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Enpro Scoops Company of the Year at Subsea Awards

Winners reflect depth of talent and innovation in the industry says Subsea UK

Phoenix Awarded Diving & Diving Related Services Contract from Naval Sea Systems Command

Phoenix International Holdings Inc. (Phoenix) is pleased to announce the award of a $97 Million (maximum value) contract to provide diving and diving related services to the United States Navy. The primary purpose of this contract is to deliver operational, engineering and technical support to the Navy's air, mixed gas and saturation diving services program overseen by the Naval Sea Systems Command’s Office of Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV).

Forum’s ROV to Support Amundsen Science’s Arctic Research

Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order from Amundsen Science (Université Laval, Canada) to supply a light work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support its Arctic scientific research activities.

New 30,000 Lumen Dual-Channel LED Light from Arctic Rays Released

Arctic Rays, LLC is pleased to announce Dragonfish II, a dual-channel, high quality LED torch light for professional HOW/ROV/AUV imaging applications. The high-output, 30,000 delivered lumens, continuous output Dragonfish II features dual-channel, independently dimmable LED arrays allowing for white or color blending and independent bi-color operation. Initial eight production units are going to launch customer OceanX for use on manned submersibles and an ROV.

Fugro Awarded Aker Energy Contract for Pecan Field Surveys Offshore Ghana

Aker Energy has awarded Fugro a contract for geotechnical and geophysical survey services in relation to the Pecan field, offshore Ghana. The surveys will obtain critical seabed and sub-seabed information to facilitate the planning and emplacement of the Pecan subsea infrastructure and the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ship. “This project will build on the extensive experience that our vessels and staff have gained in Ghana and the wider West Africa region, and we look forward to using this knowledge to execute a safe and successful campaign,” said Jaco Stemmet, Fugro’s Director for Africa.

Hydroid, Inc. Delivers REMUS 300 UUV to U.S. Navy

The 305 meter-rated UUV is being evaluated for the Next Generation Small-Class UUV program Summary: • New REMUS 300 UUV delivered to the U.S. Navy for evaluation • Modularity allows for reconfigurable payloads, sensors and energy modules • Open architecture platform with Hardware Development Kit and Software Development Kit • Commercially available for order by the second quarter of 2020 Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and a leading manufacturer of marine robotic systems, today announced they have delivered the first REMUS 300 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) prototype to the U.S. Navy through the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) has accepted and is characterizing the REMUS 300. This new, modular UUV will be assessed over the next year as a potential solution for the Next Generation Small-Class UUV (SUUV) program for the Navy.

Oceaneering Awarded Riserless Light Well Intervention Contract by BP

Oceaneering International, Inc. ("Oceaneering") (NYSE:OII) announced the award by units of BP p.l.c. ("BP"), of a contract to provide comprehensive riserless light well intervention (RLWI) services offshore Angola in Blocks 18 and 31. The value of this meaningful award is reflected in our December 31, 2019 Subsea Products backlog.

Subsea Expo has international flavour with VIPs from Africa and Azerbaijan

Mozambique’s oil and gas regulator, the National Petroleum Institute, and senior representatives from SOCAR, the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic, will be actively promoting business opportunities for UK subsea companies at Subsea Expo.

Partnership Deal with Aleron Group and Blue Logic

Fast-growing subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV), tooling and equipment specialist Aleron Group has agreed a partnership deal with Norway-based connector specialist Blue Logic.

Kongsberg Maritime Signs Agreement to Sell its Subsidiary Hydroid and Enter into Alliance to Provide Future Solutions to the US Navy

Kongsberg Maritime AS has signed an agreement to sell its underwater technology company Hydroid, Inc. for USD 350 million to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the largest supplier of vessels to the US Navy. The agreement provides that, as of closing, the parties will enter into a strategic alliance agreement concerning underwater technology and maritime solutions.

Podium place for Bulgin connectors in international school ROV competition

A school robotics team sponsored by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin won third place overall in the 2019 MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition, with connectors from Bulgin featured in the design. Among the 24 other schools that qualified in the Explorer age group final, a California-based high school’s robotics team had decided to use Bulgin’s PX0413/03P rear panel mount connectors in their design.

DroneSeastem-Protect Project: drones will protect our maritime access routes

DroneSeastem-Protect Project: drones will protect our maritime access routes - the manufacturers of the French Southern region are ready!

UK Underwater Engineering Industry to Create 9,000 Jobs by 2022

Subsea UK’s Business Activity Review Reveals Increase in Output, Optimism and Employment

Ocean Infinity Launch 'Armada' - Largest Fleet of Unmanned Surface Robots

Ocean Infinity is excited to announce the launch of a new pioneering marine technology and data company, Armada.

Sonardyne acquires underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics

Leading marine technology provider Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics Inc.

DeepOcean Americas

As of 1st Feb, Tony Stokes has been appointed as President of Delta SubSea and for the DeepOcean Americas region.

IMCA Speaking at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is being represented by Peter Sieniewicz, IMCA Technical Adviser – Diving at this year’s Underwater Intervention (UI) on 5 February 2020.

New Superyacht Secured with Sonardyne’s Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar

Underwater diver detection sonar technology from Sonardyne Inc. has been chosen by yacht security specialist Frankentek Inc. for their latest new-build superyacht surveillance and protection project.
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