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Oceaneering, BP Remotely Pilot ROV in UK from Shore in Norway

Dec 17, 2021

Subsea services company Oceaneering has said it has successfully completed the first onshore remote piloting of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the UK sector for BP. The operations were conducted from Oceaneering’s Onshore Remote Operations Center (OROC) in Stavanger, Norway.This project was the first implementation of ROV remote piloting in the UK, the first cross-border implementation, and the first operational implementation for BP…

Equinor Taps Blue Logic for Subsea Docking Stations

Dec 23, 2021

Subsea technology firm Blue Logic has been awarded a Frame Agreement by the Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor for the delivery of subsea docking stations, subsea equipment, and services.'This is a big achievement and milestone for Blue Logic…

IKM Subsea Confirms Buzios ROV Services Deal with Petrobras

Dec 16, 2021

Oslo-based subsea well intervention and installation services company AKOFS Offshore last week scored a three-year deal with Brazil's Petrobras for its vessel Skandi Santos.Under the contract, the Skandi Santos will perform a broad scope of subsea services in Brazil…

Reach Subsea Charters Olympic Subsea Vessel Trio

Nov 16, 2021

Subsea services provider Reach Subsea has charters with shipowner Olympic Subsea of three modern subsea vessels for the 2022 season.Reach will be chartering the Olympic Artemis, Olympic Delta, and Olympic Challenger vessels, which are fully…

Ocean Infinity Buys 10 New eWROVs In Saab Seaeye's Largest Ever ROV Order

Nov 15, 2021

Saab Seaeaye, a company building underwater remotely operated vehicles, has agreed to sell 10 of its newly launched electric work remotely operated vehicles (eWROV), including further options, to marine robotics company, Ocean Infinity.'The…

DeepOcean Secures Subsea Services Deal in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Nov 10, 2021

Subsea services company DeepOcean has said it has won a frame agreement contract with an undisclosed US-based operator.The deal is for the delivery of engineering, project management, and vessel support to execute 'a wide range' of subsea activities throughout 2022…

ARAS Marine Buys Falcon ROV

Oct 14, 2021

Turkish marine operations company, ARAS Marine, acquired a deep-rated Saab Seaeye Falcon remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support a wide range of projects in both International and Turkish territorial waters.ARAS Marine's projects range from…

Subsea Vehicles: To Be (resident), or Not to Be?

Oct 11, 2021

That’s the question? Or, more specifically, are there alternative ways of delivering robotics to where they’re needed without having to have seabed docking stations? Elaine Maslin takes a look.  The idea for some kind of resident subsea vehicle has been around for some time…

Greensea, Ocean Infinity Collaborating on ROV Control

Oct 04, 2021

Greensea Systems, the company behind OPENSEA, an open architecture software platform for the marine sector, has signed a deal with Ocean Infinity to supply OPENSEA as the open architecture platform for the Armada Dynamic Payloads Control (DPC)…

Saipem, WSense Developing Comms Networks for Subsea Drones

Oct 04, 2021

Italian Saipem has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian start-up WSense to develop complex communication networks for subsea drones.These multi-purpose intelligent nodes will be designed and qualified by Saipem and WSense to be interfaced…

Zelim, Chartwell Building Remotely Operated Offshore Rescue Vessel

Sep 21, 2021

Zelim, a company previously known as Offshore Survival Systems, has teamed up with naval architect Chartwell Marine to deliver a remotely operated rescue vessel designed to be mounted on offshore facilities.'Offshore energy sites present a hazardous environment for personnel and vessel crews…

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…

ROVOP Names New President for Americas. Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities

Sep 09, 2021

Remotely operated vehicles specialist ROVOP has appointed Daniel Wheeler as its new President for the Americas, to lead the company in Houston as it prepares for its next phase of growth in the region both in oil and gas and in the emerging offshore wind sector there…

DOF's Skandi Achiever DSV to Stay with Petrobras Until 4Q 2022

Sep 02, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has won more work in Brazil with Petrobras.After a recent three-year contract secured for a pipelay support vessel duo co-owned with TechnipFMC, DOF Subsea said Thursday it had secured a contract…

Global Underwater Hub Appoints Its First Chair

Sep 01, 2021

Global Underwater Hub, a newly formed UK-based subsea industry organization, has appointed Andrew Hodgson, a former CEO of Tyneside-based subsea engineering firm Soil Machine Dynamics, as its first chair. Hodgson will take up the role as the…

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