ROV Planet Articles

Kreuz Subsea appoints director of diving and ROV operations

29.06.2018
Global integrated subsea services business, Kreuz Subsea, has appointed Jerry Starling as director of diving and ROV operations.

Northrop Grumman Incorporates Data Collected from AQS-24B to SeeTrack System to Create Enhanced Minehunting Capability

29.06.2018
Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and SeeByte are collaborating to incorporate AQS-24B mine hunting sensor data into the SeeTrack system to enhance its Autonomous Target Recognition (ATR) capability.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR) Announces Strategic Partnership with Forssea Robotics

29.06.2018
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR), a specialist in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology are delighted to announce it has formed a partnership with Forssea Robotics, who are a dynamic and innovative organisation focussing on cutting edge ROV technology. This partnership will see STR provide its global customer base with access to Forssea Robotics advanced technology.

Another IMR contract to IKM Subsea - Provision of ROV services for periodic ROV inspections

25.06.2018
Equinor, Norske Shell and IKM Subsea have agreed to adopt the terms and conditions of the Contract originally signed between Norske Shell and IKM Subsea for provision of Light ROV & inspection services for Equinor operations. The services specifically ordered by Equinor will include onshore project management, engineering and offshore operations utilising the Siem Pride which is subject to a vessel share agreement with Norske Shell. The requested services and equipment will be delivered based on a call off mechanism and contract arrangement is estimated for two years with options to extend.

SMD's Multi-Mode Pre Lay Plough Completes First Job for Assodivers Ltd

22.06.2018
World leading subsea equipment designer and manufacturer Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) are pleased to announce that their Multi-Mode Pre Lay Plough, delivered to Greek offshore contractors Assodivers Ltd in Spring this year, has successfully completed its first offshore job in the Baltic sea.

i-Tech Services Receive Significant Inspection Classification Approval

19.06.2018
i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has further strengthened its Underwater Inspection in Lieu of Drydocking (UWILD) capability with certification to deliver to guidelines set by American Bureau of Shipping, DNV-GL, Bureau Veritas and Lloyds Register.

Forum Energy Technologies Awarded Contract for Submarine Rescue Vehicle and ROV

19.06.2018
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET) announced today that it received an order from Submarine Manufacturing and Products, Ltd. (SMP) to supply a submarine rescue vehicle (SRV), a work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV), and associated launch and recovery systems. The ROV and SRV will be delivered in 2019 and 2020, respectively, and integrated by SMP with additional equipment for delivery to a navy in the Far East.

Teledyne Benthos Acoustic Modems Meet NATO’s New JANUS Interoperability Standard

16.06.2018
On May 21 – 25, Teledyne Benthos took part in a 5-day JANUS Interoperability Fest hosted by the NATO STO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE), based in La Spezia (Italy), at which various vendors tested their JANUS protocol capabilities. The Teledyne Benthos UTS-9400 deck box and ATM-900 Series Modems were tested, and proved their ability to provide an interoperable real-time implementation of the JANUS protocol utilizing commercial-off-the-shelf acoustic communication (ACOMMS) hardware.

Forum Energy Technologies expands European in-country operations

11.06.2018
Forum Energy Technologies, has moved to expand its operations in Europe by appointing a new single distributor for its extensive fleet of subsea vehicles across The Netherlands and Belgium.

OCEANS 2018 Charleston Registration Opens Next Week!

07.06.2018
OCEANS 2018 Charleston Registration Opens Next Week!

C-Innovation appoints Shaun Lazenby as commercial manager

07.06.2018
HOUSTON (June 7, 2018) – C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has appointed Shaun Lazenby as commercial manager.

Nautilus confirms successful trial of new spider inspired samplers

07.06.2018
Nautilus Minerals Inc. announces that it has successfully completed the first trial of its newly developed autonomous sediment sampler. The insect-inspired creation is dubbed the “Nautilus Jumping Spider” and resembling its animal namesake, it sports a number of “tubular” legs. On landing on the seafloor, a mechanical trigger starts both the suction system that delivers sediment up the tubular legs and into the sample housing. Following the release of a biodegradable sacrificial ballast weight, a deep-sea float lifts the sampler back to surface for later collection.

Trelleborg Embarks on a European Roadshow to Share its Expertise

05.06.2018
Specialist engineers from Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will be providing free advice during a European tour organized to “share best practice” in sealing technology. The 14-stage ‘Industrial Roadshow Tour 2018’ began in France on June 4 and culminates in Bulgaria on November 9.

Phoenix Welcomes New Norfolk, VA General Manager

01.06.2018
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) announces that Chris Williams has joined the company as General Manager (GM) of our Norfolk, VA office. In addition to his GM duties, Chris will manage Phoenix’s key U.S. Navy Diving Services Contract, providing underwater ship repair capability to U.S. Navy ships worldwide.

DeepOcean Launches RECONNECT, a Subsea Power Cable Repair Service

01.06.2018
DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), today launches RECONNECT, a cost effective subsea cable repair service committed to reducing the time and cost of repairing and replacing subsea power cables.

TMTW Call for Speakers Extended to June 15

01.06.2018
This year, our highly popular Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop (TMTW) will travel to Europe to engage our customers and users on the continent. As with our US-based TMTW, this event will allow speakers, influencers, and attendees from around the globe to explore, learn, and share their experiences on a broad range of marine and inland technologies.

SeeByte launch new Area Breakdown Tool to optimise complex mission planning

31.05.2018
SeeByte are excited to launch the Area Breakdown Tool (ABT), which is designed to increase operators of unmanned maritime systems (UMS) efficiency in planning complex Mine Countermeasure (MCM) missions.

i-Tech Services adds vessel capability in Asia Pacific

31.05.2018
i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has signed a three-year charter agreement with MMA Offshore Limited as it looks to enhance its Life-of-Field (LoF) services and capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.
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