2,000 Ft Inlet Cooling Pipe Inspection

Pro-ROV Services, LLC was contracted by a Mexican Commercial Diving company to perform inspection on the salt water Cooling Inlet Pipe for the natuarl gas power generation facility at Rosarito Beach in Northern Baja California, MEXICO. The pipe dimensions are 9-feet in diameter by over 2,000-feet long with several vertical shafts. The purpose of the[…]

Ocean-Bottom Seismometer (OBS) Deployment

Pro-ROV Services was contracted by Aqueos Diving for deployment of four (4) Ocean-Bottom Seismometers (OBS) off the coast of Morro Bay for the Diablo Power Plant owned by Pacific Gas & Electric. These sensors were deployed off a 100-ft Vessel of Opportunity contracted by Aqueous in approximately 300-foot of water. Mob up of vessel for[…]

Exxon/Mobil Riser Pipe Inspection

July 2010 and 2013; Gulf of Mexico June 2010: Oil Platform Riser Inspection – Gulf of Mexico: Pro-ROV Services was contracted by Exxon/Mobil to conduct video inspections on two risers on one of their pumping platforms 80 miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas in the Gulf of Mexico. The platform sits in 360 feet[…]

Spawar Instrument Retrieval

Pro-ROV Services was contacted by Kevin Hardy, engineer and formerly with Scripps Institute of Oceanography to assist with the retrieval of an instrument owned by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) center in San Diego. The instrument known as a ‘lander’ has been deployed several days prior off of Point Loma in approximately[…]

Hyperion Outfall Cable Removal

Pro-ROV Services was contracted by a local Diving Contractor in Los Angeles, CA. to assist with the removal of approximately 1,000 feet of 3/4 inch steel cable for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). The cable apparently had been dumped on the Wye structure of the Hyperion Outfall approximately 5 miles offshore.[…]

Puerto Rico Outfall Inspection

  Pro-ROV Services was contracted by a local Diving Contractor in San Juan Puerto Rico to perform a video survey on the Ponce outfall along the alignment of the outfall that included the buried section starting near shore to where the pipe is no longer buried at the diffusers at the offshore end in approximately[…]

Deepwater Mid-Atlantic Canyons Project

      Pro-ROV Services was contracted by Deep Ocean Engineering and Research (DOER) for the University of Connecticut to be one of two ROV pilots aboard the NOAA vessel “Nancy Foster”. Funded by the NOAA Ocean Exporation and Research (OER) , BOEMRA (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement, and the U.S. Geological[…]

Electrode Array and Cable Survey

    Contracted by Weston Solutions for the underwater video inspection of the environmental report for a new cable location for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) in the Santa Monica Bay, Pro-ROV Services performed a 10-mile video inspection of two proposed routes of the new discharge cable. Video, audio and navigation[…]

Sargassum Study, Gulf of Mexico

Throughout the summer of 2011 a Sargassum study was performed by Continental Shelf Associates (CSA) to look at the flora and fauna within the patches, mats and lines of sargassum in the Gulf of Mexico. Mark Stepanek of Pro-ROV Services was asked to be the ROV operator using a CSA owned SeaBotix LBV 300-5 with[…]

Catalina Express Foil Search

April 2010: Catalina Express Foil Search – Los Angeles, CA: American Marine Diving Contractors contracted Pro-ROV Services with the task of finding and help with recovery of a hydrofoil off one of Catalina Expresses catamarans. The hydrofoil is designed to break free upon hitting any solid object while underway to prevent damage to vessel and[…]

Deployment of SRDRS for US Navy

December 2009: Deployment of SRDRS for US Navy – San Diego, CA: Phoenix International is a major contractor with the US Navy on the Submarine Rescue Diving Recompression System (SRDRS) based out of San Diego, CA. Phoenix International contracted with Pro-ROV Services to help with the deployment of the test platform for the SRDRS. The[…]

Outfall Inspection, Hagatna Guam

Pro Marine Technology, Tamuning, GUAM contracted Pro-ROV Services to inspect two outfalls pipes and possible damage to reefs off Hagatna and Tanguisson, Guam. Depths varied from 245 feet at the Hagatna site, and 175 feet at the Tanguisson site. Concerns were on condition of reefs surrounding outfalls, along with anchor dragging during construction of pipelines,[…]

Offshore Pilot Search and Recovery

April 2009: Offshore Pilot Search & Recovery – Santa Barbara, CA: Pro-ROV Services was contacted by the commercial diving company Divecon/Aqueos out of Santa Barbara, CA to assist in locating a downed airplane and pilot off the coast of Santa Barbara. Divecon was contracted by the pilots family to find the plane, find out if[…]