ROV Planet Articles

OceanTools Announce the Launch of C-Dye ECO

OceanTools are delighted to announce the launch of C-Dye ECO. This new variant of C-Dye has been developed by our partner company Subsea Chemistry to work with our newly launched range of DyeTectors called the ECO series which comprises our D7-ECO and the ultra-compact D5-ECO.

Oceanology International 2024 Opens Registration with Promise to Inspire and Inform

Inviting attendees to discover, connect and learn, the organizers of Oceanology International 2024 (Oi24) are revealing plans for the most forward-thinking, powerful and enriching event yet with the opening of visitor registration today (21st November).

Canadian Dept. of National Defence Chooses SRV-8 Underwater Drone for Defense Operations

Oceanbotics, the world’s leading manufacturer of easy-to-use professional underwater drones (ROVs), is pleased to announce the purchase of the SRV-8 by the Canadian Department of National Defence. This significant milestone has been achieved through our trusted partner, ROMOR Ocean Solutions, a provider of cutting-edge underwater drone technology.

OEG Offshore to Acquire Bluestream Offshore

OEG Energy Group Limited, a leading offshore solutions business, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement to acquire Bluestream Offshore B.V a specialist in subsea and topside services based in The Netherlands for an undisclosed consideration.

Subsea7 Awarded Decommissioning Contract in Brazil

Subsea7 today announced the award of a sizeable contract by Shell for the decommissioning of subsea infrastructure associated with the FPSO Fluminense in the Bijupirá and Salema fields of the Campos Basin, at 700m water depth.

80+ Offshore Munitions Cleared in Landmark Operation for Marine Conservation

Over 80 offshore munitions have been successfully removed from the Moray Firth without environmentally damaging High Order detonations, marking a groundbreaking advancement in marine protection by offshore disposal specialists EODEX UK.

Phoenix and SUPSALV Perform Salvage of Remaining Debris from Titan Submersible in North Atlantic

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix), under the direction of the U.S. Navy’s Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), recovered the remaining debris of the Titan submersible from the North Atlantic seafloor near the RMS Titanic shipwreck.

Fugro Supports Ignitis Renewables with Seabed Survey for Lithuania’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Ignitis Renewables, an international green energy company, has awarded Fugro a contract to conduct a geophysical survey at Lithuania's first offshore wind farm site.

Discovering the Depths: SEAMOR and Voyis Collaborative Technology

SEAMOR, renowned for its innovation in remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and Voyis, a leading provider of cutting-edge underwater optical sensors, are excited to announce their exciting new collaboration.

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 37 is out NOW!

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 37: Events Calendar & Welcome to Ocean Robotics Planet - The Freedom to evolve: What’s New and What’s Next with the Hybrid Freedom AUV/ROV - The Search & Recovery of the Missing OceanGate Titan Submersible - Sub Rescue Planning - Protecting Offshore Energy Sources: Fossil Fuel and Green Energy Have Common Ground - Discovery of Two Historic WWII Aircraft Wrecks in Trondheimsfjorden - Poster: DriX USV deployed in conjunction with the Freedom AUV - DriX and FlipiX: Exail's Smart Solution for Bathymetric, Geophysical and UXO Surveys - Into the Ocean: Underwater Robotics, Uncover New Ways to Tackle Climate Change - Subsea Anchoring for a Greener Future - Schmidt Ocean Institute Launches New Research Vessel: Take a Tour of Falkor (too) - Small Unmanned Surface Vessels Could Pose a Big Threat as a Waterborne IED - Class Project: Students Reverse Engineer Captured Unmanned Smuggling Boats;

Teledyne Marine makes a significant contribution to NATO Exercise REPMUS and DYNAMIC MESSENGER 23

In September, Teledyne Marine deployed multiple Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) during REPMUS 23 experimentation and DYNAMIC MESSENGER 23 exercise which took place in Troia and Sesimbra, Portugal. REPMUS (Robotic Experimentation and Prototyping with Maritime Unmanned System) REPMUS is the largest unmanned system experimentation exercise, with participation broadly across NATO nations. REPMUS is a great opportunity to experiment with new capabilities and test the interoperability between unmanned systems.

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.

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