NANAIMO, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, FEBRUARY 1, 2021 – This week SEAMOR Marine and RS Aqua Ltd. of Portsmouth, UK, signed an exclusive partnership agreement to distribute SEAMOR’s world-class remotely operated vehicles in the United Kingdom and Ireland. This marks the debut of SEAMOR ROV technology in those countries.
“We’re excited about our partnership with such a respected marine industry leader in the UK and Ireland,” says Robin Li, President of SEAMOR Marine. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to see how SEAMOR’s ROV technology will impact science and industry there in the years to come.”
Founded in 1982, RS Aqua supplies high-specification marine instrumentation and submersible systems to scientists and engineers throughout the marine sector. This month the company’s specialist ROV team will begin exploring how the SEAMOR ROVs can bring innovations to RS Aqua’s clients in aquaculture, marine science research, survey and inspection, and offshore industries.
“We are looking forward to working with the SEAMOR Marine team to help enable marine scientists and engineers discover more and understand our waters better,” says Malcolm Johnston, Senior Sales Manager at RS Aqua. “This partnership will complement our growth in new and existing markets which support our autonomous and robotic applications.”
“We have loved getting to know the SEAMOR team, and we’ve received so many positive testimonials about the SEAMOR product from our peers in the industry already,” says Martin Stemp, Managing Director at RS Aqua.
The partnership is part of the long-term growth vision for both companies.
“Introducing SEAMOR ROVs in the UK and Ireland marks another milestone for our company,” says Li. “We are getting closer to our goal of bringing the newest underwater technology to every country around the globe and discovering more places where humans have never touched.”
Based in Nanaimo, British Columbia on Vancouver Island on Canada’s west coast, SEAMOR Marine Ltd. designs and manufactures underwater observation and inspection-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and modular accessories. SEAMOR sells worldwide and has ROVs operating on every continent and in every major body of water around the globe. The company’s ROVs have been used in a variety of fields including search and rescue, aquaculture, underwater archaeology, Antarctic geology, and pipeline and dam inspection. SEAMOR has collaborated on research projects with NASA, Defence Research and Development Canada, and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.