ROV Planet Articles

bp and EnBW Successful in ScotWind Offshore Wind Bid

17.01.2022
bp and EnBW have been awarded a lease option off the east coast of Scotland to develop a major offshore wind project — to be known as Morven. The award was made in the highly competitive ScotWind leasing round, the results of which were announced by Crown Estate Scotland today.

RTsys Delivers the EMSO Generic Instrument Module in Partnership with IFREMER

14.01.2022
The EMSO: European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory is the European network of seabed and water column observatories formed in ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) since September 2016. It has now 9 members: Italy, France, Ireland, Spain, Romania, Greece, United Kingdom, Portugal and Norway, represented by recognized research institutes.

Subsea Construction Contracts Awarded to DOF Subsea

14.01.2022
DOF Subsea is pleased to inform that a key Renewables Client has awarded an extension to an ongoing subsea Construction contract in the North Sea. In direct continuation of the ongoing project, Skandi Acergy shall be further utilized up to 169 vessel days.

World’s First Sea-to-Air Drone Redefines Marine Operations

13.01.2022
In recent weeks, Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI, commercial drone manufacturer PRODRONE, and underwater robotics firm QYSEA Technology unveiled the world’s first ‘Sea-Air Integrated Drone’ during a flight showcase at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama. The revolutionary drone aims to modernize offshore and marine operations with its intelligent capabilities, high working efficiency, and minimized manpower required.

C-Kore Systems Receive Their 2nd Queen’s Award for Enterprise

13.01.2022
C-Kore Systems Limited from Escrick, York is celebrating as they were 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. The formal Queen’s Award presentation was an ideal opportunity for the C-Kore team to take a moment and reflect on their achievements so far.

Novacavi Supplies Special Armoured Cable for Data Buoy

13.01.2022
NOVACAVI has recently been asked by Mobilis to design and manufacture a special electric data cable for their new DB 24000 EOL data acquisition buoy. This specially engineered armoured cable presents a copper four-conductor configuration and a double armour made of high tensile 316 stainless steel, preformed and prestressed wires.

TotalEnergies Successfully Tests FORSSEA’s Innovative LBL “Quick Latching Cage” Mounted on LBL in the Deepwater Environment.

12.01.2022
These past 3 years, TotalEnergies have been collaborating with FORSSEA to qualify the ATOLL ROV, dedicated to fast LBL deployment and recovery. ATOLL uses a robotized latching system guided by visual aided docking algorithms. Each LBL temporary frame or acoustic transponder must be equipped a bullet to allow quick interfacing with the ATOLL ROV.

ARMADA Marine Robotics Wins Navy Contract

12.01.2022
ARMADA Marine Robotics is pleased to announce that it has won an SBIR Phase I contract with the US Navy to develop an external payload delivery system for cylindrical Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs).

"ROV Planet" Rebrands its Portfolio of Services to "Ocean Robotics Planet" to Reflect its Wide Coverage of Ocean Robotics

11.01.2022
We are pleased to announce that from 1/1/2022, the full suite of publishing services available from Tech Markets Media Ltd including flagship magazine "ROV Planet", have all now been rebranded to "Ocean Robotics Planet" to better reflect the wide range of global marine robotics coverage that has been covered for some 3-4 years now.

Film-Ocean’s Growth & Future Expansion Drives Investment for a Purpose-built Complex

10.01.2022
Film-Ocean Ltd (Film-Ocean), a Stapem Group company, announces that construction contractors have broken ground on its new purpose-built facilities in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. The bespoke development is due for completion late summer 2022.


EC-OG Supplies Halo Intelligent Battery System for World-First Autonomous Offshore Power Trials in Hawaii

10.01.2022
EC-OG, a specialist in intelligent energy management and storage technologies for the energy industry, has achieved a significant company milestone with the first commercial delivery of its Halo subsea battery storage system. The lithium-ion based device will be part of a world-first autonomous offshore power sea trial in Q1 2022 at the US Navy Wave Energy Test Site, off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Greensea Hires Vice President of Business Development - Defense

07.01.2022
Greensea, creator of OPENSEA®, the universal open architecture software platform for the marine industry, announces the hire of Paco Santana as Vice President of Business Development - Defense. Paco will immediately begin connecting with and developing relationships with current and future military partners.

Centurion Group Acquires Aleron Limited

07.01.2022
Centurion Group has successfully acquired two new companies; Polar Septic Systems, a leading provider of wastewater rentals and treatment solutions in Canada, and Aberdeen based Aleron who design and manufacture specialized subsea equipment for sale and rental to the subsea energy, decommissioning, telecoms and offshore wind markets.

SPE Offshore Europe Postponed

06.01.2022
In alignment with Scottish Government guidance on the coronavirus situation, the organisers of SPE Offshore Europe have made the difficult decision to postpone the event on 1-4 February 2022 at P&J Live, Aberdeen.

Eastern Mediterranean Sea as Model Region to Study Future Changes in the Ocean

06.01.2022
Human activities affect the ocean in many ways. Warming and reductions in nutrient supply affect oceanic ecosystems. This has consequences for our food supply and the ocean’s uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide - and thus on the ocean's ability to mitigate climate change. The German-Israeli joint project "Eastern Mediterranean Sea as a model for Future Ocean Research" (EMS FORE) will investigate the consequences of these changes in the eastern Mediterranean Sea as a model region. The GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Germany) is leading the five-year study together with the University of Haifa (Israel). The Helmholtz Association is funding the work as an "International Helmholtz Laboratory" with a total of six million euros.

Finalists Announced for Subsea Expo Awards

05.01.2022
The finalists have been announced for the 2022 Subsea Expo awards, celebrating the companies and individuals leading the way in the UK’s £8billion underwater industry. The prestigious awards ceremony, organised by the Global Underwater Hub, will take place on February 23, 2022, at P&J Live in Aberdeen.

HII Demonstrates Open Architecture Autonomy Integration Capability with Sea Machines’ SM300

05.01.2022
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Technical Solutions division announced today the successful integration of its advanced autonomy solutions with Sea Machines Robotics’ SM300 autonomy product. The integration of these autonomous capabilities supports complex mission planning and collaboration between unmanned systems.

Senior Appointments to Support Global Underwater Hub’s Ambition

04.01.2022
The Global Underwater Hub (GUH) has announced a series of senior appointments to deliver its ambition of transforming the underwater industry in the UK. The new intelligence-led organisation has appointed a finance director and head of communications to strengthen its team as it sets out on its mission to create strategic alliances and partnerships with other industry organisations and agencies around the world.
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