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Oceaneering Successfully Completes AUV Demonstration for U.S. Navy and Defense Innovation Unit

04.04.2024
Oceaneering International, Inc. announces today that its Subsea Robotics segment recently completed a successful one-week Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) demonstration for the U.S. Navy and Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) at Oceaneering’s subsea autonomy testing facility in Norway.

DeepOcean Awarded Frame Agreement for Subsea Infrastructure and Cable Repair by Equinor

04.04.2024
Equinor has awarded ocean services provider DeepOcean a frame agreement for marine services covering subsea intervention and repair contingency for subsea pipelines, structures and high voltage cables for both offshore renewables and oil and gas fields.

Hydrus Plunges into Rottnest Ships Graveyard to Investigate Maritime Mysteries

03.04.2024
Hydrus, a revolution in underwater robotic technology, was recently sent to the treacherous depths of the Rottnest ship graveyard located in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of Western Australia. Upon unloading its data, the team was ecstatic to discover Hydrus had spotted a 210-foot shipwreck scattered across the seafloor (more than twice the size of a blue whale - the largest marine animal).

Echoscope utilized by the US Army Corps of Engineers as the Primary Survey Tool for ongoing Francis Scott Key Bridge (Baltimore, MD)

03.04.2024
Coda Octopus announces that it is assisting with the ongoing salvage operations and its Echoscope®, which is a real time 3D sonar capable of imaging in zero visibility conditions, is being used as the Primary Survey Tool.

DOF Awarded Contract for Construction Transport & Installation (T&I) Project in West Africa

03.04.2024
The project includes installation of flexible product and various subsea structures. DOF shall utilise the vessel Maersk Installer for the project, with a duration between 100 - 150 days. Preparations has already started, and offshore execution is planned to Q3, 2024. The contract value is in the range USD 19 - 29 million.

Ocean Infinity Signs Global Framework Agreement with Shell for Subsea Data Capture Services

03.04.2024
Ocean Infinity, a world leader in robotic and uncrewed vessel technology, is pleased to announce the signing of a Global Framework Agreement (GFA) with Shell, marking a significant milestone in the provision of lean-crewed and robotic seabed geomatics, spanning geophysical and geotechnical services, within the offshore energy sector.

VideoRay Introduces New Entry-Level Mission Specialist Underwater Robot

02.04.2024
VideoRay, the world's leading manufacturer of portable underwater robots, is proud to announce the launch of its new Mission Specialist Ally.

Belgium Selects Exail’s R7 ROVs to Enhance its EOD Capabilities

02.04.2024
Belgian Defense has ordered six R7 Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) from Exail. This state-of-the-art underwater vehicle will play a pivotal role in enhancing the Belgian Armed Forces capabilities for inspection and disposal of underwater explosive ordnance (EOD), safeguarding harbors, coastal areas, ships and key infrastructures.

Impact Subsea Appoints Oceasian Technology as Overseas Service Centre in China

02.04.2024
Impact Subsea, a leading designer and manufacturer of underwater sensors, has announced the appointment of Oceasian Technology, located in Guangzhou, China, as its first overseas service centre.

NEXTGEO WRAPS UP THE TYRRHENIAN LINK EAST SURVEY WORKS FOR PRYSMIAN

02.04.2024
The Naples-headquartered international survey contractor Next Geosolutions (NextGeo) has successfully completed all the pre-installation survey tasks for the Tyrrhenian Link East branch on behalf of Prysmian.

Oceaneering Achieves ‘Fit 4 Offshore Renewables’ Granted Status at Rosyth, Scotland, Cable Facility

28.03.2024
Oceaneering announces today that its Rosyth, Scotland, cable manufacturing facility has successfully achieved “Fit 4 Offshore Renewables” (F4OR) Granted Status by the Offshore Wind Energy Council (OWEC) and ORE (Offshore Renewable Energy) Catapult, a leading UK technology innovation and research center for offshore renewables.

Forssea Robotics Introduces New ARGOS-X Hybrid ROV Specifically Made for USV Applications

28.03.2024
Forssea Robotics is pleased to introduce its newborn ROV specifically developed for USV integration and shallow water deployments. ROV has been optimized for offshore wind O&M applications with ability to conduct faster surveys in the water column up to +2.5 knts current. The ARGOS-X ROV will be equipped with Forssea full autonomy software suite and compatible with Starlink real-time remote supervision through any web browser.

Leading Scientists Reach Milestone Anniversary Researching the AMOC to Better Understand Climate Change

28.03.2024
Today (28th March) scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) embark on the 20th anniversary expedition of researching the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), as part of its RAPID programme.

Ocean Installer Secures Asgard A SLM Contract with Equinor

27.03.2024
Ocean Installer has been awarded more subsea line modification (SLM) work by Equinor. Project covers riser replacements at Åsgard A. Engineering will commence immediately with offshore operations in 2024

SEA-KIT Leads the March on Unmanned Marine Systems Certification

27.03.2024
In 2021, leading Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) designer and builder, SEA-KIT International, was awarded the first ever Unmanned Marine Systems (UMS) certificate by Lloyd’s Register (LR), representing a key milestone for the maritime industry.

UCO Further Grows World’s Largest Fleet of Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs

25.03.2024
Underwater Contracting (UCO), already owner of the world’s largest fleet of Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs, has added to its pool through the purchase of five new machines to give it a total of 38 Falcon systems.

SeaTwirl Signs MoU with Verlume

25.03.2024
The Energy-tech company SeaTwirl announces today on that an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) has been signed between SeaTwirl and UK-based offshore intelligent energy management and energy storage specialist firm Verlume, to collaborate around electrification of offshore assets and decarbonization of the oil and gas industry.

Fugro to Support Middle East’s Expanding Needs for Ocean Data with its High-tech, Low-carbon Emissions Uncrewed Vessels

25.03.2024
Following the successful launch of the Middle East's first fully remote survey vessel in 2022, leading Geo-data specialist Fugro has announced the arrival of its Blue Shadow® class uncrewed surface vessel (USV), in the Middle East. Crafted for precise hydrographic mapping and bathymetry surveys, the Blue Shadow® will play a crucial role in addressing the rising demand for accurate hydrographic data in the Middle East, where infrastructure development, port expansion, and coastal management initiatives are at an all-time high.

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