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Philippines to Deploy Subsea ROV to Pinpoint Location of Stricken Tanker

Mar 06, 2023

Philippine authorities believe they have found the location of a tanker that sank off a central province last week, the environment ministry said on Monday, amid a race to assess the extent of an oil spill and contain further environmental damage…

Joint Venture to Operate Subsea Vessel Edda Sun

Feb 23, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has formed a joint venture with offshore services player Reach Subsea to acquire the subsea vessel Edda Sun. The new entity will own and operate the Edda Sun, with Eidesvik as majority stakeholder…

DOF Subsea to Provide Support for 'Major' SURF Project in Brazil

Feb 22, 2023

DOF Subsea Brasil, a subsidiary of Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF, has secured a charter for its ROV support vessel, Geoholm. DOF said that the 85.7-meter-long vessel and its ROV would be used for a 'major' subsea umbilical, riser…

Argeo Searcher Conversion, Rigging Completed

Feb 21, 2023

Argeo’s subsea vessel, Argeo Searcher, has completed a rigorous conversion and shakedown program and is now, fully equipped with both SeaRaptor AUV’s, ready to enter commercial AUV operations aligning with expanding backlog of projects.A versatile…

Reach Subsea Nets North Sea Decom Gig

Feb 08, 2023

Oslo-listed subsea services provider Reach Subsea said Wednesday it had won a decommissioning contract in the North Sea. The contract is with an undisclosed client, and represents around 40 project days for execution in Q1 2023. Reach Subsea will use the Olympic Delta vessel for the project…

Forum Energy Technologies Unveils Next-Gen Video Recording Solution for Subsea Surveys

Feb 01, 2023

ROV technology specialist Forum Energy Technologies (FET) on Wednesday unveiled its latest generation of video recording solutions for the survey and inspection of subsea assets.'Version 11 (V11) of VisualDVR, a digital video recorder produced by FET’s VisualSoft product line…

BMS Adds Two Inspection Class ROV’s

Jan 30, 2023

Baker Marine Solutions (BMS) has invested in its underwater inspection service, purchasing two Outland 3000 ROVs. The new 3000 series offers built-in high-speed communication capability to support multiple ethernet devices, additional thrust and payload capacity…

TAQA, Fugro in Europe's "First" Uncrewed Offshore Integrity Inspection

Jan 30, 2023

Oil and gas firm TAQA has partnered with the Dutch offshore survey company Fugro for a pilot project using uncrewed surface vessels for underwater inspections.According to TAQA, its Dutch subsidiary TAQA Netherlands is 'the first oil and gas…

National Subsea Centre Opens in Dyce, UK

Jan 11, 2023

The National Subsea Centre (NSC), a center of excellence for subsea research and technology development, has been officially opened today in Dyce, Aberdeen.The center was opened byMichael Matheson, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero…

Forum Delivers Three Work-class ROVs to Brazil's OceanPact

Jan 10, 2023

Forum Energy Technologies (FET), a company that supplies remotely operated vehicles to offshore energy industry firms, has delivered three of its 200HP Perry XLX-C work-class ROVs to Brazil-based OceanPact.The ROVs built at FET’s UK facility at Kirkbymoorside…

Mini-ROV Firm BeyonC Joins Chevron's Catalyst Program

Dec 30, 2022

Mini-ROV technology company BeyonC has been selected to join Chevron Technology Ventures' (CTV) Catalyst Program, an initiative to help early-stage companies mature their technologies with the aim of benefiting the energy industry around the world…

Norwegian Subsea Firm Gets $2M Loan

Dec 15, 2022

The Norwegian autonomous underwater vehicle provider Argeo has been granted a loan of NOK 20 million (~$2 million) from Innovation Norway.Argeo said the yield is 6,2%, the duration is six years, and the loan is on certain conditions. Trond Crantz…

DeepOcean, Akvaplan-niva to Use ROVs, USVs for Environmental Studies in Offshore Energy Space

Dec 05, 2022

Subsea services provider DeepOcean has signed a collaboration deal with Akvaplan-niva regarding the potential utilization of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and unmanned glider vehicles (USVs) to perform environmental studies for offshore wind and oil and gas developments…

Reach Subsea to Add Two ROV Support Vessels to Its Fleet

Nov 24, 2022

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea said Thursday it had struck a deal to expand its operating fleet with two ROV support vessels.The company said it had secured 'significant vessel capacity for the coming four years' through a deal…

MMA Offshore to Support Beach Energy Operations in Bass Strait, Australia

Oct 10, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has secured a vessel contract with the oil and gas company Beach Energy.The MMA Coral will provide vessel support to Beach Energy’s two production platforms located in the Bass Strait, offshore Australia…

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