ROV Planet Articles

NATO Officially Launches New Maritime Centre for Security of Critical Undersea Infrastructure

NATO has established a new centre dedicated to the security of thousands of miles of undersea energy pipelines and cables, which are vulnerable to attacks aimed at disrupting energy supply, global communications and economic activity.

A Full Week of AUV Demonstrations for DIU and US Navy

KONGSBERG Discovery successfully completed in-water demonstrations of the HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) as part of the commercial evaluation of Large Diameter Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (LDUUV) systems by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and the U.S. Navy.

EVENT: WindEnergy - Hamburg, Germany - 24-27 September 2024

WindEnergy Hamburg will act as a unique meeting point and bring together the major players in the wind industry and related sectors – as well as completely new partners in this dynamically evolving market.

DeepOcean Completes Subsea Dredging Operations Remotely From Shore for the First Time

DeepOcean has announced they have successfully completed seabed dredging operations remotely from shore, for their client Aker BP ASA. This pioneering achievement showcases the potential of conducting advanced ROV operations from an onshore operations center.

NORBIT Introduces Autopilot Solution for USVs and ASVs

NORBIT introduces an Autopilot Solution for USVs and ASVs equipped with a NORBIT integrated multibeam echo sounder. NORBIT AutoPilot enables fully automated line planning without operator intervention. The vehicle is remotely controlled using NORBIT’s data acquisition software DCT, which initiates data recording upon reaching the first survey line. Once the current line is completed, the USV will seamlessly transition to the next survey line. This innovative solution offers a convenient and efficient method for collecting survey data.

Greensea IQ Strengthens International Reach with DpeR Consulting Partnership in Israel

Continuing to bolster its global market presence, Greensea IQ, a leading provider of marine robotics software and integrated solutions, proudly announces the appointment of DpeR Consulting as its international consulting firm representing Bayonet autonomous underwater ground vehicles (AUGVs) in Israel.

Norwegian Offshore Rental (NOR) is Expanding in Aberdeen, UK

Norwegian Offshore Rental (NOR) is making a significant investment at NOR LTD, their subsidiary office in Aberdeen, UK. This investment includes an expansion, where NOR LTD will be moving to a new facility, which is triple the size of their current location. Furthermore, NOR will also expand the rental pool in Aberdeen with additional tooling and survey equipment.

Tiburon Subsea Introduces Advanced Underwater Robotic Technology

Tiburon Subsea has launched its patent pending autonomous underwater thruster control technology, JETTE. JETTE is a pioneering in-line dual vectored subsea robotic controlled propulsion system designed to meet the evolving demands within the underwater robotics market.

EVENT: OCEANS 2024 - Halifax, Canada - 23-26 September 2024

The OCEANS 2024 Halifax conference is for global maritime professionals to learn, innovate and lead in the protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our OCEANS.

Rovco Selected for Survey Work on the Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind Project

Rovco, a leading UK-based provider of tech-powered offshore wind solutions, has been selected for site characterisation work on the Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind project in the southern North Sea. The project is a joint venture between TotalEnergies, Corio Generation (a portfolio company of Macquarie Asset Management operating on a standalone basis), and Gulf Energy Development. With a planned installed capacity of 1.5GW, it will be one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farms upon completion.

SeeByte Awarded Three-year Contract to Continue its UK Mine Hunting Capability Programme Support

SeeByte Ltd (SeeByte) has been awarded a three-year contract by Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), part of the UK Ministry of Defence, to provide its suite of C2, mission-level autonomy, target recognition, support, and development services to the Mine Hunting Capability (MHC) Delivery Team and related programmes in support of the Royal Navy.

Ocean Exploration Trust Launches 2024 Expedition Season on May 25 to Explore Unknown Areas of the Western, Central, and Eastern Pacific Ocean

Ten expeditions will take the Nautilus Corps of Exploration aboard E/V Nautilus to Hawaiʻi, American Samoa, US Pacific Remote Islands, Guam, Palau, and Canada.

ISE Unveils its Revolutionary Subsea Surveillance Team

International Submarine Engineering Ltd. (ISE) proudly announces the launch of our Revolutionary Subsea Surveillance Team, featuring the groundbreaking integration of our XL UUV and Subsea Docking System. This dynamic duo offers unprecedented range and endurance, making surfacing optional.


A new technology detects trace amounts of oxygen in an environment where previously these life-supporting molecules were below the limit of detection.

Havfram awarded contract by Iberdrola for Windanker project

Havfram has signed a contract with Iberdrola for the installation of 21 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at their Windanker project in the Baltic Sea. The agreement covers transport and installation support, which will be executed by one of Havfram’s newbuild NG20000X-HF wind turbine installation vessels. The contract will start in the summer of 2026 and makes a perfect fit towards high utilization for the vessel planned to be used.

Greensea IQ and Seaward Marine Services Agree to a Strategic Multi-year Agreement to Enhance Marine Industry Services

Greensea IQ, the innovator behind EverClean, the premier always-clean hull service, and Seaward Marine Services, a leader in global ship husbandry, today announced a groundbreaking five-year agreement. This alliance aims to expand each company’s service offerings by integrating their expertise in underwater hull cleaning (UWHC) technologies and services across the marine industry.

EVENT: Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology USA - Arlington, VA, USA - 23-25 September 2024

The US Navy aims to establish a "hybrid fleet" with 150 unmanned vessels in response to escalating global threats, recognizing the necessity of an unmanned presence to maintain superiority. Despite the advantages of unmanned vessels in extending mission durations and mitigating risk for warfighters, their integration is hindered by operational challenges and the legacy acquisition models.

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 39 is out NOW!

Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 39: Ocean Robotics Planet Magazine Issue 39: Events Calendar & Welcome to Ocean Robotics Planet - RTsys Integrating Manned and Unmanned Systems for Greater Outcomes - Odysseus 4K: Pelagic’s New ROV Provides Cutting-edge Support for Global Deep-Sea Science - Reagan National Defense Forum and Uncrewed Maritime Systems - The SeaExplorer Way: Redefining Shallow Water Exploration - VideoRay: An American ROV Revolution (Part 1) - Poster: VideoRay Defender - Fortifying Undersea Security: Collaborative Strategies for Subsea Warfare - Towards Autonomous Seas: Embracing the Potential of Remote Piloting - Uncrewed Surface Vehicles (USV) Network in Support to EOOS - Sea-Lift: Connecting Topside to Subsea - Digital Edge Showcases New ROV Products - Science Fiction Becomes Reality: The Sentinel Mission - The ROV Artist: Gaizka Garay - ROVAR: Remotely Operated Vehicle for Asset Recovery...

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