Renewables – AUVs
Kongsberg Maritime announced that Ocean Infinity signed an order for 6 HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) rated to 3000 metres depth.
The vehicles are equipped with a geophysical sensor suite and the latest generation of batteries.
The new vehicles will be mobilised for global operations, enabled by Ocean Infinity’s remote operations infrastructure.
The vehicles will integrate as part of the Armada fleet of uncrewed and optionally crewed vessels and will augment the company’s existing AUVs rated to 6000 metres depth.
Previously in 2020 Kongsberg Maritime announced that Aramada Fleet to be equipped with KM’s launch & recovery system (LARS) for ROVs and AUVs.
Daniel Hook, CTO of Ocean Infinity said: “Lessening the environmental impact of operations at sea is core to our business, and with an expanded fleet of robotics, we’ll have a greater capacity to offer sustainable offshore data acquisition services. Using these AUVs as part of our robotic fleet, we’ll be supporting the growing renewables sector with remote data and inspection services.”
“This latest order from Ocean Infinity takes their fleet of HUGIN AUVs to more than 20, making them uniquely placed to deliver data acquisition services at an unmatched scale,” said Richard Mills, Vice President Marine Robotics Sales with Kongsberg Maritime.