SeaTrepid orders AUVs from Kongsberg Maritime

Offshore staff

KONGSBERG, Norway – SeaTrepid International LLC has ordered six HUGIN AUVs from Kongsberg Maritime AS.

The AUVs are rated to 6,000 m (19,685 ft) and are fitted with swappable Lithium polymer batteries and can achieve mission durations of more than 60 hours with payload sensors operating. They have a comprehensive sensor suite including triple frequency sidescan sonar, Kongsberg’s EM2040 multibeam echo sounder, sub-bottom profiler and a color camera. The vehicles are also equipped with a magnetometer mounted inside the AUV body.

They will be supplied with a comprehensive topside spread including launch and recovery containers, operations room containers and Kongsberg HiPAP USBL systems for supervised operations.


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