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Oceaneering Secures IMR, Survey Work for Australian Energy Company

Oceaneering International, Inc. announces that Oceaneering Australia secured an Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair (IMR) and Survey contract from a major Australian energy company.

Exail and Kongsberg Discovery Achieve Full Compatibility for Long Baseline (LBL) Positioning Solutions

Exail and Kongsberg Discovery are pleased to announce their successful collaboration in the field of Long Baseline (LBL) subsea positioning solutions. Since June 2023, Kongsberg cPAP LBL transceiver and Exail Ramses LBL transceiver have achieved full compatibility, marking a significant milestone in the LBL positioning industry. This advancement empowers customers with enhanced capabilities to optimize underwater operations and achieve unparalleled precision in navigation.

Ocean Installer Awarded Another Production Critical Project from TotalEnergies EP Angola

Ocean Installer’s fifth project to be executed in the African and Mediterranean market this year. A fast-track umbilical repair project on TotalEnergies EP Angola based Pazflor FPSO. A collaborative project with Ocean Installer and Petro Services working together in West Africa for the first time.

Fugro Supports Safe Energy Operations in Namibia with Ultra-deep Water Geo-data

Galp, a Portuguese energy corporation, awarded Fugro a contract to conduct an environmental and geophysical survey offshore Namibia. Known for its remote location, challenging conditions and ultra-deep water, this site is key to future energy operations in the region.

Norwegian Offshore Rental (NOR) Acquires Innova Rental AS

Norwegian Offshore Rental (NOR) is happy to announce that they have acquired Innova Rental AS. NOR is headquartered in Aksdal Næringspark (in Norway), and is a significant global provider of rental equipment to the offshore, subsea, and renewable energy industries.

Reach Subsea Further Increased Capacity Through Long-term Contract for an Innovative IMR/Survey Vessel

Reach Subsea , the trusted data and subsea service provider for ocean-based industries, has signed an attractive three or five-year charter contract and additional options with Agalas for a modern IMR/Survey vessel with low emission, smart lifting arrangement and a state of the art equipment package that can be adapted to several market segments, with delivery early 2026.

FET to Supply Work-class ROV to UK Ministry of Defence

The subsea product line of Forum Energy Technologies has secured a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence Salvage and Marine Operations (SALMO) team to supply a work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV). The system has been acquired by SALMO following an Urgent Capability Requirement (UCR) from its customer, which was announced in May. The ROV will complement and increase the existing UK Defence salvage capabilities managed by SALMO and will be used to support salvage and wreck surveys.

CRP Subsea expands polyurethane moulding manufacturing facility

CRP Subsea, an AIS company, has made a significant investment to expand its polyurethane moulding manufacturing facility.

Introducing the Popoto PMM6081: Setting a New Standard in Underwater Research and Communication

Pototo Modem is proud to introduce the PMM6081, a breakthrough in underwater communication technology that redefines the way we communicate underwater and collect undersea data.

Fugro to Introduce Next-generation Coastal Mapping System at Hydro 2023

Fugro will showcase their latest Rapid Airborne Multibeam Mapping System, RAMMS 2.0, at this week’s Hydro 2023 conference in Genoa, Italy.

Kraken Delivers Mine Hunting Solution to Australian Navy

Kraken Robotics Inc. Announces that it has supplied high-resolution seabed mapping sonar equipment to the Royal Australian Navy.

Tri-lateral Alliance Set to Address Critical AUKUS Workforce and Skilling Opportunities

Defense companies HII (NYSE: HII) and Babcock Australasia (Babcock) have joined forces with the University of Adelaide, Curtin University, and the University of NSW to form the AUKUS Workforce Alliance (AWA) — a dedicated partnership committed to preparing a skilled workforce in support of all steps of Australia’s optimal pathway to sovereign nuclear-powered submarines under AUKUS Pillar 1.

Marine Robot Fleets Set to Revolutionise Ocean Exploration

A fleet of marine robots that can tackle complex offshore tasks, part of a recently completed, groundbreaking project funded by Innovate UK, is poised to change approaches to ocean exploration. Squads of Adaptive Robots (SoAR), a 2-year collaborative research and development initiative was led by the developer of ecoSUB AUVs, Planet Ocean. The project kicked off in September 2021 and culminated this summer with full system testing at Smart Sound Plymouth on England’s south coast.

Sarcos Announces Delivery of Guardian Sea Class Robotic System to UK Supplier Atlantas Marine

Sarcos Robotics, a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced robotic systems, solutions, and software that redefine human possibilities, announced that it fulfilled an order from Atlantas Marine for two Guardian Sea Class robotic systems and a support package. Sarcos delivered the systems in the third quarter of 2023.

MBARI’s ROV Ventana Completes 4,500 Deep-sea Dives

In October, MBARI’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Ventana marked a major milestone in ocean exploration, completing its 4,500th dive for deep-sea science. In operation since 1988, this robotic submersible has logged the most science dives of any remotely operated vehicle in the world.

Kraken and L3Harris collaborate for USSV innovation

Kraken Technology Group is pleased to announce an official collaboration with L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) to advance the integration of control systems within the K40 MANTA prototype.

DWTEK ROV I90 wins 2024 Taiwan Excellence Award

The 33rd "Taiwan Excellence Award" has been announced, and the global leader in Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), DWTEK, has distinguished itself among 948 entries. DWTEK received the award for their observation-class ROV, the I90. The Taiwan Excellence Award is often likened to the Oscars of the product industry and is established by the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs, known for its strict selection process and emphasis on product innovation. This year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs invited over 140 domestic experts to conduct comprehensive evaluations based on four major professional categories: "Research and Development," "Design," "Quality," and "Marketing," while also considering the "Made in Taiwan" criteria. After a rigorous three-month evaluation process, they selected industry-defining products and bestowed upon them the Taiwan Excellence honor.

Kraken Receives Synthetic Aperture Sonar Order from HII

Kraken Robotics is pleased to announce an initial order of its AquaPix® Miniature Synthetic Aperture Sonar (MINSAS) System for HII’s new REMUS 620 Medium Class UUV. Synthetic Aperture Sonar is quickly becoming the tool of choice for mine countermeasure (MCM) operations due to its significantly increased resolution and higher area coverage rates compared to legacy side scan sonar. This order is valued at $1 million and will be fulfilled in 2024.

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