus: A Dawning AUV Drone Revolution - Floating Offshore Wind: A Subsea Market Opportunity - Russia’s New “Poseidon” Super-Weapon: What You Need to Know - U.S. Marine Corps Explores Using Unmanned Surface Vehicles - SeapiX-FLS Series Ensuring Safe Navigation with a Forward-Looking Sonar - Poster: Subsea Tooling Services T-REX - Combined Massflow/Dredging Tool - The Limiting Factor: Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean - HUGIN Edge Making a Splash - SleekShip: An Innovative Solution for the Inspection and Cleaning of Biofouling on Ship Hulls - Top Ten Plus One Educational ROVs for 2022 - Schmidt Ocean Institute Donates Research Vessel to the National Research Council - Meet the Mantas: Game Changing USV Prepares for Summer Deployments - Endurance is Found...

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Delegate Registration Opens for Subsea Expo 2023

02.12.2022
Global Underwater Hub has announced that registration for Subsea Expo 2023, its annual showcase of underwater technology, has opened.

Oi Americas Reader Offer

25.11.2022
As a partner of Oi Americas Ocean Robotics Planet has negotiated a fantastic deal on Conferences Badges for readers & subscribers. Oi Americas is the trade show dedicated to all those who involved in exploring, protecting and sustainably operating in the world’s oceans and waterways. Oceanology International Americas delivers access to comprehensive, innovative solutions, content and expertise. The show floor will offer the full spectrum of technology designed to move forward data acquisition, so that decisions and solutions are reached more efficiently.

Oceanology International Americas Gathers Momentum

04.11.2022
The San Diego based ocean technology, engineering and science event, Oceanology International Americas (OiA) has reported an upswell in interest and provided additional details on a number of new visitor and exhibitor attractions ahead of opening its doors from 14-16 February 2023.

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