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  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kraken Sonar has been awarded a contract valued at over US$325,000 by ECA Robotics. Kraken will supply and help integrate its AquaPix Miniature Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar and Embedded Real-Time SAS Signal Processor on ECA Robotics’ (ECA Group) newest A18D Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). “AquaPix® is a game changer for seabed survey,” said Kraken President […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Ashtead Technology, an international subsea equipment specialist, has increased its product portfolio with an exclusive sales agreement with ECA Robotics for its range of specialist underwater inspection equipment. The agreement with the French company is for the rights to sell the ECA Hytec range of advanced underwater inspection equipment including ROVs, manipulators arms, cameras and lights. […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    OceanWorks, a subsea solution engineering company, has completed a survey and refurbishment of the French Navy’s HARDSUIT ADS. The work was contracted to OceanWorks by ECA Robotics who maintains the HARDSUIT ADS for the French Navy. The HARDSUIT ADS, initial delivered to the French Navy in 1991, is designed for a service life of up […]

  • 21 September 2016

    ECA Group has delivered several underwater mine counter measure (MCM) systems to two navies, Kazakhstan being one of them. The system is entirely based on specialized robots, and mines are detected using sonar fitted either on autonomous underwater vehicles or on surface drones, while avoiding the mother ship to approach the mines. The different robots can […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    ECA Group, subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, has been awarded a new contract for the delivery of two man portable Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) A9-M for an amount over EUR 1 million (USD 1.13 million). The A9-M will join a NATO Navy, ECA Group wrote in a press release. This AUV solution is designed for underwater […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ECA Group and Petrus have signed a cooperation agreement for subsea robotics services to oil companies. After evaluating the market since June 2017, the parties have entered into a partnership agreement to offer the oil & gas sector inspection and survey services using an autonomous underwater vehicle: the A18D AUV. The A18D AUV is designed […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    The ECA Group has secured first order for its next-generation A18 autonomous underwater robot from an undisclosed customer. According to the company, the robot will be delivered in 2016, and it will cost several million euros. After several successful A9 orders in 2013 and 2014, this export sale is a first for the ECA Group’s latest autonomous underwater […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    ECA Group has unveiled its new generation mid-size AUV A18-M for underwater mine warfare. The company has carried out live demonstration in Toulon area to showcase theperformance of this new maritime drone that is completing ECA Group’s AUV family. A18-M is the new generation of autonomous underwater vehicle developed by ECA Group for efficient mine […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Ifremer has chosen ECA Group to develop a new ultra-deep autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) for survey and inspection up to 6000 meters water depth. By choosing ECA Group through an international call for tender, Ifremer is establishing the CORAL ALliance (Cooperative Off-Shore Robotics ALliance), facilitating project development with selected industrial partners. The aim of the CORAL […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ECA Group and Petrus have signed a cooperation agreement for the supply of underwater AUV-based services to oil companies.

  • 19 June 2020

    Robotic arm systems (underwater manipulators) are being used in the offshore industries, especially in executing subsea intervention operations. Robotic arms can be mounted on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and in some cases on autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). The systems are used for a variety of subsea tasks in different industries including […]

  • 25 April 2019

    ECA Group has supplied a five function electric manipulator arm to be integrated onto a manned submarine Ictineu 3, conducting scientific subsea missions in Europe. ECA Group delivered an Arm 5E to the Spanish Ictineu Submarins SL company, to equip its Ictineu 3 manned submarines, which are 3-person underwater vehicles rated to 1200 m depth. […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Safety, Technology

    ECA Group said it has secured a ‘significant’ export contract to modernize robots dedicated to naval mine warfare. This contract, worth around € 20 million will last over 48 months and will allow to modernize the mine clearance capacities of an undisclosed Navy. The evolution of the mine threat in maritime areas is a current […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    ECA Group is engaged in Smart and Networking Underwater Robots in Cooperation Meshes (SWARMs) project in charge of 3 different work packages. The €17.3-million project started in July 2015, involving 35 partners from 10 European countries through 3 years. The main goal of SWARMs is to make AUVs, ROVs and USVs further accessible and useful, making […]

  • 13 July 2017

    ECA Group has been awarded a five-year contract by French Ministry of Armed Forces for the supply of consumables for French Navy PAP demining remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). The value of the contract is over EUR 4 million up to a maximum of EUR 8 million depending on utilization frequency. The French demining PAPs will […]

  • 17 March 2016

    ECA Group and Ifremer have presented the hybrid underwater robotic system H-ROV Ariane at Oceanology International in London. The H-ROV Ariane, designed by Ifremer, can be operated in tethered (ROV) or autonomous (AUV) modes. Tethered mode can be used for close inspection and intervention tasks where the operator controls the vehicle on real time using a […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The partners of the European Smart Submarine Robots Working in Co-operative Networks Project (SWARMs), funded by the European Commission and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, organised the first demonstration of the project in Mangalia, Romania, July 03-13, 2017. The general objective of the SWARMs Project, co-ordinated by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, is […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Thales, BAE Systems and their partner SAAB, ECA Group and ASV Global have welcomed the confirmation by the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) that the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) will continue their collaboration for the combined United Kingdom and France MMCM (maritime mine counter measures) programme. Initiated […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Equipment, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Vision

    An ROV is a remotely operated underwater vehicle, also sometimes known as an underwater drone or underwater robot. ROVs can explore the subsea world while the operator, commonly known as the pilot, remains comfortably at the surface. The communication between the operator and the vehicle is controlled by an umbilical/tether cable. The main purpose of […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a new enforcement initiative, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in cooperation with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), has boarded vessels to collect bunker samples to determine whether the vessels’ fuel sources meet the 1.0% fuel oil sulphur limit applicable within the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA), UK P&I Club said. […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

      iRobot Corp.,leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, is introducing a newly configured Seaglider UUV. Seaglider can now be outfitted with a larger set of fairings that significantly increases the UUV’s volume and mass payload capabilities. Payload mass is doubled over Seaglider’s original design to four kilograms and payload volume has expanded 650 percent to […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Recently at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface to perform ultrasound scans. Originally designed to look for cracks in nuclear reactors’ water tanks, the robot […]