ROV Planet Articles

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Norway

11.08.2022
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a sizeable1 contract by Aker BP for the Trell & Trine field development, located in the Alvheim area of the North Sea. The project involves a subsea tie-back of approximately 21 kilometers to the Alvheim FPSO, via the existing East Kameleon subsea manifold. The contract scope includes engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the pipelines, spools, protection covers and tie-ins using key vessels from Subsea 7’s fleet. The production pipeline is a pipe-in-pipe design.

Hydramec & Scantrol Provide Bespoke AHC Basket LARS to AKOFS Offshore

09.08.2022
Once again, Hydramec and Scantrol have teamed up to supply a bespoke Active Heave Compensated (AHC) launch and recovery system (LARS) to AKOFS Offshore. The LARS will be used for subsea basket deployment.

OCTIO Awarded a Multi-year 4D Geophysical Monitoring Frame Contract Offshore Australia

05.08.2022
OCTIO, a subsidiary of Reach Subsea, has secured a multi-year geophysical monitoring frame contract with an operator offshore Australia. OCTIO will deploy the proprietary gWatch service to deliver gravimetry and seabed subsidence measurements.

Nauticus Robotics Announces Contract with Shell for Autonomous Method of Subsea Operations

04.08.2022
Nauticus Robotics, Inc. , a Houston-area developer of subsea and surface robotic services using autonomy software, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Shell to advance to the qualification phase for a more efficient means of acquiring subsea integrity data utilizing Nauticus’ Aquanaut and Hydronaut robotic platforms. This collaboration will enable Shell to add an advanced tool to its subsea asset integrity management lineup with the potential to improve subsea operations. Shell and Nauticus will collaborate with the industry’s leading inspection tooling service providers, leveraging their expertise and technology to fully integrate into Nauticus’ robotic service solution.

New C-Level Subsea Digital Display from OceanTools

04.08.2022
OceanTools, global supplier of underwater technology, launch the new C-Level Subsea Digital Display adding to their extensive industry leading range of high specification subsea technology.

C-Kore Mobilises on North Sea Campaign

04.08.2022
C-Kore Systems recently completed a successful campaign on a subsea oil field located in theNorth Sea. The C-Kore tools were used to test the electrical integrity of the subsea assets, giving quick feedback to the operator for their maintenance decisions on the field.

EVENT: Global Blue Finance Summit (BlueFIN) Barcelona

03.08.2022
Organized by the World Ocean Council (WOC), the Global Blue Finance Summit - BlueFIN is set to launch as the leading conference on ocean investment and finance. The theme of BlueFIN 2022 focuses on ocean investment for ocean impact.

Uncrewed Vessel Returns from First Volcano Caldera Survey in Tonga Loaded with ‘Astounding’ Data

03.08.2022
SEA-KIT International’s Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) Maxlimer has returned from an initial survey mission inside the caldera of the Hunga Tonga Hunga-Ha'apai (HT–HH) volcano carrying a plethora of data and imagery to fill important gaps in current understanding and knowledge of the seamount and water above it.

EVENT: Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) Barcelona

01.08.2022
Organized by the World Ocean Council (WOC), the Sustainable Ocean Summit - SOS is a unique, high-level business gathering focused on private sector collaboration for sustainable ocean economies. The theme of SOS 2022 is the ocean-climate-biodiversity nexus.

Greensea Systems Inc. partners with sister company Armach Robotics and Maryland’s Maritime Environmental Resource Center (MERC) leading to contract award from US Navy’s Office of Naval Research

29.07.2022
Marine Software Pioneer, Greensea Systems Inc. has recently been awarded a contract for a 2-year Phase II Option Period by the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research to continue the technology development for an Autonomous Hull Cleaning Vehicle. This is a continuation of the work that Greensea has been conducting through a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program since 2018.


Fugro Assists Vattenfall with the Design of Norfolk Offshore Wind Development

29.07.2022
Fugro has been awarded a new marine site investigation contract by Vattenfall for their Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm located off England’s east coast.

The Royal Navy Unveiled a Unique Testbed Ship to Support Trials of the Latest Tech and Autonomous Systems

29.07.2022
The 42m, 270-tonne vessel arrived in Portsmouth this week and is named after former Royal Navy sailor and Nobel Prize winner Patrick Blackett.

Subsea 7 and Van Oord consortium awarded contract offshore Guyana

28.07.2022
Subsea 7 and Van Oord today announced the award of a substantial contract by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) for the Gas to Energy project offshore Guyana, in water depths of up to 1,450 metres.

GSR Featured in Documentary About Independently Monitored Deep-Sea Technology Trial

28.07.2022
The successful engineering trial of an ultra deepwater nodule collecting robot developed by Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR) was featured in an ARTE.TV documentary that aired on 26 July.

South West England Innovators Collaborate to Develop Enhanced Solutions for Seagrass Monitoring

28.07.2022
A new, non-invasive method to measure and monitor seagrass biomass on the seabed around England’s South West coast is being developed as part of an ongoing, collaborative project.

Golden Arrow Marine Supplies Smartgyro Stabilization for Nauticus Robotics Hydronaut Vessels Built by Diverse Marine

27.07.2022
Golden Arrow Marine is supplying advanced Smartgyro SG80 gyroscopic stabilization units to Cowes boatbuilder Diverse Marine for installation on its new 18-meter Hydronaut vessels for Houston-based Nauticus Robotics.

Oceaneering Wins ROV Service Contract Offshore Brazil

27.07.2022
Today, Oceaneering International announces that its Subsea Robotics segment has been awarded a multi-year service contract supporting Petrobras projects off the coast of Brazil. This award continues to build on our success in growing our remotely operated vehicle (ROV) business in an important energy market.

Oceanology International Americas Announces Two Key Partnerships

27.07.2022
RX Global, the organisers of the world’s leading marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference, Oceanology International Americas (OiA), are delighted to announce a new collaboration with the Marine Technology Society (MTS).
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