ROV Planet Articles

Whittaker Engineering develops welding procedure which can save millions of pounds through the prevention of dry docking

03.08.2016
Whittaker Engineering, an independent Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company, has developed a unique water-backed welding procedure for vessels which can save companies millions of pounds from the prevention of dry docking and resultant loss of production.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 08

30.07.2016
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 08 The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV Professionals. Featuring the Offshore Wind Construction Market – The Ariane HROV – Testing the Waters: Seanic Test Facility – Poster: The New Seanic Test Tank – Product Focus: Imagenex 881AL-GS Gyro-Stabilised Scanning Sonar – MATE International ROV Competition 2016 – AeroLift eXpress Unmanned Offshore Transport – The iXblue Phins Compact Family – Marine Technology at Northwestern Michigan College.

Imenco UK Ltd and Tokyo Sangyo Co Ltd Sign Agency Agreement

29.07.2016
In early July 2016 at a meeting in Aberdeen, Imenco UK Ltd signed an agency agreement with Tokyo Sangyo Co Ltd for the promotion and sales of all Imenco products into the Japanese geographic region. The agreement covers all aspects of the Oil and Gas and Renewable Energy sectors. Tokyo Sangyo Co Ltd identified Imenco as one of the critical North Sea OEM organisations that could support their efforts on behalf of the Japanese Government’s aspiration of moving away from reliance on Nuclear Energy to other forms of sustainable power.

ATR and Centurion Merge to Create Global Oil & Gas Rental Group

29.07.2016
Centurion Group and ATR Group are to merge to create a global player in the oil and gas rental equipment and services market. The group, which will have a combined turnover of over £100 million, will operate from bases in the UK, Netherlands, Caspian, Singapore, Australia and the U.S.

Subsea Centre introduces new Hydraulics Training Course

29.07.2016
Subsea training facility, The Underwater Centre, has introduced a new hydraulics course which will provide candidates from a wide range of industries an introduction to fluid power systems. Hydraulics are an essential component of many industrial applications in manual and automated plant, from forestry, agriculture and marine engineering, to complex robotic and mechatronic systems. The Underwater Centre has developed the course to give candidates an introduction to the principles of fluid mechanics and provide hands-on experience using the Centre’s new training equipment.

Hydromapping with the AC-ROV 100

29.07.2016
Bibby HydroMap have recently used the AC-ROV 100 supplied by Holdfast Marine Solutions Ltd to carry out visual inspection of seabed conditions along a number of survey corridors in some highly challenging coastal environments.

Registration Now Open! ATC 2016

27.07.2016
OTC's Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) is the only Arctic event: Sponsored and endorsed by the combined reach and credibility of 14 of the world's top engineering and scientific organizations Offering a technical conference built with expertise representing every discipline Backed by OTC's 45+ year history of successful multidisciplinary events Four years of demonstrated success attracting industry professionals from 26+ countries

Technip awarded key IRM frame agreement in UKCS

27.07.2016
Technip has been awarded a key contract by Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited for Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM) works on its North Sea subsea infrastructure. The frame agreement with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK will see Technip provide diving support and IRM services for 2016, with possible extension to include 2017 and 2018.

Valeport swells tide measurement offer with new turnkey solution

27.07.2016
Valeport has introduced a new self-contained tidal observation solution, the TideStation, which optimises performance of instrumentation and provides a simple to install and maintain tidal observation hub.

Hoover Container Solutions’ chairman and CEO, Donald Young, named to Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) Advisory Board

27.07.2016
Hoover Container Solutions’ chairman and CEO, Donald Young, has been nominated and elected to the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) Advisory Board for a three-year term.

New Underwater Products from Remote Ocean Systems, Inc.

27.07.2016
Leading underwater equipment manufacturer Remote Ocean Systems Inc. (ROS) has released 3 new products targeted at the subsea, marine and oceanographic industries:

Underwater Metal Detectors Help Police and Military

27.07.2016
A growing number military dive teams and law enforcement agencies are putting underwater metal detectors to work in their search and recovery operations. They use these detectors for a variety of tasks including locating explosive devices, searching for weapons and evidence, salvage operations, looking for lost anchors and chains, and for finding for objects dropped from ships and piers. United States and Peruvian Navy divers have cooperated on several missions including the salvage of a sunken ship in Panama harbor.

Ocean Installer wins Malta mooring work

27.07.2016
Ocean Installer has been awarded a turnkey project for procurement and installation of a spread mooring chain system for a Floating Storage Unit (FSU) in Malta.

MTS IEEE Oceans '16 Golf Tournament Sunday, September 18, 2016

27.07.2016
Oceans welcomes you to the Monterey Peninsula,home of some of the greatest golf courses in the nation!The OCEANS ‘16 golf committee has selected the Black Horse course, a par-72 layout which features sweeping vistas of the Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean, and is highlighted by fescue-frame fairways, bunkers with distinctive, serrated edges and slicklycontoured greens

Forum unveils new U.S .Syntactic Foam Manufacturing Plant

25.07.2016
Forum Energy Technologies has expanded its specialist syntactic foam manufacturing capabilities with the opening of a new plant near Houston. The six-acre facility in Bryan, Texas, brings Forum’s Syntech product line closer to clients in the oil and gas industry and has the capacity to support future growth.

OCEANS'16 MTS/IEEE Monterey - Registration Now Open!

25.07.2016
The Marine Technology Society and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society sponsor OCEANS, a prestigious conference and exhibition that draws an international audience of more than 2,000 attendees.

Trelleborg nominated for top industry innovation award

19.07.2016
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions’ “constant determination” to push the boundaries has once again been recognized after being shortlisted for a prestigious industry award.

Melodi reinvents the exploration of marine resources

19.07.2016
The project at the cutting edge of innovation and hi-tech robotics is called Melodi: "Magnetic and Electromagnetic Ore DetectIon." It aims to reinvent the exploration of marine resources - a major challenge going forward.
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