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ROV Planet Magazine Issue 22

28.01.2020
ROV Planet Magazine Issue 22: The magazine of choice for Subsea Construction and ROV/AUV/USV Professionals. Featuring Welcome to ROV Planet - Events Calendar 2020 - DriX: An Efficiency Multiplier Against Traditional Methods - Pixels to Desk - The MultiROV: Bridging the Gap - Navigating Underwater Autonomy - The Future of Remote Subsea Ops Using the Digital Twin - Digital Edge Subsea Announce Dynamic New Range of Systems - Research Expedition Maps Scottish Seabed Using the BioCam to Study Recovery of Coral Reef - Poster: Saipem Sonsub Hyrdone-R - Interview: Hydrone a New Generation of Underwater Intervention Drones - Power Quality Monitoring from Bender UK Proves a Vital Tool for ROV Operations - STEM Focus: Ocean Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology - Enhancing Harbour Security with Unmanned Surface Vehicles - OCEANS 2019 Seattle: A Success - Oceanology International 2020 to Showcase Cutting-Edge Subsea Technology - Hidden Resources.

Accurate Gulf Pipeline Inspection - The CCC Solution

23.01.2020
CCC Underwater Engineering is preparing to resume the second phase of a 2,000 kilometre pipeline survey in the Arabian Gulf, totalling 316 pipelines.

NR316 HD Products Make Videos Come to Life

23.01.2020
2020 is upon us and so begins a new decade! This February commemorates the fifth anniversary of our founder’s untimely passing. We are filled with pride that Jack Fisher’s legacy has continued and that JW Fishers has not only survived, but has grown in both sales and product breadth. JWF continues to update and improve our line of underwater search equipment, providing top notch support to all segments of the underwater exploration industry.

Tekmar Energy Secures Double Award for Danish Krieger’s Flak Offshore Wind Farm

22.01.2020
Tekmar Energy Limited, a Tekmar Group Company, is delighted to announce contract awards from Global Marine Group and JDR Cables for the supply of TekLink® cable protection systems and cable hang-off assemblies for Danish Krieger’s Flak Offshore Wind Farm (DKF).

Subsea Technololgy & Rentals Launches Singapore Office

22.01.2020
Aberdeen based Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) is delighted to announce the official opening of its Singapore Office in which the occasion was marked by a client open day held on Wednesday 22nd January 2020.

Ocean Installer Awarded Contract with Dana Petroleum

22.01.2020
Dana Petroleum has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for work at the Triton Area Development, located in the Central North Sea around 190 km east of Aberdeen.

Welcome from Your OCEANS 2020 Gulf Coast Chairmen

22.01.2020
Hello and welcome to Mississippi, or for some of you, welcome back. This year marks the 3rd time this century that Biloxi, Mississippi has been host to the joint MTS/IEEE OES North American OCEANS Conference, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Echoscope® AIR – Bringing Real-Time 3D Data Above the Waterline

21.01.2020
Coda Octopus is excited to announce the initial release of our new Echoscope® AIR camera designed for real-time 3D imaging applications above the waterline to compliment the use of our Echoscope® real-time 3D imaging sonars underwater.

Wings Travel Management Appoints SVP – Global Business Development

21.01.2020
Wings Travel Management, specialists in handling the complex travel and logistical needs of companies operating in the energy sector, has appointed Chris Martin to the newly-created role of Senior Vice President – Global Business Development.

Fugro Partners with Colombian Maritime Authority to Complete Seep Hunting Study

21.01.2020
Fugro and the Colombian Maritime Authority (Dirección General Maritima, DIMAR) have completed a joint environmental seep hunting study to help assess the country’s resource potential in the Caribbean Sea. The study involved shallow water seabed sediment coring, geochemical analyses, and seabed heat flow measurements. Fugro also provided classroom and vessel-based training to DIMAR personnel.


Maersk Drilling awarded two-well contract extension for low-emission rig Maersk Integrator under Aker BP alliance

20.01.2020
Maersk Drilling has secured a two-well contract extension from Aker BP for the ultra-harsh environment, low-emission jack-up rig Maersk Integrator. In direct continuation of the rig’s current workscope, Maersk Integrator will move to the Ivar Aasen field offshore Norway to drill two wells, with work expected to commence in October 2020. The extension has an estimated duration of 93 days and a contract value of approximately USD 25.5m, excluding a potential performance bonus. The contract includes an additional one-well option.

Crosby Acquires Feubo

16.01.2020
The Crosby Group, the global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, has completed the acquisition of Feubo, a global leader in offshore mooring components for the oil and gas and wind energy markets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Eni and the Politecnico di Torino: a renewed alliance for the use of marine energy resources

16.01.2020
The Rector of the Politecnico di Torino, Professor Guido Saracco, and Eni's CEO, Claudio Descalzi, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen scientific collaboration and undertake a joint academic initiative to study energy from marine resources.

TerraSond awarded 7th consecutive NOAA contract

16.01.2020
TerraSond, an Acteon company, has been awarded a five-year IDIQ contract by the Hydrographic Surveys Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s National Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey, to provide hydrographic surveying services in the USA.

Fugro Wins Geotechnical Site Investigation Contract Off the Dutch Coast

16.01.2020
Following last year’s geotechnical contract for the Hollandse Kust (west) Offshore Wind Farm Zone, Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical site investigation contract for the Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden Wind Farm Zone (TNWWFZ).

It’s Electric! MacArtney to Launch All-New, All-Electric eLARS

16.01.2020
Looking to the future of our environment, MacArtney is ready to launch an all-new, all-electric cost-efficient launch and recovery system for the ocean space market.

Oceaneering C-Nav Positioning Solutions to provide C-Nav5000 GNSS Receivers for select SEACOR Marine vessels

15.01.2020
Oceaneering® C-Nav® Positioning Solutions has been selected by SEACOR Marine to supply C-Nav5000™ Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Receivers for a select number of the company’s oil and gas support vessels worldwide.

Webtool Focus on ROV and Cable Retrieval at Subsea Expo 2020

13.01.2020
Hydraulic cutters and systems specialist, Webtool, is exhibiting the latest developments in its ROV electric cutters, extended deployment RROV cutters and cable gripper retrieval tools on stand 130 at Subsea Expo 2020, 11-13 February, Aberdeen. Webtool integrated cutters also featured on the stand will include IWOCS emergency disconnection and emergency deck cutters.
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