Category Archives: Video


VIDEO: Navy Divers Remove UXOs in Mediterranean Sea

April 1, 2015

The ship Chioggia and the Operational Divers Group (GOS) from the Comsubin performed the mine clearing operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The GOS, with a sophisticated equipment on board, plumbed the depths of the area between the southern Tirrenian Sea and the northern Ionian Sea within a week; three of the four explosive devices signaled… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: AMSA Proposes GBR and Torres Strait PSSA Extension

March 16, 2015

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has submitted a proposal to extend the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA), to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the organization informed through their social media. A Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) is an area that needs special protection through action by IMO because of… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: OSC Åsgard Subsea Compressor Installation Training

February 26, 2015

During the summer of 2014, Statoil took part in the procedural training in Offshore Simulator Centre AS (OSC) facilities in the new Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMK) in Aalesund. OSC simulated the full Subsea installation with: Vessel, Crane (SHS: Special Handling System), 2x WROV, Obsv. ROV, Instructor Station, and OCS station (Offshore Construction Manager). This… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: MH370 Towfish Trials

February 16, 2015

The search for missing Malaysian Airline has now covered over 22,000 square kilometres of the seafloor, which is around 36 per cent of the priority search area. Assuming no other significant delays with vessels, equipment or from the weather, the current underwater search area may be largely completed around May 2015. According to ATSB, following… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: Researchers Develop New Underwater Robot

February 9, 2015

Researchers of the University of Washington built a new underwater robot, named “Millennium Falcon”, for the purpose of deploying instruments to gather information about how marine life interacts with underwater equipment used to harvest wave and tidal energy. Researchers still don’t fully understand how animals and fish will be affected by ocean energy equipment, and this instrument seeks to… Continue Reading »


Fred.Olsen Takes Delivery of Refurbished Lifesaver (VIDEO)

February 8, 2015

The refurbished BOLT “Lifesaver” wave energy converter has been delivered to owner Fred.Olsen Ltd by Supacat following a three month project refurbishing the converter’s ‘intelligent systems’ at the Devon engineering firm’s facilities in Dunkeswell and Blackhill Engineering. After over two years of full scale sea testing at FabTest UK, the device has undergone an upgrade… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: VBMS in Luchterduinen OWF Export Cable Setup

February 6, 2015

In October 2014, VBMS installed the export cable for the Eneco Luchterduinen Offshore Wind Farm, executed by the CLV Ndurance and the Trenchformer. The multi-purpose trencher, developed and built by VBMS and Boskalis, used its jetting sword to bury the cable 3 metres deep near shore. This video shows how VBMS executed the shore end… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: Subsea 7 ‘Seven Arctic’

January 28, 2015

The future addition to Subsea 7’s fleet, Heavy Construction/Flexlay vessel ‘Seven Arctic’, is currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea and is due to enter service in 2016. According to London based subsea engineering, construction and services company, the vessel will be equipped with a Huisman unique knuckle boom rope-luffing crane… Continue Reading »


VIDEO: GE Subsea Virtual Reality Experience

January 23, 2015

Subsea oil and gas deposits off the coast of Brazil have long been off limits to humans, save the few brave souls who explore the watery depths in custom-built submarines. But that’s changing. Energy companies are planning to place entire industrial plants processing oil and gas on the seabed. These subsea robotic factories, serviced by remotely… Continue Reading »

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