FALCON HELPS JAPAN HARNESS OFFSHORE WIND

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 09:01

After Japan's 50 nuclear reactors closed following the Fukushima disaster, wind is now seen as an important alternative energy source.

 

But in a crowded and mountainous country the search for sites must go offshore, with floating turbines the main option in the deep waters off the rugged coastline.

 

QinetiQ’s new submarine air systems support female UK Royal Navy submariners

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 13:06
Royal Navy submarine

QinetiQ, in collaboration with the UK Royal Navy, has developed and deployed new air systems that allow female submariners to serve on navy submarines.

 

DIVEX SECURES CONTRACT FOR NEW SATURATION DIVING SYSTEM

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 12:49

Divex secures contract for new Saturation Diving System

Divex secures saturating diving contract

 

Divex has been awarded a multi million pound contract to supply a saturation diving system to Keppel Singmarine.

 

Demolition begins to pave way for improved nuclear submarine facility in Barrow

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 09:02
CRUNCH TIME: Demolition underway at BAE yard

 

CRUNCH TIME: Demolition underway at BAE yard

 

J2 SUBSEA OPENS NEW US FACILITY AND EXTENDS ROV TOOL OFFERING

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 09:35

J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, has opened a new facility in New Iberia, Louisiana, to make its extensive range of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) tools more readily available for subsea operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

SMD TO SUPPLY SISTAC WITH ATOM WORK CLASS ROV

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 09:33

Brazil based Sistac have taken delivery of an SMD Atom 100hp 2000m rated Work Class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).  The Work Class ROV system will be mobilised during the fourth quarter of this year and will be used initially for survey and inspection duties but will provide Sistac with the capability to expand services in the future as a fully integrated tooling platform.

 

FUGRO DEEPWATER SEARCH MH370

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 09:31

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has awarded Fugro an additional contract for the deployment of two specialist vessels, equipment and expertise in the deep-water search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370).
 
Fugro will mobilise its vessels Fugro Equator and Fugro Discovery, both fitted with specialist deep tow survey systems for the work. Since June, the Fugro Equator has been involved in the bathymetric survey of the search area.
 

Fugro teams with WFS Technologies for wireless ROV integration

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 08:29

WFS Technologies (WFS), which specialises in the delivery of underwater wireless instrumentation and control solutions, and Fugro Subsea Technologies (Fugro), have announced an agreement to offer subsea wireless capability on all FCV work-class ROVs from 2015 onwards.

 

Submarine Safety Engineers needed by Underwater Systems company

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:14

Submarine Safety Engineers

ONE Consulting, an independent recruitment & executive search consultancy, are working with a key client in the underwater systems domain.

Seeking dynamic Royal Navy submarine engineers who are looking to progress a career in the private sector, specialising in submarine safety consulting.

This is a growing market both in the UK & Internationally and the business has an excellent culture to support personal growth and career development.

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VALEPORT LAUNCHES THE SMALLEST AND MOST ACCURATE SVP

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:44

Production is now underway on Valeport’s latest innovation - the new UV-SVP - a small and compact direct reading package aimed primarily at AUV and ROV users, which delivers high accuracy data to compliment survey work.
 
Valeport’s UV-SVP (Underwater Vehicle – Sound Velocity Profiler) is based on the company’s miniSVS and offers a form factor designed for underwater vehicles where space is at a premium.