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AUV Specialist Argeo Partners Up With Marine Seismic Giant Shearwater GeoServices

Sep 27, 2023

Argeo, a provider of robotic and digital solutions for the ocean space, and Shearwater GeoServices, a global provider of geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services, have entered a strategic alliance for innovating and pioneering new technology and products across the subsea and marine seismic markets. The alliance said it aimed to drive innovation across all relevant sectors and markets…

Argeo Lands Woodside Energy’s Calypso Survey

Apr 23, 2024

Norwegian offshore services company Argeo has signed a contract with Woodside Energy to conduct a geophysical survey for the deepwater Calypso field in Trinidad and Tobago.The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) survey work will be carried out by Argeo Searcher vessel…

Eelume Partners with Exail

Apr 18, 2024

Exail was selected by Eelume to supply its Phins Compact C3 Inertial Navigation System (INS) for Eelume's new S-Series all-terrain autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV).The Eelume S-Series is a new generation of all-terrain AUVs specifically…

Argeo Inks Pact with CSI for Second HUGIN Superior AUV

Mar 22, 2024

Argeo Subsea, CSI Nordics and Kongsberg Discovery signed a three-party Certificate of Delivery and Acceptance for a new HUGIN Superior AUV. The agreement supports Argeo’s fleet expansion plans, as it aims to build the world’s most advanced AUV fleet…

Saipem and Fincantieri Form Subsea Alliance

Mar 19, 2024

Saipem and Fincantieri have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to evaluate commercial and industrial opportunities for cooperation in the field of autonomous subsea vehicles (AUV) and their integration with surface and underwater units…

Exail Launches SWaP-C AUV Inertial Nav System

Mar 05, 2024

Exail launched its latest product, the Phins 9 Compact, an inertial navigation system (INS) designed for all unmanned underwater vehicles.The Phins 9 Compact is built around a Fiber-Optic Gyroscope (FOG)-based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) with advanced accelerometers…

UTEC Puts Upgraded AUV on Try-Outs Offshore Australia

Feb 20, 2024

UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has conducted trials on its upgraded Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), off Fremantle in Western Australia.The AUV has recently undergone significant upgrades and the…

Mega AUV HUGIN Endurance Passes Sea Trials

Oct 26, 2023

Kongsberg Discovery started sea trials with its new long-range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), HUGIN Endurance.Launched in 2021, HUGIN Endurance measures nearly 11m long with a 1.2m diameter, weighing around 8,000 kg. This mega AUV is rated to a depth of 6…

Argeo Elevates its Game with Argeo Searcher Vessel Upgrade

Oct 09, 2023

Oslo-listed offshore service company Argeo said Friday it would upgrade its subsea vessel, Argeo Searcher, to expand its capabilities for the oil and gas subsea market and marine minerals seabed exploration.'The vessel upgrade will be carried out at Fjellstrand…

Nauticus Robotics Secures $20M Loan Deal with Key Stakeholders

Sep 21, 2023

Nauticus Robotics, a developer of ocean robots and artificial intelligence for autonomous services to the offshore industries, said Thursday it had entered into a senior secured term loan agreement with existing stakeholders, Transocean, ATW Partners…

Equinor Taps Ocean Infinity for Floating Wind Farm Site Survey off California

Sep 18, 2023

Seabed survey and ocean research company Ocean Infinity has signed a contract with Equinor Wind US LLC, for one of the first-ever floating offshore wind farms on the US West Coast. Under the terms of this contract, Ocean Infinity will undertake…

Nauticus Inks Deal with Petrobras

Jun 23, 2023

Nauticus Robotics said it a contract with Petrobras to deploy Aquanaut in its offshore activities. Specifically, Aquanaut is planned to work in Petrobras’ Deepwater Production Field using supervised autonomy for infield inspection services.…

PXGEO Orders Over 20 Saab Sabertooth AUVs for Offshore Seismic Surveys

Jun 05, 2023

Marine geophysical company PXGEO has ordered more than 20 autonomous underwater vehicles from Saab.The order, for Saab's Sabertooth autonomous underwater vehicle, is worth SEK 620 million (currently around $57,1 million) and deliveries will take place 2023-2025…

Survey Firm Argeo Sees Q1 Revenue Jump. Order Book Nearly Fully Booked for 2023

May 11, 2023

Norway-based offshore survey firm Argeo said Thursday its order book was at record high levels, and that its revenue jumped significantly during the first quarter of 2023,'We have put a strong first quarter behind us with a 258% growth in revenues from NOK 6…

Norway's NPD Taps Argeo for Deep-sea Mineral Exploration in Knipovich Ridge

Apr 20, 2023

Norway-based offshore survey firm Argeo said Thursday it had won a deep-sea survey contract comprising multi-sensor data acquisition with AUV for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to evaluate further mineral resource potential in the northern part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Knipovich Ridge)…

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