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NOC's Boaty McBoatface Monitors Marine Environment at North Sea Oil Fields

Sep 20, 2022

The UK-based National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has started conducting research with the robot submarine ‘Boaty McBoatface’ on end-of-life oil fields off the coast of the Shetland Islands to help monitor and protect the marine environment in the North Sea and to support industry transition towards its net-zero targets. The underwater robot will be exploring several oil and gas structures, including NW Hutton and Miller…

National Subsea Centre Opens in Dyce, UK

Jan 11, 2023

The National Subsea Centre (NSC), a center of excellence for subsea research and technology development, has been officially opened today in Dyce, Aberdeen.The center was opened byMichael Matheson, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero…

Forum Delivers Three Work-class ROVs to Brazil's OceanPact

Jan 10, 2023

Forum Energy Technologies (FET), a company that supplies remotely operated vehicles to offshore energy industry firms, has delivered three of its 200HP Perry XLX-C work-class ROVs to Brazil-based OceanPact.The ROVs built at FET’s UK facility at Kirkbymoorside…

Mini-ROV Firm BeyonC Joins Chevron's Catalyst Program

Dec 30, 2022

Mini-ROV technology company BeyonC has been selected to join Chevron Technology Ventures' (CTV) Catalyst Program, an initiative to help early-stage companies mature their technologies with the aim of benefiting the energy industry around the world…

Norwegian Subsea Firm Gets $2M Loan

Dec 15, 2022

The Norwegian autonomous underwater vehicle provider Argeo has been granted a loan of NOK 20 million (~$2 million) from Innovation Norway.Argeo said the yield is 6,2%, the duration is six years, and the loan is on certain conditions. Trond Crantz…

DeepOcean, Akvaplan-niva to Use ROVs, USVs for Environmental Studies in Offshore Energy Space

Dec 05, 2022

Subsea services provider DeepOcean has signed a collaboration deal with Akvaplan-niva regarding the potential utilization of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and unmanned glider vehicles (USVs) to perform environmental studies for offshore wind and oil and gas developments…

Reach Subsea to Add Two ROV Support Vessels to Its Fleet

Nov 24, 2022

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea said Thursday it had struck a deal to expand its operating fleet with two ROV support vessels.The company said it had secured 'significant vessel capacity for the coming four years' through a deal…

MMA Offshore to Support Beach Energy Operations in Bass Strait, Australia

Oct 10, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has secured a vessel contract with the oil and gas company Beach Energy.The MMA Coral will provide vessel support to Beach Energy’s two production platforms located in the Bass Strait, offshore Australia…

Shearwater to Introduce Deepwater Dual-ROV OBN Deployment Vessel

Oct 04, 2022

Marine seismic survey services specialist Shearwater GeoServices is set to introduce its first dual ROV seismic vessel, which the company says will be equipped with a broad scope of operational capabilities. 'Designed to deploy ocean bottom nodes in both deep and shallow water…

DOF Subsea Nets U.S. Gulf of Mexico Work

Sep 30, 2022

Subsea services company DOF Subsea said Friday it had won multiple contracts in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  The company has received a contract award for the provision of services to 'a major operator' in the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the fourth quarter of 2022…

Hyprops Nigeria Opts for Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV

Sep 29, 2022

Hyprops Nigeria Limited has chosen the Saab Seaeye Falcon as the best robotic vehicle resource for increasing its long-term footprint in Nigeria.“Our current customers demand the Falcon as a trusted, easy-to-use resource,” says Hyprops, adding…

Tanjung Offshore Services Wins Two-Year Subsea Inspection Contract with Petronas Carigali

Sep 13, 2022

Malaysian energy industry solutions provider T7 Global said recently that its subsidiary Tanjung Offshore Services had received a two-year contract from Petronas Carigali for subsea inspection services.The contract, effective until August 2024…

Hydromea, ACE Ink Deal on EXRAY Wireless ROV

Sep 13, 2022

Hydromea and Air Control Entech (ACE) entered into a service partnership agreement to commercialize EXRAY, a wireless ROV (remotely-operated underwater vehicle), for inspections at offshore floating platforms.ACE will actively promote and use…

Oceaneering's Hybrid AUV/ROV Achieves TRL 6 For Pipeline Inspection

Aug 29, 2022

Subsea services and technology specialist Oceaneering said Monday that its Freedom AUV, has achieved Technology Readiness Level 6 on a 1-9 scale.Oceaneering said that its Freedom, a hybrid AUV/ROV system, is the result of a long-term collaborative relationship between Oceaneering…

Japan's Windy Network Acquires Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV

Aug 25, 2022

Windy Network, a Japanese 3D survey company, has chosen a Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater remotely operated vehicle for its operations.The company plans to deploy the ROV on a wide range of missions, including academic research, marine archaeology…

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