SeaTrepid Orders Six Kongsberg AUV Systems
Posted January 22, 2016
SeaTrepid International ordered six new HUGIN AUV Systems from Kongsberg Maritime. The AUVs are rated to 6000 metres. They have a comprehensive sensor suite including triple frequency sidescan sonar, KONGSBERG’s de facto industry standard EM2040 multibeam echosounder, sub-bottom profiler and a colour camera. The vehicles are also equipped with a magnetometer mounted inside the AUV body.
All six SeaTrepid HUGIN AUVs are fitted with a changeable Lithium polymer batteries and can achieve mission duration’s of more than 60 hours with payload sensors operating. The AUVs will be supplied with a comprehensive topside spread including launch and recovery containers, operations room containers, and Kongsberg HiPAP USBL systems for supervised operations.
SeaTrepid International LLC is a marine subsea services company specializing in terrestrial as well as underwater robotics solutions to the commercial, governmental and scientific communities. SeaTrepid is a premier provider of deepwater survey and subsea intervention services. Strategically based in Robert, Louisiana USA, SeaTrepid’s capabilities include a full range of technological solutions (vehicles, sensors and tooling packages) to our offshore customer base worldwide as well as inland customers nationwide. SeaTrepid has developed a strong reputation built upon a proven track record of success based upon our “Excellence Underwater”. For further information visitwww.seatrepid.com