ROV Planet Articles

Second Queen’s Award for C-Kore Systems

29.04.2021
C-Kore Systems Limited from Escrick, York have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time in 3 years. Following their award for Innovation in 2019, they have now been recognised for their contribution to International Trade.

Sonardyne Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for Unlocking the Secrets of our Restless Sea Floor

29.04.2021
A pioneering system developed by marine technology company Sonardyne to study ocean floor movement has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the highest award a UK business can receive.

Kraken to Equip New AUV Customer with AquaPix® Sonar and SeaPower® Batteries

29.04.2021
Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG, OTCQB: KRKNF), Canada’s Ocean Company™, is pleased to announce new purchase orders for a 6000-meter rated AquaPix® MINSAS 120 sonar and SeaPower® batteries totalling over $1.2 million from a new AUV customer. Due to customer confidentiality, Kraken cannot provide more details at this time. The Company expects to fulfill these orders in 2021.

Impact Subsea’s ISA500 Altimeter Gains Recognition with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

29.04.2021
Impact Subsea are delighted to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. The ground-breaking ISA500 Altimeter has been recognised by the UK’s most prestigious business awards, personally approved by Her Majesty, The Queen. One of only 205 organisations recognised with the prestigious award this year, Impact Subsea join 48 recipients in the Innovation Category.

AMSSI - Agora for Maritime and Submarine Sustainable Innovations

28.04.2021
Following several months of fruitful discussions and dialogue, several French players have announced the creation of the AMSSI (Agora for Maritime & Submarine Sustainable Innovations): Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) - world leader in the procurement of submarine telecommunication cable systems iXblue - global high-tech company recognized worldwide for its advanced technologies in the fields of maritime autonomy, inertial navigation, subsea positioning and subsea imagery SeaOwl - international maritime services operator, pioneer in the implementation of drone-based maritime services These 3 companies are today the core of AMSSI; new French and European members will shortly join them to accelerate the emergence of new innovative projects.

Contract Award for MPSV Siem Dorado

28.04.2021
Siem Offshore has been awarded a 40 days firm contract plus options, in addition to mobilization and demobilization fees, for the MPSV "Siem Dorado" for work in the North Sea. The contract is the first contract the company has secured with DCN Diving, and we very much are looking forward to cooperate with a new client within the air-diving segment of the industry. The vessel has commenced its mobilization from Norway.

MENCK to Partner with Van Oord on the Installation of Italy’s First Offshore Wind Farm

28.04.2021
MENCK, the lead brand for the foundations and cables business segment within marine energy and infrastructure services company Acteon, has signed a contract with Dutch marine contractor Van Oord to deliver the hammer spread for the installation of the Taranto offshore wind farm, Italy’s first. The installation of 10 monopiles, each supporting a 3-MW turbine, will begin in Q3 2021 using the MPI Resolution and is expected to take 16 days. MENCK will supply one MHU 800S hydraulic hammer spread, including service technicians.

Hydro Group supports Forum Energy with Innovative Product Development for its Latest Submarine Rescue Vessel

27.04.2021
Hydro Group are pleased to announce the successful delivery of equipment to Forum Energy Technologies to support the delivery of their latest Submarine Rescue Vessel. The SRV was completed in November 2020 for a foreign navy in the Asia-Pacific region and was built to the latest Lloyds design codes to facilitate full class certification. The system was also supplied with a Launch & Recovery System and a complete training & aftersales support package as well as an ROV System, Simulator, ELSS Pod Skid & Mating Target.

Belgian Navy Renew SeeByte’s C2 Software for AUV fleet and Mine Warfare School

27.04.2021
SeeByte’s SeeTrack v4 Multi-Domain Command and Control system will continue to support the Belgian Navy’s fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles, and provide training for the Belgian and Netherlands Naval Mine Warfare school, EGUERMIN.

North-east Concept Design Company Develops New Product to Speed up Floating Wind Deployment

27.04.2021
A NORTH-east based concept design and product development company has created a new integrated solution which could accelerate the deployment of floating offshore wind. SBT Energy’s Disconnectable Turret for Renewables (DTR) combines spread and single point mooring to achieve “sizable” cost and time savings, when compared to current methods according to the company.


Aleron Ltd Establish New Partnership Agreement with SEA.O.G Offshore

27.04.2021
Aleron Ltd, specialists in complete ROV & tooling solutions, are pleased to announce their newly established partnership with SEA.O.G Offshore. The USA company, with bases in Houston, Texas and New Bedford, Massachusetts, is a leading provider of Maritime Support Services for the Oil & Gas and renewable industries.

Kraken Receives Order for Pressure Tolerant Batteries from Dive Technologies

27.04.2021
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that it has received another order for its 6000-meter SeaPower® pressure tolerant batteries from Dive Technologies Inc., of Quincy, Massachusetts. Dive’s Large Displacement Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (DIVE-LD) are powered by Kraken’s pressure tolerant batteries. The value of the order is $0.6 million. The batteries are expected to be delivered in Q3 and will be integrated into the third DIVE-LD production hull.

Development Grant Awarded to Autonomous Robotics Ltd

26.04.2021
Autonomous Robotics Ltd (ARL) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant funded project from OGTC and two European energy companies who have a proven track record using ocean bottom seismic and are keen supporters of technology development. The project is to develop a bespoke seismic sensor to fit in the company’s autonomous underwater vehicle solution, Flying Node, and is expected to last 15 months.

Videosoft Boards the Mayflower Autonomous Ship

26.04.2021
Videosoft's adaptive low bandwidth video streaming technology has been selected and installed on the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) to help relay high-quality footage of the ship’s various missions back to humans on land.

Jan De Nul Orders Highly Powered Versatile Trenching Vehicle Swordfish

26.04.2021
Jan De Nul Group has signed an agreement with Osbit Ltd (UK) for the design and construction of a new subsea trenching vehicle, named Swordfish. Delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.

3D at Depth Delivers Subsea LiDAR Metrology to Support North Sea Project

23.04.2021
3D at Depth, Inc., the world's expert in commercial Subsea LiDAR (SL) laser technology and leading provider of underwater survey support services and 3D data solutions announced today they have recently completed a series of 31 metrologies at eight locations on the Equinor Snorre Expansion Project, for Subsea 7.

OPT Deploys PB3 PowerBuoy for Enel Green Power in Chile

23.04.2021
Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has deployed its PB3 PowerBuoy for Enel Green Power (EGP) off the coast of Las Cruces in Chile to support the country’s transition to clean energy.

Mocean Energy Unveils Blue X Wave Power Prototype

23.04.2021
Scottish wave power specialist Mocean Energy has unveiled its Blue X wave energy prototype which will hit the Orkney waters next month.
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