Kongsberg Maritime confirms AUV orderVessel & ROV News // February 21, 2006
Kongsberg Maritime has confirmed that it has received an order from Fugro in the Netherlands for another HUGIN-type AUV.
In a statement, Kongsberg Maritime said that, following the successful deployment of Fugro's Echo Surveyor HUGIN 3000 AUV in 2005, Fugro NV has placed an order for a second HUGIN 3000.
"The new build HUGIN 3000 will be equipped to the same standard as Echo Surveyor. It will also incorporate the modifications that were already made to the Echo Surveyor to enhance operational efficiency, improve safety and environmental performance to meet Fugro's requirements," said Kongsberg Maritime.
The new build HUGIN 3000 will be delivered and tested later this year, and will be operation before the end of the year.