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SeaTrepid buys AUV systems

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World Pipelines,

Kongsberg Maritime AS is pleased to announce the sale of six HUGIN AUV Systems. The vehicles will be operated by SeaTrepid International LLC. of Louisiana, USA and supported by Deep Ocean Search Limited.

The AUVs are rated to 6000 m. They have a comprehensive sensor suite including triple frequency sidescan sonar, KONGSBERG’s de facto industry standard EM2040 multibeam echo sounder, 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 swappable Lithium polymer batteries and can achieve mission durations of more than 60 hrs with payload sensors operating. They will be supplied with a comprehensive topside spread including launch and recovery containers, operations room containers and KONGSBERG HiPAP USBL systems for supervised operations.

Edited from source by Stephanie Roker

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