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Ocean Infinity to Buy MMT

Mar 02, 2021

US-based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity on Tuesday said it had agreed to acquire the Sweden-based subsea survey firm MMT.'Ocean Infinity and MMT are excited to announce an acquisition that brings together MMT’s deep expertise and established track record as a distinguished marine survey and data analytics provider and Ocean Infinity’s best-in-class robotic technology and operational expertise…

Ocean Infinity's Armada Fleet to Feature Gregg Drilling's Seabed Drills

6 hours ago

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has formed a geotechnical drilling services joint venture with Gregg Drilling, a subsidiary of Alaska Native Corporation Sealaska.Ocean Infinity said that the JV would provide geotechnical services to offshore…

Nexans Awards $23,5M ROV Contract to IKM Subsea

Apr 13, 2021

Nexans Norway, a company building and installing subsea cables for the international offshore energy industry, has signed a  ROV services contract with ROV specialist IKM Subsea.Under the contract, IKM Subsea, based in Bryne, Norway, will deliver ROV services on vessels Nexans Skagerrak…

Dive Technologies, Metron Partner Up

Apr 07, 2021

Boston-based subsea robotics firm Dive Technologies has entered a commercial partnership with Metron, Inc. 'This partnership will directly support the commercialization of Metron’s Autonomy, Navigation, Command & Control (ANCC) software suite…

Aberdeenshire-based ROV Firm Eyes Middle East Growth

Mar 31, 2021

Aberdeenshire-based ROV company HPR ROV has said it has signed an exclusive two-year agreement with Saudi-based Intelligent Energy Services (i-Energy).i-Energy will act as an exclusive agent for HPR ROV in the region, enabling the firm to offer its ROV systems to the Middle East marketplace…

Rovco's Robotics Spin-off Vaarst Open for Business

Mar 24, 2021

Vaarst, an offshore robotics technology spin-off from ROV-services firm Rovco, was formally launched Wednesday.Vaarst says its goal is to revolutionize the offshore robotics sector - 'leveraging intelligent data flows for smart asset management…

Norway: IMR to Use Kongsberg USVs, AUVs for Marine Ecosystem Monitoring

Mar 18, 2021

Norwegian maritime technology and equipment specialist Kongsberg Maritime will supply Norway’s Institute of Marine Research (IMR) with four autonomous vessels. The scope of supply includes two Kongsberg Maritime Sounder USVs (Unmanned Surface…

Forum Energy Technologies Targets Growth in South America

Mar 17, 2021

U.S.-based oilfield products supplier Forum Energy Technologies (FET) said it has entered into a partnership with Deepsea Technologies Equipamentos Industriais Ltda to represent its operations in Brazil as part of the business’ long-term growth strategy in South America…

Drone Swarms Sent from Uncrewed Vessels Could be Used for Offshore Wind Farm Inspections

Mar 17, 2021

U.S.-based seabed survey company Ocean Infinity, is, together with the University of Portsmouth, Airborne Robotics, and Bentley Telecom, working to develop an autonomous offshore wind farm inspection capability utilizing aerial drone swarms deployed from an uncrewed marine robotic vessel…

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…

Turkish Oil Spill Response Firm Acquires Saab Seaeye ROV

Feb 26, 2021

Turkish oil spill response firm MOST Maritime has acquired a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV to help with the rapid detection of hazardous substances in Turkey’s offshore waters.'MOST Maritime’s emergency response team chose the remotely operated vehicle…

HydroSurv, Sonardyne in 'Transformative' USV Tech Collab for Offshore Industry

Feb 23, 2021

Uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) specialist HydroSurv Unmanned Survey has teamed up with marine technology specialist Sonardyne to develop and demonstrate what the companies say will be transformative seabed-to-shore sensing and data acquisition technologies for offshore operations…

Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci Due to Enter Fleet in 2021

Feb 22, 2021

Prysmian will entrust Sea World Management SAM with the management of the new high-tech flagship that will enter service in the second half of the year.Dubbed Leonardo da Vinci, the cable-laying vessel being built by the Vard shipyard in Brattvåg…

No Need for Mothership: Kongsberg Launches HUGIN Endurance AUV

Feb 04, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has announced the next generation of its HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) that can carry out long missions without a mothership.Named HUGIN Endurance, Kongsberg Maritime says its new AUV boosts operational duration to approximately 15 days…

Reach Subsea Working on Unmanned Surface Vehicles for ROV Ops Support

Jan 18, 2021

Norway-based offshore services company Reach Subsea is working to develop Unmanned Surface Vehicles dedicated to survey, inspection, and light repair projects.'For the past 18 months, Reach Subsea ASA (Reach) has been developing new and future-proof…

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