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Ocean Infinity Orders Six 85m Robotic Offshore Vessels from VARD

Feb 24, 2022

U.S.-based seabed survey and ocean exploration firm Ocean Infinity has hired VARD to design and build a new series of six multi-purpose offshore vessels that will all be operated from shore and will eventually run on green ammonia.This order of six, 85-metre, optionally crewed robotic vessels will take Ocean Infinity’s remote vessel fleet to 23 vessels, which the company says is the largest in the world…

NOC's Boaty McBoatface Monitors Marine Environment at North Sea Oil Fields

Sep 20, 2022

The UK-based National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has started conducting research with the robot submarine ‘Boaty McBoatface’ on end-of-life oil fields off the coast of the Shetland Islands to help monitor and protect the marine environment in…

Yokogawa, Mitsubishi to Build Robots for Offshore Platform Inspection

May 31, 2022

Yokogawa Electric Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) have been selected by the Nippon Foundation, a private, non-profit grant-making organization, to develop an automatic robotic inspection system to predict hazards on offshore oil and gas facilities…

'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…

OSM to Supervise Construction of Ocean Infinity's Robotic Vessels in Norway

Mar 18, 2022

Maritime and offshore service provider OSM Maritime Group will act as Ocean Infinity's newbuild site supervision partner, for six robotic offshore vessels being built for Ocean Infinity in Norway, for its Armada Fleet.Four vessels will have a length of 21 meters and tow vessels of 36 meters…

Oil Platform Inspection: Wood Gets Funding for Autonomous Robotics Project in Canada

Jan 27, 2022

UK-based energy industry engineering services company Wood has received funding in Canada under the Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Recovery Assistance Fund for an autonomous robotic inspection and maintenance project…

ORE Catapult: Robots Key to Energy Sector's Net Zero Aspirations

Sep 23, 2021

New research from the UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has found that speeding up work the development of robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) will be 'a significant enabler to reaching Net Zero.'The report highlights that by 2050…

Ocean Infinity Acquires Ambrey

Jun 08, 2021

After it in recent months acquired MMT and Abyssal, marine robotics and offshore survey company Ocean Infinity has now acquired maritime services company, Ambrey for an undisclosed fee.UK-based Ambrey offers offshore services including, security…

Fleet of Ocean Robots, Buoys, Set for Deployment Off Plymouth

Mar 24, 2021

What has been described as a first-of-its-kind multi-million-pound fleet of innovative and interconnected marine technologies is soon set to be deployed off the coast of Plymouth, UK, according to Plymouth Marine Laboratory, a marine research institute…

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