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Survey: UK Subsea Industry Shows Signs of Optimism

believes the survey reflects the relatively buoyant mood in the industry as a result of diversification into this market. The Bristol-based global provider of remotely operated vehicle and hydrographic services, has reported more than trebling its revenues in the last 12 months.Rovco Chief executive, Brian Allen, said: “Having initially started out in oil and gas, almost 90% of our business now comes from the offshore wind sector. As a result of winning significant work in the renewable energy industry in the last year, we have increased our headcount by 40%, creating over 20 new jobs. "

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Rovco to Survey Proposed 96MW Floating Wind Farm Site

;We are delighted to have awarded this contract to a very capable UK company local to our project in the Celtic Sea. We want to ensure the local supply chain is involved as much as possible. It is also positive to see low carbon value creation is continuing during the difficulties of COVID19.”Brian Allen, our CEO, added, “We are very excited to be working on the Consenting Survey and to help Blue Gem Wind inform the design of this Floating Offshore Wind Farm.""We are aware of the exponential growth to be seen in the sector, and look to provide a top-end service, and be a key asset

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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

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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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