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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). The idea, in simple terms, is that you increase ROV availability and reduce cost and carbon emissions by having the vehicle permanently based subsea in underwater garages…

Pipeline Inspection with Fast(ER) Results

Oct 22, 2020

Finland’s Rocsole is hoping to provide operators with better, faster insight into their pipelines through a new compact inline sensor and a large dose of data analytics. Its inspection tool uses electrical tomography and digital signal processing…

Charting Terradepth's Big Ambitions in the Unmanned Vehicle Space

Sep 15, 2020

Ocean mapping at scale is the target of a new unmanned systems player started by two ex-US Navy SEALS. They have big ambitions, from new building unmanned vehicles to creating the intelligence that will drive them to changing how accessible ocean data is…

Seabed-to-Shore Data Delivery Operation Completed for Norske Shell

Apr 23, 2020

Sonardyne International Ltd. and XOCEAN have completed a live seabed-to-shore data harvesting mission using an unmanned surface vessel (USV) for A/S Norske Shell, as part of a seabed monitoring campaign at the giant Ormen Lange field offshore Norway…

Challenges of Underwater Structure Monitoring for Offshore Operations

Apr 23, 2020

As the global energy industry enters a period of increased offshore deepwater exploration driven by economic viability, the demand for international underwater monitoring services looks set to strengthen into the new decade. According to a report from TechSci Research1…

Unique Group Signs Exclusive Agreement with OTAQ Offshore

Mar 25, 2020

Unique Group has signed an exclusive rental agreement with UK-based OTAQ Offshore to represent the latter’s technology and products across the Middle East, APAC and the Americas.  The agreement will see Unique Group represent a number of industry-renowned technologies…

Good Undersea Vehicles Come in Small Packages

Feb 12, 2020

The holiday season has just passed, and many may have heard the phrase, “good things come in small packages.” Does this hold true for today’s undersea vehicles? Indeed it does. One of the most striking recent trends in the field is the proliferation of compact and affordable…

Subsea Robots in the Splash Zone

Jan 16, 2020

From their base deep within a former World War II U-boat pen, Norwegian outfit, OceanTech, is developing a set of robot tools that cling to offshore structures in order to effect inspection, maintenance and repair, or IMR. Old submarine anchorages are now subsea testing and training sites…

Seatools Wins Taiwan offshore Gig

Jan 13, 2020

Dutch subsea technology company Seatools  has won a contract to design and deliver a piling template hydraulic and instrumentation system to be used on an offshore wind farm in Taiwan.According to Seatools, the order was placed by ”an undisclosed engineering…

Interview: David Ince, Event Director, Oi

Dec 11, 2019

From its founding in 1969, Oceanology International has evolved into what is arguably the biggest and best gathering for the global subsea technology community. To help celebrate Oi’s 50th, Marine Technology Reporter visits with David Ince, Event Director…

Subsea Tech's 'March of Miniaturization'

Dec 11, 2019

A growing battalion of small, compact systems is marching in on the subsea world, in some ways making it a bigger space for more to enter. Elaine Maslin reports.Smaller remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and smaller autonomous underwater vehicles…

DEME Installs MOG Export Cable

Aug 02, 2019

Offshore services provider DEME has completed the installation of a subsea export cable for Belgian grid operator Elia's Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) ahead of schedule.The installation of 85 km of subsea export cable was done using its cable installation vessel 'Living Stone'…

ION, iSEISMIC Join on Seabed Tech

Aug 01, 2019

ION Geophysical and iSEISMIC have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on seabed acquisition technologies.iSEISMIC, an ocean bottom seismic (OBS) acquisition specialist,  plans to utilize the full suite of ION’s next generation…

Enpro Subsea Intros FAM Technology

May 26, 2019

Scottish optimization specialist Enpro Subsea has presented examples of where its Flow Access Module (FAM) technology has been selected by multiple international operators as part of their fast-paced subsea field development strategies.Delivering a paper at OTC in Houston earlier this month…

Pipeshield Bags New EA1 Contract

May 15, 2019

Lowestoft-based Pipeshield International has been awarded the contract by the offshore construction company DeepOcean to supply the 2nd phase scour protection for the East Anglia One (EA1) offshore wind farm.The award follows the successful…

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