Subsea Vehicles News


Kongsberg Maritime Nets Delivery Contract for Largest HUGIN AUV

Oct 25, 2022

Norway's maritime tech specialist, Kongsberg Maritime, has secured a delivery contract with an undisclosed partner for a HUGIN Endurance AUV System.HUGIN Endurance is a long-range autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed for shore-to-shore operations…

Equinor Awards Modus 'World's First' Resident Subsea Drone Contract

Sep 20, 2022

Modus, a company specializing in hovering autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), has won a contract with Equinor for the provision of underwater intervention drone missions at their Johan Sverdrup field.The contract, which will run from 2023 to mid-2024…

Van Oord Books Eidesvik Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Trenching Support

Jul 19, 2022

Dutch marine services firm Van Oord has, via its offshore wind subsidiary Van Oord Offshore Wind,  awarded Eidesvik Offshore a five-year contract for its Subsea Viking multi-purpose support vessel.The contract, of an undisclosed value, will start in the first quarter of 2023…

Kongsberg Reels In $44M in Hugin AUV Orders in Q2

Jul 13, 2022

Norway-based Kongsberg Maritime’s Sensor and Robotics division said Wednesday it had secured over NOK 450M (~$44 million) in contracts for HUGIN autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) in the second quarter of 2022. 'The order income consists of…

TSC Subsea Deploys 'Industry's First' Acoustic Deepwater Hydrate Detection Solution

Jun 23, 2022

Norway-based subsea inspection solutions provider TSC Subsea said Thursday it had launched an industry first in acoustic deepwater hydrate detection solution, first deployed at a project offshore Angola.According to the company, the solutions…

Saipem's FlatFish Drone to be Deployed for Ultra-deepwater Inspection at Shell and Petrobras Fields in Brazil

May 24, 2022

Italian oilfield services and technology company Saipem will provide its FlatFish subsea drone for Shell's and Petrobras' ultra-deepwater projects in Brazil.Under the contract, Shell and Petrobras will use Saipem's FlatFish subsea drone in two…

EDF, ORCA Hub in 'First' Autonomous ROV Wind Farm Foundation Inspection

May 23, 2022

EDF Renewables has deployed a customized remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to carry out what is believed to be the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection at its Blyth offshore wind farm in the UK.The ROV was modified to include cutting…

SWiG's Wireless Acoustic Standard to Improve Comms Between Offshore Vessels & Subsea Vehicles

May 23, 2022

Subsea Wireless Group (SWiG) has launched a new wireless acoustic standard to improve communication between offshore vessels and the vehicles used in underwater inspection, maintenance, and repair.SWiG, an oil and gas industry network with members from all parts of the supply chain…

'Intelligent Muscle' - Saab Seaeye to Showcase 'Pioneering' Electric Manipulator at OTC

Apr 25, 2022

ROV maker Saab Seaeye said Monday it would present its new and extremely powerful and intelligent electric manipulator on Saab Seaeye’s Stand 1406 at the Ocean Technology Conference, Houston, 2 – 5 May 2022.'The pioneering breakthrough is Saab…

Sustainable Seabed Mining: Impossible Mining Partners Up with Boskalis

Mar 28, 2022

Impossible Mining, a company developing sustainable seabed mining technology, has said it has partnered up with the Dutch marine services company Boskalis to explore the integration of its robotics with vessel operations for selective harvesting of nodules in the Cook Islands…

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…

Ocean Infinity Orders Six HUGIN AUVs

Jan 31, 2022

Ocean Infinity has six HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) rated to 3,000 meters depth, Kongsberg Maritime has informed.The vehicles are equipped with a geophysical sensor suite and the latest generation Kongsberg batteries.The new vehicles will be mobilized for global operations…

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…

HonuWorx, ORE Catapult Working on Ridley - Subsea Mothership for Offshore Wind ROVs, AUVs

Sep 20, 2021

UK-based technology developer HonuWorx and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult working to develop a submersible mothership that will 'make subsea robotics a sustainable and cost-effective solution for offshore wind farms.'The project…

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