UTEC AUVs to undertake trenching duty at Zohr offshore Egypt
UTEC will provide subsea service support to Saipem for Eni’s deepwater Zohr gas field development in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea.
The contractor will perform surface positioning on-board the Saipem-operated barges,Bautino and Castoro 10, and associated anchor handling vehicles.
It will also provide trenching support, including trench monitoring and as-trenched surveys, via its Teledyne Gavia AUVs in water depths ranging from 2.5-20 m (8.2-65.6 ft).
The contract is set to last around five months.