ROV Planet Articles

Articles for Tag or Tags: Sea-kit

Number of matching Articles: 12

Tonga Eruption Discoveries Defy Expectations

23.05.2022
New findings from the record-breaking Tongan volcanic eruption are “surprising and unexpected”, say scientists from New Zealand’s National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA’s research vessel, RV Tangaroa, has returned from a month-long expedition as part of The Nippon Foundation-funded Tonga Eruption Seabed Mapping Project (TESMaP), where scientists were studying the effects of January’s eruption of Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha'apai (HT – HH).

NIWA-Nippon Foundation Tonga Eruption Seabed Mapping Project to Survey Eruption

01.04.2022
NIWA and The Nippon Foundation are undertaking a mission to discover the undersea impacts of the recent Tongan volcanic eruption. In a rare opportunity to improve understanding of the nature and impact of a major volcanic eruption, NIWA scientists are sailing to Tonga to survey the ocean around the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha'apai (HT–HH) volcano and surrounding regions. They will be surveying thousands of square kilometres of the seafloor and collecting video images of the eruption’s impact from NIWA’s research vessel, RV Tangaroa, and using SEA-KIT International’s Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) Maxlimer to conduct further mapping.

SEA-KIT Expands Production Facility to Meet Growing USV Demand

01.03.2022
SEA-KIT International is expanding its Tollesbury production facility to deliver on a growing Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) orderbook. The news comes as Fugro, world-leading geo-intelligence specialist, snaps up SEA-KIT’s latest 12m X-class build for its growing Blue Essence fleet.

SEA-KIT and Fugro Ink Contract for Next Generation 18m USV

20.01.2022
World leading Geo-data specialist, Fugro, has ordered a SEA-KIT XL Class Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) for future North Sea operations. The 18m USV, the first of its kind, will be built at SEA-KIT’s expanding UK production facility on the Essex coast.

SEA-KIT Strengthens Fleet with New 12m USV

09.12.2021
SEA-KIT International, an award-winning pioneer in the Uncrewed Surface Vessel sector, has announced plans to build another of its X-class, 12m USVs as a fleet vessel for launch in 2022.

SEA-KIT Wins Funding to Demonstrate Zero Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology for USVs

15.09.2021
SEA-KIT International, leading designer and builder of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), has won funding to install an innovative PCB based hydrogen fuel cell, engineered by project partner Bramble Energy, on its 12m USV ‘Maxlimer’ and demonstrate zero emission maritime operations.

SEA-KIT’s Latest USV is First to Receive Lloyd’s Register Unmanned Marine Systems Certification

09.07.2021
The first ever Unmanned Marine Systems (UMS) certificate has been awarded to SEA-KIT International by Lloyd’s Register, representing an important milestone for the maritime industry.

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).

Hydramec to Build Fully Autonomous Winch for Fugro

05.10.2020
Hydramec are delighted to announce the receipt of two orders from Fugro to design and build two bespoke lightweight Launch and Recovery winches for their new uncrewed surface vessels, the 12m Fugro Blue Essence being built by SEA-KIT.

SEA-KIT USV Successfully Completes 22 Days of Offshore Operations in the Atlantic Ocean

19.08.2020
SEA-KIT’s 12m Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) ‘Maxlimer’ returned to Plymouth on Friday after 22 days of remote survey operations on Europe’s continental margin.


Fugro cements uncrewed evolution strategy with order for two SEA-KIT USVs

05.08.2020
Fugro has ordered two 12m SEA-KIT X class Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs); with one bound for their Asia-Pacific region and the other for North Sea operations.

Essex Joins Forces with Hi-Tech Maritime Specialist SEA-KIT International in New Unmanned Vessel Collaboration

17.04.2020
SEA-KIT International, a leading provider of hi-tech solutions for the maritime and research industries, is joining forces with Essex academics to create a secure and intelligent communication system for the control of unmanned surface vessels (USV).
About Cookies - We use cookies to improve your browsing experience and help us improve our websites. For more information please click here.