Underwater Monitoring News

  • Autosub Long Range prepares to dive into the abyss on first Antarctic mission

    The NOC’s Autosub Long Range is joining ocean scientists from the University of Southampton and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on an expedition to study some of the deepest and coldest abyssal ocean waters on earth – known as Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) – and how they affect climate change. Engineers from the NOC will assist the team of researchers to assess water flow and ...

  • Oceaneering to Provide ROV, Survey and Associated Services for Mærsk Supply Service

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Mærsk Supply Service A/S (“Mærsk”) to provide eight work-class remotely operated vehicles (“ROVs”), survey and associated services, including subsea tooling, engineering, communication and data solutions, to support ...

  • Oceaneering Announces Contract with Statoil for E-ROV Concept Development and Testing

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a technology development contract by Statoil Petroleum AS (“Statoil”). The contract provides for the development, manufacturing, testing, and mobilization of a self-contained, battery-powered work class remotely operated vehicle (E-ROV) ...

  • SEAMOR Marine celebrates 10 years in business

    Today we celebrate SEAMOR Marine’s 10th anniversary! Over the past ten years, President Robin Li (right) together with Owner/Controller Inja Ma (left) grew SEAMOR from a small corner in a shared office to its current operations today. Thanks to our hardworking team of employees and worldwide network of dealers, we have been successful in developing new products and delivering SEAMOR ROVs ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Real-Time Ocean Observing Systems

    Sea-Bird's Inductive Modem (IM) system for moorings provides reliable, real-time data transmission for up to 100 instruments that can be positioned or repositioned at any depth, without the use of cable connectors. IM moorings use standard plastic-jacketed wire rope as both the transmission line and mooring tension member. The heart of the IM system is an Inductive Modem Module (IMM) that ...

  • New England Clean Power Link clears regulatory hurdle

    Backers of a proposed 1,000 megawatt (MW) underground and underwater transmission line from eastern Canada to power markets in the U.S. cleared a key regulatory hurdle after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a presidential permit authorizing construction of the project. Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI), owned by Blackstone Portfolio, announced it had received the permit last week for ...

  • PME Sophisticated Sensors Equip Field Study Funded In-Part by the National Science Foundation

    When a cadre of university researchers set out to conduct a series of oceanic field experiments, they turned to PME instrumentation to test their thesis. Underwater instrument towers girded with fast temperature and conductivity sensors, as well as vertical velocity measurements were installed near Monterey Bay, California; Eilat, Israel; and Mamala Bay, Hawaii. This study, funded by the National ...

  • 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 expands its geographic operations for AUVs into West Africa

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it is expanding its presence for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region. Oceaneering currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of state-of-the-art commercial AUVs, designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters. The Company is mobilizing one of its ...

  • 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)

  • New SEAMOR Sales & Marketing Manager

    SEAMOR Marine Ltd. has recently expanded its operations into the United States. To oversee the American market and beyond, Mark Wash has joined the SEAMOR team. Mark comes to SEAMOR with an extensive underwater expertise. As a professional scuba diver and instructor, ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Happy 10th Birthday James Cook

    In August 2006 the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Cook was delivered to the National Oceanography Centre ready to carry scientists and equipment to some of Earth's most challenging environments, from tropical oceans to the edge of the ice sheets. James Cook plays a significant role in delivering ...

  • Oceaneering Bolsters UWILD Services with the Acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services

    Oceaneering International, Inc. completed its acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services, an international business that uses remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to perform surveys on mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) and floating production systems (FPS) that satisfy the underwater inspection in lieu of drydocking (UWILD) requirements of all major classification societies. Rod Larson, President ...

  • Oceaneering to Provide ROV and Subsea Tooling under Master Service Agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering” or the “Company”) (NYSE:OII) announced that it has entered into a Master Service Agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE (“HMC”) through December 2020. During this time Oceaneering will provide up to ten Remotely Operated Vehicle (“ROV”) systems with associated subsea tooling, engineering ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Missing Airliner Found Using Valeport Equipment

    The Underwater Detection of Crashed Airplane (Air Asia QZ8501) has been accomplished using a variety of Marine Survey Equipment including Valeport's MiniSVP Sound Velocity Profiler & CTD Monitor as part of the Indonesian National Agency for Search and Rescue recovery effort. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • 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

  • Oceaneering’s Remote Piloting and Automated Control Technology Selected for OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering” or the “Company”) will be recognized at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) with a Spotlight on New Technology Award for its Remote Piloting and Automated Control Technology (RPACT). The RPACT was selected based on its innovative technology, broad appeal to the industry, proven capabilities through full-scale ...

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