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  • 30 July 2012

    Staff at the award winning Kelling Heath Holiday Park now have use of an all-electric utility vehicle to help carry guests’ luggage and meet on-site transport needs following the recent presentation of the “green machine” to the park by wind farm operator Scira Offshore Energy.  Scira General Manager Einar Strømsvåg handed the keys of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Seamole (previously Excalibur), a recently upgraded remotely operated vehicle (ROV), has successfully completed its first round of projects burying offshore power cables for Prysmian Powerlink Services Ltd.

  • 16 July 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Pharos Offshore Group has acquired an SMD built 1200HP cable burial tool. The Universal Trenching Vehicle (UTV 1200) is a unique low and wide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) specifically designed to bury submarine power cables. Modifications to the 1200HP UTV 1200 are underway. The enhancements will facilitate more effective post lay/installation burial and improve the […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are available in all sizes and are applied to various fields of services including aerial mapping, surveying, security, inspections, etc. When it comes to the wind energy market the UAVs or drones are already being used for blade inspections on land based turbines. The idea has been picked up by a few companies to apply the […]

  • 14 February 2017

    Modus Seabed Intervention today informed it had completed system integration and trialling of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) featuring capabilities and characteristics of a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). This is one of the subsea industry’s first commercially available hybrid unmanned underwater vehicles, according to the company.

  • 26 March 2013

    Modus Seabed Intervention continues to demonstrate its commitment to be at the forefront of subsea technologies with the creation of a new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) division. The North East England-based company has begun an investment programme into a planned fleet of AUV units; utilised for survey and inspection across the offshore field development life […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Featured at Seawork 2012 by the world’s leading manufacturer of remotely operated underwater vehicles, four underwater vehicles from Saab Seaeye attracted interest from UK and international visitors alike. “We had a very busy show,” says sales manager, James Douglas, “as people are keen to find new technology to solve underwater problems.” A typical problem is […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced a new, additional investment of $600,800 as part of Canada’s comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Wind Farm Update

      45 km to the north of the island of Borkum, twelve sets of rotors blades are driving a special wind power project. The first German offshore wind farm, “Alpha Ventus”, is situated in the North Sea. For transporting the huge installations, numerous SCHEUERLE heavy-duty vehicles were used. The development of offshore wind turbines naturally […]

  • 4 June 2015

    UK Company Modus Seabed Intervention Ltd and Saab Dynamics AB of Sweden have entered into a Collaboration Agreement to further develop the operational use and applications of the Saab Sabertooth hovering Hybrid AUV/ROV for the Oil and Gas and Offshore Renewables markets. Under the agreement, Modus and Saab will work in collaboration to develop this […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French subsea installation company Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has ordered two Saab Seaeye Leopard remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for touchdown monitoring and support. The Leopard work vehicle comes equipped with eleven thrusters and iCON intelligent control system, expected to provide TravOcean with a stable work platform even in strong currents. The iCON system delivers greater flight stability under variable loads, including pitch […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Underwater technologies specialist Coda Octopus has partnered with the Chinese offshore wind contractor AVIC IET to integrate the Echoscope4G Surface real-time 3D sonar on an Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV). AVIC IET will now be able to autonomously control their vehicle and the Echoscope4G Surface with its integrated Pan and Tilt rotator (IPT), to survey subsea […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Modus Seabed Intervention, the leading subsea engineering and specialist Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) service provider, has taken delivery of its first Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) as the company expands its technology-led subsea capabilities. The acquisition is part of a planned investment programme by the North East England-based company to develop a dedicated division operating a […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    UTV1200, an SMD built cable burial tool will be ready for operation in the new year. The vehicle has undergone extensive modifications that have enhanced the configuration to provide a more effective post-lay trenching burial vehicle. The previous configuration of UTV1200 (LBT1) allowed for concurrent trenching (mechanical and jetting) of a pre-loaded product, however after […]

  • 16 May 2013

    Modus Seabed Intervention, the leading subsea engineering and specialist Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) service provider, has confirmed an investment into a new advanced Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to further enhance its fleet of subsea vehicles. Manufactured by SMD in North East England, the cutting edge 150hp Quasar ROV ordered by Modus will be the first […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Deep Ocean Engineering Inc. (DOE) has unveiled a new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which can be used for the maintenance of offshore wind farms. The Phantom X8 is a work-class vehicle configured with six vectored horizontal and two vertical 2.2 kW Tecnadyne brushless thrusters. It boasts high definition (1080p) front (+/-90°) (pan optional) and rear (low light) […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Transportation of offshore wind power plant components on the manufacturer´s production site requires a high degree of manoeuvrability and flexibility. Due to the large dimensions and the ever-increasing weight of offshore installations, this has led to an increasing use of modular transport systems such as the wide range of vehicle model types available from SCHEUERLE […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Siemens has awarded offshore services provider NDE Offshore AB with a contract to carry out structural and subsea inspections on four HVDC platforms in the German North Sea.

  • 1 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Coda Octopus has developed a new sonar for ROV and AUV operations called Dimension. Based on Echoscope 3D imaging technology and software developed by Coda Octopus, Dimension provides real-time 3D imaging for subsea vehicle applications. Designed for deployment on a wide range of subsea vehicles, Dimension is a true real-time 3D sonar that transforms ROV […]

  • 29 January 2013

    NCS Survey has expanded its growing autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) fleet with the purchase of two Teledyne Gavia AUVs. These vehicles are the latest in the Gavia Offshore Surveyor series and are equipped with high-resolution side scan sonar, a multi-beam echo sounder, a sub-bottom profiler, an ultra-short baseline positioning system, long baseline (LBL), GPS and […]

  • 9 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    DeepOcean has opted for the new concept Leopard ROV from Saab Seaeye. Rick Green, Regional Manager Netherlands at DeepOcean, said: “Environmentally we wanted an electric vehicle – yet one with work class performance. “For our application the Leopard gives us the equivalent capability of a much larger hydraulic work class vehicle – and its 11 thrusters […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    IHC Merwede has officially introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, specifically developed for shallow water operations and targeted towards cable burial in offshore wind farms.  The Hi-Traq was presented at a special event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, which was attended by offshore wind industry professionals from the UK, Europe and the USA. This […]

  • 24 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Following the completion of the initial phase, SeeByte, ASV and the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom have been awarded funding to carry out phase two of the Adaptive Autonomous Ocean Sampling Networks (AAOSN) SBRI call. The aim of the project is to reduce the complexity and frequency of operator input when supervising large […]

  • 16 August 2018

    Aberdeenshire-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and tooling engineering firm, Aleron Subsea, has won its first contract for its new hybrid TRACKROV technology which will see it supporting unexploded clearance work on an offshore wind project in the Netherlands.

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Pavol Bauer (UHD, Electrical Power Processing section) received subsidies from the top sector Energy for a grand total of three projects. The total subsidy of the projects amounts to one million euros for research and half a million euros for components and equipment. It concerns research on Integrated Offshore Electricity Infrastructure, Electrical Vehicle Supported PV […]