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Kongsberg Unveils HUGIN SUPERIOR AUV

Dec 05, 2018

A new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) system rolled out today by Norwegian-based Kongsberg Maritime offers significantly enhanced data, positioning and endurance capabilities.The new HUGIN SUPERIOR AUV system builds upon the existing HUGIN technology platform with some of Kongsberg's latest technologies, including the new HISAS 1032 Dual Receiver Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) which generates approximately 1…

Ocean Infinity to Conduct AUV Surveys for Petrobras

13 hours ago

U.S. based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity announced Wednesday that its Brazilian partner has been awarded a contract to provide high-resolution hydrographic mapping services to Brazilian national oil company Petrobras…

Saipem to Advance Shell's FlatFish Technology

Jan 09, 2019

Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem said it will work with Shell to further enhance key features of the oil major’s proprietary subsea autonomous vehicle, FlatFish.Since March 2018, Saipem has been the sole developer of FlatFish technology for Shell…

Forum Bags Mojave ROV Deal

Jan 07, 2019

Oilfield products company Forum Energy Technologies said it has sealed a contract to supply a Mojave remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for the Norwegian firm ESEA Marine.Sub-Atlantic Mojave will also be used by ESEA Submarine’s sister company…

iXblue Partners with Forssea

Jan 07, 2019

iXblue, a designer and manufacturer of advanced navigation, imagery and subsea positioning solutions, said it has joined forces with Forssea, a robotics startup that develops autonomous docking underwater technologies, to bring more agile and cost-effective subsea operations…

Forum Unveils New eROV

Jan 07, 2019

Forum Subsea Technologies' recently launched XLe Spirit is the first observation-class electric remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to utilize Forum’s Integrated Control Engine (ICE) to bring greater functionality commonly only found in larger work-class vehicles…

CHC Bags Norwegian Sea Offshore Contract with OMV

Dec 16, 2018

Global helicopter services company CHC Group announced it has been awarded the contract from OMV (Norge) AS, to provide helicopter services in support of their forthcoming drilling program at the PL 644 field in the Norwegian Sea.“We are excited…

Rovco Awarded Funding for 3D Visualization Project

Dec 10, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic survey company Rovco predicts its integrated technology that utilizes advanced 3D computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) systems with ROV platforms could transform the way…

Fugro Reports IRM Bump

Dec 04, 2018

Fugro said it has attracted seven new clients for its inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services in the U.K. North Sea.Recent work includes pipeline and structure inspections for Centrica Storage, Chrysaor, Dana, Petrofac, Premier, Repsol and Spirit Energy…

Autonomous Subsea Pipeline Inspection

Dec 04, 2018

Swire Seabed said it completed autonomous inspection of offshore pipeline systems for Equinor in October 2018 utilizing Kongsberg Maritime’s Hugin autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).The inspections were performed on three pipelines between Kollsnes and Troll A…

Forum Taps Gaut as CEO

Dec 03, 2018

Houston based Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced Monday that C. Christopher Gaut will return to the role of Chief Executive Officer to replace outgoing CEO Prady Iyyanki. Gaut will continue to serve as Chairman of the BoardGaut, a seasoned oil and gas industry executive…

ROV Innovation Saves Millions for Woodside

Nov 21, 2018

An innovative use of remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) technology for subsea jacket inspections at Australia’s largest oil and gas development has demonstrated substantial cost reductions and operational improvements.In March this year…

ROVOP Names Lamont Non-executive Director

Nov 20, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) services provider ROVOP announced the appointment of David Lamont as a non-executive director.Lamont has over 35 years of industry experience in the oil and gas sector. After starting his career at Schlumberger where he worked for 18 years…

MacArtney Delivers TRIAXUS ROTV to China

Nov 15, 2018

MacArtney Singapore delivered a TRIAXUS ROTV with customized sensor payload to the Chinese Academy of Science for oceanographic research projects in the South China Sea.The Chinese Academy of Science, via MacArtney agent Geo Marine Technology Ltd…

Rovco Grows Its Team

Nov 14, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic survey company Rovco said on Wednesday that it has established a dedicated business development team to support its growth plans as it looks to increase its presence in key international markets…

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