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Subsea Vehicle Report – Unmanned Underwater Systems

Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of March 2012 Marine Technology Magazine Marine Technology Reporter 77In early 2012, VideoRay along with Dutch partner Nautikaris BV of Ijmuiden, Netherlands, completed the site acceptance test of four VideoRay Pro 4 submersible systems with spare parts, accessories, and custom modifi- cations. Training for operators and repair personnel was conducted in January. The contract was awarded to VideoRay in mid-2011, with a rapid turnaround. The missions required: Ship hull inspections Harbor wall & wharf piling inspections Bottom surveys in confined and very shallow areas Inspection of potentially dangerous objects, while maintaining a safe stand-off distance between the object and the operatorConducting quick look inspections/assessments prior to diver deployment Shipwreck inspections Mini ROVsVideoRay ROVs for Dutch Navy The VideoRay Pro 4 was fully integrated and delivered with an Altimeter, Long Base-Line Positioning System, Ship Hull Crawler, Multi-Beam Sonar, Fan Lasers, Manipulator, a Lateral Thruster, and Customized Training along with the standard ROV features. MTR#2 (66-81):MTR Layouts 2/22/2012 10:16 AM Page 77

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