ROV Planet Articles

Deepocean Awarded Contract for IMR Services by Equinor in 2020

06.12.2019
DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding AS (DeepOcean), has been awarded a contract by Equinor for subsea IRM services in 2020.

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum

06.12.2019
Fugro has successfully completed the first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP). Ceri Powell, BSP’s Managing Director, delivered a congratulatory note acknowledging the quality of Fugro’s work and HSSE leadership shown throughout the campaign. BSP’s Project Lead Bilman Pardomuan Hutabarat commented: “This campaign was the first deepwater survey project for Shell in Brunei and its success will lead to many more deepwater programmes.”

Future Korean submarine rescue capability to be supported by Sonardyne

04.12.2019
Underwater positioning and tracking technology from Sonardyne International Ltd. is to be used to support search and recovery operations undertaken by the Republic of Korea Navy's (RoKN's) new auxiliary submarine rescue ship (ASR-II).

Mako 4K – Standalone Programmable 4K Mini-Camera Released

04.12.2019
Seeing the need for a simple, ultra-compact standalone 4K UHD camera, Arctic Rays, LLC has released Mako for use on multiple platforms, including ROVs, HOVs, ASVs, landers and fixed platforms.

NOVACAVI addressing aquaculture ROV systems challenges

04.12.2019
Monitoring and maintaining aquaculture infrastructures with remote operated vehicles inspection technology must be supported by reliable and resilient cables to withstand regular use in fish farming underwater facilities.

Hydroid Integrates HISAS 2040 Module with In-Mission Processor onto a REMUS 600 UUV

03.12.2019
The in-mission processor allows real-time processing of HISAS data, allowing operators to download high-resolution images immediately when the vehicle returns from its mission.

IT²EC 2020 will take place 28-30 April at ExCel, London

02.12.2019
IT²EC, the international forum for the military simulation, training and education community, is pleased to announce that the 2020 conference theme has been finalised.

Rovco Launches World’s First Live 3D Subsea Streaming Technology

02.12.2019
In a world-first, subsea technology company Rovco has launched “SubSLAM Live” a 3D Streaming technology which allows clients to video and live stream 3D underwater pointclouds to any device in the world.

Valeport is Awarded Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

29.11.2019
Valeport has been awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification, the more rigorous level of accreditation in the Government backed scheme that helps organisations protect against a range of the most common cyber attacks. The certification provides reassurance to Valeport’s customers that the company treats the threat of cyber crime, and the protection of their personal information, with all seriousness.

MacArtney to Launch and Recover Water Column Sampling Equipment in Canadian Great Lakes

28.11.2019
MacArtney Canada, working for Environment Canada, recently supplied a freshwater oceanography marine lifting device for water instrumentation, profiling and sampling apparatus.


Juliet & Minke Decommissioning Project - Completed November 2019

28.11.2019
Utility ROV Services (URS) prove their worth after successful completion of a subsea decommissioning work scope on Neptune Energy E&P UK’s Juliet and Minke fields.

Equinor and ORE Catapult Collaborating to Share Hywind Scotland Operational Data

28.11.2019
Operational data from the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Scotland, is now available to access on a free to use basis for supply chain businesses and academia through the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Platform for Operational Data (POD) service.

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Australia

28.11.2019
Subsea 7 today confirmed a substantial(1) contract award by Woodside for the execution of phase 2 of the Julimar-Brunello Project. This contract was awarded to Subsea 7 earlier this year, subject to the final investment decision of the Julimar-Brunello joint venture participants (Woodside and KUFPEC), which has now occurred. (1) Subsea 7 defines a substantial contract as being between USD 150 million and USD 300 million.

Marine Technical Limits Welcomes Three New Recruits

27.11.2019
FPSO integrity management and repair specialist Marine Technical Limits (MTL) has added three new recruits to its multi-disciplinary team.

Olis Robotics Partners with Forum Energy Technologies on Digital Replacement for Existing Offshore Energy Analog ROV Control System

25.11.2019
Olis Robotics, a machine-learning software company pioneering a uniform operating system platform to control field and mobile robots, in partnership with their global sales distribution partner Forum Energy Technologies, a leader in subsea products and services, successfully demonstrated a new digital ROV workspace during recent live tank trials. Video from the demonstration shows the simplified digital workspace of Olis Robotics 3D technology providing improved precision and safety for subsea ROVs operations.

Seabed Geosolutions secures Ocean Bottom Node Survey in the Gulf of Mexico

21.11.2019
Seabed Geosolutions has received a letter of intent for another 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in an active area of the US Gulf of Mexico for a major energy company

DOF Subsea awarded contracts in New Zealand and Asia

21.11.2019
DOF Subsea is pleased to announce several contract-awards in the Asia Pacific region, securing 130 days vessel and resource utilisation into Q1 2020.

Underwater Intervention's Registration is Now Open!

20.11.2019
Underwater Intervention 2020 is the preeminent event for those working in the commercial diving and underwater ROV industry. Taking place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, February 4-6, 2020, this conference features educational tracks and sessions from thought leaders in the industry, unrivaled networking opportunities, and an opportunity for hands on evaluation of all of the latest and greatest products, services and innovations in the industry.
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