ROV Planet Articles

Kraken Robotics Receives $6 Million Order for Subsea Batteries

23.04.2024
Kraken Robotics Inc. Announces that it has received orders totalling more than $6 million for subsea batteries. Customer details cannot be disclosed. Deliveries are expected to occur in 2024 and 2025.

Greensea IQ and VideoRay Announce Transformative Five-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Partnership to Advance ROV User Experience

23.04.2024
Greensea IQ, a pioneer in marine technology development, and VideoRay, a global leader in underwater robotics, have announced the extension of their strategic partnership.

Mission Accomplished for the World's First HUGIN Endurance

23.04.2024
Kongsberg Discovery is pleased to announce that the first production system of our revolutionary long-range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) HUGIN Endurance has completed factory acceptance testing

The Royal New Zealand Navy receive Operational Training on SeeByte’s Multi-Domain Mission Management System

23.04.2024
SeeByte, the global leader in smart software solutions for robotic and autonomous systems, successfully delivered on-site training of their multi-domain mission management system, SeeTrack, to the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN).

PXGEO Expands its Subsea Offering Through the Acquisition of Modus Subsea Services

23.04.2024
Modus Subsea Services is a leading provider of offshore life-of-field support services specializing in autonomous subsea operations using Underwater Intervention Drones (UID) based on the Saab Sabertooth platform. The company has also developed and commercialized the industry's first-ever UID subsea residency solution.

EVENT: Submarine Networks EMEA 2024 - London, UK - 29-30 May 2024

19.04.2024
Ocean Robotics Planet is proud to be a Media Partner for #SubNetsEMEA. The two-day event is the EMEA’s pre-eminent subsea conference, and will see 120 trailblazing speakers and 100 senior leaders join together to learn, collaborate and network. Join the rest of the subsea industry in London from 29-30 May for Submarine Networks EMEA, the leading annual subsea connectivity event in the region.

Eelume Partners with Exail to Equip All-terrain AUVs with Advanced Navigation Systems

18.04.2024
Exail, a global leader in subsea navigation, has been selected by Eelume, a leading provider of innovative underwater technology, to supply its Phins Compact C3 Inertial Navigation System (INS) for Eelume's new S-Series all-terrain Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs).

First Ghost Shark Debuts in Australia - Ahead of Schedule & On Budget

17.04.2024
Anduril, the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator (ASCA) and Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) are pleased to unveil the first Ghost Shark manufactured prototype and announce that the Ghost Shark program is ahead of schedule and on budget. As Anduril moves to deliver an operationally relevant capability within a fraction of traditional defence timelines, early creation and testing of the first Ghost Shark has been critical for rapid learning and iteration.

Greener Marine Operations will Require Leaner Crews and Smaller Ships

16.04.2024
Marine robotics pioneer Ocean Infinity is actively pursuing the decarbonisation of its Armada fleet of lean-crewed, uncrewed and remotely operated vessels in alignment with its goal to achieve net-zero across the business by 2040.

SubC Imaging Launches New Rayfin Micro 500m ROV Camera

15.04.2024
SubC Imaging has just launched a solution designed to redefine compact subsea imaging. Combining cutting-edge technology with a compact form factor, the Rayfin Micro delivers exceptional image quality and versatility for observation class ROVs.

Hydromea's Deep-Rated DISKDRIVE Thrusters Excel in 600 bar Lab Test

15.04.2024
Hydromea, a pioneering leader in subsea technology, proudly announces a significant advancement in underwater propulsion with the successful completion of a demanding pressure test on its deep-rated ultra-thin DISKDRIVE thrusters.

KONGSBERG to provide maritime surveillance services to Norway

15.04.2024
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (‘KONGSBERG’) has been awarded a contract from the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) on behalf of the Norwegian government to provide satellite maritime surveillance data to cover Norwegian Areas of Interest.

Kystdesign to Deliver Two New Constructor ROVs to Reach Subsea

15.04.2024
Kystdesign is thrilled to announce that Reach Subsea has commissioned the delivery of two new Constructor ROVs. These state-of-the-art, work-class ROVs, renowned for their robustness and versatility, are scheduled for delivery in May 2024.

New Product Launch for the Underwater Tracking, Navigation, and Communication System, UWIS System

15.04.2024
UWIS Oy has expanded its UWIS System by developing what are called UWIS cable buoys. These allow the system to be more usable when operating directly from larger vessels in the open sea.

Nauticus Robotics Tests Aquanaut Mk2 Vehicle and Announces 2023 Results

15.04.2024
Nauticus Robotics announced preliminary testing results for its Aquanaut Mk2 vehicle and financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2023. "We have spent the past few months transforming Nauticus from a company with great R&D capabilities to one poised to be commercially successful," said John W. Gibson, Jr., Nauticus' CEO and President. "We successfully raised additional capital, reorganized our operations, materially reduced expected G&A costs, and initiated sea trials for our Aquanaut Mk2 vehicle in the Gulf of Mexico. These sea trials include not just depth, but maneuverability, emergency procedures, launch and recovery, and are milestone events in Nauticus' vision. Our team has successfully tested to a depth of greater than 1,200 meters. We've gone from promise to product. The next generation of subsea vehicle is now in the water."

Support the National Oceanography Centre Cycle Challenge

12.04.2024
Staff and members of the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are embarking on an epic cycle challenge to raise funds for their pioneering ocean research. They are looking for organisations to sponsor the event – could this be you?

Subsea7 Awarded Contract in the Gulf of Mexico

12.04.2024
Subsea7 today announced the award of a sizable1 contract by Talos Energy for the Sunspear development in Green Canyon Block 78, in the Gulf of Mexico.

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $2.7 million to Improve Ocean Observations with New Robotic Floats through Investing in America Agenda

11.04.2024
Today, NOAA and the Department of Commerce announced that $2.7 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) will be used to replenish and expand an important array of robotic floats in the Argo program that measure ocean and climate data as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.

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