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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as "Tutorials and Tips"


submerged offshore pipeline inspections

Submerged Offshore Pipeline Inspections Made Easy with an ROV

Infrastructure, Oil and Energy, Tutorials and Tips

Using Remotely Operated Vehicles to perform submerged offshore pipeline inspections to easily monitor and evaluate the system before disaster strikes. When you think about oil and gas, you often picture the drilling rigs and filling up at the gas station. We understand there are steps in between to deliver the fossil fuels to their final… Read More »

The Ultimate Marine Research ROV Package

Company Product and Event News, Tutorials and Tips, Underwater Discovery and Research

Deep Trekker marine research ROV, or underwater drone, offering biologists a low-cost tool to perform underwater sampling and monitoring. Deep Trekker ROVs are the perfect underwater inspection tool for a number of industries like aquaculture, shipping, energy production, and security. They are used to confirm the integrity of underwater structures that are important to the… Read More »

Top Five Most Important Factors to Consider when Purchasing an ROV

Company Product and Event News, Opinion Pieces, Tutorials and Tips

Even though the term “underwater drone” is fairly new, the underwater cameras that it refers to have been around for decades now. Known by their traditional name, Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) have been used in various industries in a number of countries around the globe. From fish farms to energy platforms, research to ship building,… Read More »

The Many Models of Offshore Platforms

Commercial / Salvage, Company Product and Event News, Industry News, Infrastructure, Oil and Energy, Opinion Pieces, Tutorials and Tips

One of the beauties of my job is the fact that I get to learn so much about the different industries that we work in. We are always doing our best to learn everything about the industries that use our ROVs so that we can continue to develop our products to suit the needs of… Read More »

You Asked Us Anything

Company Product and Event News, Industry News, Opinion Pieces, Tutorials and Tips

Two weeks ago Sam and Amanda took part in an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) on Reddit to answer any and all questions surrounding our mini-remotely operated vehicles. The AMA offered anyone who is not familiar with ROVs and the marine exploration world to ask the questions needed to better understand what it is that we… Read More »

Addressing Major Aquaculture Obstacles with Mini-ROVs

Aquaculture, Industry News, Opinion Pieces, Tutorials and Tips

In an attempt to identify some of the global aquaculture industry’s biggest challenges, Fish Farming International wrote an article that focused on some of the comments made at the Aquaculture Investment Workshop put on by the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC). The workshop provided an opportunity for major fish farming players, mostly in the Latin… Read More »

10 Simple Tips to Take the Headache out of Grant Applications

Industry News, Tutorials and Tips, Underwater Discovery and Research

As we move through the month of September, schools and research institutions are continuing their projects and funding opportunities are presenting themselves. Research is an extremely important aspect of many development initiatives but sometimes the tools needed to complete a research project can be costly and difficult to access without a little help. Thankfully there… Read More »

Sewage Treatment Plant

How Your Sewage System Works

Infrastructure, Tutorials and Tips

After outlining the Storm Water system’s configuration and function, it is time to explain the pipes that are often adjacent to storm water lines.  Sewage refers to waste water and excrement, any water that has been flushed from showers, sinks, toilets, laundry and commercial waste.  Commercial waste is generated by industrial businesses and is often referred… Read More »

Storm Water Inspections

How Storm Water Systems Work

Infrastructure, Tutorials and Tips

Storm water runoff management is an intricate system that many of us take for granted on a daily basis.  It exists throughout our communities to maneuver rainfall and other collected water to collection basins and away from our residences and often mini ROVs like the Deep Trekker DTG2 are used to inspect these systems.  There are… Read More »

DTG2 Helps Retrieve Sunken Infrastructure

Aquaculture, Industry News, Infrastructure, Tutorials and Tips

Sometimes situations take place that we have no control over. Aquaculture sites around the world often have to deal with the unexpected environmental situations like major storms affecting their operations. Here is an example of a farm that had a storm swoop in and cause one of their empty net pontoons to sink. A team… Read More »

What is Best For You: ROV Ownership vs. Servicing

Commercial / Salvage, Infrastructure, Marine Survey / Shipping, Tutorials and Tips

If your project is underwater, be it a dam, offshore drilling platform or jurisdiction for search and rescue, one of the most important decisions you will make is how you will get eyes and hands underwater.  There are three main options; divers, purchasing ROV(s) and renting or hiring a ROV service company. ROVs are often a more… Read More »

Gearing up for AquaNor 2015

Aquaculture, Company Product and Event News, Industry News, Tutorials and Tips

In one week Sam and I will be getting on a plane and heading to Europe to take part in AquaNor 2015. We are extremely excited to meet all of the amazing people who are a part of this industry and learn about all of the new innovations that are continuously improving farming techniques. Be sure… Read More »

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