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Kongsberg's LARS for Ocean Infinity's Armada Robotic Ships

Jun 05, 2020

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for its ROV launch & recovery system (LARS) specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from unmanned vessels.The contract has been signed with Ocean Infinity, who…

Flooded Member Detection Using ROVs

Jun 04, 2020

VideoRay, a global leader in inspection-class ROVs, has implemented the new ISFMD Flooded Member Detection (FMD) system manufactured by Impact Subsea, a UK-based subsea technology company specializing in high-performance sensors, as an available…

Ashtead Technology Enters Trinidad & Tobago Partnership

May 27, 2020

Subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has entered into a partnership with Trinidad and Tobago-based Reliance Subsea Services Limited.The US-arm of Aberdeen-based Ashtead will provide subsea survey and ROV equipment through…

Rovco Expands ROV Fleet with Saab Seaeye Leopard Unit

May 21, 2020

Rovco, a company providing ROV and hydrographic services has expanded its ROV fleet with a Saab Seaeye Leopard ROV.The company said that the high-performance electric “Fast ROV” work-class platform increases Rovco’s service offering to support…

2G Robotics Debuts New Payloads for Modular AUVs

May 06, 2020

2G Robotics has officially launched a line of payloads for use on light, modular autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). 2G’s RECON line of products include the RECON CS, a 4K stills camera and LED lightbar payload, and the RECON LS, a payload…

Logan Builds ROV A-Frame for Gulf of Mexico Use

May 05, 2020

Hydraulic repair, manufacturing and rental company Logan Industries delivered a custom A-frame to TechnipFMC for one of the services company's new state-of-the-art remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV), which will deploy later this year…

Olis Robotics Partners with Aleron Subsea

Apr 28, 2020

Olis Robotics announced a new agreement with the Aleron Subsea. Aleron will lead sales, distribution and support of Olis Robotics machine-learning ROV manipulator controllers.The Olis Master Controller is providing value for ROV inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) global market operators…

Fugro ROVs for Normand Clipper Vessel

Apr 27, 2020

Dutch marine and offshore services company Fugro has won a long-term contract for two remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and a full survey positioning package on Global Marine Group recently chartered vessel, the Normand Clipper.As part of the contract…

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…

LOC Offering 3D Digital Inspections

Apr 21, 2020

LOC announced, as part of its digital services, the launch of a new technology offering enabling remote advanced surveying by use of aerial drones and remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV), which will be applied to a range of assets both onshore and offshore…

SMD Delivers ROV to Asso.subsea

Apr 09, 2020

Greece-based Asso.subsea took delivery of an SMD Quasar 150-horsepower, 1,000-meter-rated work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) complete with launch and recovery system (LARs).The Quasar will be installed on board Asso.subsea Astrea DP2 multipurpose service vessel to support cable laying…

New Senior Exec Team for ROV Specialist Rovco

Apr 02, 2020

Rovco, a provider of remotely operating vehicles (ROV), has announced several key executive teams hires and internal appointments, including a new CFO and CTO.Reena Rowan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer at Rovco, having previously…

Remotely Operated Vehicles: Thinking out of the Box

Mar 31, 2020

All electric systems are starting to free companies from the traditional strict form factors that ROVs traditionally take. With a more flexible modular harness, vehicles can be built from standardised building blocks. Saab Seaeye, a firm well versed in all-electric vehicles…

Kongsberg Develops New LARS for HUGIN AUVs

Mar 31, 2020

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new LARS (Launch and Recovery System) solution for its HUGIN range of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), which it says will bring 'a series of far-reaching operational improvements.'Kongsberg has decided to have the new LARS operating from midships…

Stinger Prepping Kawasaki's SPICE AUV

Mar 30, 2020

Japanese industrial giant Kawasaki Heavy Industries has contracted the Norwegian underwater drone specialist Stinger, to help it test its prototype AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle).Stinger said last weekend that it would provide Kawasaki…

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