Last March Dr. Alex Nimmo Smith and Mr. Peter Ganderton from the Plymouth University Marine Physics Research Group set out on a research trip to the Norwegian Arctic. Among the materials that they took with them to perform their research project was a Deep Trekker DTG2 ROV supplied from Planet Ocean who resell Deep Trekker ROVs in the United Kingdom.
On October 2nd, Deep Trekker will team up with German Search and Rescue specialist Thomas Schlageter from Echolotzentrum Schlageter and Halton, Ontario’s Police Service’s Marine & Canine Unit to provide a ROV demonstration free of charge. The demonstration will take place at Bronte Harbour: 1151 Bronte Road, in Oakville, Ontario. The demonstration is going to be focused on Search and Rescue operations and any Search and Rescue force is welcome to attend and learn more about the use of ROVs for these missions.
With the subsea industry looking to cut costs, Bluestream Offshore has ordered a fourth Saab Seaeye Panther XT Plus ROV to undertake tasks normally performed by hydraulic vehicles.
IKM Subsea Singapore has been tasked to provide ROV services onboard Solstad Offshore’s derrick lay bargeNorce Endeavour for construction support projects offshore Thailand.
Last year, Solstad Offshore confirmed that DLB Norce Endeavour would be used to install multiple new wellhead platforms for Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Ltd., in the Gulf of Thailand during the 2015 offshore installation campaign.
Reach Subsea and MMT Sweden have recently finalized successful offshore tests on the new Surveyor Interceptor ROV from the vessel Edda Fonn.
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).
At Underwater Intervention in New Orleans Deep Trekker Inc. is showcasing for the first time a brand new Remotely Operated Vehicle, the Deep Trekker DTX2. This new ROV represents the first in a new line of subsea vehicles to complement the companies existing portable ROV line, the DTG2. The Deep Trekker DTX2 is the first ever subsea vehicle to combine the patented pitch mechanism that Deep Trekker is known for with 4 powerful, vectored thrusters for maneuverability unmatched in this vehicle class.
Mojo Maritime, leading British tidal energy marine operations specialists, and IKM Subsea, Norwegian ROV manufacturer and operator, have jointly secured a significant EU Horizon 2020 Grant to support a €1,200,000 R&D project to develop an ROV for use in high energy tidal sites, and capable of being operated from Mojo's ground breaking tidal energy vessel, the Hi Flo 4 (HF4).
Mojo Maritime and IKM Subsea, Norwegian ROV manufacturer and operator, have jointly secured an EU Horizon 2020 Grant to support the development of an ROV for use in high energy tidal sites, and capable of being operated from Mojo’s tidal energy vessel, the Hi Flo 4 (HF4).