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FET Secures ROV Supply Contract for Ocean Research Facility

highlights the Mohican ROV’s capabilities for scientific research projects. We have always had a strong reputation as a single source for manufacturing and delivering high-quality, robust vehicles and associated auxiliary products which are suited to underwater industry applications,” said Kevin Taylor, FET’s Vice President – KMS and Subsea Robotics.The ROV will be manufactured at FET’s UK facility at Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire.The agreement comes shortly after FET provided an ROV to the Memorial University of Newfoundland for similar purposes

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FET to Supply Work-Class ROV to Mexican Subsea Firm

, ensuring it meets the standards.“We are extremely pleased that our ROV has been chosen to support AQUA Exploracion. The XLX-C WROV is one of the most versatile models on the market and has the capabilities required for the tasks that it will undertake for AQUA Exploracion,” said Kevin Taylor, FET’s Vice President – KMS and Subsea Robotics. “We are confident that the integration of the XLX-C work-class ROV into our operations will not only elevate our performance in subsea exploration and intervention but also enhance our reputation as a leading provider of integrated

The MoU signing (Credit: FET)

FET and Safeen to Collaborate on Development of Electric Thrusters for ROVs

with Safeen on this groundbreaking industry initiative. Our shared commitment to excellence is complementary to our ongoing innovation goals and will drive the advancement of electric thrusters, redefining industry standards to ensure safety and efficiency during offshore operations,” said Kevin Taylor, FET Vice President – KMS and Subsea Robotics.“This MoU represents a significant step forward in advancing underwater technology. By combining our expertise in marine exploration with FET’s cutting-edge engineering capabilities, we aim to revolutionize ROV propulsion systems

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Forum's Arctic Research ROV Completes Sea Trials

procedures and versatile capacity trials included undertaking video surveys, high-resolution still photography of benthic habitats, the collection of coral and other benthic fauna samples, as well as sediment sampling using precisely positioned sediment push cores," Forum Energy Technologies said.Kevin Taylor, FET’s Vice President - Subsea Vehicles, said: “It is vital to the success of this research project that an operationally resilient ROV was chosen to ensure a reliable performance in the harsh environment and depths found in the Arctic. Our Sub-Atlantic Comanche ROV system has passed

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Forum Energy Technologies Targets Growth in South America

support on behalf of FET in Brazil. It will also deliver full servicing, repair, calibration, upgrades and modifications for FET remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and associated tooling. Deepsea Technologies will also have responsibility for the repair and calibration of FET torque machines.Kevin Taylor, FET’s Vice President - Subsea Vehicles, said, “We continue to see strong demand for our products in Brazil and recognize the need to appoint a local partner to increase our in-country presence and support our ambitious strategy.“[Deepsea Technologies] provides us with a strong

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Forum Builds Advanced Submarine Rescue Vehicle

pilots and a rescue chamber for the submarine crew. The rescue chamber can be pressurized as necessary to ensure rescued crew are decompressed to prevent decompression sickness (the bends). Once at the surface, the vessel latches to a decompression chamber where crew are safely transferred, Forum said.Kevin Taylor, Forum’s Vice President - Subsea Vehicles, commented: “When a navy submarine runs into trouble and sends out an urgent SOS, the rescue mission quickly becomes a time-critical military operation to save those on board and prevent worsening health conditions, including decompression

Forum Energy Technologies won an order to supply subsea equipment for a major cable maintenance project in South East Asia, specifically a Perry XT500 trenching system and Dynacon Launch and Recovery System as well as associated surface power and control installations. Photo courtesy Forum Energy Technologies.

Forum Bags Trenching System Contract for Cable Maintenance Project in SE Asia

maintenance training for the client’s personnel and provide support during the first mobilisation onboard the vessel, including sea trials.“This is the fifth ROV we have delivered to this client and we are thrilled the organization continues to see the value our ROVs deliver," said Kevin Taylor, Forum’s VP - Subsea Vehicles

 Perry XT500

Forum to Deliver Trenching ROV for Subsea Cable Project in Asia

. Forum Energy Technologies did not say who the client was, not what the contract value was.As part of the workscope, Forum will also deliver operational and maintenance training for the client’s personnel and provide support during the first mobilization onboard the vessel, including sea trials.Kevin Taylor, Forum’s Vice President - Subsea Vehicles, said: "This is the fifth ROV we have delivered to this client and we are thrilled the organization continues to see the value our ROVs deliver. I am looking forward to seeing our system provide the required operational resilience, reliability

The XLe Spirit ROV is the first in a new generation of electric ROVs - Credit: FORUM

Forum Energy Technologies Pushes for Growth in Asia

its recently launched XLe Spirit electric ROV.The vehicle, which recently completed a successful sea trial in Norway, is the first of a new generation of electric observation class ROVs. It is the smallest in the new range, and powerful enough perform subsea maintenance and repair work, Forum said.Kevin Taylor, Vice President -- Subsea Vehicles at Forum Energy Technologies, said: “We continue to see strong demand for our products in China and the wider Asian market, and recognized the need for a local partner to support our long-term growth strategy.“It’s important that we work with

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