JDVI-Mk3P will be at SMERWG!

19th May 2022

The Janus Data/Voice Interface (JDVI), first introduced by Sonistics at SMERWG back in 2019 has undergone trials with the NEW ANALOX Sub Mk3P and will be at the SMERWG 22 Industry Reception (Amsterdam 22 June). COVID 19 delayed the final development of JDVI but, in conjunction with Telesub Lanterna (Italy), Sonistics (UK) has continued to …

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PORTUGUESE NAVY HYDROGRAPHY TRAINING WITH EQS FALCON

3rd May 2022

Training exercises aboard a Portuguese Navy hydrographic vessel have been completed by EQS (Environment Quality Services) using their Saab Seaeye Falcon robot. Saab Seaeye Falcon robot deployed during training exercises aboard a Portuguese Navy hydrographic vessel with EQS (Environment Quality Services). Teams from the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute and EQS undertook several exercises over three days …

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HMS Bond Submarine – The Isle Of Wight’s Newest Place To Stay

28th April 2022

The Isle of Wight has a new place to stay – a submarine replica, originally used in the James Bond film, The World Is Not Enough. HMS Bond is a copy of a Soviet Victor III class nuclear-powered submarine and is based at Windmill Campersite, near Carisbrooke Castle. The family-run site is already one of …

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INTELLIGENT MUSCLE AT OTC

25th April 2022

A new extremely powerful and intelligent electric manipulator can be seen on Saab Seaeye’s Stand 1406 at the Ocean Technology Conference, Houston, 2 – 5 May 2022. Intelligent muscle with Seaeye’s new work-class manipulator, eM1-7, as precise as it is strong.   The pioneering breakthrough is Saab Seaeye’s new eM1-7 seven-function all-electric work-class manipulator. As …

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JFD awarded contract by Navantia to support Spanish Navy’s new Submarine Rescue Mothership

7th April 2022

JFD was awarded a contract by Navantia to conduct a Ship Survey and Suitability Assessment of the Spanish Navy’s new Submarine Rescue Mothership (BAM-IS). Navantia, the Spanish state-owned military shipbuilding company, is in the process of completing the preliminary design for the BAM-IS. The new Mothership (MOSHIP) will replace the Spanish Navy’s existing vessel which …

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Bristol subsea tech company secures £15.2m in latest funding round

5th April 2022

The fundraise was co-led by financial services giant Legal & General and the venture capital arm of energy company Equinor Rovco is a global provider of ROV and hydrographic services and Vaarst is a marine robotics company (Image: Legal & General) A Bristol technology and renewables company has secured £15.2m in a Series B fundraising …

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Saab to conduct MLU on Sweden’s Gotland-class submarine HMS Halland

22nd March 2022

HMS Halland is the third and last submarine in the class to undergo an extensive upgradation. The Swedish Navy’s third Gotland-class submarine HMS Halland to undergo upgradation works at Saab’s shipyard in Sweden. Credit: Saab. The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a mid-life upgrade (MLU) contract to Saab for the Gotland-class submarine, HMS …

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JFD awarded MOD Emergency Stores Support Receiving System contract

22nd March 2022

JFD was awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), to manufacture and supply critical Emergency Stores Support Receiving Systems for their submarines and Escape Training Facility. JFD has designed and built Emergency Life Support Stores (ELSS) and Emergency Stores Support Receiving Systems (also sometimes referred to as ELSS pods and pod posting …

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BREAKTHROUGH ROBOTICS AT OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

10th March 2022

Highlighted at Oceanology International in March is Saab Seaeye’s new eco-responsible all-electric work-class robot, eWROV. The all-electric eco-responsible Seaeye eWROV fitted with two all-electric Seaeye eManips — both on show at Oceanology International. With the performance of a 250hp hydraulic work vehicle, eWROV is easier to operate, more precise, acoustically quieter, more reliable and needs …

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Fugro USV Project Team wins Energy Industry Game Changer Award

7th March 2022

  Fugro’s Blue Essence uncrewed surface vessel (USV) has been awarded the Energy Industry Game Changer Award at the 2021 Energy Club WA Award, an initiative of the Australian Institute of Energy (AIE). The award is presented to an individual or team who have made an outstanding contribution to the energy industry resulting in significant …

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