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ROV assesses thickness of oil slicks from underneath Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 @ 16:41:05 GMT (776 reads)
PRODUCT NEWS

When people are attempting to clean up oil spills at sea, one of the key things they need to know is the amount of oil that's been spilled – among other things, this will determine the amount of dispersant or other agents that are used. In order to make that process easier and more accurate, scientists from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have developed a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that does the job by measuring the thickness of oil slicks from below the surface.

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SABERTOOTH GOES 4D IN LAKE VÄTTERN Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Thursday, March 12, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1189 reads)
SURVEY NEWS

For offshore operators, a 4D geo-spatial data acquisition system with data visualisation in real-time is now available for the Seaeye Sabertooth AUV.

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Boskalis and Fugro Go to Court Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 @ 11:17:17 GMT (1107 reads)
GENERAL NEWS

Fugro said it has received a writ of summons from Boskalis to force a shareholder vote at its annual shareholders meeting scheduled for April 30, 2015 on a recommendation in respect of one of Fugro’s three protective measures, i.e. the Foundation Continuity Fugro (“Stichting Continuïteit Fugro”).

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OMV Hires Shark SRL for Subsea Services Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Saturday, March 07, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (899 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

 Romania’s SC Shark SRL has secured a diving/ROV services contract from OMV Petrom SA.

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BP starts complex Kinnoull subsea tieback in North Sea Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Friday, March 06, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1016 reads)
OFFSHORE NEWS

ABERDEEN, UK – BP has started production from the Kinnoull field in the UK central North Sea as a tieback to the Andrew platform, 230 km (143 mi) east of Aberdeen. This should extend the productive life of the Andrew facilities by a further decade.

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New safety rules for offshore Arctic drilling proposed to avoid repeat of Shell  Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Thursday, March 05, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1056 reads)
SAFETY NEWS

US officials want to make sure companies can handle a blow-out in remote and icy conditions – without inflicting an environmental disaster.

The Obama administration proposed new rules for Arctic oil drilling on Friday in an attempt to avoid repeating Shell’s disastrous foray into extreme waters.

 

The proposals, shaped by the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the grounding of Shell’s drill ship in the Arctic two years later, are aimed at making sure companies could handle a blow-out in remote and icy conditions – without inflicting an environmental disaster on the pristine seas.

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INEA Inks ‘Blue Growth’ Grant Deals Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Wednesday, March 04, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1036 reads)
AUV NEWS

Three projects under the H2020 priority Blue Growth: unlocking the potential of seas and oceans will receive nearly €14.5 million EU funding to develop tools for the exploration of the underwater world, as well as to advance the Blue Growth economy.

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Aleron Subsea Nets ROV Order Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Tuesday, March 03, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1208 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

Aleron Subsea, which recently relocated its head office from Singapore to the outskirts of Westhill, has won the substantial contract worth £3.1 million to supply a marine services company with two work class ROV systems and associated equipment. 

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World's First Successful Combat Submarine Uncovered Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Monday, March 02, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1017 reads)
SCIENCE & TECH NEWS

For the first time in over one hundred and fifty years, it is possible to actually see the submarine Hunley. Until recently, it was completely covered by an encrusted layer of sand, sediment and shells that built up slowly over time. For the past four months, Clemson University conservators have been conducting the delicate task of chiseling away this concretion.

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Reach, MMT Complete Surveyor Interceptor ROV Tests Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Sunday, March 01, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (1007 reads)
ROV NEWS

 Reach Subsea and MMT Sweden have recently finalized successful offshore tests on the new Surveyor Interceptor ROV from the vessel Edda Fonn.

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Seatronics, 2G Robotics in Sales and Distribution Partnership Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Saturday, February 28, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (833 reads)
GENERAL NEWS

Seatronics, an Acteon company, leaders in the rental and sale of marine electronic equipment, and 2G Robotics, leaders in high precision subsea measurement technology, are pleased to announce a global sales and distribution partnership. The 2G Robotics line of underwater laser scanners will now be available through Seatronics for equipment rentals and sales. Customers will benefit from global access to the high resolution and precision of the 2G Robotics underwater laser scanners and from the offshore expertise and global technical support provided by Seatronics.

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EdgeTech Delivers Sonar for MMT Surveyor Interceptor ROV Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Friday, February 27, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (979 reads)
PRODUCT NEWS

EdgeTech has delivered a new sonar system for MMT's high-speed Surveyor Interceptor ROV (SROV), the company announced today.

The EdgeTech system is a dual frequency side scan sonar operating at 600/1600 kHz combined with a sub-bottom profiler operating at 1-10 kHz. The side scan sonar includes custom Multi-pulse (MP) and Dynamically Focused (DF) capabilities. To ensure customers can take full advantage of the high-speed capabilities of the MMT Surveyor Interceptor ROV, the sonar needed to be able to produce high quality images while operating at higher speeds than typically seen with work class or inspection class ROVs. 

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SMD to Deliver QT1000 to KT Submarine Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (801 reads)

SMD announced a contract award with KT Submarine for a QT1000 high powered cable installation and maintenance ROV.

The 2000m rated ROV embraces the latest technologies in jet trenching and ROV design with 1000hp of total installed power and 940hp of variable jetting power. The QT1000 is capable of trenching rigid products, power cables and telecommunication cables up to three metres into the seabed, SMD said.

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Bibby Offshore Singapore Secures Contract with Seascape Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (906 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

Bibby Offshore, a leading provider of subsea installation and services, continues its global success with the announcement that its Singapore division, Bibby Offshore Singapore (BOS), has secured a contract with subsea service provider Seascape. Singaporean company Seascape, a subsidiary of Mermaid Subsea Services, has appointed BOS to provide ROV services for its DP2 dive support vessel (DSV), the Windermere.

 

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Saab to Deliver ROV to US Underwater Hazardous Device Teams Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (719 reads)
ROV NEWS

Defense and security company Saab has won a contract to deliver a Water Borne Improvised Explosive Device Remotely Operated Vehicle (WBIEDROV) in cooperation with the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Team’s (UHDT) Technical Support Working Group (TSWG).

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