ROV Planet Articles

Positive Results from 2014 External Inspection Survey of Nord Stream Pipeline

05.07.2015
Nord Stream has completed an external inspection of the two pipelines. The job was executed using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), equipped with digital cameras, specific sensors and operated from a dedicated support vessel. The visual and instrumental (geophysical) inspection was performed on the whole length of the pipelines through the Baltic Sea.

Bryant Group Shortlisted For Coveted Business Industry Award

05.07.2015
Aberdeen-based Bryant Group (Scotland) Ltd has been shortlisted as a finalist in the coveted Northern Star Business Awards for Overall Business of the Year.

Submarine expedition unveils Roman shipwreck secrets in Sicilian waters

04.07.2015
Panarea, 02 July 2015. Joint expeditions creates three-dimensional underwater maps of Roman shipwrecks in the Aeolian Islands. A team of scientists and experts under the direction of the Professor Sebastiano Tusa, Superintendent of the Seas for Sicily, set out last week to investigate Roman shipwrecks, originally discovered by Aurora Trust Foundation in 2009 and 2010. The depths at which these wrecks lie, are far beyond the capabilities of regular SCUBA divers.

NOVACAVI welcomes Oceanographic Unit Deployment and Data Reporting at San Antonio Port, Chile

03.07.2015
Novacavi has developed and supplied a bespoke rugged polyurethane data cable to be used with an Acoustic Wave and Current Profiler at San Antonio Port, Chile. This subsurface wave measurement system for real time data collection needed a multi-year operation in tough environments special cable. “Our customer expressed satisfaction connecting the Oceanographic unit and sharing its basic data report online http://www.sanantonioport.cc.cl/index1.html and we – as a company - are very pleased to enhance our experience for the marine science and technology”.

Oceanology International 2016 Oil & Gas Conference – Call-for-Abstracts

01.07.2015
Oceanology International is the world's premier exhibition and conference for the marine technology and ocean science community. A multifaceted event, Oceanology International provides the global E&P industry with the technology and solutions to realise the potential of the world's offshore reserves.

Atlas Competency Scheme

01.07.2015
Atlas Professionals is committed to provide a safe, reliable and competent workforce, while working to meet clients’ needs globally. We ensure all professionals that are deployed meet the requirements of the job.

Safaniya breaks world cable length record

29.06.2015
Saudi Aramco has achieved a landmark by energizing its largest Tie-in Platform with a 230 kilovolt 46 km submarine composite cable, the longest of its kind. The Tie-in Platform, named 'TP-20' lies in the world’s largest offshore field, Safaniya, and energizing it was the first phase of long-term plans to upgrade the Safaniya offshore field, referred to as the Safaniya Master Plan.

Murray Kerr scoops up at both Regional and Local Entrepreneurial Awards

26.06.2015
It was a double celebration last night for Murray Kerr, Managing Director of Ellon-based multi-discipline Engineering and Service Company, SengS. Murray was announced as the one of the winners of the Regional Finals for Scotland in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 at a prestigious ceremony held at the Gleneagles Hotel. He will be part of the eight Scotland Winners that will be travelling down to London for the UK Award Ceremony being held in on 10th October, where the UK overall winner will be announced.

Fugro and Cross Group awarded multi well GoM contract

26.06.2015
Fugro’s dynamically positioned multi-purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel, Fugro Synergy, is proving her capabilities on a multi well intervention campaign which recently started in the Gulf of Mexico.

Raspberry Pi + AVR + Android

25.06.2015
My friend Tony always excuses himself early from parties, because he has to get home at dusk to shut his chickens in their coop. Tony, this one’s for you so that next time, you get to stick around for dessert.


Umbilicals International invests in Dynamic Cable Production

25.06.2015
Umbilicals and cables specialist, Umbilicals International, part of the Seanamic Group, has invested over $2M in new cable manufacturing lines at its Houston production facility. The two lines will streamline cable production, and marks a significant expansion of the company’s dynamic cable manufacturing capability.

Canyon Offshore Mobilizes New UHD-III ROVs to Grand Canyon II

23.06.2015
Davis, CA – Jun 23, 2015. Canyon Offshore, subsea remote operated vehicle (ROV) operator, has mobilized two new UHD-III ROVs to their Grand Canyon II vessel. These new ROVs will enhance Canyon’s reputation for having the most robust and flexible systems for subsea field work.

Free trials for new marine technology

22.06.2015
Small to medium sized enterprises and marine technology research institutions can now apply for access to ocean observatories for research, or to test their new product prototypes in the open sea, at no cost.

Harkand secures decommissioning work in UKCS for Maersk Oil

19.06.2015
GLOBAL inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) company Harkand, has commenced decommissioning work in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf supporting Maersk Oil UK’s work in the Leadon field.

280 workers left jobless in Great Yarmouth as Red7Marine Group goes into administration

19.06.2015
About 280 workers have been left out of work in Great Yarmouth after Red7Marine Group went into administration.

BIRNS Cutting Edge Connector Equipment

19.06.2015
More precise product designs and tighter tolerances for connector projects demand more advanced measurement and verification techniques and tools. That's why BIRNS are excited to announce that we've added two new precision inspection machines to our industry-leading engineering and testing programs.

Valeport In Action competition winners announced

19.06.2015
A stunning image of a Weddell Seal in the Antarctica carrying a Valeport CTD sensor and a hands-on video showing the pilot deployment of a Valeport Midas directional wave recorder at the mouth of the UK’s Humber Estuary, have been announced by Valeport as the winners in its first ever product in action competition.

MMT signs contract with ABB for a Pre-lay and UXO survey

19.06.2015
MMT (Sweden) has been contracted by ABB to perform a pre-lay and UXO survey for a cable laying project between Caithness and Moray in northern Scotland.
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