ROV Planet Articles

New Scantrol AHC controller with integrated MRU

31.01.2019
Scantrol recently launched an AHC controller with integrated Motion Reference Unit (MRU). The controller, mTRACK, makes it possible to design efficient and affordable Active Heave Compensation (AHC) solutions for all winches and cranes that are used for subsea operations.

Leading Hydrographic Survey, ROV and Renewable Energy Recruitment Specialists; UTM Consultants Ltd, solidify their expansion plans by welcoming new Business Manager, William Best.

31.01.2019
Cornwall based Marine recruitment specialist; UTM Consultants Ltd are excited to announce the appointment of a new Business Manager, Will Best, following the recent opening of a new office in Bristol where he will be based. William Best will head up the ROV, Autonomous Vehicles & Inspection business line of UTM Consultants Ltd.

SMD Shanghai Complete Manufacture of Quantum MkIII WROV

31.01.2019
Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) are pleased to announce that SMD Shanghai, SMD’s Chinese entity, have successfully completed the manufacture and commissioning of a Quantum MkIII work class remotely operated vehicle (WROV) at their facility in Lingang, Shanghai. This is the first WROV to be built at their facility since its opening in 2018.

Rovco and Global Marine Group enter invested partnership

31.01.2019
Subsea technology company, Rovco has formed an invested partnership with Global Marine Group (GMG) an innovative market leader in offshore engineering, to bring intelligent inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) solutions to the global offshore market.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 18

28.01.2019
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 18: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV Professionals. Featuring ROVOP ready for an exciting 2019 – DriX: One year in operation – Cougar: Best for New Zealand Navy – Gigantic step for NZ robotics; headed to Antarctica – Forum's new eROV means big savings for operators – New undersea maps lead to hydro-thermal vents and species discoveries – Poster – ROV restoration in Venezuela – Phoenix submarine rescue team completes operation off the coast of Alaska – An Oardacious expedition – How to keep international business travel safe – OSEA2018 review – Why the oil & gas industry need to embrace digital transformation – USCG Blue Technology Focus Day – Teledyne introducing XRT: eXtended Range Tracking – ROV Support: challenges on land and in the deep.

Webtool Expands Cable Retrieval and Pipeline Decommissioning Focus at Subsea Expo

28.01.2019
Hydraulic cutters and systems specialist, Webtool, is exhibiting the latest developments in its industry-leading ROV electric cutters, cable retrieval and pipeline decommissioning tools on stand 124 at Subsea Expo 2019, 5-7 February, Aberdeen. Webtool integrated cutters also featured include IWOCS emergency disconnection and emergency deck cutters.

IKM Testing Awarded Major Contract at Tyra Redevelopment

25.01.2019
Total E&P Danmark A/S has awarded IKM Testing a comprehensive contract on the Danish Continental Shelf. The contract has been won in strong international competition. The contract includes cleaning and preparation for the removal of existing platforms and associated subsea pipelines. The contract will mainly be carried out in 2019 and parts of 2020.

Why you can't afford to miss out on Oi Americas

25.01.2019
Taking place in San Diego on 25 - 27 February, Oceanology International Americas provides a unique opportunity for you to discover the solutions transforming the ocean technology industry.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Expands its Aberdeen Team

24.01.2019
Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR), are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Ian Harvey as Senior Sales Engineer.

Fugro Enhances IRM Capability with new Edda Sun ROV Support Vessel

21.01.2019
Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilisation for the IRM contract planned for March 2019.

Registration Invitation for Subsea Expo 2019

21.01.2019
AECC, Aberdeen (East Entrance) 5th-7th February 2019 Tues 05 Feb: 09:30 – 18:00 Wed 06 Feb: 09:30 – 18:00 Thu 07 Feb: 09:30 – 14:00

Global opportunities to be explored at Subsea Expo

21.01.2019
With an increased number of UK companies sought to do business overseas in 2019, Subsea UK will explore the current and future global opportunities across a number of markets at this year’s Subsea Expo.

UTILITY ROV Secures Moray East Windfarm Contract

16.01.2019
Utility ROV Services (“URS”) has been contracted by Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (“Moray East”) to provide Boulder Relocation services on the Moray East Offshore Windfarm, located 22 Km from the coast of Scotland. Utility ROV are the latest local Scottish Contractor to be awarded a contract by Moray East on the Offshore windfarm development project, with work scheduled to commence in Q1 this year.

Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel

16.01.2019
Subsea 7 has finalised the acquisition of Toisa Pegasus, a multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel. The 2009-built vessel is to be renamed Seven Pegasus and will primarily support Subsea 7’s operations in the North Sea and Asia Pacific.

iXblue New Global Subsea Positioning System Chosen by Leading European Institute for Geodetic Mission off the Coast of Sicily

16.01.2019
iXblue, a global company that provides innovative solutions devoted to navigation, positioning and underwater imaging, has been chosen by the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM) to provide 8 Canopus LBL transponders for a major geodetic mission off the coast of Sicily. Deployed on the seabed, 2,500 meters below the surface, the Canopus transponders will measure the crustal deformation along the North-South Alfeo faults with a millimeter-scale resolution over the course of 4 years.

Underwater custom cable for mooring line to be deployed in the Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area

14.01.2019
NOVACAVI provided a tailor-made underwater hybrid cable solution to meet the Ligurian Cluster for Marine Technologies (DLTM) needs in enhancing marine and coastal environmental monitoring system in the Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area.

Keynote Programme Announced for SPE Offshore Europe 2019

11.01.2019
Artificial intelligence, energy diversification and the transformation of the workforce will be amongst the major talking points at SPE Offshore Europe 2019.

Arctic Rays chooses GTS Consulting as West Coast Sales Rep

11.01.2019
Arctic Rays LLC, an underwater technology specialist in the design and manufacturing of high-performance lights, cameras and sub-sea equipment, has announced GTS Consulting as the company’s west coast representative. The territory for GTS Consulting on behalf of Arctic Rays includes California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.
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