Oceaneering inks rig services deal in GoM

Oceaneering’s Subsea Robotics and Offshore Projects Group have won an integrated rig services contract for covering the Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai fields in the US Gulf of Mexico. Courtesy: Oceaneering Specifically, the work scope includes the provision of remotely operated vehicles … Read More

Falcon ROV detecting hazardous substances off Turkey

MOST Maritime has acquired Saab Seaeye Falcon remotely operated vehicle to assist in detection of hazardous substances in waters offshore Turkey. Turkish firm provides global emergency response services for petroleum as well as other harmful substance spills in the sea … Read More

Oceaneering narrows loss in fourth quarter

Subsea engineering specialist Oceaneering has narrowed its loss in the fourth quarter of 2020, despite revenue drop of close to 25 per cent. The Houston-based company has reported a net loss of $25 million on revenue of $424 million for … Read More

Kraken project delivers robotic arm for ocean energy IRM

Offshore renewables research centre WavEC and its partners have completed the ‘Kraken‘ project aimed at developing an ROV robotic arm for the inspection, repair and maintenance of ocean energy devices. The kraken project received financing from FCT, GOBCAN-ACIISI and SEAI … Read More

SBSS upgrades subsea cable installation fleet

Chinese company SB Submarine Systems (SBSS) has restructured its fleet in 2020 through the upgrade of CS Fu Hai and retirement of CS Fu An. The vessel upgrade has included the mobilisation of Sealion III, a 600 horsepower trenching ROV … Read More

HMI all-electric manipulators for Triumph Subsea Services

Ocean robotics firm Houston Mechatronics Inc. (HMI) has secured a deal to provide 26 all-electric ‘Olympic Arms’ to Triumph Subsea Services for their fleet of work class ROVs. This landmark agreement represents the industry’s first commercialisation of this technology. Derived … Read More

Oceaneering loss widens on impairment

Oceaneering has reported a net loss of $79.4 million on revenue of $440 million for the third quarter 2020. Adjusted net loss was $17.6 million, reflecting the impact of $68.7 million of pre-tax adjustments ($40 million impairment) and $6.3 million … 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