ROV Planet Articles

Fugro and Petrobras Pioneer Remote Subsea Inspection Survey in Brazil

13.03.2023
Fugro and Petrobras have achieved a major milestone in Brazil's offshore energy sector by successfully completing the country's first-ever remote subsea inspection survey.

EVENT: MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast, MS, USA - September 25-28, 2023

10.03.2023
OCEANS is an annual event for global marine technologists, engineers, students, government officials, lawyers, and advocates to learn, innovate and lead in the protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our OCEANS. At OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast, these industry thought leaders gather in Biloxi, MS, September 25-28, to highlight relevant topics and current trends while creating a community of learners and influencers who consistently advance research, practices, and policies for the marine field.

mTrack nr. 100 to Control Ibercisa Winches on New Research Vessel for New Zealand

10.03.2023
Scantrol celebrates the milestone of 100 mTrack units sold in only a few years. The 100th mTrack will be operating on the new research vessel Kaharoa II in New Zealand. The research institute NIWA and Armon Shipyard have chosen a package consisting of Ibercisa trawl and oceanographic winches for the new Skipsteknisk ST-361 design, where mTrack is essential for several of the subsea operations.

Demand for Kraken’s Synthetic Aperture Sonar Grows as Kraken Receives Additional $1.5 Million of Orders from US Defense Customer

10.03.2023
Demand for Kraken’s SAS products has increased significantly and for 2023 we expect to deliver approximately 3x the volume as compared to previous years

Tidewater Announces the Acquisition of 37 Platform Supply Vessels from Solstad Offshore

10.03.2023
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) (the “Company”) today announced a definitive agreement to purchase 37 of Solstad Offshore ASA’s (“SOFF”) platform supply vessels (“PSV”) for $577 million (the “Transaction”).

James Fisher Subtech Signs Charter Agreement for IRM Vessel Edda Savanah

09.03.2023
James Fisher Subtech (JF Subtech), provider of specialist technical marine support to the renewables, oil and gas, civil works and salvage markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has signed a charter agreement with Østensjø Rederi AS for the exclusive use of its inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) and construction vessel, Edda Savanah.

New Expedition Seeks to Reduce Risk of Extracting Metals on the Sea Floor

09.03.2023
Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have embarked on a month-long research expedition from Costa Rica to the Central Pacific to understand the impacts of deep-sea extraction of polymetallic nodules on the seabed. These are hard rock like materials, highly enriched in metals found on the sea floor.

Saildrone Completes World-first Uncrewed Alaska Ocean Mapping Mission

08.03.2023
The Saildrone Surveyor, the world’s largest uncrewed ocean mapping vehicle, has completed a months-long survey around Alaska’s Aleutian Islands and off the coast of California as part of a multi-agency public-private partnership funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to address ocean exploration gaps in remote areas with uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs).

Kraken Robotics Supporting N-Sea with Major Cable Depth of Burial Survey in the North Sea

07.03.2023
Kraken Robotics is to support subsea solutions provider N-Sea with cable burial survey services during cable inspection and remedial burial campaign for a major interconnecting power cable asset in the North Sea.

Webtool cutters selected for Monopile installation Noise Mitigation System

07.03.2023
Hydraulic tools specialist, Allspeeds has designed, built and supplied Webtool steel wire emergency cutters to specialist hydraulic drive engineers, Hydrauvision, for a noise mitigation system (NMS) deployed during offshore wind monopile installation.

Voyis Imaging Chosen as the Camera Package for HII REMUS Vehicles

03.03.2023
HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider and recognized worldwide as America’s largest shipbuilder. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable an all-domain force. HII creates advanced unmanned solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

Schmidt Ocean Institute Launches New Research Vessel That Will Change The Face Of Ocean Exploration

03.03.2023
Schmidt Ocean Institute launched today its newly refitted 110-meter global-class research vessel for use by scientists worldwide to dramatically advance marine science and push the frontiers of deep sea expedition.

DriX Unmanned Surface Vehicle Takes Part in Middle East Region’s Largest Naval Exercise

02.03.2023
Following the success of the Digital Horizon 22 Unmanned & Artificial Intelligence Exercise organized by the U.S. Navy in Bahrain, Exail Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV), DriX, was selected by the 5th fleet’s task force 59 to take part in the two-week 2023 International Maritime Exercise (IMX 23), that will be held in Bahrain and Jordan from March 5th to 16th.

ARMADA Marine Robotics Wins Navy Phase II Contract

02.03.2023
ARMADA Marine Robotics is pleased to announce that it has won a SBIR Phase II contract from the US Navy to continue development of an External Payload Delivery System (EPADS) for cylindrical Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs). The contract is for $1M over 2 years with an Option for another $1M over 2 additional years. The project extends work previously performed by ARMADA under a SBIR Phase I and work by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) who will collaborate with ARMADA on the project.

HII and Ocean Aero to Partner on Advanced Unmanned Maritime Capabilities

02.03.2023
HII and Ocean Aero initiated a strategic agreement to advance the combined capabilities of their respective unmanned maritime platforms and autonomy software solutions. The unmanned solution providers recently commenced multiple, simultaneous efforts to enhance the operational reach and duration of the platforms, collaborative autonomy behaviors, shared sensor fusion and perception capabilities, and accelerated seabed-to-shore data transmission methods.

Partnership Secures Funding to Enhance Robotics and Data Solution for Seagrass Mapping

01.03.2023
HydroSurv has won funding from Innovate UK to continue working with the University of Plymouth to enhance its technique of using Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) to map seagrass coverage on the seabed.

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 34 is out NOW!

28.02.2023
Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 34: Featuring the Events Calendar and Welcome to Ocean Robotics Planet - iXblue and ECA Group Merge to become Exail - Aberdeen based Hydro Group Celebrates 40 Years - The Missing Puzzle Piece for Reliable and Renewable Subsea Power - TF59: Digital Horizon Naval Exercise - Naval Oceanography: Pathfinders of the American Military (Part 1) - Battling a Blue Arctic - Poster: Allseas Designed Pilot Nodule Collector Vehicle - NORI and Allseas Lift Over 3,000 Tonnes of Polymetallic Nodules to Surface - Blue Nodules Harvesting at a Depth of 5.5km - Oceanscan: Specialised Personnel, Services, and More - Mind the Gap: The Amphibious Autonomous Tracked Vehicle Standing its Ground in the SURF Zone - Satellite AIS: A Boon to Ocean Robotics - SubmergeDeep: A Multifunctional Heat Transfer and Hydraulic Fluid for Marine Electric Vehicles - Maintaining Operational Advantage through Increased Maritime Awareness - Great Balls of Fishy Firelight - subROV Underwater Discoveries.

Saab UK Continues Fareham Growth

27.02.2023
Saab UK’s Fareham-based Seaeye business hosted local MP, Suella Braverman, 24th February 2023, as she visited their new site that is bringing jobs and investment to Fareham.

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