ROV Planet Articles

Contract Awards to DOF Subsea in the Atlantic Region

11.05.2021
DOF Subsea has been awarded multiple contracts for execution in the North Sea, including a number of turnkey subsea projects within our core service lines – Inspection, Maintenance & Repair (IMR), Construction and Decommissioning.

Helix Robotics Solutions has completed its second campaign on the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

11.05.2021
Helix Robotics Solutions has completed its second campaign of the trenching of the inter array cables on the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland.

Van Oord Acquires Second Autonomous Survey Vessel

10.05.2021
Van Oord is always on the lookout for innovative digital solutions that create value for our clients and take marine engineering to the next level. After a successful deployment of its first unmanned (autonomous) survey vessel last year, Van Oord ordered a second vessel.

CGG Awarded Equinor OBN Imaging Contract in Brazil

10.05.2021
CGG has been awarded a major contract by Equinor for the seismic imaging of its Bacalhau 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey covering 409 sq km currently being acquired in Brazil’s deepwater Santos Basin. Final products for the fully imaged dataset are expected to be delivered within ten months after the survey is scheduled to complete in May 2021.

Turkey’s First Indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) ULAQ Completes Sea Trials

10.05.2021
Developed by the Turkish companies Ares Shipyard and Meteksan Defence, Turkey’s first armed unmanned surface vessel ULAQ prototype has completed sea trials.

UDS has been Awarded a Subsea Decommissioning Project in Thailand

10.05.2021
Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) has been awarded an Subsea Decommissioning project in Thailand. The project will commence Sept 2021. UDS will use its internal assets. the Diving Support Construction Vessels Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, to perform the scope. The project will run well into 2022 with extensions.

Construction Contracts Worth £60 million Awarded for Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project

07.05.2021
Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million.

iXlive Webinar - Transitioning to Remote Hydrography: Challenges and Opportunities

07.05.2021
Join us for our #iXlive webinar dedicated to #remote #Hydrography! Hydrography as we know it is brutally changing. The current pandemic made it very difficult to simply put to sea Research Vessels, the blue economy is booming, as is the need to keep surveyors out of harm’s way and grant easier and less expensive access to data and assets to most.

Subsea 7’s Nano Engineered Sensor Platform Wins OTC Spotlight on New Technology® Award

07.05.2021
Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry, and Xodus Group, an autonomous subsidiary of Subsea 7, are to be recognised at the 2021 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston with a Spotlight on New Technology® Award for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP).

Fugro Finishes First Phase on Alcatel Submarine Networks’ Transpacific BiFrost Cable System

06.05.2021
Fugro has completed the first phase of its marine site characterisation project for Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to support the BiFrost Cable System, a new undersea fibre-optic cable system that will connect the west coast of North America, Guam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore.


Equinor and Vårgrønn Team up for Floating Wind at Utsira Nord

06.05.2021
Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area.

Ocean Infinity Acquires Abyssal

05.05.2021
Ocean Infinity, the marine robotics company is excited to announce that it has acquired software engineering specialists, Abyssal

ROV Contract Win in Brazil

05.05.2021
SM Continental (SMC) has won a contract to provide ROV services to oil giant Petrobras in Brazil. The two-year contract, which started in April 2021, is worth $5 million.

Mariscope Launches its New ROV Flunder

05.05.2021
Along with the launching of the brand´s new thrusters, the new Flunder model is launched worldwide, a powerful and fast Observation Class/Light Work Class category ROV.

Go-Ahead for Marine Technology Cooperation

04.05.2021
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing 12 million euros as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

3D at Depth Strengthens Its Position in the Offshore Integrity and Inspection Industry

04.05.2021
3D at Depth Inc., the world's expert in commercial SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology, announces the acquisition of a fully integrated Saab Sabertooth Hybrid AUV / ROV. The multi-million-dollar investment will complement 3D at Depth's SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology systems and 3rd party geophysical equipment, giving them an impressive spread of integrity measurement equipment. The system will expand the company's capabilities while simultaneously exceeding even the highest of client expectations in the Gulf of Mexico region and beyond. Industry enthusiasm surrounding this breakthrough service offering is extremely high and rising due to the SL Subsea LiDAR laser technology allowing 3D at Depth to stand out with autonomy.

Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish Offshore Wind

04.05.2021
Today, Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III projects were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects, with a combined potential capacity of 1440 MW, are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland

Maersk Training and Shell Announce New Offshore Training Partnership for the Gulf of Mexico

04.05.2021
The Shell Robert Training and Conference Centre in Louisiana has established a new partnership with Maersk Training, which will see the global safety specialists deliver enhanced training to the Gulf of Mexico offshore workforce
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