ROV Planet Articles

Film-Ocean invests in designing and manufacturing a compact ROV Launch and Recovery System

20.08.2020
Film-Ocean, an ROV specialist for the oil, gas and offshore renewables sectors, has recently invested a six-figure sum in the design and manufacture of its latest compact ROV launch and recovery system (LARS).

Benthic Wins Petrobras Mero Field Geotechnical Site Investigation Services, Brazil

20.08.2020
Benthic, a global geosciences company and part of marine and subsea solutions group Acteon, has signed a contract with Petrobras to provide geotechnical site investigation services at the Mero field off the coast of Brazil.

Maersk Drilling Secures Additional one-well Contract for Low-emission Rig under the Aker BP Alliance

20.08.2020
Maersk Drilling has been awarded an additional one-well contract from Aker BP for the low-emission jack-up rig Maersk Integrator. In direct continuation of its previously announced work scope, the rig will move to the Ula field offshore Norway to drill the Ula F – Producer 1 well.

Digital Concept Engineering Wins Map the Gap Competition

20.08.2020
Digital Concepts Engineering Ltd (DCE) has won a contract in the UK government’s Defence and Security Accelerator’s (DASA) Map the Gap competition to develop a semi-autonomous reconnaissance and survey system that will help troops safely and stealthily advance into enemy territory over water.

Welaptega Debuts Riser Cleaning Technology with Ocean Installer

19.08.2020
International underwater asset integrity specialists Welaptega have innovated an advanced cleaning system to safely and efficiently remove marine growth from risers.

DeepTech Oil Services Delivers Game Changing Project

19.08.2020
Deepwater remote operations specialists, DeepTech Oil Services, has announced the successful completion of a break through intervention project. The scope was delivered in the Zohr gas field in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea for Eni and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC).

SEA-KIT USV Successfully Completes 22 Days of Offshore Operations in the Atlantic Ocean

19.08.2020
SEA-KIT’s 12m Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) ‘Maxlimer’ returned to Plymouth on Friday after 22 days of remote survey operations on Europe’s continental margin.

SeeByte and MIT successfully combine autonomy engines for best of breed “system of systems”

18.08.2020
SeeByte and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have successfully combined SeeByte’s Neptune autonomy engine with MIT’s MOOS-IVP during the first trials to test a multi-architecture autonomy framework.

HIPP Awards Fugro Gulf ST Vincent Charting Project for Australian Hydrographic Office

17.08.2020
Fugro has been selected to chart the waters of South Australia’s Gulf St Vincent and Investigator Strait as part of the Australian Government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP).

C-Kore Supports Total with Subsea Testing Operations in the North Sea

17.08.2020
C-Kore Systems deployed their Subsea Testing tools on Total’s Greater Laggan Area, West of Shetland to perform electrical testing on the field’s umbilicals. With the fast and accurate data provided by C-Kore’s Subsea TDR, discontinuities were quickly located, saving time and money compared to traditional subsea testing techniques.


OceanTools Secures Significant Order for PowerLOG Dataloggers and OceanDISP Subsea Displays

14.08.2020
OceanTools, global leaders in subsea engineering, are delighted to announce the confirmation of a significant order with Seatronics, the marine technology specialists.

Xodus Launches Major Floating Offshore Wind Study

14.08.2020
Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has launched a three-year collaborative research project on the costs around floating offshore wind.

Hayle Harbour Authority Supports New Robotic Survey Techniques to Monitor Changes in the Port

14.08.2020
Hayle Harbour Authority has partnered with Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) to help with the development of robotic vessels in performing hydrographic surveys in Hayle Harbour.

Underwater Survey Robot Set For Inaugural Demonstration

13.08.2020
A state-of-the-art underwater survey robot is set to be demonstrated for the first time in August.

Fugro awarded CrossWind site investigation contract for Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm

13.08.2020
The CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell in the Netherlands and Eneco, has awarded Fugro a contract to deliver comprehensive geotechnical site investigation solutions to support development of the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm. The site investigation solutions will comprise an unexploded ordnance (UXO) site clearance survey followed by a seabed cone penetration test (CPT) investigation.

Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority Invests in New Survey Technology

13.08.2020
Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) has invested in state-of-the-art sonar technology for its survey works throughout its district.

Olav Hetland Appointed Director Offshore Wind Farms, Ocean Installer

11.08.2020
Ocean Installer is proud to announce the establishment of a new business segment; developer of offshore wind, in synergy with offshore wind installation ambition.

SMD Secures New Contract to Supply ROV to Petrovietnam Subsidiary

11.08.2020
Soil Machine Dynamics Limited (SMD) has won a multi-million-dollar contract to supply a Quasar II, medium-sized work class ROV to PTSC GEOS & SUBSEA SERVICES CO., LTD., (PTSC G&S), a subsidiary of Petrovietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC). The Quasar is the second of its kind to be ordered by PTSC G&S, nearly a decade after the first ROV was purchased.
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