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  • 4 February 2020
    Technology

    Ocean Infinity has launched a new marine technology and data company, Armada, which will bring in 15 robot vessels to be used for offshore surveys. The fleet is currently under construction and is expected to be delivered by the end of 2020.

  • 4 June 2020
    Human Capital, IT & Software, Technology

    Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has appointed DebraAnn Braun as chief information officer. Specifically, Braun will lead the digital aspects of the business including delivery of high-quality data to clients. She has led many technology companies through change and growth by optimising the use of Big Data to provide solutions. Ocean Infinity said that Braun […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Equipment

    Bluefin Robotics has delivered new vehicles to the United States Navy that will increase the Navy’s capability to remotely search and investigate ship hulls, harbor sea floors, and other underwater infrastructure for limpet mines, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other objects of interest. The Navy accepted delivery of Bluefin Robotics’ ship hull inspection systems 4 […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Ocean Infinity has established a new marine technology and data company – Armada. Armada will initially add fifteen marine robots to Ocean Infinity’s current fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles. According to Ocean Infinity, each unmanned surface robot will serve a wide range of industries by being fully equipped to perform a multiplicity of offshore data […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology

    Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for an ROV launch & recovery system (LARS), specifically designed to handle remotely operated vehicles from unmanned vessels. The contract comes from Ocean Infinity, who will install the system on its Armada fleet of robotic ships. Kongsberg ’s LARS is part of a system design to eliminate the […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Ocean Infinity, a seabed survey and ocean exploration company, has launched of a new pioneering marine technology and data company named Armada.

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading industrial robot manufacturer, today announced the Company has developed mini welding robots for building ships. The compact design of the welding machine, measuring 50 cm by 30 cm by 15cm when retracted its welding arm, can operate in confined areas inaccessible to human welders. […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading industrial robot manufacturer, today announced the Company has developed mini welding robots for building ships. The compact design of the welding machine, measuring 50 cm by 30 cm by 15cm when its welding arm is retracted, can operate in confined areas inaccessible to human […]

  • 8 October 2014

    One of the major problems faced by the maritime industry is the lack of skilled manpower both in ports and onboard vessels. Even for a maritime superpower like Denmark it is difficult to man Danish-flagged ships, Tuck Yew Lui, Singapore’s Minister of Transport, said this morning in opening remarks at the Danish Maritime Forum taking […]

  • 30 September 2014

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

  • 18 July 2012
    Equipment, Research & Development

    For years, the U.S. Navy has employed human divers, equipped with sonar cameras, to search for underwater mines attached to ship hulls. The Navy has also trained dolphins and sea lions to search for bombs on and around vessels. While animals can cover a large area in a short amount of time, they are costly […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd is currently testing ship-painting robots with nine of its ships.

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

    Dutch-based ship hull cleaning service provider Fleet Cleaner has said it aims to set an even higher standard for hull cleaning. The company strongly believes that robotic hull cleaning is the future. “Already we constantly see that our autopilot can control the robot better than any human operator. However, we want to take this to […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Executive Control Board of the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has selected four major research and development projects for award, as part of the Program’s continuing mission to reduce costs associated with U. S. shipbuilding and ship repair. These new projects, valued at approximately $6.6 million in both Navy funding and industry cost share, […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Killing wildlife and occasionally sickening people, harmful algal blooms can be more than just a nuisance. But predicting these blooms is difficult—even more difficult than predicting the weather—because blooms result from a dynamic interaction between both physical and biological processes. Human activities, such as agricultural runoff and sewage discharges into the ocean, may also play […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has unveiled its intention to start using robots to construct ships.

  • 5 June 2018
    Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics’ German subsidiary, Kraken Robotik GmbH, has secured contract funding for two development initiatives for evaluation of SeaVision sensors and AI control software for autonomous underwater vehicles. The company informed that it has secured over $900,000 in contract funding for the two projects. The two projects are called ARIM and RoboVaaS and are collaborative […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norden: Robots could soon take over the process of cleaning cargo holds of dry bulk vessels.

  • 22 August 2012
    Equipment

    Seismic surveys are the primary means by which geologists find possible places where oil or gas is hiding underground. They involve digitally processing recordings of seismic waves — essentially sound waves — to create images of rock layers.

  • 3 September 2012

    SeaRobotics Corporation has teamed with a private equity group led by Ocean Investments Capital to fund the expansion of the company’s core business, including the production of Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs), the commercialization of its Robotic Hull Cleaning systems, and the development of new product lines in the ocean sciences and survey markets. SeaRobotics is […]