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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FALCON EVEN SMARTER

13th February 2017

Falcon ‐ the world’s most successful underwater electric robotic vehicle of its class now boosted with the highly advanced iCON behaviour‐based intelligent control architecture. The winning formula of the Falcon ‐ the most successful underwater electric robotic vehicle of its class in the world ‐ has received a considerable boost. Saab Seaeye has enhanced the …

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100 year anniversary of HMS K-13 disaster

26th January 2017

Our thoughts are with those connected to this incident: k13-accident-percy-hillhouse-report

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SAAB SEAEYE SEE AN ALL-ELECTRIC FUTURE

16th January 2017

Electric robotic systems will perform all tasks in the underwater domain, including those now undertaken by hydraulic systems, says Saab Seaeye. They see a future where ROVs and AUVs in their present form will cease to exist and are replaced by transformative e‐robotics that can roam, hover, reside and perform all underwater tasks. It is …

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STUDENTS FLY FALCON FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

12th January 2017

Students with the Saab Seaeye Falcon on board research ship. Students get hands-on experience operating a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV in the Gulf of Maine on the eastern seaboard of the USA where they explore the undersea world and develop their environmental awareness. The project brings students, scientists, teachers and marine professionals together and is …

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Teledyne wins US DoD contract for SeaBotix vLBV300 ROVs

9th January 2017

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded an operational capability upgrade contract to Teledyne SeaBotix through distributor Atlantic Diving Supply (ADS). Under the multi-million dollar contract, Teledyne will supply 60 units of SeaBotix vLBV300 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) mobile units worldwide. The vLBV300 has undergone extensive mechanical development, …

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