ROV Planet Articles

Valeport Strengthens Senior Team

25.11.2020
Valeport has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a Head of Marketing, as it targets market leadership in the environmental sensors sector. The internal appointment of former marketing manager, Guy Frankland, to Head of Marketing marks the latest step in the strategic growth plans for Valeport – the UK’s leading oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrument manufacturer.

GreySellsGlobal Ltd announce the availability of their new 2021 North Sea Year Planner

24.11.2020
Comprising January to December 2021 calendar panels, plus a full and informed North Sea Oil and Gas Activity Map featuring the location of all the current offshore oil and gas fields and infrastructure, licence blocks including the UK 32nd round awards.

Fugro`s New Contract Supports World Bank Activities on Flood Hazard and Risk Mapping in Romania

24.11.2020
Fugro has been awarded a Geo-data acquisition contract to support the World Bank in its efforts to support the Government of Romania in preparing flood hazard and risk maps, and flood risk management plans, at national level.

Shell and Ocean Infinity Collaborate to Provide Uncrewed Seep Hunting Capability

23.11.2020
Shell and offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity have signed a joint development agreement to combine expertise and assets to execute multiclient seep hunter projects.

Falcon for Swedish Safety and Survey

23.11.2020
Peab Marin chose a Saab Seaeye Falcon as a multi-functional resource in support of the company’s marine survey, salvage and civil construction operations.

Ocean Infinity Adds Word`s Largest Marine Robotic Vessels to its Armada Fleet

23.11.2020
Ocean Infinity is excited to announce plans for the next phase of its Armada fleet of robotic vessels with a signed contract for eight 78-metre, optionally crewed robotic vessels.

Fugro Wraps up Offshore Field Programme for Mayflower Wind in US

20.11.2020
Fugro has successfully completed a large site characterisation field programme off the coast of Massachusetts for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds (the global offshore wind collaboration of Engie and EDP Renewables).

MacArtney Group Announces the Appointment of a New UK Managing Director

17.11.2020
MacArtney Group can announce that it has appointed a new Managing Director for its UK operations. Phil Middleton will be joining the group from 1 December, where he will be heading up MacArtney’s UK operations based out of Aberdeen.

New HD-IP or HD-SDI Manta Camera Released

16.11.2020
Arctic Rays, LLC has released Manta HD, a small HD-IP or HD- SDI underwater camera.

Newbuild Reel-lay Vessel Seven Vega Joins Subsea 7 Fleet

12.11.2020
Subsea 7 today, 12 November 2020, announced its newbuild reel-lay vessel Seven Vega has joined the company’s fleet.


Global Energy Group Appoints New Director to Strengthen and Grow Renewables Business

11.11.2020
Edinburgh operation to launch in 2021 as energy transition momentum builds -

OTAQ Acquires ROS Technology

10.11.2020
OTAQ, the marine technology products and solutions group for the global aquaculture and offshore oil and gas industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the trade and assets of ROS Technology Limited (“ROS Technology”).

Ocean Business Postponed until July 2021

10.11.2020
Ocean Business organiser Diversified Communications UK has confirmed that the show’s next edition has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The ocean technology exhibition and training forum will now take place from 6-8 July 2021 at the National Oceanography Centre, in Southampton UK.

Kraken Completes Successful Fall OceanVision™ Campaign

06.11.2020
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that it recently completed its third offshore data acquisition and technology demonstration campaign as part of the $19 million OceanVision™ project. During this campaign, Kraken deployed its new SeaScout® system which consists of Kraken’s KATFISH™ towed synthetic aperture sonar, the Tentacle® winch and Autonomous Launch and Recovery System (ALARS) to conduct ultra-high definition seabed imaging and mapping in Atlantic Canada.

SubC Imaging Releases New Live Video Streaming Service for Offshore

06.11.2020
SubC Imaging, a global leader in subsea cameras and solutions, announced the release of their new Offshore Real-Time Video Streaming Solution.

NOAA’s Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute chooses DriX USV to help build the next generation ocean exploration system

05.11.2020
The Ocean Exploration Cooperative Institute (OECI), funded by NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) recently signed a purchase contract to acquire a DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) from high-tech company iXblue. Signed over the summer, this contract consists of one DriX USV along with a novel custom-designed Universal Deployment System able to launch and recover the USV as well as other AUVs. The autonomous solution is expected to be put to sea by mid-2021.

HMI to Provide 26 All-Electric Olympic Arms to Triumph Subsea Services

05.11.2020
Houston Mechatronics Inc. (HMI) is pleased to announce an agreement to provide 26 all-electric Olympic Arms to Triumph Subsea Services for their growing fleet of work class ROVs. This landmark agreement represents the industry’s first commercialization of this groundbreaking technology.

Dive Technologies Completes Successful Sea Trials with Kraken’s Pressure Tolerant Batteries

04.11.2020
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that Quincy, Massachusetts based Dive Technologies Inc. recently completed successful sea trials of a Large Displacement Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (LD-AUV) which was powered by Kraken’s pressure tolerant batteries. Kraken expects further contracts with Dive for additional batteries in 2020 and beyond.
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