ROV Planet Articles

Aleron Group Announce Strategic Organisation Restructure to Enhance Client Offerings

Aleron Group have announced a high-level organisation restructure to align with their strategic growth plans to consolidate product and service offerings to their global clients. The Aleron Group consisting of individual entities, Aleron Subsea and ROVQUIP, will now formally be recognised as the single entity of Aleron Limited.

C-Kore Signs first Contract for Chinese Mobilization

C-Kore Systems has recently signed their first contract for delivery of their subsea monitoring tools for a Chinese operation. The C-Kore tools will be used to perform subsea testing on the main umbilical before tying back into the existing structures.

MacArtney to Expand Footprint in the Middle East and India

MacArtney Underwater Technology appoints Saurabh Sharma as Regional Sales Manager, consequently reinforcing its sales activities in the Middle East and India, supporting local customers with the global MacArtney brand.

New Test Tank Under Construction at Phoenix Bayou Vista, LA Yard

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) announces the construction of a new test tank at our Bayou Vista, LA facility as part of our strategic growth initiatives for the new year.

Valeport introduces new SWiFT CTD profiler

Designed with the intention of a seamless workflow, the new SWiFT CTD is the next generation of Valeport’s popular SWiFT profiler range and delivers enhanced accuracy and versatility for those requiring CTD measurements.

Underwater Success for Remote Survey of the MEDITERRANNEE

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has successfully completed the proof of concept project for underwater remote surveys using the Seasam technology eco-system from Notilo Plus on a Corsica linea ship, the MEDITERRANNEE.

Bender LIM reduces cost and risk of legacy system upgrades in oil and gas platforms

Cost effective upgrades to existing oil and gas infrastructure is a key requirement for operators, extending the life of offshore plant.

Equinor Awarded 17 New Production Licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Equinor has been awarded 17 new production licences by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in the 2020 Award in Predefined Areas (APA) – 10 licences as operator and 7 licences as partner.

Fugro Wins Multidisciplinary Contract on Germany’s SuedLink Renewables Powerline

Vössing Engineers have awarded Fugro a geotechnical and water consulting contract to support the route planning, permitting and installation of 106 km of underground power cables on Section 2 of Germany’s new Suedlink powerline.

Equinor Will Test Floating Solar off Frøya

Equinor is already an offshore wind major. Now the company will explore the opportunities within offshore solar power. Together with Moss Maritime the company wants to start testing off the island of Frøya.

Rovco Signs Subsea Contract for Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

Rovco, a leading provider of ROV and hydrographic services, combining innovative robotic platforms and cutting-edge technology, signs contract to perform subsea work on Scotland's largest operational Offshore Wind Farm, Beatrice.

Delivering Site Surveys and Installations Remotely

In early 2020 the OceanWise team was putting the final touches to an environmental monitoring system which was destined for Africa. Despite mounting restrictions imposed amid the global Covid-19 pandemic, the team innovated using remote working to ensure delivery and installation of the all-important system, whilst maintaining high standards throughout.

MacArtney Group Supplies a 12-unit Turnkey Solution for the Danish Environmental Protection Agency

The solution - featuring three different water sampler configurations in dedicated frames - which will help the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) document marine conditions in Danish waters was made possible by MacArtney's skilled and professional workshop staff.

Saildrone Launches the World’s Largest and most Advanced Autonomous Surface Vehicle for Ocean Exploration.

Saildrone, Inc. has launched a 72 foot (22 m) version of its uncrewed surface vehicles, known as saildrones. Powered by wind and solar energy, saildrones are capable of extreme-duration missions of up to 12 months in the open ocean.

Global Oceans Acquires 6000-meter ROVs and Towed Sonar System from Oceaneering International, Inc.

Global Oceans (New York, NY USA), a US-based nonprofit corporation focused on mobilizing commercial sector resources for ocean science has acquired through a donation from Oceaneering International, Inc. (Houston, TX USA) three deep-sea exploration vehicles rated to 6000 meters of operational depth: the Magellan 725 ROV, the Ocean Discovery ROV, and the Ocean Explorer 6000 Towed Sonar System, together with a full complement of infrastructure to deploy the vehicles including winches, cranes, power systems, operational modules, workshops, and supplies.

Equinor Selected for Largest-ever US Offshore Wind Award

Today, Equinor was selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the largest renewable energy procurements in the U.S. to date.

Maersk Drilling Secures One-Well UK Contract for Maersk Resolve

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from Spirit Energy for the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolve to drill one development well at Grove North East in the UK North Sea.

Complete Sonardyne Suite for Dive Technologies’ large Displacement AUV

Quincy, Massachusetts, based underwater robotics innovator Dive Technologies has chosen a complete suite of Sonardyne technologies for navigation, tracking and control of its large displacement DIVE-LD autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) programme.
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