S³3 expands ROV fleet

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, Scotland – Specialist Subsea Services Ltd. has added two new ROV systems to its work class fleet. The new equipment is two Triton XLX 150 hp ROVs from Perry Slingsby Systems Ltd.

The new XLX units feature “auto-station-keeping”, high bandwidth survey multiplex and power circuit facilities, with a new “video wall” Human-Machine Interface (HMI) combined with intuitive touch-screen operator display and integrated diagnostics system, says Specialist Subsea Services (S3).

“The S³ XLX and XLS units share a large number of proven subsystems including propulsion, power distribution, manipulator fitment, video cameras, lighting as well as Tether Management Systems (TMS) and associated deployment A. Frame and Winch combinations,” says Graeme Kidd, S3 Managing director. “This allows S³ to offer greater technical flexibility when, for example, offering dual ROV operations.”

03/23/2011

James Rae, S3 ROV pilot technician, adjusting the camera pan and tilt unit on an ROV.

Click to Enlarge



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...