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    Fugro acquires AUV

    Vessel & ROV News // October 1, 2004
    Fugro has placed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for the purchase of aHUGIN 3000 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). The vehicle will bedelivered and tested before the end of 2004 and will be ready for serviceearly in 2005.

    Fugro's target market areas are: deepwater field development projects,regional seabed mapping, and route survey projects with a strong focus onintegrated geophysical and geotechnical services.

    The HUGIN 3000 is the latest AUV model in the HUGIN family. It is beingsupplied with improved navigation capabilities and has a depth capabilityof 3000 meters.

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