ROV Planet Articles

Free trials for new marine technology

22.06.2015
Small to medium sized enterprises and marine technology research institutions can now apply for access to ocean observatories for research, or to test their new product prototypes in the open sea, at no cost.

Harkand secures decommissioning work in UKCS for Maersk Oil

19.06.2015
GLOBAL inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) company Harkand, has commenced decommissioning work in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf supporting Maersk Oil UK’s work in the Leadon field.

280 workers left jobless in Great Yarmouth as Red7Marine Group goes into administration

19.06.2015
About 280 workers have been left out of work in Great Yarmouth after Red7Marine Group went into administration.

BIRNS Cutting Edge Connector Equipment

19.06.2015
More precise product designs and tighter tolerances for connector projects demand more advanced measurement and verification techniques and tools. That's why BIRNS are excited to announce that we've added two new precision inspection machines to our industry-leading engineering and testing programs.

Valeport In Action competition winners announced

19.06.2015
A stunning image of a Weddell Seal in the Antarctica carrying a Valeport CTD sensor and a hands-on video showing the pilot deployment of a Valeport Midas directional wave recorder at the mouth of the UK’s Humber Estuary, have been announced by Valeport as the winners in its first ever product in action competition.

MMT signs contract with ABB for a Pre-lay and UXO survey

19.06.2015
MMT (Sweden) has been contracted by ABB to perform a pre-lay and UXO survey for a cable laying project between Caithness and Moray in northern Scotland.

Allspeeds Streamlines Webtool ROV Product Development

19.06.2015
Cutting tools specialist Allspeeds has invested over £200,000 in new product development facilities at the company’s headquarters in Accrington, Lancashire. The investment will increase the competitiveness and applications for the company’s industry-leading Webtool cutting tools in the subsea, maritime and nuclear industries.

STR Announce Partnership Agreement with Tritex NDT

19.06.2015
Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR), a multi-disciplinary technology expert is pleased to announce a rental partnership agreement with Tritex NDT. An array of Tritex NDT specialist diver and ROV equipment will now be available to hire or purchase through STR’s Head Office in Great Yarmouth, including the Multigauge 3000 Diver, Multigauge 4100 and Multigauge 4400 ROV Underwater Thickness Gauges.

Trelleborg Senior Appointment Signals Industry Ambition

19.06.2015
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has promoted David Brown to lead its oil and gas focus globally in a move described as a “clear signal of ambition”.

Ocean Installer Awarded First Contract Under Framework Agreement with ExxonMobil

17.06.2015
Ocean Installer has been awarded its first call-off contract under a framework agreement with ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Norway AS (EEPNAS) for subsea well tie-back, engineering, IRM, ROV and associated services at the Balder field.


Contract award for the world’s longest HVDC route survey

16.06.2015
MMT (Sweden) has been awarded a contract for the world’s longest HVDC route survey for the UK-Iceland Interconnector by Atlantic Superconnection Corporation (ASC). MMT will provide bathymetric and geophysical mapping along the entire route corridor, between Iceland to England.

Delta SubSea and Zerlux Collaborate on Next-Generation Laser Based Hydrate Remediation Technology

10.06.2015
Montgomery, Texas - Delta SubSea (“DSS”), leading integrated independent provider of Subsea Services and Solutions, signed a memorandum of understanding with Zerlux Hungary Kft. (“Zerlux”) to intensify collaboration on Laser Based Hydrate Remediation Technology.

Meet MMT´s new Management team and restructured organization

09.06.2015
MMT Group has made strategic changes to existing organizational structure in line withMMT ambitious aims for growth and in order to meet competitive market conditions. One of this changes is to form a new Management team with a strong focus on sales and operational efficiency. The new Management team is now in place after a process of recruiting key players for senior management positions. The Management Team will lead and push the organization forward to secure new business, made possible with solid inhouse competence and a dynamic workforce.

Fastest ROV sprints with Sonardyne SPRINT

08.06.2015
MMT, specialists in high-resolution marine surveys, has successfully completed offshore integration trials of their new high-speed remotely operated vehicle with Sonardyne International’s SPRINT inertial navigation system.

Tidewater Subsea & T1 Marine Complete BW Offshore FPSO Inspection Offshore Nigeria

04.06.2015
Tidewater Subsea in affiliation with its local Nigerian joint venture company, T1 Marine, has successfully completed Mooring and Hull inspections program for BW Offshore's Sendje Berge FPSO. The inspection included mooring chain measurements, hull cleaning and complete inspection reporting services utilizing the survey / light IMR vessel Goldblatt Tide. "Outfitted with a 3000m rated FMC Schilling Robotics WROV and 50T stern A-frame, the Goldblatt Tide is the ideal solution for cost-effective deep and shallow water pre-lay and post lay surveys, as well as a large variety of inspection, maintenance and repair scopes along the West African coast" says Ray Maza, Tidewater Subsea Business Development Manager.

Bibby HydroMap are the first in the UK to adopt QPS Qimera

04.06.2015
Bibby HydroMap are pleased to announce that they are the first survey company to integrate the new bathymetry processing application from QPS, Qimera, into their Management System.

Webtool Announces Compact Guide Wire Cutting Tool for ROVs

04.06.2015
Webtool ROV cutting tools designed to cut steel guide wires used during subsea installation are announced by leading cutting tool company Allspeeds. Suitable for wire up to 30mm diameter, the WCO30 tools are a compact and more reliable alternative to larger cuttings tools normally needed for guide wire cutting.

N-Sea announces strategic expansion to Norwich

27.05.2015
Subsea IMR provider, N-Sea Offshore Ltd has moved into new, Norwich-based premises as business continues to grow. An integral part of its growth strategy, the premises signify further expansion for N-Sea and will support the company’s increased activity in the oil and gas and renewable market in the Southern North Sea area.
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