ROV Planet Articles

Mini DVL Makes a Big Impression on Small ROVs

22.10.2021
QYSEA and Water Linked, two of the undoubtedly most exciting underwater technology companies at the moment, have partnered up to equip QYSEA’s Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) with cutting edge underwater positioning sensors. The Water Linked A50 Doppler Velocity Log (DVL), the world’s smallest DVL, will be the standard fit for QYSEA’s FIFISH V6 EXPERT, PRO V6 PLUS and PRO W6 ROVs moving forward; an addition that is welcomed by a market demanding increased vehiclecapabilities.

Tritech Announces Updated USBL Tracking System

21.10.2021
Tritech International Limited, a Moog Inc. company, has announced the release of the new MicronNav 200 UltraShort Base Line (USBL) system. The MicronNav 200 is the latest generation of USBL tracking systems from Tritech and is designed for small underwater vehicles and diver supporting applications.

Fugro Wins 2-year Contract for Remote Positioning Services off Indian West Coast

20.10.2021
OCS Services Pvt. Ltd (OCS), one of India’s leading marine service providers, has awarded Fugro a 2-year contract to support its asset integrity and corrosion management operations off the west coast of India.

EOMAP Opens New Office in Dubai

20.10.2021
From the new office based in the United Arab Emirates, EOMAP will serve industry partners and authorities in the Middle East, North Africa and India. Rahul Sidharth, Director of the Dubai office, will promote the full range of aquatic mapping and monitoring products by the German company.

Subsea 7 Awarded New Contracts in Brazil

19.10.2021
Subsea 7 today announced a very large1 award by Petrobras for new long-term day-rate contracts for the pipelay support vessels (PLSV) Seven Waves, Seven Rio and Seven Sun. The contracts will be recorded in backlog in the fourth quarter.

HullWiper Co-founds New Hull Maintenance Partnership Intertrac HullCare

19.10.2021
HullWiper has joined forces with International Paint, a subsidiary of ship hull paint and performance coatings specialist AkzoNobel, and underwater drone ROV specialist Orobotix to provide ship owners and operators with comprehensive hull care support in a new partnership named Intertrac HullCare.

East Coast Cluster Selected as one of the UK’s First two Carbon Capture and Storage Projects

19.10.2021
Decision by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is a major step in delivering the UK’s ambition of the first net zero industrial cluster by 2040. A collaboration between Northern Endurance Partnership, Net Zero Teesside and Zero Carbon Humber, the East Coast Cluster aims to remove nearly 50% of all UK Industrial cluster CO2 emissions. By deploying CCUS across the Humber and Teesside, the East Coast Cluster aims to create and support an average of 25,000 jobs per year between 2023 and 2050.

C-Kore Quickly Locates Subsea Faults Offshore Australia

18.10.2021
C-Kore Systems successfully executed an electrical fault-finding campaign on a subsea field to test the subsea electrical control system and identify the precise location of insulation resistance faults. The ease of deployment from the ROV, equipment reliability, and the quick and accurate results provided by the C-Kore units allowed the operator to efficiently locate line faults and initiate repairs, ensuring the campaign was a great success.C-Kore Systems successfully executed an electrical fault-finding campaign on a subsea field offshore Australia. Both the C-Kore Cable Monitor units (IR) and Subsea TDR units were used to test the subsea electrical control system and identify the precise location of insulation resistance faults. The ease of deployment from the ROV, equipment reliability, and the quick andaccurate results provided by the C-Kore units allowed the operator to efficiently locate line faults and initiate repairs, ensuring the campaign was a great success.

Saildrone Closes $100 Million Series C Funding Round to Advance Ocean Intelligence Products

18.10.2021
Led by BOND, the financing will be used to scale Saildrone’s operations to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical ocean data. Saildrone, the emerging market leader in ocean data, ocean mapping, and maritime intelligence solutions, today announced the close of its $100M Series C round, bringing its total funding to $190M.

Subsea 7 Confirms Contract Offshore Turkey in the Black Sea

15.10.2021
Subsea 7 today confirmed the award of a major contract by Turkish Petroleum for the Sakarya field development offshore Turkey in the Black Sea. The award was announced on a redacted basis on 29 September 2021 and the contract was recorded in the backlog of Subsea and Conventional in the third quarter.


The National Oceanography Centre and Subsea 7 Launch Research Alliance Aim to Improve the Scientific Understanding of Global Oceans

14.10.2021
The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is partnering with Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects for the energy sector, to create BORA Blue Ocean Research Alliance™. The alliance represents a significant step towards gaining a better understanding of the world’s oceans and seas for a sustainable marine future.

Falcon across Turkey

14.10.2021
Turkey’s marine operations company, ARAS Marine, has chosen for its expansive operations the deep-rated Saab Seaeye Falcon as a key underwater robotics resource.

Maersk Drilling Named Preferred Contractor for the Greensand Danish Offshore Carbon Storage Project

14.10.2021
In extension of its commitment to participating in Phase 2 of the Greensand offshore carbon storage project, Maersk Drilling has entered a framework agreement with the Nini Joint Venture, operated by INEOS Oil & Gas Denmark and Wintershall Dea, covering the supply of drilling rigs for the project offshore Denmark. The agreement confirms Maersk Drilling as the preferred contractor with a right to all drilling rig work involved in Project Greensand on market-rate terms until the end of 2027. The agreement is subject to the project obtaining the necessary funding and final investment decision.

OceanTools Launch the Smallest Subsea IP Camera on the Market at Ocean Business 2021

13.10.2021
OceanTools, global leaders in subsea engineering, have launched two new high performance subsea cameras the C3-30 IP & C9-GigE, to add to their extensive underwater product range at the Ocean Business exhibition in Southampton.

iXblue Launches new ROTV to Enhance Autonomous Survey Scope

12.10.2021
iXblue, a global leader in the field of maritime autonomy, announces the launch of its first Remotely Operated Towed Vehicle (ROTV): FlipiX. Designed to be operated autonomously from iXblue DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV) or from a light vessel, FlipiX enhances autonomous survey capabilities and allows to conduct multi-sensor operations in a single run, ultimately offering unmatched operational efficiency.

ECA GROUP Launches the R7 - a Perfect Balance of Power and Portability

12.10.2021
The R7, the latest addition to ECA GROUP's family of ROVs, combines the compactness and ease of deployment of mini-ROVs with the performance, speed and payload carrying capacity of professional observation-class ROVs.

Seatronics Announces Global Distribution Agreement with RTSYS

12.10.2021
Seatronics, the lead brand within Acteon’s electronics and tooling segment, has today announced a global distribution agreement with French manufacturer RTSYS for its autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) product lines. Both parties are at Ocean Business 2021 in Southampton this week to perform a live demonstration of the Comet-300 AUV.

Valeport Launches New Marine Sensing and Monitoring Instruments at Ocean Business

12.10.2021
Ocean Business 21 is the launch venue for Valeport’s new Bathy2, an exciting evolution in the collection of bathymetric data, which will be shown for the first time ahead of its formal release in Q1/Q2 2022. Also making their debut on the manufacturer of environmental sensors stand, are four innovative instruments designed with ease of use at their core, where a much improved user experience is now available alongside the highest quality, precise data.
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