Remotely Operated News

  • Premier of British Columbia visits SEAMOR Marine

    SEAMOR Marine was selected to be a stop on the Premier of British Columbia, the Honourable Christy Clark, tour of Nanaimo yesterday. Accompanied by the Honourable Michelle Stilwell, MLA (Parksville-Qualicum) and multiple-time gold medal Paralympian, and Paris Gaudet, Executive Director for Innovation Island, Premier Clark ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Oceaneering Announces BP Angola Two-Year Contract Extension

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering” or the “Company”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that a unit of BP p.l.c. (“BP”) (NYSE:BP) has agreed to a two-year extension through January 2019 under the Field Support Vessel Services contract that was entered into with the Company for work offshore Angola on Blocks 18 and 31. Under this contract term extension, the ...

  • The RRS Discovery visits Liverpool

    The RRS Discovery is in Liverpool this week as part of a unique celebration of the best of British environmental science being showcased by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) alongside the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This state-of-the-art, 100-metre-long research vessel arrived into the city on the morning of the 4 October, showing off her state-of-the-art azimuth propulsion ...

  • Four simple ways Telematics can help with vehicle health

    Last week we played host to a group of transport professionals. They attended our offices ahead of the IRTE Conference, taking place a stone’s throw from from our headquarters on the outskirts of Nottingham, in a town called Eastwood (the birthplace of DH Lawrence). We jumped at the opportunity to deliver a seminar for a select number of delegates ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • SEAMOR Marine Ltd. announces the launch of a new Auxiliary Camera

    An innovative product has been launched by SEAMOR Marine Ltd. An in-house designed and produced Auxiliary Camera has been developed to expand the capabilities of a underwater remotely-operated vehicles (ROV). SEAMOR, producers of the very popular Chinook and Steelhead ROVs, have found a solution to the need for additional quality cameras that can easily be installed and used with a variety of ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • WATCH: Kreuz Subsea Launches Newbuild DSV

    Singapore-based Kreuz Subsea has launched its second newbuild diving support vessel (DSV) the “Kreuz Challenger”, constructed at Vard. The vessel of VARD 3 17 design, with a total length of 91.2 meters and a beam of 21.5 meters, has been developed especially for undertaking light construction, SURF and IRM projects in South East Asia. When finished, the DP2 class ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • NOC launches new collaborative platform for oil and gas industry

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has today launched a new collaborative way of working with the oil and gas industry. NOC will provide innovative science and technology to enable industry to work safely and efficiently, with minimum impact on the marine environment The launch comes off the back of many years of working with the industry on both an individual and collaborative basis, ...

  • DVSA Earned recognition will be game changing for compliant operators, says Microlise’s Matthew Hague following RHA Conference

    The DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme will be a game changer for compliant operators according to Matthew Hague, executive director – product strategy at one of the UK’s largest telematics companies, Microlise, following the RHA Compliance Conference. The comments come in response to further information about the ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • UK’s oldest deep-water Marine Protected Area successfully protects coral reefs

    A unique study recently published by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and University College Cork shows that deep, cold-water corals are very slow to recover from damage. Therefore deep-water Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) protect vulnerable marine ecosystems most effectively when they are put in place before that damage occurs. This study used data from deep-water robots to ...

  • SEAMOR Marine Helps Recover Sunken Local Tugboat

    When two tugboats collided off the coast of Nanaimo in late May 2016, SEAMOR Marine Ltd. was quick on the scene to offer help. The accident occurred the evening of May 24, 2016 in the south of Nanaimo between Duke Point and Gabriola Island. Two tug boats were running alongside one another, when one ship, the C.T. Titan, swerved and crashed into the smaller Albern tug. Two crew members were safely ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Larson Electronics Releases a New 360° Wireless Remote Controlled LED Spotlight

    Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 40 watt wireless remote controlled LED light that offers pan and tilt control, spot to flood adjustability, and strobe and SOS functionality with the push of a button. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • HORIBA acquires UK based company MIRA Ltd.

    HORIBA acquires UK based company MIRA Ltd. to expand vehicle development and testing business, and contribute to development of next-generation mobility such as autonomous vehicles HORIBA, Ltd. acquires the entire business operations of MIRA Ltd., the United Kingdom registered vehicle engineering consultancy and testing services provider. The acquired business includes testing and development ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • HORIBA acquires UK based company MIRA Ltd.

    HORIBA acquires UK based company MIRA Ltd. to expand vehicle development and testing business, and contribute to development of next-generation mobility such as autonomous vehicles HORIBA, Ltd. acquires the entire business operations of MIRA Ltd., the United Kingdom registered vehicle engineering consultancy and testing services provider. The acquired business includes testing and development ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Eaton Introduces remote pressure and inverse proportional pressure controls for X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps

    Power management company Eaton today announced that its X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps now has inverse proportional pressure control and remote pressure control options for improved system efficiency in applications, including construction, mining, agriculture and on-highway equipment. The inverse proportional pressure control (IPPC) allows fan speed to be controlled independent of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • North Sea oil could be found with unmanned drones

    Unmanned, remote-controlled drone aircraft are being used to search for new and undiscovered oil reserves in the North Sea for the first time. The new machines are being used to study geology from the air as part of a scheme from Aberdeen University, The Scotsman reports. A group from the Norway-based University of Bergen are also contributing to the initiative.  Rock formations in remote ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • The U.S. Department of Defense Will Acquire 92,000 Electric Vehicles by 2020

    Aiming to capture the economic, environmental, and strategic benefits offered by vehicles that do not run on fossil fuels, the United States military is investing heavily in electric vehicles (EVs), including hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). One of the largest supporters of various types of alternative drive vehicles, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is ...

  • U.S. Air Force 611th Air Support Group Closes Banned Motor Vehicle Waste Wells at Three Alaska Sites

    EPA banned the use of motor vehicle waste disposal wells nationwide in 2000 because of the risks they pose to drinking water sources. Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, facilities in Alaska had until 2005 to permanently close this type of well. “Closing these wells and removing contamination is the only sure way to prevent the harmful fluids in them from reaching Alaska’s drinking ...

  • Five Honda Vehicles Earn Recognition on ACEEE´s List of `Greenest` and `Greener` Vehicles of 2013

            TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Honda vehicles have earned recognition from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for superior environmental performance, including three Honda vehicles that have been named among the ...


    By Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

  • North Sea oil sheen reported

    An oil sheen has been reported in the North Sea 160km North East of St Fergus approximately 3.7 km from the pipeline connecting the Galley subsea field to the Tartan Alpha Installation, which are both operated by Talisman Energy (UK) Limited. It was first observed at 13.50 on Tuesday 28 August and size of the sheen was estimated to be between 32 tonnes and 132 tonnes of oil. Aerial observations ...

  • ABB Launches Best-Selling Electric Vehicle Fast Charger in US Market

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today entered the US market for electric vehicle charging solutions with the launch of its best-selling Terra 51 direct current (DC) charger, marking the start of a massive infrastructure rollout that will further drive the mass adoption of electric mobility. The Terra 51 will be manufactured in New Berlin, ...


    By ABB

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