Fugro takes delivery of ultra-deepwater AUV

Fugro has taken delivery of the Hugin 1000 AUV Echo Surveyor VII.

Mar 9th, 2015
Echo Surveyor VII AUV
Echo Surveyor VII AUV

Offshore staff

LEIDSCHENDAM, the Netherlands – Fugro has taken delivery of the Hugin 1000 AUVEcho Surveyor VII. Depth rated to 4,500 m (14,763 ft), the new AUV holds the record for the deepest Hugin AUV dive, surveying in water depths surpassing 4,200 m (13,780 ft).

TheEcho Surveyor VIIis designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in ultra-deepwater. It houses an instrumentation payload for geochemical hydrocarbon seep exploration, and produces data with enhanced resolution and increased quality.

TheAUV provides improved multi-beam swath coverage and supports the acquisition of side scan sonar, sub-bottom profiler and CTD profiler data. In addition, it offers rigorous internal navigation for accurate data collection.

03/09/2015

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