Rov News


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…

DeepOcean Secures Subsea Services Deal in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Nov 10, 2021

Subsea services company DeepOcean has said it has won a frame agreement contract with an undisclosed US-based operator.The deal is for the delivery of engineering, project management, and vessel support to execute 'a wide range' of subsea activities throughout 2022…

ARAS Marine Buys Falcon ROV

Oct 14, 2021

Turkish marine operations company, ARAS Marine, acquired a deep-rated Saab Seaeye Falcon remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support a wide range of projects in both International and Turkish territorial waters.ARAS Marine's projects range from…

Subsea Vehicles: To Be (resident), or Not to Be?

Oct 11, 2021

That’s the question? Or, more specifically, are there alternative ways of delivering robotics to where they’re needed without having to have seabed docking stations? Elaine Maslin takes a look.  The idea for some kind of resident subsea vehicle has been around for some time…

Greensea, Ocean Infinity Collaborating on ROV Control

Oct 04, 2021

Greensea Systems, the company behind OPENSEA, an open architecture software platform for the marine sector, has signed a deal with Ocean Infinity to supply OPENSEA as the open architecture platform for the Armada Dynamic Payloads Control (DPC)…

Saipem, WSense Developing Comms Networks for Subsea Drones

Oct 04, 2021

Italian Saipem has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian start-up WSense to develop complex communication networks for subsea drones.These multi-purpose intelligent nodes will be designed and qualified by Saipem and WSense to be interfaced…

Zelim, Chartwell Building Remotely Operated Offshore Rescue Vessel

Sep 21, 2021

Zelim, a company previously known as Offshore Survival Systems, has teamed up with naval architect Chartwell Marine to deliver a remotely operated rescue vessel designed to be mounted on offshore facilities.'Offshore energy sites present a hazardous environment for personnel and vessel crews…

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