ROV Planet Articles

Decommissioning debate to take centre stage at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

31.07.2017
Decommissioning will be a special focus at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 with a range of expert speakers announced as part of the plenary and new Decommissioning Zone technical programme. Shell will host a keynote panel session with senior spokespeople from CNR, Chevron, Heerema Marine Contractors, Marine Scotland and the UK regulator BEIS.

Atlas Director Andrew Blears Expands Subsea Services in APAC

31.07.2017
Andrew Blears, Director for leading Energy, Marine and Renewables recruitment specialist Atlas Professionals, will now be based in the company’s Singapore office to support the team and enhance Atlas’ collaboration with local businesses in the Asia-Pacific.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 12

31.07.2017
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 12: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV Professionals. Featuring Oceaneering Subsea Services Advance Further Into Digital Future – JANUS: The First Digital Underwater Communications Standard – New Technologies Drive Greater ROV Control and Automation – SMD Atom for Submarine Rescue Operations – Tritech Multibeam Sonar Performance – Event Review: Oceans’17 Aberdeen – Poster – Event Preview: SPE Offshore Europe – Trelleborg Combining Glass & Air to Create Custom Buoyancy – The Gladiator Control System – Technology Focus: Subsea Lights: Deepsea Power & Light Multiray LED Sealite - Do More, See More – Technology Focus: Subsea Lights: Arctic Rays Deep-Sea Light Strobe – ROVs Using Powerline Communications – The RUD ROV Hook: An Innovative Approach to Safe Subsea Lifting Operations – ROV Pilot Tech Training: High Voltage and Electronics.

DeepOcean has acquired Searov Offshore SAS and has expanded its presence in West Africa.

31.07.2017
Searov, established in 2008, is an agile and cost effective ROV service provider with a strong focus on West Africa. The company owns and operates ten Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) from its operating bases in Pointe Noire, Congo and Port Gentil, Gabon. Searov has a proven track record of delivering inspection, maintenance and repair and construction support services to a variety of international oil companies in West Africa.

The Right Tool for the Job

28.07.2017
Commercial dive companies, law enforcement, Search and Rescue dive teams, and wreck hunters all rely upon a carefully chosen inventory of highly technical equipment to accomplish their goals in a safe, timely, economical and professional manner. Selecting the right tools for the job involves detailed planning and depends entirely upon what an organization is searching for. JW Fishers Mfg. specializes in the manufacture of a diverse line of underwater search equipment to provide operators with a one stop shop for all of their search needs. Over the past 45 years, JWF has worked tirelessly to develop this carefully chosen inventory so that operators can focus on what’s truly important; the mission. Operators of all backgrounds repeatedly return to JWF for assistance in complex searches so that they may have these critical tools for the job, often calling without knowing exactly what they need.

Another Milestone for YOKE – European manufacturing centre of excellence for G100 chain

28.07.2017
YOKE Industrial Corporation is excited to announce a strategic partnership with HKF, Germany. This partnership brings with it a long and proud history of manufacturing various grades of alloy, carbon and stainless steel chain and as with the strategy of YOKE, continuous investment in modern and efficient chain machinery.

Military moderniser drills out tactics for oil & gas safety training future

28.07.2017
- OSCC 2017 speaker says we need culture change and tech to improve learning - Former NATO and Royal Navy strategist Andy Fawkes believes all organisations should beg, borrow or steal technological ideas from other industries to innovate and survive. He explained that both public and private sector companies work in isolation too often and is urging a culture of creativity and collaboration.

M2 Subsea verified by Achilles FPAL Verify network

26.07.2017
M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services’ has had its ability to deliver high quality services to the oil, gas and renewables sectors verified by Achilles FPAL.

ABIS seals agreement to support Spanish port development

26.07.2017
ABIS Holdings Energy Services Ltd has signed an agency agreement to support the development and operation of an offshore supply base on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.

Be part of Europe's largest upstream E&P event this September

25.07.2017
You’ve not exhibited at OE before, but with 39% of our exhibitors at OE 2015 receiving onsite orders between £50,000 - £10 million+, can you afford not to exhibit this year?

Proserv secures series of decommissioning contracts in Asia Pacific

25.07.2017
Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region.

Aquaterra signs investment deal with EV

24.07.2017
Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has secured a multi-million pound investment from EV Private Equity as the company gears up for service expansion and new technology launches.

Moog Focal Expands Subsea Oilfield Communications Product Line

24.07.2017
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – Moog Focal is pleased to announce the successful qualification and release of the Quad Serial Server (QSS) module. This product combines a 4-channel serial server with integrated 3-port Ethernet switch on a single 3U Eurocard to seamlessly integrate serial interface sensors with modern Ethernet-based control systems. It also enable transmission of Ethernet data over legacy serial telemetry links. The low power, space efficiency, and remote configurability of the QSS facilitates subsea integration and significantly reducing costs of subsea upgrades and new developments.

Vessel Bulletin - Topaz Captain

20.07.2017
Topaz Energy and Marine’s DP2 MPSV Topaz Captain, has finalized a successful ROV campaign in ultra-deep waters. The vessel recently departed from its base in San Diego and is now being repositioned to the Gulf of Mexico, where she will be available for immediate charter.

Underwater Intervention 2018 - Call for Abstracts

19.07.2017
After a very successful show this past February, preparations are already underway for Underwater Intervention 2018! Our Track Chairs are diligently working to compile compelling content and dynamic speakers to produce the best educational sessions possible—but we need your help!

LAGCOE Organization Announces Topics of Keynote Presentations at LAGCOE 2017

19.07.2017
LAFAYETTE, La. (July 19, 2017) — LAGCOE, a nonprofit energy industry organization focused on educational programs and organizer of a leading technical exposition and conference, has announced the details of the opening and keynote presentations to be delivered at LAGCOE 2017, held October 24-26 in Lafayette, La., USA.

Fugro To Install New Undersea Power Cable In South Australia

17.07.2017
Fugro has been awarded a contract to install a subsea power cable for South Australia’s distribution network management company, SA Power Networks.

Aquatec launch Aquatec Rentals

17.07.2017
Aquatec Group is pleased to announce the launch of Aquatec Rentals, a comprehensive rental service featuring the most popular oceanographic, environmental and offshore instruments.
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