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Virtual Archaeology Museum Offers Detailed Models of Historic Shipwrecks

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) opened a Virtual Archaeology Museum that displays video, detailed 3D models and mosaic maps of shipwrecks from the 19th and 20th centuries. Discovered by BOEM in the course of underwater research and oil and gas exploration, these shipwrecks are important submerged cultural resources that provide a unique window into

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ROV Launch & Recovery System Delivered to New Zealand Navy

Hydramec Offshore completed the supply, integration and operational testing of a fully-active heave-compensated launch and recovery (LARS) system for a Saab Seaeye Cougar XT ROV to the New Zealand Navy. The New Zealand Navy, having acquired Ostensjo’s Edda Fonn multipurpose vessel for conversion to a diving support vessel, required an ROV to assist with diving support and other operations. Specifications

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Expedition in Seychelles Explores Ocean Health

Teledyne Marine has entered a partnership with Nekton Deep Ocean Exploration as an official subsea technology partner through value-in-kind contribution of equipment, technology and support. Teledyne Marine and Nekton have a shared common goal to lead the discovery and increase the understanding of the ocean. The purpose of the expedition in the Seychelles is a major global scientific collaboration that

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Online Marketplace for ROVs Launched by Scottish Company

Scottish company ROVHUB launched an online marketplace that connects ROV owners with opportunities worldwide and allows ROV seekers to shortlist and contact relevant contractors. The technology was developed to efficiently bring together the supply and demand sides of the ROV business. During two years of development, ROVHUB makers researched and verified the ROV data behind the system to create a

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Six-Figure Funding Allows Development of New ROV for UXO Clearance on Wind Farm

  Aberdeenshire-based ROV and tooling engineering firm, Aleron Subsea, has announced its first contract win for its new hybrid TRACKROV technology, which will support unexploded clearance work on a major renewables project in The Netherlands. Following a six-figure sum investment in research and development, the TRACKROV has been mobilized to carry out unexploded ordnance identification (UXO) surveys on a wind

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Shape-Shifting AUV-ROV Robot Released

Houston Mechatronics announced a new subsea robot, Aquanaut, a multipurpose subsea robot that employs a shape-shifting transformation from an AUV to an ROV, removing the need for vessels and tethers.  The vehicle enables both data collection over long distances and manipulation of subsea objects. Aquanaut was designed to operate over-the-horizon with onshore operator supervision. It removes the need for onsite vessels and people from subsea work while maintaining the operator’s situational awareness

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