IHC Hytech wins order for containerised air-dive spreads

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 13:33

IHC Hytech, part of Royal IHC, has secured an order for two innovative containerised air-dive spreads from Bluestream, an offshore and subsea company that operates in the oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors. These high-quality systems consist of a containerised 1,800mm decompression chamber with a full three-dive control panel and a separate machinery container that will be modified to meet the customer’s needs.

 

RESPECT IN BRAZIL FOR FALCON

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:52

Oceanica, the long established Brazilian subsea engineering company, has ordered two Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs for its expanding operations with Petrobras.

 

The Falcon's respected reputation in Brazil was a decider for Oceanica, says head of ROV operations, Manoel Teixeira Lopes Filho.

 

For him, the Falcon's world-proven reliability and performance was a vital factor.

 

SMD Release Advanced ROV Training Simulator

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 09:57

SMD are delighted to announce the release of the new advanced ROV Training Simulator. SMD's R&D department have been working together with technology partner Tree C to develop a new dynamic and intuitive simulator which addresses current training market needs and requirements, with a particular focus on operator/pilot training and mission planning and rehearsal.

 

NEW ULTRA-PORTABLE MINI-ROV FROM PLANET OCEAN

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 09:01

Surrey based Planet Ocean have announced that they have been appointed as UK and Ireland distributors for the Canadian Deep Trekker range of remotely operated vehicles.

 

TELEDYNE TO ACQUIRE BOLT TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 08:59

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and Bolt Technology Corporation jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement that provides for the merger of Bolt with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne. Pursuant to the transaction, Teledyne will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Bolt for $22.00 per share payable in cash. The definitive agreement contemplates that Bolt will pay its previously announced quarterly dividend of $0.09 per common share, payable on October 2, 2014, to stockholders of record on September 3, 2014.

LORD-LIEUTENANT OF HAMPSHIRE PRESENTS SONARDYNE WITH QUEEN’S AWARD FOR 6G

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 08:58

Sonardyne International Ltd. has been formally presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire. Dame Mary Fagan presented the Award in the Innovation category for Sonardyne’s Sixth Generation (6G®) product platform during a visit to the company’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Yateley, Hampshire.

Forum awarded ROV contract

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 13:33

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has received an order from Vard Holdings Limited to supply eight Perry XLX 150HP work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems. The ROVs are to be mobilised on four new build pipeline supply vessels (PLSV) for the joint venture formed by DOF Subsea and Technip that was awarded four contracts by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for operations in Brazilian waters. The ROVs will be delivered throughout 2015.

 

Nato Summit 2014: British and French warships arrive in Cardiff Bay ahead of world leaders' arrival

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:36

These stunning pictures show Cardiff Bay as you have never seen it before (and maybe never will again) as British and French warships are the first to arrive

 

 

 

Officials begin arriving for Nato Summit Wales

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 13:35