NORWAY’S AQUACULTURE GETS TOP‐RATED FALCON

21st March 2017

Abyss Aqua, a key provider of services to the Norwegian aquaculture industry, has bought a second Saab Seaeye Falcon, the world’s most successful electric underwater robotic system of its class. Abyss Aqua provides diving and ROV services to the aquaculture industry. They have added the deeper-rated 1000 metre version of the Falcon to their extensive …

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Raffle prize arrives for NATO UDWG 17 delegates

15th March 2017

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JFD and Wuhu Diving Equipment Factory joint venture secures first saturation diving system contract

1st March 2017

JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company and a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is delighted to announce that its joint venture company, Wuhu Divex Diving Systems Limited has secured its first contract for a 300m saturation diving system for Shanghai Salvage. The multi-million dollar contract awarded by Shanghai Salvage, is for …

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SAAB SEAEYE INVESTING IN ENGINEERS

27th February 2017

Investment in new technologies sees Saab Seaeye, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric underwater robotic systems, launch a recruitment drive to find software and electrical engineers at all levels, including senior engineering management, for their Fareham, Portsmouth, Head Office and manufacturing base. With markets in oil and gas, renewables, hydro engineering and marine science, amongst …

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Who invented the submarine? An Irish man from County Clare

27th February 2017

John Philip Holland, the inventor of the submarine, from County Clare. Editor’s Note: John Philip Holland was born today (Feb 24) in 1841 in a coastguard cottage in Liscannor, County Clare. Today we celebrate the incredible life of an Irish engineer who developed the first submarine to be formally commissioned by the U.S. Navy, and …

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BAE Systems Announces New Submarine Construction Training Facility

21st February 2017

  Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems (BAESY) Submarines today where he learnt about the Company’s £25m investment in a new apprentice training facility. The Company’s site, in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, is home to the UK’s submarine design and build capability and the new facility will help nurture the unique …

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FALCON MODERN ICON

20th February 2017

On permanent display at the Offshore Experience Exhibition in Rotterdam is the most successful underwater robotic vehicle of its class in the world, the iconic Saab Seaeye Falcon. The exhibition is the first in Europe to offer an insight into the current state‐of‐art technology used in the oil, gas and wind energy sectors at sea, …

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SpaceApps selects PrismTech’s Vortex OpenSplice to support undersea operations with ROVs

16th February 2017

Space Applications Services (SpaceApps) has chosen PrismTech’s Vortex OpenSplice for the DexROV project, which aims to futher the development of undersea operations with remotely operated vehicles (ROV). DexROV is a platform of seven European organisations coordinated by SpaceApps, and has been funded by the European Commission (EC) under its H2020 Blue Growth Initiative. The project …

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Forum’s ROV simulator exhibited at California Science Centre

14th February 2017

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has delivered a custom built simulator to California Science Centre, the largest hands-on science museum in the western United States. The dual simulator station provides visitors with the experience of operating a subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for themselves. The core technology used in the simulator is Forum’s proprietary VMAX™ ROV …

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Oceaneering Wins ROV Work From Maersk

14th February 2017

Oceaneering International Inc. (NYSE: OII) continues to push further into non-drilling rig markets with a ROV award from Denmark’s Maersk. The Houston-based company said Feb. 13 it entered a long-term agreement with Maersk Supply Service A/S to provide eight work-class ROVs, survey and associated services. The contract includes subsea tooling, engineering, communication and data solutions …

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