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CWind Taps Rovco for East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm Work

for the subsea works at the wind farm, was itself recently awarded a multi-year contract with Scottish Power Renewables and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group to manage the below water services, including subsea maintenance, surveys, and corrective maintenance, as well as pre-engineering studies.Brian Allen, CEO and founder of Rovco, said: “This multi-year framework is further proof that we are leading the way in providing modern services to the offshore energy industry. Being awarded a project of this size and scale by CWind is a testament to our hard work and dedication to technology creation

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New Senior Exec Team for ROV Specialist Rovco

Director, Group Business Operations at Global Marine Group.Simon Miller joins the team as General Manager of Rovco Scotland. Simon brings over 25 years of experience in Operations, Senior Projects, Sales and Business Development from Rolls Royce Commercial Marine and Oceaneering International Inc.Brian Allen, CEO at Rovco commented "The announcements today are a further milestone in Rovco’s development as we become the premier provider of artificial intelligence-based technology and robotic services. We now have a strong executive team with the experience and capabilities to fulfill our

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Rovco Nets $6.5 Mln Investment

its SubSLAM technology, Rovco has carried out many subsea projects across the renewables and oil and gas industries globally. In 2019 the company marked a milestone, investing heavily into research and development to create a world-first in subsea 3D Live-Streaming to propel the business forward.Brian Allen, CEO and founder of Rovco, said, “2019 was an incredible year for Rovco. We had a hugely successful period when we saw several project and contract wins creating secured current and forward revenue of more than £10 million ($13 million). We are now setting our sights on a new major

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ROVCO Completes Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Project

$1 million contract that resulted in completion of the baseline asset integrity survey at the newly constructed Galloper Offshore Wind Farm, a 353MW installed capacity wind farm which lies 30km off the coast of Suffolk, UK.“This project demonstrates the future of offshore inspection,” said Brian Allen, CEO and founder of Rovco. “innogy is the first of our customers to complete a whole field 3D inspection, the data they’ve obtained will go a long way to enabling and ensuring better asset integrity and knowledge of their infrastructure. The success of this project is also a testament

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Rovco Nets $12.8 Mln in 12 Months

surveys primarily to offshore wind farms and other tier 1 service companies in the UK and Asia markets.The organization also introduced its time-saving and automation technology to the global oil and gas industry, showcasing its machine learning and computer vision systems to several oil majors.Brian Allen, CEO of Rovco, said, “We have dedicated and invested a huge amount of time and effort into developing innovative technology solutions for our clients. The majority of the projects have been for offshore wind farms, where we have significant delivery experience. We have also secured some

Drexel Crewing Manager Ahmed Abelnasser, Drexel Operations Manager Mahmoud Eissa, Rovco CEO Brian Allen, Drexel Business Development Manager Bassem Emam (Photo: Rovco)

ROVCO Partners with Drexel

business in the region over the next five years.Through the strategic alliance with services company Drexel Marine, Rovco said it aims to gain access to the local market and offer its 3D and AI technologies to oil companies and offshore contractors across Egypt, Northeast Africa and the Middle East.Brian Allen, CEO and founder of Rovco, said, “Egypt is a significant growth market for the business and a region where we see a great deal of opportunities in both shallow and deep water developments.“This strategic partnership allows us to take bold steps towards exporting our skills, expertise

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Global Marine Group Buys Stake in Rovco

directors. He commented, “Our partnership with Rovco enables us to continually evolve our client-centric subsea solutions. By utilizing a combination of innovation and engineering excellence, we can deliver a greater range of services to enhance our customers’ operations, worldwide.”Brian Allen, founder and CEO of Rovco said, “This is a large step towards improving the efficiency of offshore IRM campaigns. We have industry leading data quality and the intelligence acquired will support preemptive asset maintenance and fault prediction, enabling customers to easily predict asset

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Rovco Awarded Funding for 3D Visualization Project

into the 3D vision technology by applying machine learning and AI based analysis to 3D survey and cable burial data. During the 18-month project, Rovco aims to achieve live transmission of 3D subsea models to shore.Additionally, as the project progresses, Rovco will commercialize its technology.Brian Allen, Rovco chief executive and founder, said, “The Innovate UK funding will enable our disruptive tech to be brought to market, bringing tangible benefits to the industry in terms of significant cost and time savings. Securing this funding follows months of commercial testing and is testament

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Rovco Grows Its Team

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic survey company Rovco said on Wednesday that it has established a dedicated business development team to support its growth plans as it looks to increase its presence in key international markets.Brian Allen, CEO of Rovco, said, “The expansion of our business development team is in direct response to increased activity across both the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors, and is a key step forward in our ambitious plans to increase our workforce over the next 12 months.Paolo Cattaneo, Brett Laurenson and Alex Pretty collectively

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