ROV Planet Articles

ORION on Track to Boost STR’s Portfolio of Specialist Equipment

27.03.2015
Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR), a multi-disciplinary technology expert specialising in the design, production and rental of innovative marine survey equipment have added Optimal Ranging’s ORION pipe and cable tracker systems to its selection of underwater detection systems.

Bryant Group identified in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

27.03.2015
Bryant Group (Scotland) Ltd has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses.

Murray Kerr wins at the 2015 Offshore Achievement Awards

21.03.2015
The offshore energy industry’s highest achievers and most successful companies were recognised on Thursday, 12 March at the 2015 Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA), with our own Murray Kerr receiving the Young Professional Award, and also being highly commended by the judges in the Inspiring Leader category.

Ocean Business 2015 Registrations up 32% - a Record Breaking All Time High

20.03.2015
Ocean Business 2015, which takes place from 14 - 16 April 2015 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK, is expecting a record breaking number of visitors next month.

Questions about the new SROV? Meet MMT at stand K1 at Ocean Business.

19.03.2015
Ocean Business is an offshore technology event that gather the marine survey industry around the exhibition itself as well as the Offshore survey conference and Ocean Career event. MMT´s key topic will be the new Surveyor Interceptor ROV (SROV).

April 2015 will see Imenco bring its latest camera platform, the SubVIS Orca, to market.

19.03.2015
This will feature HD over Ethernet compatibility. Imenco’s new HD over Ethernet subsea camera, the SubVIS Orca, will launch globally on Tuesday 07 April 2015. Essentially a smart phone with a commercial subsea lens and housing rated to 4000 meters, the camera will be Apps driven and will be capable of communication with all sensors installed on Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV).

Career Opportunities at Ocean Careers (Ocean Business)

18.03.2015
Ocean Careers is a three day event running alongside Ocean Business on 14 – 16 April, 2015 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. The event provides career information within the ocean technology, marine science and offshore industry sectors. Graduates and students studying engineering, science or mathematics, as well as students that have already opted to study marine related subjects, can learn more about the global career opportunities on offer in this vast, exciting, forward thinking and diverse industry.

Launching new Scantrol AHC video with feedback from operator

15.03.2015
Scantrol was commissioned to design the control system for the AHC eLARS system on Swire Seabed's, Seabed Excavator.

Sonardyne’s Sentinel sonar technology put to the test during international naval exercises

10.03.2015
Diver detection sonar technology developed by Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, has played an important part in a major international exercise organised to train naval forces in mine countermeasures, maritime security operations and harbour protection operations.

COBRA cable HVDC Geophysical, Geotechnical and cable crossing surveys

10.03.2015
MMT (Sweden) was contracted by OMM (Offshore Marine Management) to perform a geophysical, geotechnical and cable crossing surveys in preparation for the installation of the COBRAcable on behalf of end client TenneT.

N-Sea Completes Industry-First In-Situ Subsea Cable Repair Operation

09.03.2015
N-Sea, the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) specialist, has utilised the world’s first wet repair habitat to complete an in-situ subsea cable repair. The habitat was developed by Moyle Interconnector Ltd as part of the seabed repair project, with ESB International the owner’s engineer for the project. The habitat allows repairs to be implemented in-situ below sea level, as opposed to the conventional method of recovering the subsea cable prior to repair.

OTC’s Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) Announces 2015 Spotlight on Technology Award Winners

08.03.2015
The Arctic Technology Conference (ATC), which takes place 23-25 March 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark has announced the two companies that will receive the 2015 Spotlight on Arctic Technology Award, recognizing innovative new products that provide significant impact for Arctic exploration and production.

Blue Economy Seminar Programme Aims to Develop a ‘Forward Strategy’ at Ocean Business 2015

08.03.2015
The Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) are hosting a vital seminar for the Blue Economy at this year’s Ocean Business event on 14 April from 9.30 - 5.00pm at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK.

Paul G. Allen Locates Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Musashi

05.03.2015
PHILIPPINES – March 4, 2015 – Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Paul G. Allen, has located the Musashi, one of the two largest and most technologically advanced battleships in naval history. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II, and the finding of the battleship is a significant milestone in the annals of naval history. Mr. Allen and his team of researchers began their search for the Musashi more than eight years ago. Using historical records from four countries, detailed undersea topographical data and advanced technology aboard his yacht, M/Y Octopus, Mr. Allen and his team located the battleship in the Sibuyan Sea on March 1, 2015.

IKM Ocean Design awarded Johan Sverdrup SURF Detail Engineering and Services 2015-20

04.03.2015
Statoil has awarded the Johan Sverdrup SURF Detail Engineering and Services 2015-20 contract to IKM Ocean Design. Johan Sverdrup field is a large oil discovery in production licenses PL265, PL501 and PL502 in the Utsira High region of Norwegian Continental Shelf, 140 km west of Stavanger. The field development is a phased development. Phase one includes the establishment of the field center, consisting of four platforms: A process platform, a drilling platform, a riser platform and a living quarter platform. Subsea, phase one consists of umbilicals and water injection pipelines running from the field center to the injection templates, with the purpose to provide pressure support.

Cal Dive Commences Voluntary Chapter 11 Proceeding

04.03.2015
HOUSTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal Dive International, Inc. (OTC: CDVI) ("Cal Dive", or the "Company") announced today that it and its U.S. subsidiaries have filed simultaneous voluntary petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware seeking relief under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the U.S.

Harkand strengthens inspection division with new leader

04.03.2015
LEADING inspection, repair, maintenance (IRM) and light construction company Harkand has bolstered its inspection services with the appointment of a new inspection manager based in their Aberdeen office. Andrew Inglis has more than 15 years’ experience in delivering subsea inspection services in the North Sea region. He previously held inspection management roles at Subsea 7 and Bibby Offshore Ltd.

Explore ancient Roman shipwrecks in new deep sea archeology adventure

27.02.2015
Unique marine program enables individuals to go depths of 150 meter in a private submersible as part of an archeological team documenting 2,000-year-old Roman shipwrecks.
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