ROV Planet Articles

Underwater Metal Detectors Help Police and Military

27.07.2016
A growing number military dive teams and law enforcement agencies are putting underwater metal detectors to work in their search and recovery operations. They use these detectors for a variety of tasks including locating explosive devices, searching for weapons and evidence, salvage operations, looking for lost anchors and chains, and for finding for objects dropped from ships and piers. United States and Peruvian Navy divers have cooperated on several missions including the salvage of a sunken ship in Panama harbor.

Ocean Installer wins Malta mooring work

27.07.2016
Ocean Installer has been awarded a turnkey project for procurement and installation of a spread mooring chain system for a Floating Storage Unit (FSU) in Malta.

MTS IEEE Oceans '16 Golf Tournament Sunday, September 18, 2016

27.07.2016
Oceans welcomes you to the Monterey Peninsula,home of some of the greatest golf courses in the nation!The OCEANS ‘16 golf committee has selected the Black Horse course, a par-72 layout which features sweeping vistas of the Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean, and is highlighted by fescue-frame fairways, bunkers with distinctive, serrated edges and slicklycontoured greens

Forum unveils new U.S .Syntactic Foam Manufacturing Plant

25.07.2016
Forum Energy Technologies has expanded its specialist syntactic foam manufacturing capabilities with the opening of a new plant near Houston. The six-acre facility in Bryan, Texas, brings Forum’s Syntech product line closer to clients in the oil and gas industry and has the capacity to support future growth.

OCEANS'16 MTS/IEEE Monterey - Registration Now Open!

25.07.2016
The Marine Technology Society and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society sponsor OCEANS, a prestigious conference and exhibition that draws an international audience of more than 2,000 attendees.

Trelleborg nominated for top industry innovation award

19.07.2016
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions’ “constant determination” to push the boundaries has once again been recognized after being shortlisted for a prestigious industry award.

Melodi reinvents the exploration of marine resources

19.07.2016
The project at the cutting edge of innovation and hi-tech robotics is called Melodi: "Magnetic and Electromagnetic Ore DetectIon." It aims to reinvent the exploration of marine resources - a major challenge going forward.

Sonardyne appoints new Sales and Marketing Director

19.07.2016
Subsea technology company Sonardyne International Ltd. UK, has named Graham Brown as its new Sales and Marketing Director. With immediate effect, Graham is responsible for leading the sales and marketing strategies across the entire company including oil and gas, ocean science, defence and maritime security market sectors.

Future-Ready your business now

13.07.2016
OSEA, the must-attend exhibition for everyone in Asia's oil & gas industry will take place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 29 Nov - 2 Dec 2016.

Tritech Gemini 620PD Systems for Unique Group

12.07.2016
Tritech International Ltd [Tritech], has gained further success with its Gemini 620pd multibeam profiling sonar through a sale to Unique Group [Unique].

IMES moves to enhanced facility as business looks to grow

12.07.2016
IMES, a leading marine and subsea business, has relocated into new headquarter offices in Aberdeen as part of its strategy to manage a rise in demand for its services. The business says the move into more suitable facilities at Bridge of Don comes in the wake of a number of contract wins in the first half of 2016.

OEM wins deal worth up to £1m to support Go Marine global fleet

12.07.2016
FAST-GROWING specialist oil and gas and marine services firm OEM Group has secured a two-year contract worth up to £1million with international energy services company Go Marine to deliver engine support services to its fleet of vessels operating across the world for the oil and gas industry. Under the global technical support and services agreement, OEM Group will solely carry out the procurement of engine spare parts, electrical componants and systems, as well as providing personnel, project management and maintainence to support work across the different vessel types and regions Go Marine operates in around the world.

Forum Energy Technologies Receives Order for Three Remotely Operated Vehicles

11.07.2016
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received an order from New Orient Marine Pte. Ltd, to supply three remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for its multi-purpose ice-class vessel currently under construction in Singapore.

Blue Robotics’ New BlueROV2 Enables Underwater Exploration and Study

08.07.2016
TORRANCE, California, –Torrance startup, Blue Robotics, announced a new high-performance and affordable underwater drone, the BlueROV2. The BlueROV2 continues Blue Robotics’ mission to improve the accessibility of ocean exploration and study. The BlueROV2 is available for reservations now and shipping will commence in August 2016.

Nigeria puts oil and gas workers safety top of the agenda

08.07.2016
LEADING figures from the Nigerian government and the country’s oil and gas sector have joined forces in Lagos at a one-day seminar organised by the industry’s international skills organisation OPITO, as they look to make the country’s burgeoning energy sector a safer place to work.

Rotech Subsea announces management buy-out & gears up for growth of subsea excavation business

08.07.2016
Rotech Subsea has today (July 6, 2016) announced that senior management have successfully completed an MBO (management buy-out) of the Rotech group of companies in a move that will see the company strengthen its position as the world leader in subsea mass-flow excavation. Following the MBO, the group’s three operating companies – Rotech Subsea, Rotech Engineering, and Rotech Fabrication – will be headed up by continuing directors Dr Don Stewart, Stephen Cochrane, Martin Graham and Steve Aitken with the support of Mike Hill, who continues as Chairman.

MCEDD 2017 call for abstracts

07.07.2016
MCE Deepwater Development invites you to be a part of one of the industry's most respected technical programs; submit your technical abstract today! No formal paper is due, simply fill out the information requested and include a brief description of your topic. MCE Deepwater Development 2017 celebrates it's 14th annual edition in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 3-5 April, 2017!

2G Robotics, NOAA, and OARS Collaborate to Document Historical American Shipwrecks

07.07.2016
2G Robotics recently collaborated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary to document America’s maritime heritage. 2G Robotics and NOAA, with the assistance of Offshore Analysis & Research Solutions (OARS), used 2G Robotics’ underwater laser scanning technology to create 3D models of some of America’s most nationally significant shipwrecks.
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