More ROVs for OceanicaVessel & ROV News // August 12, 2015
Brazilian subsea engineering company Oceanica is expanding its fleet of Saab Seaeye ROVs with two new Lynx vehicles fitted with cameras and tools.
Each Lynx will be used in conjunction with two new vessels being built for Oceanica’s growing Petrobras activities in the Brazilian oil fields.
Both of the 1,500m-rated, six thruster Lynx ROVs will be used primarily for observation and inspection of pipelines and automatic mode function systems on wells.
Each comes with a wide range of cameras, comprising Seaeye wide-angle low-light colour camera, a rear-facing mini colour camera, a monochrome high-definition enhanced CCD camera and a Kongsberg high-definition HDTV camera with fibre optic output. Also fitted is a Super SeaKing dual frequency sonar head and a fibre optic gyro system. In addition each comes with a four-function manipulator, a water jetting system and hydraulic 25mm cable cutter. Each Lynx has a tether management system and A-frame launch and recovery system.