Subsea Vehicles News


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…

Royal IHC's Hi-Traq Mk 1 Trenching Vehicle Wraps First GoM Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

Dutch company Royal IHC has via its Offshore Energy Division delivered a Hi-Traq Mk 1 multi-purpose trenching vehicle to a UK-based company for operations in the Gulf of Mexico.According to Royal IHC, which did not reveal the name of the client…

Prince Albert II of Monaco Christens Geomar's New AUV

Sep 09, 2021

Prince Albert II of Monaco on Thursday today christened the new autonomous underwater vehicle 'Albert I. de Monaco' at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel.The AUV “Albert I de Monaco” was built by IQUA Robotics in Spain. It is about 1…

‘Boaty McBoatface’ Robotic Submarine to Visit End-of-life Oil and Gas Fields

Jul 06, 2021

The UK National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has secured funding from the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), which will take robot submarine ‘Boaty McBoatface’ around end-of-life oil and gas fields. The Autonomous Techniques for infraStructure Ecological Assessment (AT-SEA) project…

3D at Depth Acquires Hybrid AUV/ROV

May 04, 2021

Subsea laser LiDAR (SL) technology and 3D data visualization solutions specialist 3D at Depth Inc. has acquired Saab Sabertooth Hybrid AUV / ROV. The company said that the multi-million-dollar investment will complement 3D at Depth's SL Subsea…

No Need for Mothership: Kongsberg Launches HUGIN Endurance AUV

Feb 04, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has announced the next generation of its HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) that can carry out long missions without a mothership.Named HUGIN Endurance, Kongsberg Maritime says its new AUV boosts operational duration to approximately 15 days…

C-Innovation Orders Sonardyne Tech for ROV Ops in Brazil

Oct 13, 2020

Marine services company C-Innovation (C-I) has ordered a package of Sonardyne’s underwater positioning and navigation systems to support its operations offshore Brazil.Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) on board six ROV support vessels (RSVs) in the country will be equipped with Sonardyne inertial…

VIDEO: Barcode Tags Could Cut Subsea Pipeline Inspection Costs

Sep 24, 2020

A pipeline inspection solution combining subsea drones and the use of visual markers - barcodes - on the pipelines themselves could drive down the costs of subsea pipeline inspections.The solutions is being developed by tubular solutions firm Vallourec…

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