ROV Planet Articles

Queen’s Award for C-Kore Systems

26.04.2019
Following the success of winning the Innovation & Technology Award at Subsea UK’s awards ceremony in Aberdeen in February, C-Kore are celebrating again, having been honoured with a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, in the Innovation category.

Ashtead Technology acquires Aqua-Tech Solutions in Gulf of Mexico

26.04.2019
Ashtead Technology has announced it has acquired Louisiana based subsea equipment rental and cutting services specialist, Aqua-Tech Solutions, as part of the company’s international growth plans in the USA.

Archer Knight to Create 10 Jobs After £500,000 Equity Raise

24.04.2019
Archer Knight (Holdings) Limited (AKHL) has announced successful completion of a £500,000 equity raise. Assisted by M&A and financing experts Gneiss Energy Limited, AKHL secured the funds from 22 industry investors throughout the global subsea hubs. The Aberdeen based firm will use the capital to help grow its overall service offering and launch their market intelligence software platforms and applications throughout the subsea energy sector.

Valeport launches new Environmental range

24.04.2019
•new Hyperion Turbidity – the first turbidity sensor combining Nephelometer and OBS readings in such a compact size •new SWiFTplus Fluorometer – the combined power of SWiFT technology and a fluorometer

Teledyne RD Instruments Launches Next-Generation Long-Range Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

24.04.2019
Building upon the 20-year success of its industry standard Workhorse Long Ranger Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), Teledyne RD Instruments (TRDI) announces the launch of its next-generation long-range ADCP, the Pinnacle 45.

Oceaneering Takes Delivery of the Ocean Evolution

23.04.2019
Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) is pleased to announce that the company has taken delivery of the advanced subsea construction support vessel, Ocean Evolution.

Fugro’s Best-In-Class ROV System is Key Component of Republic of Korea’s New Submarine Rescue Vessel

18.04.2019
Fugro has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to supply an advanced Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) system as part of a new submarine rescue vessel for the Republic of Korea Navy. The system will enhance the operational capabilities of the auxiliary submarine rescue vessel - ASR-II - which is being provided by South Korean shipbuilder, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME).

EIVA launches a complete software solution for ROV steering

18.04.2019
NaviSuite Mobula is a new software product from EIVA, which offers advanced steering capabilities to ROV owners at a cost matching most budgets.

2019 Keynote speakers announced for UDT, AOC EW Europe and ITEC

17.04.2019
The three events are co-located in Stockholm, Sweden, taking place between 13-16 May, 2019

Forum launches new simulator training for next generation electric vehicles

17.04.2019
Forum Subsea Technologies has launched the latest version of its VMAX simulator to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV).

Hydro Group secures Japanese business partner

17.04.2019
International underwater connectivity manufacturer Hydro Group has established a new partnership with Japanese electrical and optical products company Riken Dengu Seizo Co., Ltd.

New managing director at the helm for engineering business SengS

17.04.2019
A leading north-east engineering solutions specialist, SengS, has unveiled a highly respected industry figure as managing director.

Acteon adds significant geotechnical and geophysical survey capabilities with Benthic acquisition

14.04.2019
Subsea services group Acteon has agreed to acquire offshore marine geotechnical and geophysical survey company Benthic. Headquartered in Houston, USA, Benthic adds leading deepwater and ultra-deepwater surveying capabilities to Acteon through its proprietary portable remotely operated drill (PROD) technology. Benthic’s latest generation PROD system can conduct in-situ penetration testing and collect samples and cores in extremely challenging conditions, including seabed slopes greater than 20° and water depths exceeding 3000 m.

Marine Technology Summer Camp for Undergrads! Co-sponsored with MTS

14.04.2019
The Marine Center at Northwestern Michigan College is partnering with the Marine Technology Society to offer an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students! Students will have a hands-on experience designed to offer student time on research vessels, data collection with ROVs, sonar, sensors,, and buoys while learning about the multiple applications of these technologies! No experience is required.

Falcon Helps Endangered Rockfish

14.04.2019
Delicious to eat, the rockfish in Washington’s Puget Sound were being fished to levels that threatened extinction.

Phoenix Promotes Jon Regh to Houston Area Manager

14.04.2019
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix), a worldwide leader in underwater solutions, announces the promotion of Jon Regh to Area Manager of our Houston, TX location. In his new role, Jon will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day revenue producing activities of the office, as well as providing direct oversight of the sales and marketing program; with the goal of maximizing utilization of company assets, increasing market share, and expanding into new markets.

Oceaneering Launches Global Engineering Consultancy Business

12.04.2019
Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) has launched a new global Engineering Consultancy, aimed at delivering specialist technical engineering solutions that complement its existing Asset Integrity business.

Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav 700 selected for new under-ice AUV

11.04.2019
The UK’s centre of excellence for oceanographic sciences, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), has selected high-performance hybrid navigation technology from Sonardyne International Ltd. for the next generation of its Autosub autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), targeted for under-ice operations.
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