ROV Planet Articles

Subsea Expo 2020 will take a fresh approach ‘New Perspectives’ - Call for papers opens for annual flagship conference

28.08.2019
The largest annual event for the underwater industry in Europe will take a fresh look at how to exploit the existing and emerging opportunities across all sectors, not just oil and gas and renewables.

MacArtney Milestone Reached with Fifth Ocean Research Vessel LARS Delivered to Asia Pacific Operations

26.08.2019
MacArtney has provided a third, fourth and fifth Launch and Recovery System in the Asia Pacific market this year for academic Ocean Research Vessels, the R/V New Ocean Researcher 1, 2 and 3.

New Session at Offshore Europe to focus on extending life of fields

23.08.2019
Subsea UK will host a session at this year’s Offshore Europe looking at how underwater operations can extend the life of fields and maximise economic recovery from the UKCS.

DSEi Host Defence Engineering Skills Conference

23.08.2019
DSEI 2019’s Defence Engineering Skills Conference (DESC) will take place on Thursday 12th September at ExCel, London. The conference provides a unique opportunity for those interested in engineering education and industry to explore the challenges faced by the defence sector and innovative suggestions for their solutions.

A Stone Age boat building site has been discovered underwater

22.08.2019
The Maritime Archaeological Trust has discovered a new 8,000 year old structure next to what is believed to be the oldest boat building site in the world on the Isle of Wight.

Successful C-Kore deployment on GGA area

22.08.2019
C-Kore Systems have completed another successful deployment in the North Sea, on the Greater Guillemot Area field, with the help of the C-Kore subsea testing tools.

Subsea 7 Engineering Conversion Programme

21.08.2019
Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services, is inviting experienced engineers from all sectors the opportunity to forge a new career in the subsea industry. Since 2005, the company’s Engineering Conversion Programme has enabled experienced engineers from aerospace to automotive, and onshore construction to ex-military, to transfer their skills into oil and gas.

Aker Solutions to Deliver Umbilicals for the Dalma Gas Development Project in the UAE

21.08.2019
Aker Solutions has won an order from ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) to deliver subsea umbilicals for the Dalma gas development project located offshore UAE in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf.

SRS FUSION, US Navy's Next Generation ROV

12.08.2019
Strategic Robotic Systems (SRS) is pleased to announce the United States Navy has chosen to procure the company’s FUSION unmanned underwater vehicle to be their future explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with initial deliveries commencing in the third quarter of 2019.

Upgraded SWiFT SVP launched by Valeport

12.08.2019
Valeport’s latest and most popular sound speed profiler, the SWiFT SVP, has now been upgraded to provide enhanced versatility and deployment. An improved depth rating and increased pressure accuracy will become standard on the SWiFT profiler.

JW Fishers' Sonar Systems Critical to Historic Bridge Demolition and Recovery

08.08.2019
What happens when a bridge or other structure is no longer in use and needs to be removed? There are several options, the most exciting of which is demolition! These jobs require caution and careful planning to guarantee safety and ensure that debris does not cause damage to the local waterways or roads. Four of the most common methods are bursting, hydraulic breakers, dismantling, and explosives.

Subsea International Ltd at Offshore Europe 2019 with Sidus Solutions LLC.

02.08.2019
Subsea International Ltd (www.subseainternational.co.uk), the privately-owned asset integrity monitoring technology and systems developer will be exhibiting at Offshore Europe 2019 in Aberdeen 03-06 September inclusive on Stand 1T81.

Teledyne Marine Opens Vehicles Service Center in Europe

02.08.2019
Teledyne Marine announces the opening of a Vehicles Service Center at the Teledyne Reson office in Slangerup, Denmark. The expanded facility in Slangerup will support the large number of LBVs, vLBVs, and Z-Boats throughout Europe. Customers of Teledyne SeaBotix and Teledyne Oceanscience will now have the option to have their Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) repaired, refurbished and tested within Europe. Local service will eliminate the need to ship vehicles back to the United States, saving significant time, effort, and money.

ROV Planet Buyer's Guide 2019

29.07.2019
ROV Planet has launched the ROV/AUV Parts & Equipment Suppliers Buyer’s Guide 2019. The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV/USV Professionals. Welcome to ROV Planet!

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 20

26.07.2019
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 20: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV Professionals. Featuring Oceaneering Christens Ocean Evolution – ROVs and Subsea Well Intervention – Smart Electrics Overcome Fear of Old Valves – QSTAR Successfully Launches Barcelona ROV Training Centre – Poster – Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Winners Announced – OCEANS'19 Seattle Show Preview – Getting the Best Out of Your Inertial Navigation System – Unmanned, Autonomy, and Artificial Intelligence in Maritime Systems – Ocean Infinity in the Search for the Lost Argentinian Submarine, ARA San Juan – Interview: The ECA Group Toolbox Inside the Belgian-Dutch Naval Contract – Pelagic Research Services' ROV Odysseus: Going Shallow and Going Deep, and Everywhere in Between.

A new executive team for iXblue

24.07.2019
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, July 24, 2019 - iXblue, a French company recognized worldwide for the design, development and manufacture of high-technology equipment, announces the appointment of Thomas Buret as Chief Operating Officer, taking over from Fabien Napolitano, who takes up duties as Chief Executive Officer of the Group.

ROVOP Appoints New CEO

22.07.2019
ROVOP, the subsea robotics company, is pleased to announce that David Lamont is assuming the position of CEO with immediate effect. David, who currently serves as the Chairman at ROVOP, has over 30 years experience in the energy services sector and was most recently CEO at Proserv.

OceanWise collaborate with Marico Marine to deliver new environmental monitoring system to the Port of Dover

22.07.2019
OceanWise has collaborated with Marico Marine on an auspicious project to install a brand-new VTS system at the Port of Dover. The new ‘state of the art’ system (see above picture) which is now commissioned and fully operational, has been designed to improve operations, support decision making and enhance efficiencies at the Port.
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