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ROV Services Market Update

Aug 11, 2021

Chart courtesy Kimberlite International Oilfield Research The ROV Services market continues to be a key component for helping subsea operators achieve greater levels of operational efficiency and to reduce costs and will play a growing role in supporting the expansion of future offshore wind projects with tasks like laying cables, pre- and post-lay cable survey and other seabed activities.The size of the ROV Services market has declined to approximately $1 billion…

Solstad’s Normand Navigator Boards ROVs Ahead of New Job

May 31, 2024

Solstad Offshore’s Normand Navigator subsea vessel has arrived to Norway for the mobilization of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) ahead of its new assignment.The mobilization of ROV’s from Omega Subsea Robotics is currently ongoing at Husøy (Karmøy) in Norway…

Reach Subsea Nets Contract for Subsea Power Cable Route Survey in UK

Oct 10, 2023

Oslo-listed subsea services firm Reach Subsea said back in August it had received a notice of contract award, subject to successful contract negotiation, from an unnamed 'major European energy provider.'On Wednesday, and in relation to the August announcement…

Forum Energy Technologies Launches Tooling Rental Service for ROVs

Sep 12, 2023

ROV-specialist Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has launched a new tooling rental offering for remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in response to the changing demands of the subsea sector.'With increasing ROV asset investment across hydrocarbon and offshore renewable energy…

Fugro's USV with eROV Wins UK Maritime Agency Approval

Feb 20, 2023

Fugro’s Blue Essence uncrewed surface vessel (USV), has received approval from the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to operate as the first USV with an electrical remotely operated vehicle (eROV) in UK waters.The MCA is the government…

An Overview of the Work Class ROV Market

Jul 25, 2021

Demand for work-class ROVs (WROV) has traditionally been determined by the state of the global offshore oil & gas industry. This is likely to remain the case in the short to medium-term. However, there’s a new kid on the block – offshore wind…

Film-Ocean Buys Work Class ROV, Plans to Add Staff

Mar 05, 2021

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) specialist Film-Ocean Ltd, based in Aberdeenshire, has recently invested a six-figure sum in a Schilling heavy duty work class ROV and plans to grow its workforce to support the company’s growth plans…

Oceaneering Donates ROVs to Global Ocean

Jan 15, 2021

US-based ocean science nonprofit Global Oceans, has acquired, via a donation from Oceaneering, three deep-sea exploration vehicles rated to6000 meters of operational depth.The donation includes the Magellan 725 ROV, the Ocean Discovery ROV, and the Ocean Explorer 6000 Towed Sonar System…

HMI to Provide Arms for Triumph's ROV Fleet

Nov 04, 2020

Houston Mechatronics Inc. (HMI) said Wednesday that Triumph Subsea Services will be the first to commercialize its all-electric Olympic arms.The U.S. ocean robotics firm said it reached an agreement with Triumph to provide 26 all-electric Olympic…

Seabed Imaging Re-imagined

Oct 21, 2020

A project to address the twin challenge of covering large areas of seabed at high resolution, while also processing the gathered data within expedition time-scales, has been delivering promising results. BioCam project participants Geraint West…

Subsea Technology and the New Routes to Residency

Sep 22, 2020

Efforts to increase remote capability often go hand in hand with increasing ROV residency. But exactly what form residency takes is diverging. Elaine Maslin takes a look.Dial back the clock five years and there was a movement towards an idea dubbed subsea resident remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)…

SMD to Supply ROV for Petrovietnam Subsidiary

Aug 10, 2020

U.K.-based Soil Machine Dynamics Limited (SMD) said it has won a multimillion-dollar contract to supply a medium-sized work class remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) to PTSC GEOS & SUBSEA SERVICES CO., LTD., (PTSC G&S), a subsidiary of Petrovietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC)…

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