ROV Planet Articles

Ridley Promises to Smash Barriers to Using Subsea Robotics in Offshore Wind

20.09.2021
Aberdeen technology developer HonuWorx and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are set to demonstrate a concept for a submersible mothership that will make subsea robotics a sustainable and cost-effective solution for offshore wind farms.

UK Industry Asked to Explore Cutting-edge Alternative Navigation Technologies

19.09.2021
Cutting-edge ways of navigating in the event of disruption of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) are being explored by innovative UK industry on behalf of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S).

INESC TEC Chooses Blueprint Lab Manipulator for Offshore Energy O&M Research

19.09.2021
INESC TEC is a private, non-profit organisation specialising in research and development (R&D) within science and technology sectors as well as consulting, training and developing emerging tech-centric companies. Operating at the intersection of business and academia, INESC TEC applies research and knowledge acquired throughout its various undertakings in technology transfer projects.

Subsea 7 Awarded FEED Contract in Norway

17.09.2021
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract by Aker BP for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for the NOA Fulla development project, offshore Norway. NOA Fulla is located in the southern part of the NOAKA area in the Norwegian North Sea.

Making Oceanographic Data of Extraordinary Quality Accessible to a Wider Audience

17.09.2021
Alseamar, a producer of glider UUVs, has been able to produce highly accurate data plots of current profiles from large swathes of the water column. A combination of tailor-made algorithms, underwater gliders and a high-performing ADCP from Nortek has helped break new ground for the oceanographic community, making high-quality data more accessible for a multitude of stakeholders.

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Christens Underwater Vehicle at GEOMAR

17.09.2021
As an expression of the long-standing and close ties, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco today christened the new autonomous underwater vehicle "Albert I. de Monaco" at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel.

L3Harris Marks 100 Years in UK with Commitments to Armed Forces Community and Defence

17.09.2021
L3Harris Technologies marked 100 years of support for the United Kingdom’s defence and security needs by signing the Armed Forces Covenant, a significant commitment to members of the armed forces community.

UKHO Revamps ADMIRALTY EasyTide with New Platform and Website

15.09.2021
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has successfully launched its new ADMIRALTY EasyTide platform following extensive research on enhancing its tidal product portfolio.

ECA GROUP Selects CTM and PATRIA to Supply Electromagnetic and Acoustic Modules for its Minesweeping Solution

15.09.2021
ECA GROUP has contracted CTM and PATRIA to supply two minesweeping subsystems that will be towed with its INSPECTOR 125-S Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV). The fully integrated solution will provide enhanced multi-influence minesweeping capabilities within the Mine Counter Measures replacement (rMCM) programme awarded by Belgium and the Netherlands to the Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium, composed of Naval Group and ECA GROUP.

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.


OceanTools to Develop New Line of Robotic Products

13.09.2021
OceanTools, based in Aberdeen, UK, global leaders in subsea engineering, announce the expansion of their product portfolio with the introduction of newly developed subsea robotic products following a significant period of growth.

ROVOP Appoints New President for the Americas as it Prepares for Significant Growth in North and South America

09.09.2021
ROVOP, a leading independent provider of cutting-edge subsea remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), has appointed Daniel Wheeler as its new President for the Americas.

Electric City 2021: Driving Europe’s Electrification with Wind Energy

08.09.2021
By 2050 most of the EU energy system will be electrified. Direct electrification, complemented with the indirect electrification of harder-to-abate sectors, is the most cost-effective and energy efficient way to cut energy sector emissions to net zero. WindEurope’s Annual Event "Electric City 2021", in Copenhagen on 23-25 November, will be a perfect place for companies from different sectors to get together and accelerate Europe’s transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

Sonardyne Adds Flagship Navigator Model to SPRINT-Nav Mini Family

07.09.2021
Energy, defence and science marine technology company Sonardyne has introduced a range-topping model of its hybrid, underwater and surface vehicle navigation platform, SPRINT-Nav Mini.

Red Arrows to Open DSEI

07.09.2021
It is expected – subject to weather conditions – that the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, will formally open Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) next week, with their signature nine aircraft flypast.

“Risks and Opportunities” - International Conference on the Removal of Ammunition Contamination

07.09.2021
More than 1.5 million tons of old ammunition lie at the bottom of the North and the Baltic Sea. In order to address the increasing danger to people and the environment, experts from Schleswig-Holstein have taken on a pioneering role in the detection, monitoring and clearance of such sites. The State of Schleswig-Holstein would benefit further by establishing a new branch of maritime industry and marine research. At the Kiel Munition Clearance Week 2021, approaches to solutions are discussed until 10 September.

Fugro’s Cable Route Survey Helps Connect Scottish Islanders to Faster Broadband

06.09.2021
Fugro has completed the offshore fieldwork phase of a high-profile multidisciplinary contract for Global Marine that will help determine subsea routes for 16 new fibre optic cables in the Hebrides and the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

C-Kore Expands its Horizons

03.09.2021
The reputation of C-Kore subsea test tools for quickly and accurately locating existing faults in subsea circuits, and for monitoring the integrity of new umbilicals during installation, continues to spread around the globe. Over recent months the UK based company, C-Kore Systems Ltd, has been delighted to add Angola, China, Canada, and Israel to the list of countries where their tools have been successfully deployed.
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