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Ashtead and Forum Complete Joint Venture

04.01.2018
Ashtead Technology and Forum Energy Technologies have completed their joint venture, with effect from January 03, 2018.

Subsea Technology & Rentals announce OEM agreement with HYPACK®

04.01.2018
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR), a specialist in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology are pleased to announce they have been appointed by HYPACK® as an OEM partner to provide customers with HYPACK® software integrated with STR’s in-house manufactured sonar products.

DeepOcean awarded contract from Statoil for marine operations on the Snorre Expansion Project

04.01.2018
DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has been awarded a significant contract for performing marine operation scope on the Snorre Expansion Project in the North Sea.

Trelleborg Wins Oil & Gas Engineering Product of the Year Gold Award

02.01.2018
The winners of the very first Oil & Gas Engineering Product of the Year awards have been identified as some of the best products introduced between January 2016 and July 2017. Trelleborg is the first company to win the Oil and Gas Engineering Product of the Year Gold Award for its newly developed Standardized Buoyancy Module.

Fugro’s data brings successful close to the search for lost sub HMAS AE1

01.01.2018
Fugro’s role in the expedition to find HMAS AE1 has helped to solve Australia’s oldest naval mystery, 103 years after the First World War Australian submarine vanished off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. In waters over 300 metres deep, Fugro deployed its autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from survey vessel, Fugro Equator. On Wednesday, 19th December an object of interest was located and further inspection confirmed that it was AE1.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

28.12.2017
ROV Planet Wishes Everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

New Company Announces Opening of Houston Hub

22.12.2017
A new name in global positioning services has announced the opening of a regional hub in Houston. Recently-launched International Geomatics Group has been founded by well-known industry figures Steve Rampton (CEO) and Ken Adams (COO) and will be the marine focus for disruptive DGPS (Differential Global Positioning Services) provision.

New Company Announces Opening of Houston Hub

22.12.2017
A new name in global positioning services has announced the opening of a regional hub in Houston. Recently-launched International Geomatics Group has been founded by well-known industry figures Steve Rampton (CEO) and Ken Adams (COO) and will be the marine focus for disruptive DGPS (Differential Global Positioning Services) provision. It has just opened its first office on the western edge of Houston’s Energy Corridor where it anticipates recruiting up to six new members of staff by the middle of 2018. Core to the delivery of all International Geomatics Group projects is the “ICE” (Innovation, Communication, Execution) philosophy which ensures that, throughout the life of the project, the scope is continuously reviewed and the team liaises with the client on project aims to execute safely and reliably, delivering results, on time and on budget.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Give Back To The Local Community

21.12.2017
Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR), a specialist in the design, production and rental of advanced subsea technology who are based in Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth held an appeal amongst its workforce to donate to the Great Yarmouth Salvation Army ‘Toys and Tins Appeal’.

Greensea Appoints New Robotics Engineer

20.12.2017
Greensea, creator of OPENSEATM, the universal marine industry operating platform, has recently announced the appointment of Matthew Parrilla as Robotics Engineer. Prior to joining Greensea, Matthew was a lead developer of a customer facing application at Cox Automotive, Inc. He earned a B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Maryland, worked as a data visualization artist, co-founded a startup and spends his time backcountry skiing whenever possible.


Record express AHC delivery for Salvage Operation

20.12.2017
Scantrol recently mobilized an Active Heave Compensation (AHC) Upgrade system in less than 4 hours for Aberdeenshire based solutions provider Aleron Subsea. The system will be used in a profiled Salvage operation to find Britain’s lost treasures from the World Wars.

£56m funding boost helps ROVOP bolster ROV fleet by 50% and supports future business growth

20.12.2017
ROVOP Limited, (“Rovop”) an independent operator of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), is to immediately increase its fleet by 50% to meet ongoing customer demand following a funding boost of £56m.

Have you registered for Subsea Expo?

20.12.2017
The world's largest annual subsea exhibition and conference. Online registration is now open!

Seabed Geosolutions Secures 3D and 4D Ocean Bottom Node Contracts Offshore Trinidad and West Africa

19.12.2017
Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) seismic acquisition project over the greater Angostura field in shallow waters, offshore Trinidad for BHP, and a 4D OBN project for Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company. The combined awards are valued at around US $60 million.

Finalists revealed for 2018 British subsea awards

19.12.2017
Industry body Subsea UK has today (Tuesday 19th December) announced the finalists who are in the running to triumph at its 2018 business awards. Some of the country’s most innovative and successful subsea businesses have made it on to the shortlist for the annual awards which seek to recognise companies and individuals who are leading the way Britain’s £7.5billion subsea sector.

5 reasons you can't miss Oceanology International

19.12.2017
5 Reasons to register for OI London

Riptide Autonomous Solutions Announces Expansion of UUV Payload Options

19.12.2017
The ease of integration of payloads into the Riptide product line of UUVs has been a key value proposition for diverse customers. This flexibility was recently demonstrated by the rapid integration of a new sonar and a WiFi data system.

Save The Date - OCEANS 2018 Charleston

18.12.2017
Mark October 22 - 25 on your calendars now for the OCEANS 2018 Charleston Conference - the leading global OCEANS conference bringing science, technology, and ocean leaders together to help advance the world’s ocean professions. We look forward to seeing you in Charleston, South Carolina!
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