ROV Planet Articles

Subsea UK announces new board for 2020

09.12.2019
Following a ballot at its AGM last week, Subsea UK has announced a new board of senior subsea leaders with a mix of expertise and knowledge across all sectors of the industry.

His Majesty the King will open Johan Sverdrup

09.12.2019
On 7 January next year, His Majesty the King will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field centre. Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg will also be present.

Phoenix Divers Assist with Airplane Recovery

07.12.2019
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) divers were recently contracted by Blount Brothers Construction to assist with the recovery of an aircraft that crashed and sank in the Red River on Sunday, November 24.

RUD ROV Hooks for Subsea Installations

06.12.2019
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) used four 10-tonne capacity remotely operated vehicle (ROV) hooks from RUD to fulfill two major subsea contracts recently—both in the Gulf of Mexico. The products were sourced from RUD distributor LiftPull.

Deepocean Awarded Contract for IMR Services by Equinor in 2020

06.12.2019
DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding AS (DeepOcean), has been awarded a contract by Equinor for subsea IRM services in 2020.

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum

06.12.2019
Fugro has successfully completed the first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP). Ceri Powell, BSP’s Managing Director, delivered a congratulatory note acknowledging the quality of Fugro’s work and HSSE leadership shown throughout the campaign. BSP’s Project Lead Bilman Pardomuan Hutabarat commented: “This campaign was the first deepwater survey project for Shell in Brunei and its success will lead to many more deepwater programmes.”

Future Korean submarine rescue capability to be supported by Sonardyne

04.12.2019
Underwater positioning and tracking technology from Sonardyne International Ltd. is to be used to support search and recovery operations undertaken by the Republic of Korea Navy's (RoKN's) new auxiliary submarine rescue ship (ASR-II).

Mako 4K – Standalone Programmable 4K Mini-Camera Released

04.12.2019
Seeing the need for a simple, ultra-compact standalone 4K UHD camera, Arctic Rays, LLC has released Mako for use on multiple platforms, including ROVs, HOVs, ASVs, landers and fixed platforms.

NOVACAVI addressing aquaculture ROV systems challenges

04.12.2019
Monitoring and maintaining aquaculture infrastructures with remote operated vehicles inspection technology must be supported by reliable and resilient cables to withstand regular use in fish farming underwater facilities.

Hydroid Integrates HISAS 2040 Module with In-Mission Processor onto a REMUS 600 UUV

03.12.2019
The in-mission processor allows real-time processing of HISAS data, allowing operators to download high-resolution images immediately when the vehicle returns from its mission.


IT²EC 2020 will take place 28-30 April at ExCel, London

02.12.2019
IT²EC, the international forum for the military simulation, training and education community, is pleased to announce that the 2020 conference theme has been finalised.

Rovco Launches World’s First Live 3D Subsea Streaming Technology

02.12.2019
In a world-first, subsea technology company Rovco has launched “SubSLAM Live” a 3D Streaming technology which allows clients to video and live stream 3D underwater pointclouds to any device in the world.

Valeport is Awarded Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

29.11.2019
Valeport has been awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification, the more rigorous level of accreditation in the Government backed scheme that helps organisations protect against a range of the most common cyber attacks. The certification provides reassurance to Valeport’s customers that the company treats the threat of cyber crime, and the protection of their personal information, with all seriousness.

MacArtney to Launch and Recover Water Column Sampling Equipment in Canadian Great Lakes

28.11.2019
MacArtney Canada, working for Environment Canada, recently supplied a freshwater oceanography marine lifting device for water instrumentation, profiling and sampling apparatus.

Juliet & Minke Decommissioning Project - Completed November 2019

28.11.2019
Utility ROV Services (URS) prove their worth after successful completion of a subsea decommissioning work scope on Neptune Energy E&P UK’s Juliet and Minke fields.

Equinor and ORE Catapult Collaborating to Share Hywind Scotland Operational Data

28.11.2019
Operational data from the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Scotland, is now available to access on a free to use basis for supply chain businesses and academia through the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Platform for Operational Data (POD) service.

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Australia

28.11.2019
Subsea 7 today confirmed a substantial(1) contract award by Woodside for the execution of phase 2 of the Julimar-Brunello Project. This contract was awarded to Subsea 7 earlier this year, subject to the final investment decision of the Julimar-Brunello joint venture participants (Woodside and KUFPEC), which has now occurred. (1) Subsea 7 defines a substantial contract as being between USD 150 million and USD 300 million.

Marine Technical Limits Welcomes Three New Recruits

27.11.2019
FPSO integrity management and repair specialist Marine Technical Limits (MTL) has added three new recruits to its multi-disciplinary team.
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