SeaTrepid orders six Hugin AUVsVessel & ROV News // January 25, 2016
Kongsberg Maritime has announce the sale of six Hugin autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to SeaTrepid International LLC of Louisiana in the US.
The AUVs are rated to 6,000m. They will have a comprehensive sensor suite including triple frequency sidescan sonar, Kongberg's EM2040 multibeam echo sounder, sub-bottom profiler and a colour camera. The vehicles are also equipped with a magnetometer mounted inside the AUV body.
All six SeaTrepid AUVs will be fitted with swappable Lithium polymer batteries and can achieve mission durations of more than 60 hours with payload sensors operating. They will be supplied with a comprehensive topside spread including launch and recovery containers, operations room containers and HiPAP USBL systems for supervised operations.