ROV Planet Articles

ROVOP announces new Houston headquarters and three senior appointments

01.04.2015
Due to an increased demand for its services globally, independent subsea Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services provider, ROVOP, has established a Western Hemisphere headquarters and support base in Houston as well as appointed three highly-regarded ROV industry professionals to lead the business.

The Surveyor Interceptor ROV first commercial work for Gassco AS

01.04.2015
MMT and Reach Subsea have just completed their first commercial project with Surveyor Interceptor ROV for Gassco AS at Knarr Gas pipeline in the North Sea.

Lights, Camera….Action - Valport iPad competition

01.04.2015
Leading marine instrument manufacturer, Valeport, has launched a new competition for its customers to source videos or photos of Valeport product in action. UK-based Valeport designs and manufactures instrumentation for the oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric communities is asking its customers worldwide to send in videos or photos of Valeport products in action for the chance to win an iPad Air 2 for the best video footage and an iPad Mini 3 for the best photo.

SengS Pressure Testing Services Available

01.04.2015
SengS is announcing the following services available at their purpose built facilities in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, UK. PR2 API 6A Testing, API 6D, API 17D & ISO 14313 Hydrostatic Testing, Cryogenic Testing, High Temperature Testing, Submerged Gas Testing.

Horizon 2020 programme to Develop Revolutionary Underwater Mining System

30.03.2015
As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, a new 42 month Research & Development Project, has been launched to help provide an opportunity to tap into the wealth of unexploited European mineral resources. The estimated cost of the Project is approximately 12.6 mlllion Euros.

Harkand wins multi-million pound deal with Maersk Oil North Sea

30.03.2015
30th March 2015 – Harkand has secured a multi-million pound contract with Maersk Oil North Sea Ltd for the provision of DSV services in the North Sea region. The 12-month contract will be serviced by Harkand’s two DSVs, the Harkand Da Vinci and Harkand Atlantis, supported by project management and engineering from Harkand’s Aberdeen office.

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.
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