Rov News


DOF Contracts with Kystdesign for ROV Pair

Jun 17, 2024

Kystdesign won a new contract with DOF for two complete Constructor Compact ROV systems, a newly developed compact version of the Constructor ROV which has four systems sold to date.DOF delivers integrated subsea services. 'We are pleased with…

Dutch Subsea Services Newcomer Acquires First Vessel

Jun 04, 2024

FreeStar Subsea Services, a Netherlands-based company established by the merger of Vriezoo ROV Services and Mark Offshore, has acquired its first vessel and started operations.The company offers remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and survey support services with its own vessel…

Chouest Expands Subsea Capabilities with ROVOP Acquisition

May 02, 2024

The Chouest group has acquired ROVOP, a Scottish remotely operated vehicle (ROV) company, expanding its ROV fleet and subsea capabilities.With the ROVOP acquisition, Chouest, alongside its subsea service company C-Innovation, will now control…

Sapura Energy Hooks Subsea Services Contract from Thai Oil Major Off Malaysia

Apr 29, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sapura Subsea Services, has secured a contract to provide subsea services for Thai oil company PTTEP’s subsidiaries in Malaysia.The contract, effective from February 21…

Sapura Energy to Provide Subsea Services for Shell Off Malaysia

Apr 04, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sapura Subsea Services, has secured a contract to provide subsea services for Shell’s Malaysian subsidiaries Sarawak Shell Berhad and Sabah Shell Petroleum…

Reach Subsea Extends Olympic Taurus Charter and Orders Two ROVs

Mar 20, 2024

Norwegian company Reach Subsea has extended the charter for the Olympic Taurus subsea vessel and ordered two new Constructor-type remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from Kystdesign.Back in February, Reach Subsea announced a 100-day project charter for the subsea vessel Olympic Taurus…

ROV Specialist FET Names First Ever Energy Transition Chief

Jan 31, 2024

ROV specialist Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has appointed Martin Thomson as its first ever energy transition business development manager within its subsea business.Martin Thomson, who will be based at the company’s Aberdeen office, brings…

Seatools Completes FAT for DEME's Fall Pipe ROV

Dec 05, 2023

Seatools completed Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) for a Fall Pipe ROV developed for DEME, to be deployed on DEME's upcoming subsea rock installation vessel Yellowstone, scheduled to join the fleet in the first half of 2024.The new Fall Pipe ROV introduces several unique features…

OEG Energy to Buy Dutch Offshore Services Firm Bluestream Offshore

Nov 20, 2023

Offshore solutions firm OEG Energy Group Limited said Monday it had agreed to acquire Bluestream Offshore, a specialist in subsea and topside services based in the Netherlands, for an undisclosed consideration.Based in Den Helder, Bluestream…

Reach Subsea Partners with Agalas for New IMR/Survey Vessel

Nov 10, 2023

Reach Subsea, a Norwegian subsea services company, has signed a long-term charter contract with Agalas for a modern IMR/Survey vessel to be built in Turkey.According to Reach Subsea, to be hired on three or five-year charter, will has a low emission…

DeepOcean Completes Decommissioning Project on Dunlin Alpha Platform

Oct 03, 2023

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has completed a decommissioning project on Fairfield Energy’s Dunlin Alpha platform on the UK continental shelf. DeepOcean removed six subsea conductors and four vertical supports at varying water depths and…

Forum Energy Technologies Launches Tooling Rental Service for ROVs

Sep 12, 2023

ROV-specialist Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has launched a new tooling rental offering for remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in response to the changing demands of the subsea sector.'With increasing ROV asset investment across hydrocarbon and offshore renewable energy…

Subsea7 Confirms Remote ROV Piloting Capabilities

Aug 21, 2023

Subsea7 reports a major advance in its remote piloting technology by fully operating a workclass ROV from Scotland to carry out operations 9,400km away off the coast of Brazil. Developed by Subsea7, it can perform key inspection repair and maintenance…

Reach Subsea Wins Work with 'Major European Energy Firm'

Aug 17, 2023

Norway-based subsea services company Reach Subsea said Thursday it had received a notice of contract award, subject to successful contract negotiation, from an unnamed 'major European energy provider.'The potential contract has a duration of…

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