ROV Planet Articles

OceanTools awarded major order for deepwater fibreoptic termination housings

03.09.2020
OceanTools have been awarded a significant contract for the design and manufacture of a 7500-metre depth rated fibreoptic termination housing, by a subsea telecommunications cable manufacturer, based in the Asia Pacific region.

Panther Wins Pipeline Inspection in Gulf of Mexico

03.09.2020
For pipeline inspection in the Gulf of Mexico, global maritime, survey and ROV services operator, ACSM, chose an electric Saab Seaeye Panther XT robotic vehicle over other ROV vehicle alternatives.

EURONAVAL 2020: Opening of the Press Accreditation Platform

03.09.2020
EURONAVAL, the world innovation event, naval technologies of the future and maritime security, will take place from 20th to 23rd October in Paris Le-Bourget. EURONAVAL will be the world’s only naval defence and maritime security event in 2020.

SMD Secures New £Multi-Million Plough Contract

03.09.2020
Innovative subsea vehicle specialists Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) have secured a new contract working in collaboration with a leading global subsea cabling company.

Kraken Announces Funding for ThunderFish® XL Development

03.09.2020
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is pleased to announce that it is receiving advisory services and up to $2,909,891 in research and development funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).

Equinor completes world’s first logistics operation with a drone to an offshore installation

02.09.2020
A drone flew a 3D-printed part for the lifeboat system from the Mongstad base to the Troll A platform in the North Sea. The operation was completed efficiently and according to plan.

Boskalis Subsea Services secures multi-million-pound Perenco contract in UKCS

01.09.2020
Aberdeen based Boskalis Subsea Services, has announced the award and successful completion of a multi-million-pound contract awarded by Perenco UK. The contract was to support a pipeline project in the UK’s Southern North Sea basin.

Norwegian Initiative for Global Offshore Wind

01.09.2020
Ocean Installer and Vard are entering into a partnership to develop one of the world's most advanced turbine installation vessels for offshore wind.

ROV Planet Magazine Issue 24

28.08.2020
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 24: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV/USV Professionals. Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Events Calendar - Qualifying Freedom - Finding USS Nevada - NOAA Tests DriX - Film-Ocean Invests Further in New Work Class ROV - The Abyssal Ecosystem - Poster: Aleron MultiROV - The History of Underwater Wet-Mateable connectors - Ice-o-Pod Exploring Antarctica's Under-Ice Marine Life - RUD ROV Hook: Subsea Lifting to the Next Level - Cybersecurity Under and Above Water - The Theseus AUV: A Cold War Legacy.

ROV Planet Buyer's Guide 2020

28.08.2020
ROV Planet has launched the ROV/AUV Parts & Equipment Suppliers Buyer’s Guide 2020. The magazine of choice for Marine & Underwater Robotics Professionals. Welcome to ROV Planet!


Fugro Awarded 3-year Multidisciplinary Survey Services Contract by Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

27.08.2020
Fugro has been awarded a 3-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for the provision of statewide survey services.

Advanced Insulation Expands into New Gloucester Unit Following Subsea Demand

27.08.2020
Steadily increasing demand for its subsea buoyancy products has prompted leading materials solution provider Advanced Insulation to invest over £8million pounds in a new facility in Gloucester.

KONGSBERG Brings in Digital twin Expertise to Strengthen Digital Offering in the Maritime Space

26.08.2020
KONGSBERG announced today its plans to increase investment in maritime digital solutions, focus on building strong partnerships and combine Kongsberg Digital’s two maritime divisions into one brand: Digital Ocean.

Fugro Wins three Long-term ROV Services Contracts with Petrobras in Brazil

26.08.2020
In partnership with Solstad and Oceanpact, Fugro has been awarded three long-term contracts by Petrobras to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services for a variety of subsea activities in Brazil. All three contracts are for 3-year firm periods with additional 1-year options.

Saipem, Protagonist in Offshore Wind, will Develop a Wind Farm in Italy

26.08.2020
Saipem: MoU signed with AGNES and QINT’X to develop one of the first wind farm in the Adriatic Sea.

Submersible Monitoring System from Arctic Rays

24.08.2020
Arctic Rays, LLC has officially released a compact Submersible Monitoring System for use in 1 atmosphere pressure housings.

OSEA Goes Virtual in 2020 with Live Event Slated for 2021

21.08.2020
Informa Markets today announced that OSEA – the biennial flagship event for Asia’s Oil & Gas industry, to be held on 24 – 26 November 2020, will become a fully virtual event on the same dates.

Ocean Power Technologies’ PB3 PowerBuoy® Achieves New Operational Milestone

21.08.2020
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, announced that the PB3 PowerBuoy® operating in the Adriatic Sea has surpassed 600 days of continuous operation for Eni’s Phase 1 resident autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) project.
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