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  • 23 June 2014

    Thailand’s PTTEP signs MOU to develop remotely operated vehicle which will carry out surveys around its platforms. Asdakorn Limpiti, Acting Executive Vice President for Technology & Sustainability Development Group of Thailand’s oil company PTTEP, jointly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Training Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC/TD), King Mongkut’s […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Mr. Asdakorn Limpiti, Acting Executive Vice President for Technology & Sustainability Development Group of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), jointly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Training Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC/TD), King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Equipment

    Dr. Bill Dally, an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop an amphibious remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for coastal research and education. The vehicle will allow on site measurements during storm events and under other […]

  • 16 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

      A remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) developed by the Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute has robot arms capable of lifting… (donga) [mappress] Source: donga,May 16, 2011; Image: kordi  

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Seanic Ocean Systems (Seanic) has added Ray Maza to its business development team. The company believes that Maza should help enhance its long range growth objectives and core abilities. One of these abilities that Seanic is currently promoting stems from the construction of a full-service test tank. The tank is large enough to wet-test a variety of subsea components […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Technology

    Seatronics has partnered with Blueprint Lab to supply advanced electric manipulators for its VALOR standard and elite ROV systems. Seatronics has identified opportunities for its VALOR ROV, which will now utilise Blueprint Lab technologies as an integrated package. The Bravo 7, manipulator of choice for the VALOR, has a reach of 1 metre at full […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Doc Ricketts successfully completed its 600th dive. Since February 2009, Doc Ricketts has explored the deep sea as far north as the Juan de Fuca Ridge off the Pacific northwest coast and as south as Baja California, Mexico.  Doc Ricketts is MBARI’s next generation ROV developed at SMD. The system breaks new ground in providing an integrated […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Technology

    Australian robotic arms developer Blueprint Lab has rolled out its Reach Bravo electric manipulator for inspection class ROVs. According to the company, the first orders are shipping to its pre-release customers in July 2020 this year. The system is highly versatile, Bueprint Lab says. It comes as a single-function grabber or tilt unit up to […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    2G Robotics has officially released the Micro Inspection Skid, a new laser survey skid for Inspection Class ROVs developed in partnership with iXblue and Nortek. The Micro Inspection Skid is available for vehicles including the Saab Seaeye Falcon and the Seatronics VALOR. The plug-and-play design comes fully calibrated and only requires mounting and connection to […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Top ROV manufacturer, Saab Seaeye, has acquired manipulator and ROV tooling maker, Hydro-Lek. Saab Seaeye’s managing director Jon Robertson sees a clear synergy between the two companies as manipulators and tools are key elements in the design and function of underwater vehicles. Formed 20 years ago, Hydro-Lek has long supplied manipulators and hydraulic components to […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Top ROV manufacturer, Saab Seaeye, has acquired manipulator and ROV tooling maker, Hydro-Lek. Saab Seaeye’s managing director Jon Robertson sees a clear synergy between the two companies as manipulators and tools are key elements in the design and function of underwater vehicles. Formed 20 years ago, Hydro-Lek has long supplied manipulators and hydraulic components to […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Australian robotic arms developer Blueprint Lab and US-based ROV developer VideoRay have partnered to further integrate and field Blueprint Lab’s Reach Alpha, said to be the world’s smallest, lightest, subsea manipulator system. A key application of this technology is rendering safe underwater mines on ships, shipping lanes, ports, and offshore infrastructure. The partnership between VideoRay […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Equipment

    Subsea UK has called for industry experts to step forward and voice their concerns over the challenges currently facing the sector as a result of the falling oil price at its ROV conference in September. The industry body has launched a call for papers for the annual conference, now in its third year, which is […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea UK has launched a call for papers for the annual conference, now in its third year, which is focused on remotely operated vehicle activities. Namely, the UK industry body is urging industry experts to step forward and voice their concerns over the challenges currently facing the sector as a result of the falling oil price […]

  • 19 February 2016

    SapuraKencana’s fourth pipelaying support vessel (PLSV) Sapura Jade has started working with Petrobras in Brazil. SapuraKencana’s first PLSV, Sapura Diamante, entered the market on June 28, 2014. SapuraKencana’s offshore operations are being executed in Brazil for Petrobras by its Brazilian joint venture company Sapura Navegacao Maritima (SNM), which is a 50:50 venture with offshore drilling company Seadrill. In November […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    SapuraKencana’s fourth pipelaying support vessel PLSV, Sapura Jade started work with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras) in Brazil on February 14, 2016. SapuraKencana’s offshore operations are being executed in Brazil for Petrobras by its Brazilian joint venture company Sapura Navegacao Maritima (SNM), a 50:50 venture with offshore drilling company Seadrill. In November 2011 and in June 2013, SapuraKencana’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia’s upstream oil and gas services provider SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, has reached a key milestone in its international operations by starting ahead of schedule its first pipe-laying support vessel (PLSV) work for state-run Petrobras in the pre-salt waters off Brazil. This maiden foray for the SapuraKencana in Brazilian waters was undertaken by its brand new PLSV “Sapura […]

  • 27 September 2017

    Industry experts are being urged by Subsea UK to showcase the most advanced technologies and lead discussions on the current and future subsea challenges at next year’s Subsea Expo. The 13th annual conference, which takes place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre from 7-9th February 2018, will examine and debate key industry topics including […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    HPR ROV, a micro-ROV specialists, has appointed Michael O’Donnell as the new business development director. Michael O’Donnell brings with him a breadth of experience in business development, strategy, sales and business turnaround across the energy sector. He has over 12 years’ experience, previously working with UK companies such as Sparrows Group, BBRG and ROVOP where, […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    SapuraKencana has delivered its sixth and final pipelaying vessel, Sapura Rubi on schedule to Petrobras, and the vessel started work in Brazil on August 14, 2016. SapuraKencana’s offshore operations in Brazil for Petrobras are being executed there by its Brazilian joint venture company Sapura Navegacao Maritima (SNM), a 50:50 venture with offshore drilling company Seadrill. In November […]

  • 18 August 2016

    Malaysia’s SapuraKencana has informed that its sixth and final pipelay vessel Sapura Rubi has been delivered and started work with Petrobras in Brazil on August 14. SapuraKencana’s offshore operations in Brazil for Petrobras are being executed there by its Brazilian joint venture company Sapura Navegacao Maritima (“SNM”), a 50:50 venture with offshore drilling company Seadrill […]