ROV Planet Articles

Double SNS Campaign Win for Rever Offshore

28.04.2020
Rever Offshore, a leading subsea project delivery and execution provider to the offshore energy industry, has announced a major contract win, based in the Southern North Sea.

VideoRay and Sonardyne Demonstrate Benefits from Combining Latest ROVs with Micro-Ranger 2 USBL Technology

28.04.2020
VideoRay LLC and Sonardyne International Ltd. have been working together to demonstrate enhanced remotely operated vehicle (ROV) operations through integration with positioning systems.

Archer Knight launches new software platform to ‘cut through the noise’ of subsea activity.

27.04.2020
Aberdeen-based Archer Knight has launched a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to make it easier for subsea companies to win more business.

Fugro wins ROV and survey support contract with Global Marine Group

27.04.2020
Fugro has secured a long-term contract for two remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and a full survey positioning package on Global Marine Group’s (GMG’s) newly chartered vessel, the Normand Clipper. GMG are in the process of upgrading the Normand Clipper in preparation for projects this summer and both the ROV systems and the survey package will be installed ready for future operations from Fugro’s remote operations centre (ROC) in Aberdeen, Scotland.

IMCA Appoints DP Specialist to Technical Team

24.04.2020
Mark de Barr has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as Technical Adviser – Marine specialising in Dynamic Positioning (DP) and vessel assurance.

U-Boat Worx Introduces “Charter-A-Sub” Service

24.04.2020
U-Boat Worx introduces a unique opportunity for people to safely experience undersea exploration first-hand, without the need to own a submersible.

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Netherlands

23.04.2020
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a substantial(1) contract by Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore wind farm project, located between 18-36km off the Dutch coast in the North Sea.

Two New Hires, Thirty Years of Experience, and One New Hull Crawler

23.04.2020
Greensea expands workforce and technology in Plymouth, MA. – Greensea, creator of OPENSEA®, the open software architecture for the marine industry, recently added key personnel to its engineering team in their Plymouth, Massachusetts office to support their hull robotics program. James Truman, Senior Robotics Engineer, is leading the development of Greensea’s latest technology, a hull crawling robot with precise hull-relative navigation and autonomy capabilities. Assisting James on the hull robotics program is Sam Fladung, Robotics Engineer.

Change to Exploration in Equinor

22.04.2020
Equinor is making a planned change to the leadership of Exploration.

MacArtney Puts First All-Electric eLARS into Production

22.04.2020
Manufacturing has now begun and the first eLARS system, expected to come out of production in summer 2020, is well underway.

IMCA Shares COVID-19 Guidance

22.04.2020
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continues to add to its dedicated COVID webpage a variety of information and links to be of use to its membership.

Pulse Wins Greater Changhua Taiwan, Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Contract

22.04.2020
Pulse Structural Monitoring, an Acteon company, signed its first major contract for the provision of digital structural monitoring and insight services and equipment on an offshore wind farm. The contract, which provides for the design, fabrication, yard installation and commissioning of its market-leading monitoring instrumentation on three wind turbine foundations to be installed offshore Taiwan, was awarded by global offshore wind leader Ørsted.

Fugro Secures Remote Operations Contract on Well-Safe’s Guardian Rig

22.04.2020
Fugro has secured an initial 3-year contract with Well-Safe Solutions, a UK-based offshore well decommissioning service provider. Fugro will deliver their integrated marine-based solution onboard the Well-Safe Guardian rig, Well-Safe Solutions’ bespoke semi-submersible unit for executing subsea well decommissioning work.

C-Kore's 300th Subsea Testing Unit Deployed

20.04.2020
C-Kore Systems is pleased to announce the deployment of their 300th Subsea Testing Unit. This landmark event occurred for a fault-finding campaign off the north-west coast of Australia.

Maersk Drilling Receives Notice of Contract Termination for two Rigs

17.04.2020
Today, The Drilling Company of 1972 A/S (“Maersk Drilling”) announces that it has received notice of early termination for convenience of two drilling contracts.

Essex Joins Forces with Hi-Tech Maritime Specialist SEA-KIT International in New Unmanned Vessel Collaboration

17.04.2020
SEA-KIT International, a leading provider of hi-tech solutions for the maritime and research industries, is joining forces with Essex academics to create a secure and intelligent communication system for the control of unmanned surface vessels (USV).

Subsea UK Invests in Market Intelligence to Help Companies Identify Opportunities as the Industry Adapts to Virtual Working

17.04.2020
Subsea UK has invested in its market intelligence product, SubseaIntel, so that its members can access all the latest global opportunities when the economy starts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Loganair Keeps Essential O&G Workers Flying between Eastern Europe and Aberdeen

17.04.2020
Loganair has made a first foray into Eastern Europe, supporting travel for key workers from Latvia and Poland in the North Sea emergency response industry. Scotland’s airline has won charter contracts with two unnamed companies in the sector as COVID-19 continues to devastate scheduled air services.
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