Ocean Infinity to build zero-emissions marine propulsion system

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity and its partners are planning to build a marine propulsion test facility with an integrated ammonia marine propulsion system (AMPS). As disclosed, the test facility will demonstrate clean-fuelled technology eventually capable of powering Ocean Infinity’s … Read More

Ocean Infinity taps Valeport for Armada fleet

Ocean Infinity has selected Valeport sensor technology to provide sound velocity and bathymetric data for its Armada fleet of uncrewed, low-emission, robotic vessels. Valeport’s miniSVS will be mounted on the vessels next to the multi-beam echosounder in the sensor gondola … Read More

Palfinger to provide equipment for new robotic vessels in Armada fleet

Norway-based designer and shipbuilder VARD has selected Austrian manufacturer of hydraulic systems Palfinger to supply equipment for Ocean Infinity’s eight new robotic vessels in Armada fleet. Marine robotic vessel for Ocean Infinity (Courtesy of VARD Group) In 2022, the series … Read More

The future of seismic data acquisition

Seismic surveys have for decades been a key part of offshore exploration, producing comprehensive imagery of sub-bottom rock formations that allow the location and evaluation of oil and gas deposits. They also find their use in assessments of the seabed … Read More

Diesel-electric power for the world’s first fleet of robot vessels

Norwegian firm Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) has selected Volvo Penta and Danfoss Editron to power Ocean Infinity’s fleet of autonomous robot exploration vessels. The so-called ‘Armada’ fleet will consist of two sizes of vessels both of which will be 100 … Read More

Norwegians building Ocean Infinity Armada

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has selected Norwegian firm Grovfjord Mek. Verksted (GMV) to build its ultra-low emission Armada fleet of robotic ships. GMV will build Ocean Infinity’s initial fleet of up to 13 vessels capable of wholly robotic operations. … Read More