Oceanica adds two Saab Seaeye Lynx ROVs to its fleet

Offshore staff

FAREHAM, UK Oceanica has added two Lynx ROVs to its Brazilian fleet. Each new ROV is destined for a new vessel.

Both of the 1,500-m (4,921-ft) rated, six thruster ROVs will be used primarily for observation and inspection of pipelines and automatic mode function systems on wells.

Each comes with an array of cameras, including Seaeye wide-angle low-light color camera, a rear-facing “mini” color camera, a monochrome high-definition enhanced CCD camera, and a Kongsberg high-definition HDTV camera with fiber-optic output.

Also fitted is a Super SeaKing dual frequency sonar head and a fiber-optic gyro system. In addition, each comes with a four-function manipulator, a water jetting system, and hydraulic 25-mm (1-in.) cable cutter.

Each Lynx has a tether management system and A-frame launch and recovery system.


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