ROV Planet Articles

N-Sea Successfully Completes Unexploded Ordnance Campaign

Subsea IMR provider, N-Sea, has successfully completed an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, ID and disposal campaign for the TenneT project, BorWin3. Taking place between January – August this year, the work scope involved surveying the seabed to identify and remove undiscovered explosive devices along the cable route of BorWin3.

Tayport company to feature in documentary

A Scottish technology company, which has developed pioneering new technology to help flush out fish bombers who damage already endangered coral reefs in Malaysia, is set to feature in a documentary programme.

Technip awarded a substantial contract to supply the first flexible pipes for the Libra pre-salt field

- Confirming its strong expertise in deepwater and leveraging its technological leadership - Technip was awarded a substantial(1) contract from Libra Oil & Gas BV, a consortium led by Petrobras Netherland BV (40%) and partners: Shell (20%), Total (20%), CNOOC (10%) and CNPC (10%).

North East England subsea specialist secures major UXO investigation contract

Modus Seabed Intervention, one of UK’s leading subsea specialist contractors, has secured a major contract on DONG Energy’s prestigious Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm.

TRAIN-R app makes waves in the North Sea

HALF the North Sea offshore workforce has downloaded a mobile app designed to give them access to their training and certification records anywhere at any time. In its first year, the OPITO TRAIN-R app has been used by over 11,500 workers since its introduction September 2014.

STR signs Agreement with IKM Technique

Subsea Technology and Rentals is excited to announce a new partnership with Norwegian subsea tooling experts IKM Technique. This agreement will enable STR to further provide complete technology solutions by offering an extensive range of industry leading ROV tooling, service and support from its UK base and regional agents.

Drilling the Earth’s mantle beneath the Atlantic Ocean

An international team of scientists will set sail from Southampton to drill through the Earth’s mantle in the centre of the Atlantic Ocean. They leave on board the Royal Research Ship James Cook on 26th October 2015 to explore the Atlantis Massif, a 4000 metre high underwater mountain.

Robot school opens to help address environmental challenges

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a partner in a new £2.5m Centre for Doctoral Training in the use of 'robotic' systems for environmental sciences.

Technip awarded an important flexible pipe contract for the Layang Development

Technip has been awarded an important subsea contract by JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration (Malaysia) Ltd in the Layang field, Block SK10, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia at a water depth of 85 meters.

Bibby HydroMap to present d’ROP® to The Hydrographic Society in Scotland

Seabed survey company Bibby HydroMap will be presenting their survey ROV d’ROP to The Hydrographic Society in Scotland later this month in Aberdeen.

C-Innovation ROVs on track with Sonardyne SPRINT INS

C-Innovation, an integrated marine services company whose core services and products evolve around ROVs within the oil and gas sector, has placed a major order for SPRINT Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) from Sonardyne International Ltd.


SubC Imaging is excited to reveal the SubC Situational Awareness Solution. It was developed to assist submersible vehicle operators in the subsea environment.


Independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider ROVOP has announced further growth with the appointment of a new Commercial Director to its senior executive team and Board.

Ashtead Technology supplies equipment for scientific subsea expedition to explore US airship wreckage

Ashtead Technology, the global number one independent provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services has been supporting attempts to explore the wreckage of the USS Macon, the United States Navy’s last flying aircraft.


Hybrid ARV (Autonomous/Remote Vehicle) is the hybrid solution that will search wide areas in AUV mode and conduct detailed inspections in ROV mode.

From IMAX screens to ROV control rooms, SULIS Subsea Corp. is a small company making big waves with its new 4K imaging technology

Next week at OCEANS ’15, SULIS Subsea Corporation will unveil its newest deep-ocean imaging technology, centred around the Z70: a pioneering subsea camera product with unparalleled 4K optical capability.

Oceanology International launches OI North America 2017

Providing what the industry wants and needs has long been the maxim behind Oceanology International (OI), the world’s largest exhibition and conference for the ocean science and marine technology community. This commitment has resulted in the launch of the biennial Oceanology International North America (OINA) being held for the first time in San Diego, California on February 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center

Subsea 7 saves time with Sonardyne 6G and SPRINT in the Gulf of Mexico

Subsea engineering, construction and installation company, Subsea 7, has successfully used acoustic and inertial navigation technologies from Sonardyne International Ltd. during a project to install flowlines, risers and subsea structures at a major new deep water field development in the Gulf of Mexico, due to commence production in 2016.

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