ROV Planet Articles

One Step Closer to the Seafloor - New Underwater Robotic Vehicle Tested in Guam

26.08.2016
APRA HARBOR, GUAM – After a month of completing rigorous tests in the open ocean off the island of Guam in the western Pacific, the new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) SuBastian is returning to shore. Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) has been working this summer, testing and integrating it’s new ROV from aboard its 272 foot oceanographic research vessel Falkor.

The AC-ROV 100 exhibited at the Glasgow Science Centre

25.08.2016
The Glasgow Science Centre recently opened their new Powering the Future exhibition. It occupies half of Floor 2 of the Glasgow Science Mall shining a spotlight on one of the biggest challenges facing modern society; the future of our energy supply. Through a series of over 60 interactive exhibits, they ask visitors how we can meet increasing energy demand reliably, and at an acceptable economic and environmental cost. The AC-ROV 100 gives visitors the experience of piloting an underwater micro ROV. The budding pilot will be able to fly through 8” pipe which is located in the purpose built tank.

Mud Cat ROV Operating at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

25.08.2016
SINGAPORE – Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) is pleased to announce the successful start up and installation of a state-of-the-art Mud Cat brand ROV (remote operated vehicle) at the world famous Gardens by the Bay nature park in central Singapore. ML Trading International purchased a Mud Cat Model SRD-6EHV ROV System to fulfill a contract to clean approximately 3,000m3 of sludge in 2km of the Marina Gardens outlet drain tunnel which runs parallel to Marina Gardens Drive, the main access road to Gardens by the Bay.

Technical Panel & Discussion Luncheon of the Hydrogaphic Society of America - Houston Chapter

23.08.2016
Event - Technical Panel & Discussion Luncheon of the Hydrogaphic Society of America - Houston Chapter Tuesday, 13-Sep-2016, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Location: Omni Hotel Westside

YOKE confirm the appointment of Richard Oldknow as Vice President – Sales, EMEA Region.

23.08.2016
YOKE Industrial Corp of Taiwan, a world-class manufacturer of Lifting Accessories and Fall Protection Equipment, is excited to announce that Richard Oldknow will return to the YOKE family, as Vice President – Sales EMEA Region. Richard will report directly to the Board at YOKE’s Taichung City HQ, Taiwan.

OCEANS’16: Registration is open!

23.08.2016
Oceans’16 registration is open! Please visit www.oceans16mtsieeemonterey.org/registration/ to register for the conference, which features more than 130 exhibitors, 11 tutorials, 8 workshops and special sessions, nearly 20 student posters, and a record number 510 technical presentations.

New calibration laboratory at Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd receives Valeport Accreditation

22.08.2016
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR); global specialists in the design, manufacture and rental of advanced subsea technology for the offshore energy industry has received accreditation to supply third party calibration services on Valeport hydrographic and oceanographic instruments.

ROVOP to create new jobs as a result of GoM business growth

22.08.2016
August 22, 2016 - Independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider, ROVOP, is set to increase its Houston workforce as a result of further business growth including recent contract wins in the Gulf of Mexico region.

Utility ROV Services Invests £6m in New Equipment

17.08.2016
Utility ROV Services invests £6m in new equipment as business continues to grow across the energy sector.

Ashtead supports the redevelopment of BP’s Quad 204

17.08.2016
Ashtead Technology has successfully completed a subsea integrity management project to support BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, West of Shetland.


FUGRO SUPPORTS TOTAL ULTRA-DEEP WATER DRILLING CAMPAIGN WITH ROV SERVICES

17.08.2016
Fugro has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Uruguay B.V. to support its drilling campaign offshore Uruguay. The contract provides for ROV and tooling services in the Raya-1 field in 3,400 metres water depth.

SPE Offshore Europe executive committee appointed and setting the agenda for “pivotal” event in 2017

11.08.2016
A sixteen-strong executive committee of industry experts has been appointed for SPE Offshore Europe 2017 and is working on the theme and topics for the event which will take place in Aberdeen from 5-8 September 2017 when the industry will have faced the longest and most severe downturn in decades.

Milestone for IKM Subsea

11.08.2016
IKM Subsea AS (IKM) is pleased to announce the receipt of contract award for “ROV and Subsea services for Visund and Snorre B” with Statoil. The contract has duration of 10 years firm and the contract value for IKM is up to 0.75 billion NOK in total for this period. The contract may be extended for a further period of 15 years. The contract represents a significant milestone and acknowledgement for IKM Subsea as a company, involving operational as well as technological challenges.

Business success for ROVOP

09.08.2016
Today (9th August 2016) independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider ROVOP has announced over $4million of contract wins spanning the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Europe.

SCS and Forum host demonstration event for cutting-edge offshore instrumentation

09.08.2016
Internationally developed pioneering subsea technologies aiming to improve working practices in the offshore sector have been showcased in Aberdeen. Organised by Subsea Commercial Services (SCS) in conjunction with Forum Energy Technologies, the two-day event featured specialist equipment manufacturers from the US, Canada and France who took the opportunity to highlight developments in a range of areas

Proserv strengthens its capabilities with KLAW Products partnership

09.08.2016
Proserv, a global technology services company, has formed a strategic partnership with KLAW Products to offer an enhanced field safety service preventing offshore spills in the Middle East. KLAW Products, an oilfield equipment provider, supplies breakaway couplings and emergency release systems for the safe transfer of hazardous and non-hazardous material. This agreement will see Proserv offering KLAW’s products across the region while also delivering in-country technical support.

Register Now for OTC's Arctic Technology Conference

06.08.2016
OTC's Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) is the only Arctic event.

Specialist provider of diving equipment becomes part of JFD

04.08.2016
JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is pleased to announce the acquisition of LEXMAR.
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