Fugro orders second AUV from Kongsberg Maritime

Fugro NV, in the Netherlands, has placed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for the purchase of a second deepwater Hugin 3000 AUV.

Offshore staff

(Europe) - Following the deployment of Fugro'sEcho Surveyor Hugin 3000 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in 2005, Fugro NV, in the Netherlands, has placed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for the purchase of a second deepwater Hugin 3000 AUV.

The new-build Hugin 3000 will be equipped to the same standard asEcho Surveyor.

It will also incorporate the modifications that were already made to theEcho Surveyor to enhance operational efficiency, improve safety, and environmental performance to meet Fugro's requirements.

The new-build Hugin 3000 will be delivered and tested during winter 2006 and will be ready for operation before the end of the year.

02/22/06

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