ROV Planet Articles

Ocean Business 2019 Bringing Industry Together at Key Networking & Co-located Business Meetings

11.02.2019
As the biggest international sea technology show this year, Ocean Business is hosting a number of free to attend high profile meetings and industry events when it takes place from 9-11 April 2019 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK.

Maxwell Drummond Ltd prepares for growth with new director appointment

11.02.2019
Oil and gas executive search specialist Maxwell Drummond Ltd has signalled its intent following the firm’s re-launch in November (2018) by unveiling a new director.

New Deep Sea Animal Discoveries Warrant Expanded Protections in Costa Rican Waters

09.02.2019
Scientists aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor surveyed deep-sea seamounts outside Isla del Coco UNESCO World Heritage site revealing coral communities with surprising diversity.

ROVOP appoints new Head of Technology to enhance digital agility

08.02.2019
ROVOP, the independent provider of subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has appointed Lee Wilson to the newly created role of Head of Technology.

MacArtney & Moog Focal boost sales of Electrical Slip Rings and Fibre Optic Rotary Joints

07.02.2019
MacArtney with long time partners Moog Focal has recently completed the sale of ten Electrical Slip Rings and Fibre Optic Rotary Joints for use within key marine industries.

C-Kore Systems crowned winner at Subsea UK Awards

07.02.2019
C-Kore Systems was delighted to accept the Innovation & Technology Award at Subsea UK’s awards ceremony last night in Aberdeen. The awards dinner recognises companies and individuals who lead the way in Britain’s subsea sector.

More Saab Seaeye robotic vehicles for Sellafield nuclear waste project

07.02.2019
After breaking all records for transferring waste material stored in spent fuel ponds, Sellafield Ltd has selected the Saab Seaeye Tiger robotic vehicle to work in one of the most hazardous environments on the planet.

Students to experience virtual subsea work at OPITO event

07.02.2019
Students from secondary schools across the North-east of Scotland will have the opportunity to take part in an array of subsea focused activities including a virtual tour of the seabed, as part of OPITO’s Energise Your Future (EYF) today (Thursday 7 th February).

Subsea UK award winners announced

07.02.2019
Motive Offshore Group was crowned subsea company of the year while Jim Milne was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the sector at Subsea UK’s annual awards last night (Wednesday 6th February).

£1.5m investment in Enpro technology supports business growth

06.02.2019
Aberdeen-based production optimisation specialist Enpro Subsea has announced that the £1.5million investment project in its Flow Intervention Services (FIS) technology, which included a £755,000 research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise, has started onshore testing ahead of planned subsea field trials later this year.

OceanWise and Valeport supply environmental monitoring system to Harwich Haven Authority

06.02.2019
Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has chosen OceanWise to supply, install and maintain new tide and weather systems at the 900-year old east coast of England port. British marine instrument specialist, Valeport, has partnered with OceanWise to deliver the environmental monitoring systems and continue its long-standing relationship with HHA.

Modus marks 10 years in business with a new look

05.02.2019
Modus is marking a decade of trading with an exciting new look. Changes include a new brand identity and website, as well as the new strapline of ‘Smart Subsea Services’.

Unique Group invests more than £1 million in Sonardyne’s INS and LBL technologies

05.02.2019
Leading integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider Unique Group is bringing the advantages of Sonardyne International Ltd.’s new Fusion 2 and 6+ underwater survey and positioning technologies to its global customer base following orders worth in excess of £1 million.

Chief executive of Subsea UK, Neil Gordon, responds to the recent Scottish Affairs Committee report and the Scottish Energy Minister’s announcement.

05.02.2019
Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “The Scottish Affairs Committee report and today’s announcement from the Scottish Energy Minister underlines both Westminster’s and Holyrood’s commitment to our industry. Subsea UK has been working closely with both governments on the oil and gas sector deal and we welcome the acknowledgement of and support for the subsea industry in particular. Subsea plays a vital role in helping the North Sea oil and gas industry to maximise its full potential but our sector also has important roles to play in offshore wind and the emerging industries such as wave and tidal, ocean science, deep sea mining and aquaculture. The global underwater hub, to be based in Aberdeen, will be the industry’s and government’s response to increasing our global marketshare, capitalising on the opportunities in all sectors by connecting, leveraging and enhancing our capabilities.

i-Tech Services positioned for growth in Gulf of Mexico

04.02.2019
i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has taken on 13 new people in Houston following a successful twelve months which saw the office secure a series of new contract awards in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ocean Infinity Sets Standards for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

04.02.2019
Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions, to provide state-of-the-art, high-resolution baseline maps against which competitors for the Grand Prize of the US$7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE will be judged.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Expands its Australia Team

04.02.2019
Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR), are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Steve Harris as Technical Operations Manager – Australia. This comes following expansion into the region and appointment of Jason French as Business Development Director – Asia Pacific, in September 2018.
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