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Shell uses James Fisher's platform-based ROV system

Nov 09, 2016

James Fisher Subsea (JF Subsea), a division of James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), has reduced inspection downtime to 2% for Shell UK, through use of asset-based remotely operated vehicles (ABROVs) on oil platform inspection programs in the North Sea…

SeaBird bags Gulf of Guinea job

Nov 04, 2016

SeaBird Exploration will use the Osprey Explorer for an upcoming ocean bottom seismic survey in Gulf of Guinea. The project is anticipated to start in late Q4 2016 and will have a duration of approximately two to three months.

WFS, TSC release Seatooth ACFM

Nov 01, 2016

WFS Technologies and TSC have launched Seatooth ACFM (alternating current field measurement), a wireless smart non-destructive testing monitoring solution designed to reduce subsea inspection costs.  TSC‘s ACFM array probe is a well-established…

Fugro to probe US offshore wind development option

Oct 26, 2016

Fugro has been awarded the contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a marine geotechnical site investigation within its wind development lease, offshore Massachusetts. Fugro’s state-of-the-art, 105m drilling vessel M/V Fugro Synergy will perform the study…

Teledyne releases SFMC AUV software

Oct 10, 2016

Teledyne Webb Research (TWR), a manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) including the Slocum G2 glider and Slocum hybrid glider, has released their new glider piloting software, the Slocum Fleet Mission Control Software (SFMC)…

ROVOP takes delivery of Seaeye Leopard ROV

Oct 03, 2016

ROVOP, an independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider, has expanded its fleet of ROVs for the US region by taking delivery of a Seaeye Leopard electric work class ROV. The ROV will be added to ROVOP’s existing capability at its Houston base…

Allspeeds develops ROV cut loop cutter

Oct 03, 2016

Hydraulic cutters and systems provider Allspeeds, the designers and manufacturers of Webtool, has developed a compact remotely operated vehicle (ROV) cut loop cutter for emergency activation of a blowout preventer (BOP). The Webtool cut loop…

ROV in residence

Oct 01, 2016

Elaine Maslin details Statoil’s journey towards the resident ROV – using an existing ROV design. The Merlin UCV. Photo from IKM Subsea. The concept of the subsea resident remotely operated vehicle (ROV) has been around for some time…

Underwater autonomy

Oct 01, 2016

There’s potential for growth in the AUV market. However, operators and manufacturers will need to clearly demonstrate the benefits of the technology if they’re to move beyond being a niche solution. Douglas-Westwood’s Ben Wilby explains. BG…

Keeping up with Arctic regulations

Oct 01, 2016

Jerry Lee looks into Arctic-rated safety equipment that seeks to make it eaiser to comply with regulations around the globe. Arctic capping stack with remote BOP control and intervention subsea accumulator module…

Teledyne wins OceanServer AUV DVL orders

Sep 23, 2016

Teledyne RD Instruments (TRDI) has received an order for an additional 10 Explorer Doppler Velocity Logs (DVLs) to provide precision navigation and current profiling capability on board OceanServer Technology’s Iver3-580 autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs)…

Fugro track base used at Rampion

Sep 20, 2016

A development by Fugro for its work class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) has been utilized successfully in cable lay touchdown monitoring operations at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. Fugro Symphony…

Osbit delivers Modus AUV systems

Sep 19, 2016

Osbit delivered two bespoke subsystems for a Modus autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). The AUV systems designed and manufactured by Osbit during testing at the Port of Blyth. Image from Osbit…

Maersk in Janice decom

Sep 16, 2016

Maersk Oil UK has awarded fellow company Maersk Supply Service to provide decommissioning services for the Janice field in the North Sea. Janice A FPU. Images from Maersk Oil.  Maersk Supply Service (MSS) will provide engineering…

Teledyne updates underwater cameras

Sep 12, 2016

Teledyne Bowtech has updated their L3C-HD and L3C_HDX underwater cameras. The updated L3C-HD camera now features full HD 1080p up to 60fps adding to the HD-SDI outputs available (720p 50, 720p 60, 1080i 50, 1080i 60 and 1080p 50). The…

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