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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BAE set to hire more apprentices for submarine building programme in Barrow

3rd January 2017

A RECORD number of apprentices are being trained to build the next fleet of nuclear-powered submarines in Barrow as plans were announced to take on hundreds more in 2017. BAE Systems is training 2,000 workers across the country to complete the seven-boat Astute class and preparing to build four Dreadnought class subs as part of …

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Analox Review of the Year 2016

3rd January 2017

The AST review of the year 2016 A lot of people can’t wait for 2016 to finish. It’s been a bizarre year, there’s no doubt about that, but Analox Sensor Technology has had a lot of exciting times too. Read on to see what we’ve been up to this year… New products We launched two …

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JW FISHERS DEVELOP NEW UNDERWATER METAL DETECTOR

3rd January 2017

JW Fishers Mfg., a company specialising in the design and manufacture of underwater search equipment for almost 50 years, is introducing a new underwater metal detector for 2017. The SAR-1 Search and Recovery metal detector was developed as a result of significant customer feedback and extensive product testing. This new detector was specially designed for …

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JFD expands hyperbaric rescue offering with the addition of Portable HRF

15th December 2016

  JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has recently accepted the delivery of a portable 18-man hyperbaric rescue facility (HRF) which will offer offshore operators an encompassing solution for hyperbaric reception across the whole of the UK. JFD’s National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) has been at …

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JFD and Wuhu Diving Equipment Factory sign joint venture to further strengthen presence in the Chinese market

12th December 2016

JFD strengthens presence in China with joint venture with Wuhu Diving Equipment Factory Access to more economic resources in China through this partnership JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company and a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has expanded into the Chinese market through the signing of a joint venture with Wuhu …

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Rovop gives 8 pupils a spin on ROV simulator

12th December 2016

Aberdeenshire-based Rovop has shown a group of north-east pupils the ropes in an effort to improve subsea industry’s appeal among young people. Rovop, a remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) service provider, welcomed eight schoolchildren to its Westhill HQ this week, introducing them to the operations, health and safety, finance and commercial sides of the business. They were …

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Planned upgrade approved for JFD’s National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) designed for reception of 24-man SPHLs.

30th November 2016

    National Hyperbaric Centre announces expansion and development plans to facilitate new generation 24-man SPHL’s Ensures NHC retains its leading position within the diving industry JFD provides a centre of excellence for hyperbaric rescue facilities, offering a comprehensive service to operators across the North Sea. JFD, the world-leading subsea operations and manufacturing company, is …

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