ANOTHER TIGER GOES NUCLEAR

19th January 2022

Built to survive in nuclear storage ponds, a sixth Saab Seaeye Tiger-N robot has been ordered for the Sellafield nuclear site. Sellafield nuclear waste ponds — a sixth Seaeye Tiger-N joins a fleet of nuclear-environment enabled Seaeye Tiger-Ns, deployed to remove radioactive material to long-term storage. The sixth Seaeye Tiger-N joins a fleet of nuclear-environment …

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NATO SMERWG 22 Confirmed

18th January 2022

The NATO Submarine Escape and Rescue Working Group (SMERWG) meeting is confirmed to take place in Amsterdam 21-24 June 2022. The Sonistics Industry Reception will be held on Wednesday 22 June 2022. Contact Miss Charlie Harrison for details.

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Oceaneering and BP pioneer UK’s first remote ROV operation

16th December 2021

Oceaneering has pioneered the UK’s first onshore remote piloting ROV operation, monitoring drilling operations at BP’s Clair Ridge during summer 2021. © Supplied by OceaneeringOceaneering’s onshore remote operations centre (OROC). Stavanger, Norway. Oceaneering has pioneered the UK’s first onshore remote piloting ROV operation, monitoring drilling operations at BP’s Clair Ridge during summer 2021. Oceaneering International …

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NATO SMERWG WINTER PANEL CANCELLED

14th December 2021

Due to the current COVID situation, the Netherlands MOD have closed the Amsterdam barracks for hosted groups.  Sadly the winter panel and Industry Reception are cancelled but we are hoping for a Spring meeting. Please visit the Industry Reception brochure – these companies had worked hard to attend in January.  

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JFD appoints Managing Director for Asia to strengthen local services

9th December 2021

JFD is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sunil V. Uchil as Managing Director Asia. This promotion will not only strengthen relationships and enhance support for JFD’s existing clients in the region, but will also enable JFD to build long term and sustainable growth within these key market areas. Sunil joined JFD in April …

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Kongsberg to Provide Sonar and Navigation Systems for Type 212CD Submarines

8th December 2021

  Type 212CD for Royal Norwegian Navy Active sonar suite and bottom navigation technology from Kongsberg Maritime (KONGSBERG) has been selected for installation on Type 212CD class submarines for both the Norwegian and German navies. The contract was awarded through a comparative and thorough process governed by Kongsberg Thyssen Atlas JV (kta naval systems) and …

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FIRST DECOMMISSIONING UNDERWAY IN AFRICA

6th December 2021

Angola sees Africa’s first offshore oil platform decommissioning underway as EQS (Environment Quality Services) successfully deploys their Saab Seaeye Falcon for determining safer upcoming decommissioning operations. Falcon deployed by environmental services company to assess Africa’s first offshore decommissioning project. Dubai-based EQS assess the integrity of offshore structures using their Falcon for visual inspection and image …

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JFD Australia announces new managing director in a further strengthening of its local commitment

24th November 2021

JFD Australia, provider of the highly responsive, trusted and reliable submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Cathy Falkiner as its new managing director. Ms Falkiner, previously JFD Australia’s business operations manager, will oversee the company’s continued growth in the nation’s defence and commercial sector as …

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SAAB SEAEYE’S NEW UNDERWATER ROBOT TO JOIN OCEAN INFINITY’S ARMADA

15th November 2021

A contract has been signed with launch customer Ocean Infinity for 10 of the latest Saab Seaeye underwater robots, supporting new jobs and site expansion. Saab Seaeye’s new eWROV is the world’s most capable and intelligent all-electric, work-class underwater robot. Saab Seaeye, a world leader in underwater robotics, has agreed a deal to sell 10 …

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HOUSTON UNIVERSITY’S FALCON IN PIPELINE LEAK SOLUTION

9th November 2021

A breakthrough in leak risk detection at oil pipe flanges comes from research by the University of Houston using a Saab Seaeye Falcon robot as a development platform.   Called SmartTouch, the solution involves integrating innovative robotic manipulator controls into the Falcon that provide multiple stress wave sensors for touch-based inspection of bolted joints, along …

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