ROV Planet Articles

Subsea 7’s Nano Engineered Sensor Platform Wins OTC Spotlight on New Technology® Award

07.05.2021
Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry, and Xodus Group, an autonomous subsidiary of Subsea 7, are to be recognised at the 2021 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston with a Spotlight on New Technology® Award for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP).

Fugro Finishes First Phase on Alcatel Submarine Networks’ Transpacific BiFrost Cable System

06.05.2021
Fugro has completed the first phase of its marine site characterisation project for Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to support the BiFrost Cable System, a new undersea fibre-optic cable system that will connect the west coast of North America, Guam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore.

Equinor and Vårgrønn Team up for Floating Wind at Utsira Nord

06.05.2021
Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area.

Ocean Infinity Acquires Abyssal

05.05.2021
Ocean Infinity, the marine robotics company is excited to announce that it has acquired software engineering specialists, Abyssal

ROV Contract Win in Brazil

05.05.2021
SM Continental (SMC) has won a contract to provide ROV services to oil giant Petrobras in Brazil. The two-year contract, which started in April 2021, is worth $5 million.

Mariscope Launches its New ROV Flunder

05.05.2021
Along with the launching of the brand´s new thrusters, the new Flunder model is launched worldwide, a powerful and fast Observation Class/Light Work Class category ROV.

Go-Ahead for Marine Technology Cooperation

04.05.2021
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing 12 million euros as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

3D at Depth Strengthens Its Position in the Offshore Integrity and Inspection Industry

04.05.2021
3D at Depth Inc., the world's expert in commercial SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology, announces the acquisition of a fully integrated Saab Sabertooth Hybrid AUV / ROV. The multi-million-dollar investment will complement 3D at Depth's SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology systems and 3rd party geophysical equipment, giving them an impressive spread of integrity measurement equipment. The system will expand the company's capabilities while simultaneously exceeding even the highest of client expectations in the Gulf of Mexico region and beyond. Industry enthusiasm surrounding this breakthrough service offering is extremely high and rising due to the SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology allowing 3D at Depth to stand out with autonomy.

Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish Offshore Wind

04.05.2021
Today, Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III projects were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects, with a combined potential capacity of 1440 MW, are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland

Maersk Training and Shell Announce New Offshore Training Partnership for the Gulf of Mexico

04.05.2021
The Shell Robert Training and Conference Centre in Louisiana has established a new partnership with Maersk Training, which will see the global safety specialists deliver enhanced training to the Gulf of Mexico offshore workforce


EdgeTech Introduces New 2050-DSS Combined Side Scan Sonar & Sub-Bottom Profiling System

04.05.2021
EdgeTech, the leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, has recently introduced a new combined tri-frequency side scan sonar and high resolution sub-bottom profiling sonar system.

PanGeo Subsea Delivers Sub Bottom Imager™ into Taiwan for Formosa 2 Depth of Burial Survey

03.05.2021
PanGeo Subsea announces the introduction of our patented SubBottom Imager™ (SBI) to Taiwan to deliver sub-seabed imaging for Jan de Nul, in support of Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project.

WHOI to Launch New Center for Ocean and Climate Research

02.05.2021
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) today announced the establishment of the Francis E. Fowler IV Center for Ocean and Climate to seek new knowledge and new solutions at the intersection of oceanography and climate science. A generous gift from Francis E. Fowler IV established the center and will enable it to immediately commence operations.

First Comprehensive Study of NW Australia`s Deep Corals Completed

02.05.2021
Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water) zone in Ashmore Reef Marine Park. Scientists discovered a sea snake thought to be locally extinct and saw several species such as the great spotted cowrie (Perissersoa guttata) for the first time in the Ashmore Reef Marine Park, off Australia, during Schmidt Ocean Institute's 18-day expedition that concluded this week.

Chelsea Technologies Announces Research Partnership with Ground-Breaking Transatlantic Research Project ‘Mayflower’.

30.04.2021
Chelsea have been selected as a research partner to an international effort led by marine research organization Promare and will deploy a ground-breaking next generation multi-parameter algae sensor aboard the unmanned Mayflower Autonomous Ship when it embarks on its historic transatlantic voyage from Plymouth, UK, to Plymouth, Massachusetts in May.

Oceaneering's Manufactured Products Segment Wins Contracts in Excess of $135 Million

30.04.2021
Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced that its Manufactured Products segment has won multiple contracts during the first four months of 2021, with anticipated aggregate revenue in excess of $135 million. The anticipated revenue from these contracts with international oil and gas operators and marine construction companies ranges in value from less than $10 million to greater than $90 million.

Five U-Boat Worx Submersibles Delivered Over Winter

30.04.2021
U-Boat Worx delivered a record number of submersibles to new owners over the winter. All submersibles will soon venture in the hands of their new operators into unknown depths for various leisure and commercial applications.

Fugro Wins Deepwater Site Investigation Contract for Equinor in Eastern Canada

29.04.2021
Equinor has selected Fugro to perform a deepwater site investigation in Canada’s Flemish Pass, 500 km off the coast of St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in water depths of approximately 1200 m.
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