ROV Planet Articles

A First for Egypt as Fugro Revolutionises Subsea Installation for GUPCO

11.08.2021
Fugro has revolutionised a subsea installation programme for Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO) with its innovative QuickVision® technology. Used for the first time in Egypt, the contactless positioning solution replaced the conventional survey sensors typically attached to subsea structures during installation.

Oceaneering Wins Survey Contract Offshore Guyana

11.08.2021
Oceaneering International has been awarded a contract from Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) to provide two surveys offshore Guyana. The contract award covers a towed and autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical survey and a shallow geotechnical survey off the coast of Guyana.

SMD Sign Manufacturing Agreement with SEAJET Systems

11.08.2021
We are delighted to announce that we have signed a manufacturing partnership with SEAJET Systems (SJS), a build to order controlled flow excavation (CFE) solutions provider. The partnership will see SMD exclusively build, test and commission the most advanced fleet of CFE equipment available in the market in its fully fitted production facility in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Scientists Explore Mineral-Rich Seafloor and DDT Dump Sites

10.08.2021
Marine scientists aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute's research vessel Falkor have completed a 12-day expedition off the coast of Southern California to survey the biodiversity of deep sea areas rich in minerals that are of interest to deep sea mining developers around the world.

Duo of Distribution Agreements for Impact Subsea

09.08.2021
Impact Subsea is delighted to announce the appointment of two new companies as distributors of Impact Subsea sensor solutions. Norwegian Offshore Rental has been appointed as a distributor within Norway and Seismic Asia Pacific within Australia.

Saildrone Launches First Freshwater Mission in the Great Lakes

09.08.2021
Saildrone’s fleet of uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs) has proven its data collection capabilities over seven years of operation from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Now, these ocean drones have entered a new maritime domain—the Great Lakes. Two Saildrone Explorers were deployed from Macatawa, MI, for a 45-day fisheries mission on behalf of the US Geological Survey (USGS)’s Great Lakes Science Center (GSLC).

C-Innovation Awarded Multi-Year Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) Contract

09.08.2021
C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has been awarded a multi-year contract for Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) services with a major operator in the Gulf of Mexico.

Giving Vigdis a Boost

08.08.2021
A pump on the seabed gives the Vigdis oil field in the North Sea a boost that increases production by around 16 million barrels. The Vigdis subsea field has produced oil via the Snorre field for 24 years. When the field came on stream in 1997, it was expected to produce 200 million barrels. So far, it has produced twice as much, and based on new estimates the recoverable resources are 475 million barrels.

Groundwater Resources Discovered Off the Coast of Malta

08.08.2021
An international team of researchers let by the University of Malta and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has now discovered strong evidence of a groundwater deposit off the coast of Malta.

Caley Ocean Systems and IMES International Become Part of Pryme Group

08.08.2021
Caley Ocean Systems and IMES International (previously part of Seanamic Group) have merged with Pryme Group today to create a business with broad capabilities supplying products, services and solutions to the energy, defence and other industrial markets.


Greensea Launches EOD Workspace Simulator

08.08.2021
Greensea Systems, creator of EOD Workspace, the software and control solution for military EOD operations, has launched EOD Workspace Simulator. The new simulator, created in partnership with GRi Simulations, incorporates a physics engine based on actual subsea vehicle models which provides the realism needed to prepare operators, technicians, and other subject matter experts to be successful in critical real-world subsea environments when using EOD Workspace in the field. EOD Workspace Simulator will be offered for sale to military groups actively using EOD Workspace.

TSC Subsea Launches New ROV-Deployed Scanning Tool

07.08.2021
TSC Subsea, global specialist in developing advanced subsea inspection solutions for challenging situations, has designed a new ROV-deployed automated scanning tool which addresses the issue of carrying out tight access field joint inspection through difficult to penetrate pipeline coating.

Oceaneering Secures Three-Year Integrity Management Services Contract in PNG

07.08.2021
Oceaneering International, Inc. announces that its Integrity Management and Digital Solutions (IMDS) segment has won a new multi-year contract in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with a major operator.

Key Appointments Bolster EC-OG’s International Growth Plans

07.08.2021
EC-OG, a leader in intelligent energy management and storage technologies for the energy industry, has made a series of new appointments to drive its ambitious growth plans.

FREE registration opens for Ocean Business 2021

05.08.2021
Ocean Business 2021, taking place 12-14 October 2021 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK, has just launched FREE online registration at www.oceanbusiness.com. The event promises to bring the world’s ocean technology community together in-person for the first time since the pandemic begun, with an exhibition of over 360 global companies showcasing the very latest ocean technologies, products and techniques.

Deep Ocean Engineering Supports Enviro-Tech Diving with their Two Phantom ROVs

04.08.2021
Deep Ocean Engineering recently supported Enviro-Tech Diving Inc. in Seattle, Washington with their 2 Phantom ROVs, purchased through government auctions.

iXblue Announces Strategic Partnership with RDML Tim Gallaudet to Strengthen its Growing Presence in the U.S.

03.08.2021
iXblue, Inc. and iXblue Defense Systems announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership with Rear Admiral (RDML) Timothy Gallaudet through his marine technology consulting agency, Ocean STL Consulting. With this partnership, iXblue and RDML Tim Gallaudet will be advancing iXblue’s growing market presence in the U.S. in the fields of maritime autonomy, navigation and positioning for both defense and the private sectors.

Greensea Expands Operations in Vermont

03.08.2021
Greensea Systems, creator of OPENSEA®, the universal open architecture software platform for the marine industry recently expanded their Vermont operations by leasing 4,200 ft2 of additional commercial space at The Creamery located at 20 Jolina Court, Richmond, VT. The new commercial space will provide additional office space as well as a much needed engineering laboratory space for research and development.
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