ROV Planet Articles

Equinor completes world’s first logistics operation with a drone to an offshore installation

02.09.2020
A drone flew a 3D-printed part for the lifeboat system from the Mongstad base to the Troll A platform in the North Sea. The operation was completed efficiently and according to plan.

Boskalis Subsea Services secures multi-million-pound Perenco contract in UKCS

01.09.2020
Aberdeen based Boskalis Subsea Services, has announced the award and successful completion of a multi-million-pound contract awarded by Perenco UK. The contract was to support a pipeline project in the UK’s Southern North Sea basin.

Norwegian Initiative for Global Offshore Wind

01.09.2020
Ocean Installer and Vard are entering into a partnership to develop one of the world's most advanced turbine installation vessels for offshore wind.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 24 is out now!

28.08.2020
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 24: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV/USV Professionals. Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Events Calendar - Qualifying Freedom - Finding USS Nevada - NOAA Tests DriX - Film-Ocean Invests Further in New Work Class ROV - The Abyssal Ecosystem - Poster: Aleron MultiROV - The History of Underwater Wet-Mateable connectors - Ice-o-Pod Exploring Antarctica's Under-Ice Marine Life - RUD ROV Hook: Subsea Lifting to the Next Level - Cybersecurity Under and Above Water - The Theseus AUV: A Cold War Legacy.

ROV Planet Buyer's Guide 2020

28.08.2020
ROV Planet has launched the ROV/AUV Parts & Equipment Suppliers Buyer’s Guide 2020. The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV/USV Professionals. Welcome to ROV Planet!

Fugro Awarded 3-year Multidisciplinary Survey Services Contract by Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

27.08.2020
Fugro has been awarded a 3-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for the provision of statewide survey services.

Advanced Insulation Expands into New Gloucester Unit Following Subsea Demand

27.08.2020
Steadily increasing demand for its subsea buoyancy products has prompted leading materials solution provider Advanced Insulation to invest over £8million pounds in a new facility in Gloucester.

KONGSBERG Brings in Digital twin Expertise to Strengthen Digital Offering in the Maritime Space

26.08.2020
KONGSBERG announced today its plans to increase investment in maritime digital solutions, focus on building strong partnerships and combine Kongsberg Digital’s two maritime divisions into one brand: Digital Ocean.

Fugro Wins three Long-term ROV Services Contracts with Petrobras in Brazil

26.08.2020
In partnership with Solstad and Oceanpact, Fugro has been awarded three long-term contracts by Petrobras to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services for a variety of subsea activities in Brazil. All three contracts are for 3-year firm periods with additional 1-year options.

Saipem, Protagonist in Offshore Wind, will Develop a Wind Farm in Italy

26.08.2020
Saipem: MoU signed with AGNES and QINT’X to develop one of the first wind farm in the Adriatic Sea.

Submersible Monitoring System from Arctic Rays

24.08.2020
Arctic Rays, LLC has officially released a compact Submersible Monitoring System for use in 1 atmosphere pressure housings.

OSEA Goes Virtual in 2020 with Live Event Slated for 2021

21.08.2020
Informa Markets today announced that OSEA – the biennial flagship event for Asia’s Oil & Gas industry, to be held on 24 – 26 November 2020, will become a fully virtual event on the same dates.

Ocean Power Technologies’ PB3 PowerBuoy® Achieves New Operational Milestone

21.08.2020
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, announced that the PB3 PowerBuoy® operating in the Adriatic Sea has surpassed 600 days of continuous operation for Eni’s Phase 1 resident autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) project.

Abyssal Joins Marine Robotics Innovation Centre's Thriving Community

21.08.2020
The NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre has announced that Abyssal is joining its thriving community of partners. This follows the news from earlier in the month that Cellula Robotics has partnered with the Centre.

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.
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