ROV Planet Articles

N-Sea strengthens renewable capabilities with German office

27.09.2017
As part of its continuing global growth strategy, subsea IMR provider N-Sea has announced the opening of a new office in Stralsund, Germany. The new base will support the country’s offshore renewable energy market, with N-Sea undertaking on-going maintenance and repair services to existing and planned windfarms. The company has appointed Jörg Butgen as Business Development Manager, who will be responsible for the establishment and growth of N-Sea’s services and products in the region.

Recovery Operations Successful with JW Fishers’ Metal Detectors

27.09.2017
For more information about JW Every day, bodies of water around the globe are used for recreational purposes, to supply food and drinking water to the growing population, to help stock our natural resource supplies, and to provide a natural habitat for marine life. Sometimes these very same “friendly” waters take valued possessions from people or are used to discard evidence from a crime scene. JW Fishers has been manufacturing hand held, underwater metal detectors for over 40 years and has been the equipment of choice for both law enforcement agencies and treasure hunters worldwide.

Subsea Expo 2018 Calls the Industry to Action

26.09.2017
Subsea UK’s flagship conference – final call for papers Industry experts are being urged by Subsea UK to showcase the most advanced technologies and lead discussions on the current and future subsea challenges at next year’s flagship event, Subsea Expo. The 13th annual conference, which takes place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre from 7-9th February 2018, will examine and debate key industry topics including global markets, ROV developments, subsea innovation and offshore renewables.

Phoenix welcomes new Bayou Vista, LA general manager

26.09.2017
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) is pleased to announce that Troy Turner has been appointed as Area Manager for our Bayou Vista, Louisiana location. In this position, Troy will be responsible for overseeing and directing the day-to-day activities of the office, and actively pursuing growth opportunities for all Phoenix services in the area.

Aquabotix Expands Global Distributor Network for Underwater Vehicles and Camera Systems

25.09.2017
New distributors to help support Aquabotix’s expansion into new global sectors and regions, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, India and Brazil

Last chance to speak at OI18: Deadline extended to 6 October

25.09.2017
Why should you submit an abstract? The deadline to speak in the Oceanology International 2018 conference has been extended to the 6th October. Here are our top 3 reasons to grab this opportunity and submit your abstract today:

Introducing Moog Focal’s New 4 Gbps Pressure Tolerant Optical Transceiver

25.09.2017
Moog Focal is pleased to announce the launch of its new 4 Gbps, pressure tolerant (PT) small form-factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceiver. The first order will be supplied to MacArtney UK Ltd. for a project that requires high bandwidth data in tough pressure tolerant conditions.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Sponsors Local Youth Football Teams

24.09.2017
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR) are delighted to announce its support to two local football teams by providing sponsorship for the current season.

Riptide earns Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 North American Product Leadership Award for its Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Technology

24.09.2017
On September 18th, Frost and Sullivan presented Riptide Autonomous Solutions with its North American Product Leadership Award in the unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) market.

It's your last chance to book a stand at OI China's new venue in Qingdao

23.09.2017
Space is running out at OI China's new venue in Qingdao where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the international marine technology and ocean science communities.

Subsea UK highlights huge opportunities in offshore wind

23.09.2017
Subsea UK has highlighted the huge opportunity for subsea companies to step-up and play their part in helping to meet the world’s renewable energy targets at an event in Aberdeen yesterday (Wednesday 20th September).

M2 Subsea unveils purpose-built test tank in Aberdeenshire

21.09.2017
M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has unveiled its recently commissioned purpose-built test tank at the company’s base in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. The indoor fresh water tank, which can hold 73,600 litres of water, has been created for the primary purpose of testing ROVs and ancillary equipment. The facility will allow the company to be in total control from the planning to completion of asset testing, ensuring the quality and rapid turnaround of results before they are deployed for both domestic and international projects. The tank is commercially available for subsea manufacturers and service providers to rent, along with or without M2 Subsea’s ROV fleet. The facility has already been successfully used by Acteon Group for product testing.

SBG Systems to Launch the “SBG +Services”, a Full Set of Technical Services around its Inertial Sensors.

20.09.2017
SBG Systems, leading manufacturer of inertial navigation systems, adds to its catalog a full set of technical services called the “SBG +Services”. Dedicated to Surveyors as well as Integrators, these services increase productivity by enhancing utilization efficiency and bringing clever solutions to daily project challenges.

Phoenix welcomes new largo, MD General Manager

20.09.2017
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) announces that Matthew Long has joined the company as General Manager (GM) of our Largo, MD headquarters office. Matthew will oversee all aspects of Phoenix’s government and commercial deep ocean search and recovery service lines, as well as the company’s Engineering and R&D work.

Phoenix Welcomes New Quality Management System and Improvement Lead

19.09.2017
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) announces that John Torgersen has joined the company as our new Quality Management Systems (QMS) Lead overseeing elements in all aspects required to achieve and maintain registration and certification in Commercial and Military quality standards and certification programs. The initial focus for John in this position will be spearheading the effort to transition Phoenix from our current ISO 9001:2008 certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard

Oceanscan invests in R2Sonic Multibeam and I2NS from Applanix

19.09.2017
Swathe Services announce that Oceanscan have recently made a significant investment for an R2Sonic 2022 digital wideband multibeam system with integrated I2NS (POS MV Wavemaster) INS. The Sonic 2022 is portable, the compact form factor making it ideal for integration into AUV, ROV, or small boat operations with a range up to 400m of water.

Matt Corbin joins Sparrows Group as director of European operations

18.09.2017
Sparrows Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors.

The Underwater Centre sees Increase in Bespoke ROV Training Outside Oil & Gas Sector

18.09.2017
Well-known for offering bespoke training in commercial diving and ROV operations to a range of clients worldwide, The Underwater Centre has recently noticed a real expansion in their client base for ROV training to companies outside the oil and gas sector.
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