ROV Planet Articles

Go-Ahead for Marine Technology Cooperation

04.05.2021
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing 12 million euros as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

3D at Depth Strengthens Its Position in the Offshore Integrity and Inspection Industry

04.05.2021
3D at Depth Inc., the world's expert in commercial SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology, announces the acquisition of a fully integrated Saab Sabertooth Hybrid AUV / ROV. The multi-million-dollar investment will complement 3D at Depth's SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology systems and 3rd party geophysical equipment, giving them an impressive spread of integrity measurement equipment. The system will expand the company's capabilities while simultaneously exceeding even the highest of client expectations in the Gulf of Mexico region and beyond. Industry enthusiasm surrounding this breakthrough service offering is extremely high and rising due to the SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology allowing 3D at Depth to stand out with autonomy.

Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish Offshore Wind

04.05.2021
Today, Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III projects were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects, with a combined potential capacity of 1440 MW, are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland

Maersk Training and Shell Announce New Offshore Training Partnership for the Gulf of Mexico

04.05.2021
The Shell Robert Training and Conference Centre in Louisiana has established a new partnership with Maersk Training, which will see the global safety specialists deliver enhanced training to the Gulf of Mexico offshore workforce

EdgeTech Introduces New 2050-DSS Combined Side Scan Sonar & Sub-Bottom Profiling System

04.05.2021
EdgeTech, the leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, has recently introduced a new combined tri-frequency side scan sonar and high resolution sub-bottom profiling sonar system.

PanGeo Subsea Delivers Sub Bottom Imager™ into Taiwan for Formosa 2 Depth of Burial Survey

03.05.2021
PanGeo Subsea announces the introduction of our patented SubBottom Imager™ (SBI) to Taiwan to deliver sub-seabed imaging for Jan de Nul, in support of Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project.

WHOI to Launch New Center for Ocean and Climate Research

02.05.2021
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) today announced the establishment of the Francis E. Fowler IV Center for Ocean and Climate to seek new knowledge and new solutions at the intersection of oceanography and climate science. A generous gift from Francis E. Fowler IV established the center and will enable it to immediately commence operations.

First Comprehensive Study of NW Australia`s Deep Corals Completed

02.05.2021
Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water) zone in Ashmore Reef Marine Park. Scientists discovered a sea snake thought to be locally extinct and saw several species such as the great spotted cowrie (Perissersoa guttata) for the first time in the Ashmore Reef Marine Park, off Australia, during Schmidt Ocean Institute's 18-day expedition that concluded this week.

Chelsea Technologies Announces Research Partnership with Ground-Breaking Transatlantic Research Project ‘Mayflower’.

30.04.2021
Chelsea have been selected as a research partner to an international effort led by marine research organization Promare and will deploy a ground-breaking next generation multi-parameter algae sensor aboard the unmanned Mayflower Autonomous Ship when it embarks on its historic transatlantic voyage from Plymouth, UK, to Plymouth, Massachusetts in May.

Oceaneering's Manufactured Products Segment Wins Contracts in Excess of $135 Million

30.04.2021
Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced that its Manufactured Products segment has won multiple contracts during the first four months of 2021, with anticipated aggregate revenue in excess of $135 million. The anticipated revenue from these contracts with international oil and gas operators and marine construction companies ranges in value from less than $10 million to greater than $90 million.


Five U-Boat Worx Submersibles Delivered Over Winter

30.04.2021
U-Boat Worx delivered a record number of submersibles to new owners over the winter. All submersibles will soon venture in the hands of their new operators into unknown depths for various leisure and commercial applications.

Fugro Wins Deepwater Site Investigation Contract for Equinor in Eastern Canada

29.04.2021
Equinor has selected Fugro to perform a deepwater site investigation in Canada’s Flemish Pass, 500 km off the coast of St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in water depths of approximately 1200 m.

Second Queen’s Award for C-Kore Systems

29.04.2021
C-Kore Systems Limited from Escrick, York have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time in 3 years. Following their award for Innovation in 2019, they have now been recognised for their contribution to International Trade.

Sonardyne Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for Unlocking the Secrets of our Restless Sea Floor

29.04.2021
A pioneering system developed by marine technology company Sonardyne to study ocean floor movement has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the highest award a UK business can receive.

Kraken to Equip New AUV Customer with AquaPix® Sonar and SeaPower® Batteries

29.04.2021
Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG, OTCQB: KRKNF), Canada’s Ocean Company™, is pleased to announce new purchase orders for a 6000-meter rated AquaPix® MINSAS 120 sonar and SeaPower® batteries totalling over $1.2 million from a new AUV customer. Due to customer confidentiality, Kraken cannot provide more details at this time. The Company expects to fulfill these orders in 2021.

Impact Subsea’s ISA500 Altimeter Gains Recognition with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

29.04.2021
Impact Subsea are delighted to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. The ground-breaking ISA500 Altimeter has been recognised by the UK’s most prestigious business awards, personally approved by Her Majesty, The Queen. One of only 205 organisations recognised with the prestigious award this year, Impact Subsea join 48 recipients in the Innovation Category.

AMSSI - Agora for Maritime and Submarine Sustainable Innovations

28.04.2021
Following several months of fruitful discussions and dialogue, several French players have announced the creation of the AMSSI (Agora for Maritime & Submarine Sustainable Innovations): Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) - world leader in the procurement of submarine telecommunication cable systems iXblue - global high-tech company recognized worldwide for its advanced technologies in the fields of maritime autonomy, inertial navigation, subsea positioning and subsea imagery SeaOwl - international maritime services operator, pioneer in the implementation of drone-based maritime services These 3 companies are today the core of AMSSI; new French and European members will shortly join them to accelerate the emergence of new innovative projects.

Contract Award for MPSV Siem Dorado

28.04.2021
Siem Offshore has been awarded a 40 days firm contract plus options, in addition to mobilization and demobilization fees, for the MPSV "Siem Dorado" for work in the North Sea. The contract is the first contract the company has secured with DCN Diving, and we very much are looking forward to cooperate with a new client within the air-diving segment of the industry. The vessel has commenced its mobilization from Norway.
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