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Rovco Invests in SMD's EV Work Class ROV

Mar 17, 2022

Subsea equipment maker Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) and offshore services provider Rovco have signed a Letter of Intent for next-generation EV Work Class ROV (WROV) technology.Under the deal, announced Wednesday, SMD will provide Rovco with a new Atom EV high-performance electric WROV…

Saab Seaeye Cougar tapped for work in Japan's Offshore Renewable Sector

Mar 03, 2022

Japan’s growing offshore wind industry is gaining a Saab Seaeye Cougar XTi underwater robotic vehicle for cable burial inspection and other roles. Kaiyo Engineering has acquired the 2000m rated Cougar for deployment from a 250-ton mother ship…

Seatools Delivers Deep-sea mineral Collection Equipment for Allseas' 'Hidden Gem'

Feb 25, 2022

Subsea technology company Seatools has delivered deep-sea mineral collection equipment for Allseas' Hidden Gem seabed mining ship.Seatools was responsible for the engineering, manufacturing, and qualification of the electronics, instrumentation…

Organizers, Participants Hail Subsea Expo 2022 as 'Major Success'

Feb 24, 2022

Subsea Expo 2022, a subsea industry event held in Aberdeen this week, has been, according to the organizers, hailed a major success after more than 4,000 visitors attended and exhibitors reported doing “real” business with strong interest in their products and services…

Subsea Expo Day 2: Remote and Autonomous Ops are the Trend, Barriers Remain

Feb 23, 2022

[ Elaine Maslin reports from the show floor at Subsea Expo in Aberdeen this week for Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter ]The coronavirus pandemic has helped to accelerate a drive towards the use of remote technologies, but regulations…

Subsea Expo Focuses on $3 Trillion Opportunity

Feb 22, 2022

One of the first major UK industry events since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic heard Tuesday morning how, after a period of Covid-induced hibernation, the UK’s subsea sector is emerging into a new world of opportunity.Speaking at Subsea Expo in Aberdeen…

Subsea Expo 2022 Set to Return 'in-person' Next Week in Aberdeen

Feb 18, 2022

When it opens its doors on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, to welcome more than 3,000 delegates from around the world and over one hundred exhibitors, Subsea Expo 2022 will be sending out a strong signal that life and business are beginning to return to normal…

Hydromea's Wireless ROV Tested at TotalEnergies’ FPSO Ballast Water Tank

Feb 02, 2022

Switzerland-based subsea wireless access provider Hydromea has said it has recently successfully trialed EXRAY, its wireless underwater ROV system, in a full ballast water tank on one of TotalEnergies’ North Sea FPSOs.EXRAY was deployed to collect visual inspection data…

IKM Subsea's ROV to Sport Nauticus Robotics Olympic Arm

Feb 02, 2022

Norwegian ROV operator and subsea services company IKM Subsea has selected the Nauticus Robotics Olympic Arm, a fully electric work-class manipulator, for its subsea resident remotely operated vehicle (ROV) system. The Olympic Arm increases…

N-Sea in Long-Term Deal for Geo Focus Survey/ROV Support Vessel

Jan 25, 2022

Dutch subsea survey and IRM services firm N-Sea Group has signed a long-term vessel agreement with Geo Plus for the Geo Focus, an DP1 35M Hybrid Survey/ROV Support Vessel. The company said Tuesday that the Geo Focus is one of six vessels that N-Sea will have under full management and control…

Equinor Taps Blue Logic for Subsea Docking Stations

Dec 23, 2021

Subsea technology firm Blue Logic has been awarded a Frame Agreement by the Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor for the delivery of subsea docking stations, subsea equipment, and services.'This is a big achievement and milestone for Blue Logic…

Oceaneering, BP Remotely Pilot ROV in UK from Shore in Norway

Dec 17, 2021

Subsea services company Oceaneering has said it has successfully completed the first onshore remote piloting of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the UK sector for BP. The operations were conducted from Oceaneering’s Onshore Remote Operations Center (OROC) in Stavanger…

IKM Subsea Confirms Buzios ROV Services Deal with Petrobras

Dec 16, 2021

Oslo-based subsea well intervention and installation services company AKOFS Offshore last week scored a three-year deal with Brazil's Petrobras for its vessel Skandi Santos.Under the contract, the Skandi Santos will perform a broad scope of subsea services in Brazil…

Reach Subsea Charters Olympic Subsea Vessel Trio

Nov 16, 2021

Subsea services provider Reach Subsea has charters with shipowner Olympic Subsea of three modern subsea vessels for the 2022 season.Reach will be chartering the Olympic Artemis, Olympic Delta, and Olympic Challenger vessels, which are fully…

Ocean Infinity Buys 10 New eWROVs In Saab Seaeye's Largest Ever ROV Order

Nov 15, 2021

Saab Seaeaye, a company building underwater remotely operated vehicles, has agreed to sell 10 of its newly launched electric work remotely operated vehicles (eWROV), including further options, to marine robotics company, Ocean Infinity.'The…

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