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Subsea Survey AUV System Comes with Advanced Sonar

Kongsberg Maritime has launched the HUGIN Superior AUV system with enhanced data, positioning and endurance capabilities for subsea survey operations for commercial, government and naval users. Leveraging and improving on the power of the standard HUGIN technology platform and the company’s experience in maritime autonomy since it pioneered dynamic positioning in the 1970’s, Kongsberg Maritime has created a new AUV

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Two-Way Broadcast is Live On Board Atlantis in the East Pacific Ocean

Scientists and engineers on a deep-sea expedition aboard the research vessel Atlantis in the East Pacific Ocean will be broadcasting live from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11, Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13. The expedition’s scientists and engineers will talk about their research, including their use of submersibles, and answer questions from the audience. The

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Kawasaki to Test Pipeline Inspection AUV at Scottish Underwater Testing Facility

The Underwater Centre, an underwater training and testing facility in Scotland, has signed an agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan to carry out a verification test of a prototype AUV equipped with a robot arm for subsea pipeline inspection. The test is scheduled for October 2018 at The Underwater Centre in Fort William. With a focus on the growing

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AUV Demand is Growing for Life-of-Field Inspections

A new report released by Westwood Energy examines the growing use of AUVs for life-of-field inspections at offshore oil and gas operations. Most useful in deepwater operations, AUVs are used by navies and scientific researchers around the globe, and their use will increase across the oil and gas industry as a tool for inspecting subsea infrastructure. The latest “AUV Demand 2013-2022:

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Boaty McBoatface AUV Completes its First Under-Ice Antarctic Mission

An AUV-ALR deployed by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre has completed its first under-ice Antarctic mission. The autosub long range (ALR) AUV was used as part of the British Antarctic Survey’s Filchner Ice Shelf System (FISS) Project. The AUV, which was named “Boaty McBoatface” through an internet poll held by the UK Natural Environment Research Council in 2016, was deployed

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