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Remote Inspection tooling & services for the Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Marine, Energy and Defence Industries.

Our History

Rovtech Solutions have a proud history of providing solutions to some of the industries most difficult remote engineering challenges. For over 3 decades Rovtech have been market leaders in the design and development of fit for purpose tooling in support of inspections and operations in the nuclear, oil & gas and marine industries.

Rovtech Solutions was established to support Subsea operations in the oil & gas industry with the development of ROVs, underwater cameras and lights and subsea equipment control systems. Since inception, over three decades ago, Rovtech have developed a reputation for the design and manufacture a broad range of high-quality underwater video and audio inspection systems, ROVs and remote engineering solutions.

In 1988 Rovtech provided the first ROV to be used in a nuclear facility, leading to further ROV usage in nuclear ponds at Sellafield and the development of a work class ROV (RSL Seaker) ultimately responsible for the consolidation of over 60 tonnes of spent nuclear fuel.

Trusted and Relied upon by industry leaders

Rovtech Solutions takes pride in its collaborations with renowned global enterprises in the nuclear, oil & gas, and marine industries. Together with our partners, we tackle complex remote engineering challenges by developing cutting-edge and innovative solutions, making a significant impact on these sectors.

Aquaterra Energy
Cavendish Nuclear
Online Cleaning Technologies
United Sterling
Oxford Technologies
Blueprint Subsea
Magnox Ltd

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Directors Graham McAvoy, Stephen Phelps & Barry Vernon presenting Rovtech Solutions innovative Variable Buoyancy concept at the NDA event.
Directors Graham McAvoy, Stephen Phelps & Barry Vernon presenting Rovtech Solutions innovative Variable Buoyancy concept at the NDA event.

Leaders in Remote Engineering Solutions

Rovtechs design engineering staff are experienced in multiple disciplines. With a combined 100+ years in Mechanical and Electrical Design, Electronics and Undersea work (operational and technical support), we have developed video and audio systems that are world-class. Rovtechs use of computer-aided design and wide-ranging capability in system integration means our products meet the quality, design and manufacturing turn-around time required in a fast-moving industrial environment.

Key personnel have extensive experience in underwater and remote handling projects in the nuclear, oil & gas and marine industries. Our experience and knowledge of the challenges faced by our clients is second to none.

Rovtechs manufacturing and sales support is based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, with a growing number of international agents supporting our clients requirements locally. From our HQ in Barrow in Furness, products are manufactured and tested, and shipments are made worldwide. Our award-winning innovation team are constantly developing new products, improving existing designs and providing our clients with solutions to many of their unique industrial challenges.

Rovtech Products

Developed with operational field experience and interaction with our clients operational teams, our off the shelf and bespoke solutions are not only rugged and reliable, but also combine the quality and safety features demanded by highly regulated industries.

Many of Rovtechs remote handling products are the result of past projects, designed to meet the specific requirements of our clients and adapted for more general-purpose use across different industries.