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  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Canadian technology company Kraken has acquired the underwater robotics technology and related intellectual property rights previously owned by Marine Robotics. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Marine Robotics ceased operations following the receivership of its parent, Marport Deep Sea Technologies. During its existence, Marine Robotics invested several million dollars in the development of unmanned technology […]

  • 14 October 2016

    A fleet of ten marine robots has completed two-week mission off northwest Scotland. The mission comprised the largest simultaneous deployment of marine robots in UK waters, with seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders operating in waters around the Outer Hebrides, National Oceanography Centre (NOC) explained. The robot fleet was collecting a variety of […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Research & Development

    A £3 million centre to develop new technology for the marine robotics sector was officially opened by Science Minister Jo Johnson on November 23, 2015. Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science said: “I was honoured to open the new Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the UK’s world class National Oceanography Centre in […]

  • 2 November 2016

    Liquid Robotics has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. Kevin Forshaw, associate director, innovation and enterprise at the NOC said, “As the Liquid Robotics Wave Glider was invented to provide ocean researchers with reliable and persistent monitoring, we’re thrilled to welcome them to the Innovation Centre […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    University of Limerick (UL) has launched an innovative underwater robot that will be used to inspect, repair and maintain marine renewable energy facilities.

  • 26 July 2019
    Research & Development

    Innovation Institute at Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) has provided a $200,000 grant that will enable marine technology start-ups, technologists and innovators enhanced access to the facilities at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). MassTech executive sirector Carolyn Kirk announced the grant during the keynote panel at the “5th Annual Entrepreneur Showcase and Leadership Forum” hosted […]

  • 4 March 2020

    Ocean Infinity, a marine robotics company, has completed its project with Total in Angola. 

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sonardyne International has become the newest associate member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. Sonardyne and NOC have worked together on various projects, with the latest one, funded by Innovate UK, currently underway. Adam Schink, Marine Robotics Innovation Centre manager at the NOC said, “Our relationship with Sonardyne is a proven example of UK […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Thales has announced that it will be taking space in the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton to facilitate its ongoing partnership with the NOC on marine autonomy projects. Thales and the NOC are currently working together on the regulatory, environmental risk, policies and laws associated with marine autonomous […]

  • 8 October 2014

    A fleet of seven robotic vehicles were launched into the ocean off southwest England this week, in the most ambitious project of its kind in Europe. The vehicles are aiming to travel up to 300 miles over the next 20 days, and will be collecting scientific data about ocean processes and marine life.  Co-ordinated by […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and partners have started a two-week mission involving ten marine robots deployed off northwest Scotland. The third in a series of demonstrator missions, this latest phase sees the largest fleet of marine robotic vehicles simultaneously deployed in UK waters. The mission comprises seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders that are working together in […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An innovative marine robot, called ecoSUB, has been trialed off the Orkney Isles in northern Scotland during a marine robot demonstrator mission coordinated by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). The ecoSUBs are a new type of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) developed by Planet Ocean in partnership with the NOC. The AUVs are less than one metre […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Edinburgh based SeeByte UK is expanding its offices and taking space in the new Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton. The centre, which will be officially opened later this month, will see marine businesses working alongside the NOC’s own autonomy and robotics team, sharing knowledge and the NOC’s marine […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Hydroid, a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and manufacturer of marine robotic systems, was appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The appraisal was performed by JFR Consulting, and included an examination of Hydroid’s business practices and development processes for its autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and marine robotics products. “We are […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    A competition to improve ocean research methods has awarded £250,000 to innovators looking to develop robot technology. Five proposals have each been awarded £50,000 to develop an integrated system for the National Oceanography Centre that will coordinate a suite of autonomous systems, such as a fleet of gliders, to gather data over a period of […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The second phase of an ambitious project to gather valuable information on ocean processes and marine life using a fleet of innovative marine robots has just reached its conclusion. Co-ordinated by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), the Exploring Ocean Fronts project took place off southwest England and saw the largest deployment of robotic vehicles ever […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Underwater robotics company, Saab Seaeye, has joined the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, as an Associate Member. For Saab Seaeye, the NOC is an important hub in the development of underwater autonomous and robotic systems, and this new membership should further enable Saab Seaeye to collaborate with other strategic partners in the […]

  • 22 October 2015

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a partner in a new £2.5m Centre for Doctoral Training in the use of ‘robotic’ systems for environmental sciences. The NOC component of the centre will focus on innovative marine robotics and sensors, which can be used to address key scientific challenges such as; climate change, deep-sea exploration, and […]

  • 14 November 2016

    Southampton’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is this week celebrating its one year anniversary by hosting a week of marine technology events. Opened in November last year, by Jo Johnson, minister of state for universities and science, the centre now has 19 members and eight companies located in the building […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has appointed Dr Matthew Palmer as its new chief scientist to lead on Science Community Engagement for National Marine Facilities – Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS). This NOC team develops and operates autonomous systems in support of NERC’s Marine Facilities Programme. Dr Palmer’s role will be aimed at promoting […]

  • 31 March 2020

    Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new launch and recovery system (LARS) solution for its HUGIN range of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). The company came up with a solution to have the new LARS operating from midships, with the release and capture of HUGIN marine robots occurring beneath the sea surface. Launching and recovering AUVs under […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre has welcomed the news that its owning body, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will receive £10 million over the next two years for research and development of Marine Robotics. The UK has a strong track record in developing autonomous underwater vehicles and, over several decades, NERC – particularly through NOC […]