ROV & AUV Support Boats
Survey Boat with ROV / AUV Capability
Our largest 15m Survey Rib is adapted for the deployment and recovery of ROV’s and AUV's up to a gross weight of 100kg. This survey boat is coded for use up to 150nm from a safe haven day or night. It is equipped with long range fuel tanks and water jet propulsion from twin Volvo Penta D6 diesel engines operating in a sound proofed engine room. The vessel is equipped with joystick control and Hamilton Jet's Blue Arrow system for accurate close quarter manoeuvring.
Deck Facilities for ROV / AUV Operations
The survey boat has a stern platform for the launch, recovery and stowage of the ROV. The survey vessel is water jet driven providing zero risk of entanglement to an umbilical cable from underwater machinery.
Cabin Facilities for ROV / AUV Operations
The survey cabin Rib has a flexible matrix configuration allowing the fitting of crew bunks, the latest Grammer suspension seats, a full size chart table and a 3m long stainless steel instrument and work bench. The boat is equipped with a clean 240 volt pure sine wave power system and can be provided with an additional generator if required. There is a fully operational galley with fridge, water boiler, microwave oven and heads with electric flush lavatory and thermostatic power shower.