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Ulstein unveils Island Performer

Jul 08, 2014

Ulstein provides this video on the development of Island Offshore's latest vessel the Island Performer. The newbuild is a flexible, riserless light weight intervention (RLWI), and inspection, maintanence and repair (IMR) vessel built by the Ulstein Verft shipyard…

Fugro expands survey fleet in GoM

May 21, 2014

Fugro is expanding its survey fleet in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) to include a new AUV, Echo Surveyor VII, and a new vessel, R/V Fugro Americas. “These impending launches indicate our strong capabilities and commitment to our clients in the GoM and internationally…

Nereus ROV lost in Kermadec Trench off NZ

May 13, 2014

On Saturday, 10 May 2014, at 2 p.m. local time (10 p.m. Friday EDT), the hybrid remotely operated vehicle Nereus was confirmed lost at 9990m (6.2mi.) depth in the Kermadec Trench northeast of New Zealand. The unmanned vehicle was working…

IKM wins Statoil ROV job

Mar 19, 2014

IKM Subsea has been awarded a 1+1+1 year contract by Statoil for ROV drill support service. The contract includes ROV services onboard Maersk XLE 3. Maersk XLE 3 is a jackup rig to perform drilling at the Gina Krog field. 'The fact…

Bibby orders to more ROVs

Mar 12, 2014

SMD has is to supply Aberdeen-based Bibby Remote intervention Limited (BRIL), part of Bibby Offshore, a further two Quasar MkII 150hp 3000m-rated work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), complete with launch and recovery systems (LARs)…

i-Tech inks Petrobras contracts

Feb 20, 2014

Subsea 7 today announced through its i-Tech division two awards by Petrobras for remote intervention services with a combined value in excess of US$90 million. The contract scope is for the provision of two remotely operated vehicles…

ROVOP expands fleet

Feb 03, 2014

Aberdeenshire-based subsea specialist ROVOP has expanded its fleet of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) by taking delivery of four new hydraulic work class systems, with a further four new ROVs expected later in the year. The company…

Bibby Remote Intervention adds to ROV fleet

Dec 09, 2013

Bibby Remote Intervention Ltd. (BRIL) has secured a multi-million pound contract with Olympic Shipping to install two 150hp, deepwater Quasar ROVs onboard the construction support vessel (CSV), Olympic Ares. The two ROVs will be installed…

Bluestream boosts fleet of ROVs

Oct 31, 2013

Bluestream Offshore has taken delivery of the third of four ROVs ordered from Saab Seaeye in the last twelve months. Their new 2000m-rated Cougar XT is the second of this model to be added to the fleet of 11 ROVs already operated by the offshore services company…

Petrobras to use Subsea 7 ROVs

Oct 30, 2013

Subsea 7 SA's i-Tech division has been awarded a contract by Petrobras worth about US$60 million. The contract is for the provision of ROV’s and underwater positioning services on board the platform supply vessel (PSV) Far Saga, operating offshore Brazil…

Ceona awards contract to ROVOP

Sep 30, 2013

Ceona has awarded a 5-yr contract worth over £45million to independent ROV provider ROVOP. The contract will see ROVOP provide hydraulic, work-class ROV services on board Ceona’s fleet of new, purpose-built deepwater pipelay and construction vessels including the Ceona Amazon and the Polar Onyx…

Harkand to invest $30m in ROVs

Apr 17, 2013

Harkand is investing upwards of US$30million to expand its global fleet of remotely operated vehicle systems as the company drives forward with its ambitious growth strategy. The Group has signed a deal with Forum Subsea Technologies…

ROVOP invests £4million in ROVs

Mar 04, 2013

Subsea services specialist ROVOP has announced £4million of investment in two new ROVs (remotely operated vehicles). ROVOP, which also strengthened its management and onshore support team earlier this year, has invested in a 3,000m rated…

ROVs: going for growth

Mar 01, 2012

Barely recognizable from the Gulf of Mexico saturation diving company that emerged from a three-way merger back in 1969, Oceaneering is today in fully fledged dynamic growth mode. In the US, Russell McCulley looks at the company's plans to…

ROVs ahead of the game

Feb 02, 2011

Exploration and production at greater depths and a heightened emphasis on safety could mean even bigger roles for ROVs in offshore operations. Experts say the machines are not just up for the challenge, but ahead of the game. Russell McCulley reports…

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