ROV Planet Articles

Contract for improved recovery on Johan Sverdrup

17.01.2018
Statoil awards a contract to Alcatel Submarine Networks for Permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) on the Johan Sverdrup field. The seismic technology – a potential digital enabler for the field – will be a key contributor to delivering on Johan Sverdrup’s 70 percent recovery ambition.

Announcing the New Echoscope4G® Surface for Shallow Water Applications

17.01.2018
The Echoscope Surface Coda Octopus is delighted to announce the release of the Echoscope4G® Surface. The Echoscope4G® Surface is the first product in our new 4th generation real-time 3D sonar line-up, and is a major step forward for our technology offering a package which is 50% lighter, 40% smaller with a 30% lower power requirement.

Delta SubSea LLC and Optime SubSea AS joins to lead the way in Western-hemisphere deep-water subsea operations.

16.01.2018
Delta SubSea LLC. and Optime SubSea AS have entered into an agreement to provide combined service solutions to their clients’ deep-water control needs, whether it is XT control for installation, interventions, testing, SCM diagnostics or other subsea XT test or controls applications. This will be supplied via their small and light deepwater Intervention Workover Control (IWOC) system for 3,000m (9,843 ft) waters.

Statoil awarded new production licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

16.01.2018
In connection with the Award in Predefined Areas (APA) for 2017 Statoil has been offered interests in 31 exploration licences on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), 17 of these as operator, and 14 as a partner.

Shell Announces Redevelopment Of Penguins Field In UK North Sea

16.01.2018
The decision authorises the construction of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the first new manned installation for Shell in the northern North Sea in almost 30 years.

Rex Industrial LLC introduces on-demand Engineering Commerce system

16.01.2018
Rex Industrial LLC, (Rex), a technology company at the forefront of software development, has launched Engineering CommerceTM; a fully integrated system that supplies engineered products and services to be delivered on-demand.

Global Energy Group’s multi-client contract showcases UK-based engineering talent to achieve first oil for Catcher

15.01.2018
Global Energy Group (GEG), a Scotland-headquartered energy sector service provider, has played a key role, together with local businesses, in supporting Premier Oil reach first oil on the Catcher field in the North Sea. This was safely achieved on 23 December 2017.

Ocean Infinity to continue search for Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370

12.01.2018
Ocean Infinity, the technology company specializing in collecting high resolution geophysical seabed data, confirms that its proposal to continue the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has been accepted by the Government of Malaysia.

Oceaneering Secures Inspection Services Partnership in Australia

11.01.2018
January 11, 2018 — Houston, Texas — Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) is pleased to announce that is subsidiary, Oceaneering Australia Pty Ltd, has formed a partnership with Australian owned and operated NDT Tech Ops to provide asset integrity services, including integrated inspection, non-destructive testing, and evaluation services, in the country.

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11.01.2018
Oceanology International is the meeting place for the ocean technology and marine science community and you can't afford to miss out.

Competition is Fierce for the MCEDD Technical Program

11.01.2018
With over 150 abstracts submitted, the competition is fierce for the 2018 technical program. The Advisory Board are finalizing their votes this week.

Rovco Secures Innovate UK Funding for 3D Visualisation Project

10.01.2018
Subsea technology company, Rovco, has secured Innovate UK funding to develop a cutting-edge 3D visualisation system as part of a two-part Artificial Intelligence demonstrator project potentially worth £1m.

Novacavi supports Danish Defence subsea demining

10.01.2018
Specialist cable manufacturer Novacavi has recently engineered, manufactured and supplied tough and size contained custom cables in support of the Danish Defence subsea demining program. Tasked by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation, Novacavi technical project team developed an high technology underwater hybrid cable that allows ROVs to enhance and extend operational capabilities in Baltic Sea water.

C-Innovation forms subsea projects group to offer fully integrated subsea solutions

09.01.2018
HOUSTON (Jan 9, 2018) – C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has formed a turnkey subsea projects group. Capable of providing a complete solution to its global customer base without sourcing outside the Chouest family worldwide, the new group is based in ECO’s Houston office, at the heart of the energy corridor.

Kreuz Subsea wins major contract to support L&T and ONGC in India

09.01.2018
- Eight-figure sum is most financially significant deal in company’s history - Kreuz Subsea, a leading global integrated subsea services business, has announced it has been awarded its most financially significant contract in the company’s history. It will see the independent firm mobilise five vessels to deliver subsea completion works for Indian multi-national conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) from the start of 2018.

Maersk Drilling announces four year contract with Tullow Ghana

09.01.2018
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a four year contract for the deep-water drillship Maersk Venturer by Tullow Ghana Ltd.

Greensea Hires New Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships

08.01.2018
Greensea, creator of OPENSEA™, the universal marine industry operating platform, has recently announced the creation of a new position and appointment of Galal Hamdy as Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships. Galal has spent the past 8 years working for Cox Automotive leading business development for their digital marketing business unit. While working at Cox, Galal was responsible for all external relationships and alliances, shepherding joint products to market, and developing the infrastructure needed to support these partnerships.

Subsea NE Appoints Leading Industry Figure as Regional Chairman

08.01.2018
The regional advocacy group for the North-east of England’s subsea sector has appointed Bruce Heppenstall as its new chairman. Heppenstall will take over the reins of Subsea North East from Andrew Hodgson to further strengthen the organisation’s position as a leading authority across the industry.
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