ROV Planet Articles

Equinor offshore wind bid wins in New York State

19.07.2019
New York State governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Equinor’s Empire Wind as a winner in the State’s first large-scale competitive offshore wind solicitation. 

Wild Well Control Adds Proven Technology to Subsea Capping Stacks for Enhanced Capabilities and Response

19.07.2019
Wild Well Control, Inc., a Superior Energy Services company and a global leader in well control and engineering services, is pleased to announce a new contract with Fugro for the provision of BOP intervention skids and test units for inclusion in its Subsea Response Kit. As part of the WellCONTAINED™ subsea capping stack program, the new 450/150 Mark 3 BOP intervention skids from Fugro are an advancement in both pumping capability and water depth rating and will replace the existing equipment in inventory.

From Bowtech to OceanTools - New Members join the Team

19.07.2019
Aberdeen, Scotland, based OceanTools Ltd are delighted to announce that Brian Hector and Diane Smith, both formerly of Teledyne Bowtech, have joined their team. Between them they have almost fifty years of experience working at the forefront of the design and manufacture of underwater camera and lighting solutions for multiple industries.

North-east robotics company agrees international partnerships to add value to market

18.07.2019
Spectis Robotics, a leading provider of remotely operated robotic crawlers and camera systems, has announced two international distribution agreements.

MacArtney to Deploy Two Unmanned Winch Systems for Defence Specialists

17.07.2019
MacArtney continues to supply defence specialists Raytheon with winch solutions designed, tested and manufactured by MacArtney for flexible integration.

Another successful C-Kore deployment in Australian waters

15.07.2019
C-Kore Systems has successfully completed another offshore campaign off the West Australian North West Shelf. C-Kore’s subsea testing tools quickly located the faulty subsea equipment allowing it to be replaced to make the field operational again.

Floating offshore wind project in South Korea

13.07.2019
Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) have formed a consortium to develop the floating offshore wind project Donghae 1 off Ulsan in South Korea.

Fugro Succeeds With New Seep Survey License Sales Offshore Newfoundland

13.07.2019
Fugro and partner Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI), are reporting recent success selling multiple licences for data from frontier regions offshore east coast Canada.

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway

10.07.2019
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a sizeable(1) contract by Equinor(2) for installation and diving operations on the Europipe II, Heimdal and Statfjord (EHS) fields, located in the Danish and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea.

World’s largest fleet of mobile robotics moves ROVs into operation 20% faster with Vortex Studio

09.07.2019
CM Labs Simulations Inc. announced today that leading subsea engineering and applied technology company, Oceaneering Inc., has successfully integrated Vortex Studio into their planning and prototyping workflows for offshore tools.

Neptune trades in and trades up to Sonardyne’s new all-in-one technology platform

09.07.2019
Australian headquartered subsea services specialist Neptune has become the latest company to adopt Sonardyne International Ltd.’s new, all-in-one acoustic and inertial positioning technology platform to support its offshore survey projects.

NOVACAVI expands steel armoured cable single length capabilities

09.07.2019
As most applications require longer one single continuous lengths of steel armoured cables, so Novacavi efficiently improved equipment and optimized production system to handle cuts deployment till several kilometres.

Teledyne Marine adds ten new roles to Aberdeen operations

08.07.2019
Teledyne Marine has created ten new roles this year within the firm at their Dyce and Bridge of Don operations.

Acteon acquires Proserv’s field technology services and survey businesses

08.07.2019
Subsea services group Acteon is adding subsea cutting expertise to its Claxton brand with the acquisition of Proserv’s international Field Technology Services and Survey business units.

DeepOcean Awarded Contract By Equinor For Marine Operations For Installation Of The Vigdis Boosting Station

07.07.2019
DeepOcean AS, (DeepOcean), has been awarded a contract for performing marine operations in connection with installation of the Vigdis Boosting Station and associated in-field structures and flexibles.

More oil in the Oseberg area

06.07.2019
Equinor has, on behalf of the Oseberg partners, made a profitable oil discovery related to Oseberg Vestflanken. The well was drilled by the Askepott rig and the discovery will soon be put on stream via the new, unmanned and remote-operated H platform on the Oseberg field.

WFS Technologies announces expansion of operations into Houston and Brazil

06.07.2019
WFS Technologies, the global leader in Subsea Internet of Things (SIOT®) devices for Asset Integrity Management, today announced their expansion into Houston and Brazil as they continue to meet their growth objectives for 2019.

Wave Glider Mission from Hawaii to Mexico Detects Humpback Whale Calls

03.07.2019
BIG ISLAND, HAWAII July 1, 2019 – Jupiter Research Foundation and Whale Trust are pleased to announce the publication of the results of the first leg of their autonomous Wave Glider HUMPACS (Humpback Pacific Survey) acoustic survey in Journal of the Acoustic Society of America – Express Letters. During a 100-day nearly 7,000 km (3,800 nm) round trip survey on a line between Hawaii and Mexico within the 2018 winter breeding season, humpback whale calls were heard in mid-ocean basin, halfway between the known near-shore assemblies.
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