ROV Planet Articles

OceanTools Launch Two New Cutting-edge Underwater Cameras

08.06.2021
OceanTools, based in Aberdeen, UK, global leaders in subsea engineering, have announced the launch of two high specification cameras, the C3 Wide Angle range, and the C5 Low Light ROV Navigation Camera.

2G Robotics Announces New Name (Voyis) and Leadership Team

08.06.2021
Leading subsea laser and imaging provider 2G Robotics has rebranded to Voyis and confirmed a new leadership team.

Rovco Launches New Hydrographic Division Named Rovco Survey Solutions

07.06.2021
Rovco today announced the launch of a new hydrographic services division, “Rovco Survey Solutions”, building on its experience as a leader in asset integrity and ROV projects. The Edinburgh and Bristol-based UK company is now offering a range of hydrographic, geophysical and site survey services across the offshore sector. They are pledging an investment of £9.5m in the new division, to be spent over the next 24 months. Rovco will expand its survey team, which has already flexed to more than 45 people for recent key projects, by welcoming an additional 8 new survey staff members this month.

Ashtead Technology Invests Over £1m in New EdgeTech Sonar Technology

07.06.2021
Global subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has invested over £1million in a range of EdgeTech sonar imaging and underwater technology systems to enhance its extensive equipment fleet.

Teledyne Marine to Host Virtual New Product Launch Week

07.06.2021
Teledyne Marine is pleased to announce that they will host a week-long series of webinars dedicated to introducing the industry to the 13 new products and technology advancements that have been released over the past 15-months. Throughout the global pandemic, Teledyne Marine has continued to develop and innovate solutions to address a variety of marine challenges.

Blueye Robotics releases its next-generation ROV with support for external equipment

07.06.2021
Blueye Robotics launches the X3, its third Blueye ROV model. Three Guest Ports open up endless possibilities for connecting external peripherals such as sonars, manipulators, sensors, cameras and lights. The tight integration with Blueye's user-upgradeable Blunux operating system makes the X3 both future-proof and easy-to-use.

Kraken and SH Defense Sign Cooperation Agreement for Containerized MCM Solutions

07.06.2021
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company™, is pleased to announce that it has signed a cooperation agreement with SH Defense (SHD) of Denmark covering the design and sale of containerized mine countermeasure and other subsea surveillance sensor and robotic solutions.

Operation Ravenel: The Search for the Wreck has Begun in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

03.06.2021
A research campaign aiming to find the wreck of the Ravenel fishing trawler, which disappeared back in January 1962 off the coast of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon (France), has begun on May 23, 2021. Despite several attempts over the past decades, the wreck remains unfound. Thanks to the use of DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), designed, developed and operated by iXblue, this new research campaign relies on unprecedented technological means to solve this mystery, that remains one of the most important shipwrecks in the history of French fishing.

Sonardyne and SeeByte Advance UMS Navigation and Autonomy in Challenging Environments

02.06.2021
Maritime defence technology company Sonardyne and uncrewed maritime systems (UMS) software experts SeeByte have been awarded UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) funding to enhance and extend the future operational capability of autonomous and remotely operated systems in challenging battlespace domains.

Fugro CEO Mark Heine Participates in UN Ocean Decade Launch Event

02.06.2021
Fugro CEO Mark Heine participated alongside world leaders and experts from a diverse range of stakeholder groups in the First International Ocean Decade Conference. The virtual high-level event was convened to celebrate the launch of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, a multifaceted initiative focused on reversing the cycle of decline in ocean health and creating improved conditions for sustainable ocean development worldwide.


Ocean Drones Brave Hurricanes to Make Coastal Communities Safer

01.06.2021
Saildrone is announcing a new mission to deploy five uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs) from the US Virgin Islands in August to gather key data throughout the 2021 Tropical Atlantic hurricane season. The USVs will be equipped with specially designed “hurricane wings” to enable them to operate in extreme conditions. Saildrones are the only USVs capable of collecting this data and are designed to withstand winds over 70 mph and waves over 10 feet, which occur during a hurricane weather system. The five saildrones will sail into the paths of hurricanes to provide valuable real-time observations for numerical hurricane prediction models and to collect new insights into how these large and destructive weather cells grow and intensify.

Kraken Receives Order to Equip 2nd Teledyne Gavia SeaRaptor AUV with AquaPix® SAS Sonar

01.06.2021
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company™, is pleased to announce a second purchase order for 6000-meter rated AquaPix® MINSAS 120 sonars from Teledyne Gavia. While we cannot provide the specific amount of these orders to Kraken, they total between $1.75 and $2.0 million. Kraken expects to fulfill these orders in 2021.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 27

31.05.2021
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 27: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and Marine Robotics Professionals. Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Vaarst: Cloud Robotics Company with Vast Opportunities - What’s Next and What’s Needed in Offshore Oil and Gas - Mimosa: The Mission Planning and Monitoring Software with the Right Mix of Ingredients - Intelligent Robots Could be the Best Choice to Mine the Deep Seafloor - Cost-Effective Subsea Operations with HonuWorx - Skilltrade Hydrographic Survey Course Review: E-Learning Modules - Poster: Hydromea ExRay - HMS Oardacious - The Future of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Industry - Argeo Orders Two SeaRaptor AUVs for Ultra-Deepwater Surveys - Sea Sentinel: Bionic Unmanned Underwater Vehicles from NOA Marine - Modelling, Testing, and Sea Trials: All Without Leaving the Lab - Balmoral ROV Buoyancy Featuring Aerospace Bonding Won’t Let You Down - Aleron Achieve Operational and Cost Efficiencies for ROV Manipulator Operations - Digital Edge Introduces the Edg

Contributing to Faster, More Efficient Aquaculture Cage Net Inspection with Autonomous ROV Navigation

31.05.2021
Norwegian researchers are working on projects that are providing the groundwork for a revolution in aquaculture. As a small part of this revolution, Nortek’s DVL is helping to bring autonomous navigation to ROVs used in Norwegian fish farms.

Remote Offshore Rescue Service among Robotics Backed by UK Government

27.05.2021
UK offshore wind workers could be kept safe using a remotely operated search and rescue service, thanks to a project backed by £7 million of government support. This project is one of 38 business-led projects which will receive funding to accelerate their robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The projects are part of UK Research and Innovation’s robots for a safer world challenge.

Saipem Hydrone-R Wins OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award

26.05.2021
Saipem has been conferred the 2021 Spotlight on New Technology® Award by Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) for its Hydrone-R Underwater Intervention Drone (UID). OTC, one of the world’s leading energy events, will be held from 16-19 August in Houston, Texas.

Equinor, RWE and Hydro Team up for Offshore Wind in the Norwegian North Sea

26.05.2021
Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø II area in the Norwegian North Sea.

Benthic Completes Santos Dorado Field Geotechnical Site Investigation Services, Australia

26.05.2021
Benthic, a global geosciences company and part of the geo-services segment within marine energy and infrastructure services group Acteon, has provided Santos with geotechnical site investigation services at the Dorado field off the coast of Western Australia.
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