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Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 38 is out NOW!

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 38: Events Calendar & Welcome to Ocean Robotics Planet - Greensea IQ Delivers High Impact Dual-Use Technologies - Reaching the Future of Remote Operations - Goby: Limitless Energy and Autonomy Powered by Waves - Robotic Mermaids of the Deep - Pioneering Complex Underwater Exploration and Infrastructure Inspection - Offshore Wind Inspections: A Comprehensive Approach through the AROWIND Project - Poster: Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter (DASH) - Think Weaponized Drones are a New Idea? - Sea Duty Suits Versatile Skeldar V-200 VTUAV - The Importance of Uncrewed Vessels for Naval Operations - Filling the Open Ocean Autonomy Capability Gap - Unlocking the Potential of Subsea Resident ROVs with Cutting Edge INS/DVL Tech - ROV Multiplexing: Past, Present, and Future - Underwater Intervention is Back!

Teledyne Webb Research Unveils Slocum Sentinel Glider

Teledyne Webb Research, a leading innovator in oceanographic research, proudly announces the launch of the Slocum Sentinel Glider, set to debut at Oceanology International (OI) in London in March 2024.

Ashtead Technology expands rental fleet portfolio with acquisition of Exail’s Rovins 9-DVL

Exail, a leading provider of cutting-edge navigation technology, has secured a major contract with Ashtead Technology for the initial sale of six units of its brand-new all-in-one INS/DVL system, the Rovins 9-DVL. With this new acquisition, Ashtead Technology becomes the first rental company in the market to adopt Exail’s new INS/DVL technology.

ROVOP Announces Long Term Global Partnership with Boskalis Subsea Services to Deliver Integrated Subsea Solutions Throughout the Energy Industry

ROVOP, a global supplier of ROV services and the Aberdeen based Boskalis subsidiary Subsea Services, a leading subsea provider of IRM, Construction and Decommissioning services, today announced a global partnership.

Introducing Voyis' Discovery Stereo Camera for Shallow Depths

Last year, Voyis revolutionized underwater operations with the launch of the Discovery Stereo camera, boasting an impressive 4000-meter depth rating with high accuracy dome viewports.

Subsea Expo Conference Line Up To Help Industry in Navigating The Blue Frontier

Subsea Expo, the world’s leading exhibition and conference dedicated to the underwater industry, returns to Aberdeen this week featuring a packed conference programme.

QYSEA Introduces QY-MT: A Groundbreaking AI Underwater Measurement System for Submersible Robots

QYSEA Technology is thrilled to announce the official launch of QY-MT (QYSEA Measurement Tool), our self-developed AI underwater intelligent precision measurement system. This cutting-edge technology harnesses the robust subsea capabilities of QYSEA's FIFISH underwater robot, heralding a new era of AI intelligence for underwater robot measurements.

DeepWater Exploration (DWE) Introduces the World's First Subsea Computer Vision Camera

DWE introduces the world's first patent-pending subsea UVC (USB video class) camera; boasting almost 2 Million Pixels with an HD Global Shutter sensor, pushing an immense amount of 60FPS data, all through a simple USB interface that works with any computer.

Oceaneering Selected by Defense Innovation Unit to Test and Develop Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Prototype

Today, Oceaneering International, Inc. announces that its Aerospace and Defense Technologies (ADTech) business segment has been awarded a contract by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), a U.S. Department of Defense organization, for the development and testing of the Freedom™ Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) as a potential Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (LDUUV) prototype for the U.S. Navy’s Program Office for Advanced Undersea Systems.

South Hampshire College Group drives UK maritime workforce upskilling with new Digital Training Vessel powered by Robosys

The UK’s pioneering, technically focused South Hampshire College Group has announced its acquisition of a Digital Training Vessel powered by Robosys AI. This will support the demand for new maritime skills across the Solent region, and pan-UK, enabled through capital equipment investment through the Department for Education’s Local Skills Improvement Fund.

Ocean Power Technologies Secures Orders Exceeding $1.25 Million for Fully Integrated WAM-V Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Surge in Demand for Innovative Maritime Solutions Drives Significant Orders for OPT's Cutting-Edge WAM-V USVs. Ocean Power Technologies a leader in innovative and cost-effective low-carbon marine power, data, and service solutions, today announced it has received multiple orders for fully integrated WAM-V Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) totaling over $1.25 million. These orders underscore the growing demand for OPT's advanced marine technologies and their applications in maritime surveillance, environmental monitoring, and ocean data collection.

Robotic seagrass solution targets commercial adoption

HydroSurv, a leading provider of electric and hybrid uncrewed surface vessels (USVs), has secured Innovate UK funding to commercialise an end-to-end seagrass monitoring solution with support from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

EVENT: Uncrewed Maritime Systems Technology 2024 - Wokingham, UK - 8-9 May 2024

SAE Media Group is proud to present the 7th annual Uncrewed Maritime Systems Technology conference, taking place on the 8-9 May 2024 in the United Kingdom. With NATO leaders driving the shift towards hybrid fleets, this conference is your opportunity to hear firsthand from expert speakers about the triumphs and challenges of seamlessly integrating uncrewed systems into human systems.

HonuWorx Redefines Remote Operations in Subsea Robotics

HonuWorx, with the support of an Offshore Wind Growth Partnership Development Grant, has developed and tested their new cloud-based solution for controlling and supervising remote robotic systems - “HonuMove”


Bergen-based startup, Nordic USV, is on a mission to find new ways of monitoring the coast, aiming to eliminate barriers and open opportunities to ensure that ocean data and knowledge is accessible to all coastline stakeholders.

Reach has Expanded its Capacity by Securing Charters for Both the Northern Maria and Olympic Taurus

Reach Subsea ASA offering high quality solutions and technology to clients in need of ocean data and services, continues to bolster its long-term capabilities to meet the increasing demand in the subsea services market. Reach has expanded its capacity by securing charters for both the Northern Maria and Olympic Taurus.

DOF Group Contract Award for FPSO & FSO Installation in the Ivory Coast

DOF has been awarded a contract by Altera Infrastructure to install one FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading unit) and one FSO (Floating Storage unit) for the phase 2 development of the Baleine field in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa, operated by Eni with Petroci Holding as partner.

Kongsberg Discovery Awarded 24 Month Contract with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

Kongsberg Discovery has been awarded a contract with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to rapidly deliver HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) capabilities for the U.S. Military. The total contract could result in the Navy acquiring HUGIN Endurance and HUGIN Superior deep-water AUV systems.

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