ROV Planet Articles

Power quality monitoring from Bender UK proves a vital tool for ROV operators

13.12.2019
Power quality monitoring equipment from Bender UK is being used by a global subsea ROV operator to verify the integrity of power supplies offshore.

C-Kore Presents at Conference in Rio

13.12.2019
C-Kore Systems, a UK company, recently presented their Subsea Testing Tool technology at the well-attended 1st Subsea & Drilling Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Neodrill and Intermoor sign Global Cooperation Agreement Facilitating Local Project Execution

12.12.2019
Agreement will see InterMoor support Neodrill with local project execution and installation support InterMoor has over 15 offices worldwide and is a specialist in providing mooring, foundations and subsea installation services.

Aker Solutions to Provide Subsea Production System for Phase Two of Aker BP's Ærfugl

12.12.2019
Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Aker BP to deliver the subsea production system for the second phase of the Ærfugl development offshore Norway.

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway

12.12.2019
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a sizeable(1) contract by Aker BP for the Ærfugl Phase 2 gas field development, located approximately 210km west of Sandnessjøen in the Norwegian Sea.

Partnership Between Blue Robotics and Outland Technology Yields a New Surface Power Supply for the BlueROV2

12.12.2019
Torrance based Blue Robotics announced their newest product, the Outland Technology Power Supply for the BlueROV2, which was developed and manufactured by Outland Technology of Slidell, Louisiana. The Outland Technology Power Supply (OTPS) provides a solution to power the BlueROV2 through the tether cable, eliminating the need for batteries and allowing it to be operated indefinitely. The OTPS is available immediately from Blue Robotics, starting at $11,300 for a complete system.

OPITO announces transformative investment in Aberdeen Science Centre

11.12.2019
The OPITO Theatre of Energy’ to be unveiled when redeveloped venue opens in 2020 OPITO has invested more than £600,000 in an immersive and educational energy theatre which will be unveiled at Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) when it reopens in summer 2020, following a multi-million-pound redevelopment.

Finalists announced for Subsea UK awards

11.12.2019
The finalists have been announced for next year’s Subsea UK awards, which recognise the companies and individuals leading the way in the UK’s £7.5billion subsea sector.

New from Coda Octopus: Seabed Classification Software

11.12.2019
Coda Octopus is excited to release the beta version of our new software package for automated seabed classification. Integrated within our industry proven Survey Engine® range, this new software automatically interprets users' sidescan sonar data to detect and classify different seabed types.

Maersk Drilling signs up Halliburton and Petrofac for the Seapulse exploration drilling programme

11.12.2019
Maersk Drilling has signed agreements with Halliburton and Petrofac to collaborate on the exploration programme to be delivered under Maersk Drilling’s master alliance agreement with Seapulse.


Ocean Infinity to Perform 2D High-Resolution Seismic Survey in Angola

10.12.2019
Ocean Infinity, the next generation sub-sea technology and data company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Angola, one of the main branches of Total, a major energy player worldwide.

Sonardyne proves new long-endurance navigation capabilities in Loch Ness

10.12.2019
New standards in long-endurance underwater navigation and automated subsea positioning have been set following the successful completion of a joint project led by subsea technology specialist Sonardyne International Ltd., with partners the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and L3Harris.

Equinor strengthens its position in Polish offshore wind market

10.12.2019
On 10 December Equinor completed the acquisition of a 50 % interest in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia. The company now has an interest in all three Bałtyk offshore wind development projects (MFW Bałtyk III, MFW Bałtyk II i MFW Bałtyk I.).

2G Robotics Officially Releases Micro Inspection Skid

10.12.2019
2G Robotics has officially released the Micro Inspection Skid, a new laser survey skid for Inspection Class ROVs developed in partnership with iXblue and Nortek. This all-in-one integrated skid delivers high accuracy inspection capabilities with subsea dynamic laser scanning to enable survey and inspection by low cost vehicles.

Subsea UK announces new board for 2020

09.12.2019
Following a ballot at its AGM last week, Subsea UK has announced a new board of senior subsea leaders with a mix of expertise and knowledge across all sectors of the industry.

His Majesty the King will open Johan Sverdrup

09.12.2019
On 7 January next year, His Majesty the King will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field centre. Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg will also be present.

Phoenix Divers Assist with Airplane Recovery

07.12.2019
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) divers were recently contracted by Blount Brothers Construction to assist with the recovery of an aircraft that crashed and sank in the Red River on Sunday, November 24.

RUD ROV Hooks for Subsea Installations

06.12.2019
Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) used four 10-tonne capacity remotely operated vehicle (ROV) hooks from RUD to fulfill two major subsea contracts recently—both in the Gulf of Mexico. The products were sourced from RUD distributor LiftPull.
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