An abandoned German submarine lies beneath a park in Devon

30th November 2020

Buried beneath the ground of a park in South Devon sits the remains of a German submarine dating back to the First World War. The military submarine vessel has been under the soil of Coronation Park in Dartmouth, since the 1920’s the Dartmouth Museum confirms. Curator and ex-Chairman of Dartmouth Museum, David Lingard said: ”A motor torpedo boat is …

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DIO delivers SMERAS training building for British Royal Navy

27th November 2020

The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced the delivery of a submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building. The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced the delivery of a submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building. The facility is said to have been delivered with an investment of £34m. …

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FALCON FOR SWEDISH SAFETY AND SURVEY

27th November 2020

Peab Marin chose a Saab Seaeye Falcon as a multi-functional resource in support of the company’s marine survey, salvage and civil construction operations. The Falcon can make a safety assessment before sending divers down. Photo by Peter Steen The Swedish marine services company says the Falcon will secure a safer working environment for its divers …

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JFD Submarine hull hydro test

27th November 2020

The requirement To provide an external Hydro test on a client submarine hull in our 100 bar work chamber, based at our National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) facility in Aberdeen. Due to the length of the submarine hull, the work chamber door had to be removed by our gantry crane then refitted once the submarine was …

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Naval Group delivers first Suffren-class submarine to French Navy

10th November 2020

  France-based shipbuilder Naval Group has delivered the first of six Suffren-class nuclear attack submarines (SSN) for the French Navy. The 99m-long submarine was delivered to the French Armament Procurement Agency (Direction Générale de l’Armement, DGA).  In July last year, the company launched the Suffren. This delivery marks an important milestone in the Barracuda programme, which revamps the French nuclear deterrence capability’s submarine component. …

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The Deepest-Diving Homemade Submarine Ever Made

10th November 2020

  Hank Pronk from Ainsworth in Canada has built the deepest-rated homemade submarine. His achievement comes after four decades of DIY submarine building, with his latest try being his eighth effort. With his latest work named the Elementary 3000 (or E3000 for short), Hank decided to take things a little further. He pushed the boundaries of homemade design with a …

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Vessel Transforms From Speedboat to Submarine in Two Minutes

5th November 2020

The 40-foot Vecta travels across the water at 40 knots, then abruptly dives beneath the surface to explore the ocean depths.   You can almost hear a James Bond theme song as this slick-looking water vehicle—with a Bond-like name Vecta—starts to plunge into the murky subterranean depths. The six passengers and two crew are dressed …

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Forum to Deliver Trenching ROV for Subsea Cable Project in Asia

4th November 2020

  Forum Energy Technologies has won an order to deliver specialist subsea equipment for what it said was a major cable maintenance project in South East Asia. The contract won through Forum’s local representatives, will see the company deploy a Perry XT500 trenching system and Dynacon Launch and Recovery System as well as associated surface …

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Check out SOS Group aid for survival

17th October 2020

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EYES UNDERWATER FOR SUPERYACHTS

8th October 2020

For superyacht owners, eyes beneath the waves, provided by intelligent underwater robotic vehicles, is a valuable resource. Putting eyes underwater the Falcon is a valuable resource for superyachts offered by MarineGuard.   Global yacht security company, MarineGuard, include the Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle as part of their security system for superyachts. Proven in …

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