Forum Energy Technologies to supply ROVs for New Orient newbuild

Offshore staff

HOUSTON Forum Energy Technologies Inc. has received an order from New Orient Marine Pte. Ltd. to supply three remotely operated vehicles (ROV) for the company’s multi-purpose ice-class vessel currently under construction in Singapore.

The order includes two Perry XLX 200 horsepower 4,000 m (13,123 ft) work class ROV systems and one Sub-Atlantic Comanche 3,000 m (9,842 ft) observation class ROV. Forum will also provide operation and maintenance training for New Orient Marine’s personnel, as well as on-board support during the ROV mobilization. Delivery is scheduled for this year.

New Orient Marine’s newbuild, multi-purpose ice-class vessel has been designed to operate in ambient temperatures as low as -30°C (-22°F) The first project for the new vessel will involve subsea intervention, inspection, maintenance and underwater welding of existing gas pipeline systems.


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Perry XLX 200 work class ROVs
Forum Energy Technologies will provide two Perry XLX 200 work class ROVs (pictured) and a Sub-Atlantic Comanche observation ROV to New Orient Marine. (Image courtesy Forum Energy Technologies)

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