Velocious Strengthens Subsea Services with Mock ROV

press release
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Velocious Australia has added to its portfolio of innovative subsea engineering and remote technology services through the development of a new Mock ROV.

 

Most recently used to test tools for Chevron’s flagship Gorgon project off North West WA, the Mock ROV has the capability to replicate every function an ROV would carry out in a subsea environment to ensure safety and operational integrity. Unlike most industry Mock ROVs, the Velocious Mock ROV has been designed and can be configured to any industry-standard workclass ROV, including the six most widely used ROVs in subsea construction. This enables the Perth-based subsea engineering and remote technology company to tailor its services to its clients’ varying specifications and demands.

 

Velocious Chief Executive Brett Silich said the Mock ROV was an important addition to the existing range of Velocious services. “Since its formation in 2007, Velocious’s focus has been on providing innovative subsea engineering solutions tailored to client requirements,” he said. “We have successfully developed a range of services, including subsea intervention tooling, project management, detailed design, fabrication and the provision of skilled personnel.

 

“The Mock ROV fills an important gap, enabling Velocious to deliver complete and independent end-to-end solutions for System Integration Testing of subsea hardware.”

 

The first unit was the culmination of four months research and development and over $500,000 of investment. It incorporates hydraulic power and controls, lights, cameras and manipulators, replicating every feature of a subsea ROV. The Mock ROV can be stored and transported in a custom built container, which enables it to be easily packaged and transported to even the most remote locations across the Asia-Pacific region.   

 

Over the past six years Velocious personnel have successfully executed the full scope of System Integration Testing for tooling and permanent hardware on projects such as Chevron's Gorgon, BHP's Stybarrow and Pyrenees, Apache's Van Gogh and Woodside's Enfield, Vincent and PoG fields mainly throughout  Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.
 

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Georgia Delegation visit Naval Academy "NYVaptsarov"

From 15 to 17oktomvri 2014. Naval Academy "N. Vaptzarov "hosted a delegation from Georgia led by prof. Sharabidze Irakli - Rector of the State Maritime Academy, city.

Zamakona Yards Delivers Tuna Freezer Vessel

Zamakona Yards yesterday celebrated in Getxo (Bizkaia) the delivery of the tuna freezer vessel LJUBICA, their latest construction to the owner group Jadran based in Ecuador and Panamá.

Pentair Reports 3Q 2014 Sales of $1.8 bi

Pentair plc today announced third quarter 2014 sales of $1.8 billion. Sales were up 3 percent compared to sales for the same period last year. Third quarter 2014

Technology

Australia Join Operation RENDER SAFE

Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have arrived in Bougainville to address a potentially deadly legacy posed by unexploded ordnance from past conflicts as part of Operation RENDER SAFE 2014.

Georgia Delegation visit Naval Academy "NYVaptsarov"

From 15 to 17oktomvri 2014. Naval Academy "N. Vaptzarov "hosted a delegation from Georgia led by prof. Sharabidze Irakli - Rector of the State Maritime Academy, city.

Asia-Pacific Solar Collaboration Conference

The Australian Photovoltaic Institute is holding the inaugural Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference at the University of New South Wales in Sydney from 8-10 December 2014.

Offshore

Renewable Energy: Schottel Tidal Turbines Ready For Use

In the last months Schottel  successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbines in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions.

Total CEO Killed in Moscow Runway Accident

Private jet collided with snow plow during takeoff; Total's CEO a defender of Moscow policies. Insiders Boisseau and Pouyanne long seen as potential successors.

Statoil: New Oil in the Grane Area

Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea.   Well 25/8-18 S, drilled by the rig Transocean Leader,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2979 sec (3 req/sec)