ROV Planet Articles

Kraken Announces $2.2 Million of Subsea Batteries and Sonar Contracts & Project Funding

04.03.2021
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company™, is pleased to announce new contracts for subsea batteries and synthetic aperture sonar and new funding support totalling $2.2 million.

Investing in further Development of the Åsgard Field

04.03.2021
The partners in the Åsgard licence have decided to invest just under NOK 1.4 billion to further develop the field and implement the Åsgard B low-pressure project.

3D at Depth Launches Worldwide Offshore Geophysical Survey Services Business

04.03.2021
3D at Depth Inc., the world’s expert in commercial Subsea LiDAR (SL) laser technology, and leading provider of underwater survey services and 3D data solutions, today announces the launch of its offshore Geophysical Survey Services division.

Purpose-Built Robotic Cable for Underwater Archaeology

04.03.2021
Focusing on design and production of purpose-built cables for marine robotics, NOVACAVI has recently developed a special slightly floating tether to be connected with a Tether Management System (TMS) used for deep-sea archaeology activities.

SEA-KIT Selects Cambridge Pixel’s Radar Technology & Display Software to Enhance USV Operation

03.03.2021
Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems (www.cambridgepixel.com), is supplying its SPx Server technology and Maritime Display Framework (MDF) software to SEA-KIT (www.sea-kit.com) to enhance the operation of its Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs).

Introducing Boxfish Luna

02.03.2021
Boxfish Research, New Zealand manufacturer of underwater remotely operated vehicles, today announces the official launch of its next-generation cinematography drone, the Boxfish Luna, for professional underwater videographers and photographers alike.

Oceaneering Wins Integrated Rig Services Contract for Gulf of Mexico Development

02.03.2021
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) announces that its Subsea Robotics (SSR) and Offshore Projects Group (OPG) have been awarded an integrated rig services contract for covering the Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Ocean Infinity acquires MMT

02.03.2021
Ocean Infinity and MMT are excited to announce an acquisition that brings together MMT’s deep expertise and established track record as a distinguished marine survey and data analytics provider and Ocean Infinity’s best-in-class robotic technology and operational expertise.

Fugro performs environmental and geotechnical surveys offshore Angola

01.03.2021
Fugro has been awarded multiple contracts by Eni Angola to carry out geotechnical and environmental surveys off the coast of Angola between now and May, and two Fugro vessels from their world’s largest fleet of specialist geotechnical and geophysical vessels are currently active in the region.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 26

26.02.2021
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 26: Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Events Calendar - REV Ocean to Revolutionise Ocean Exploration and Environmental Protection - Global Oceans to Relaunch Three Iconic 6000-Meter Deep-Sea Vehicles - Roving Eye: An Inside Look - The Giant Iceberg Mission Begins - Poster: TechnipFMC-Schilling Robotics GEMINI ROV - Interview with Tina Bru: Petroleum and Energy Minister of Norway - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) For Deep Sea Mining - Enabling Persistent Maritime Surveillance - Forum’s New Technologically Advanced Submarine Rescue Vehicle, The Lr11 - Notilo Plus Takes ROV Inspection to the Next Level - ELWAVE: A Sixth Sense for Underwater Vehicles - Gorilla ROV: Strength to Deal with the Currents - Forssea Robotics Opens Workshop and Testing Facilities in Sète Harbor, France.


Turkey Gets Falcon For Emergency Response

26.02.2021
The rapid detection of hazardous substances in Turkey’s offshore water is made possible with a Saab Seaeye Falcon operated by MOST Maritime and Environmental Services.

OTAQ: Non-Executive Director Appointment

26.02.2021
OTAQ, the marine technology products and solutions group for the global aquaculture and offshore oil and gas industries, is pleased to announce that Malcolm Pye will join the Board of OTAQ as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Ocean Business postponed until October 2021

25.02.2021
The organisers of Ocean Business have announced the event has been rescheduled from July to October 2021. The ocean technology exhibition and training forum will be deferred to the new dates of 12-14 October 2021 at the National Oceanography Centre, in Southampton UK.

Netherlands Royal Navy Appoints RTSYS for 7 ASW Training Targets

25.02.2021
RTSYS is proud to confirm a multi-million euro contract with the State of the Netherlands for the supply of 7 SEMA: PORTABLE & RECOVERABLE ASW TRAINING TARGET.

Rovco Announces Launch of Spin-Off Company ‘Vaarst’ to Scale Up Technologies for Wider Industrial Robotics Market

25.02.2021
Rovco, leading provider of marine robotic and hydrographic services coupled with state-of-the-art technology, today announced an executive shift focus within the company. Simon Miller will take over as new Managing Director of Rovco, while newly appointed CFO and Director, Nick Boorman will lead the group alongside CEO, Brian Allen, who turns his attention to the development of a new start-up technology company, Vaarst. The news marks the continued expansion of the company during a period of sustained growth, as the number of Rovco employees reaches 57.

Ashtead Technology invests £1m in new tech centre to support renewables and decom work

23.02.2021
Integrated subsea technology and services provider Ashtead Technology has invested £1million to develop a new R&D and engineering facility in Aberdeenshire. The firm has also launched a recruitment drive to bolster its operations as part of its long-term business goal.

OceanTools support Life Saving Tsunami Detection Project

22.02.2021
OceanTools, global leaders in subsea engineering, are supporting a Tsunami Detection Project in Southeast Asia, successfully delivering their first shipment of Tsunami Detection Housings to a client in Indonesia. Depth rated to 7500metres, the housings will be utilised for early detection of tsunami threats, which will provide the authorities the opportunity to efficiently evacuate people living in its path, therefore, reducing the number of fatalities.

Impact Subsea Distribution Agreement with Seatronics

19.02.2021
Impact Subsea is delighted to announce the appointment of Seatronics Ltd as a distributor of Impact Subsea underwater sensor solutions within the Middle East.
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