DMT orders five Triton XLS ROVsVessel & ROV News // August 10, 2006
Deep Marine Technology in the US has announced that it has signed an agreement for five Triton XLS Work Class ROVs from Perry Slingsby Systems.
Slated for delivery beginning in April 2007, one vehicle a month will be added to Deep Marine Technology’s existing ROV fleet.
The 150hp, 3,000m depth-rated Triton XLS ROVs will be furnished in a heavy-work configuration with 600m of useable tether and enhanced capabilities including:
• Larger 15in thrusters
• Station-keeping capabilities
• A survey suite
• Ethernet capabilities
“These ROVs will help fulfill the increasing demands of the offshore oil and gas industry here in the Gulf of Mexico and international markets,” said Chief Executive Officer Paul McKim.
“At DMT, we have noticed a developing trend of higher utilization of ROVs and felt now was the time to act in order to stay ahead and anticipate customer needs,” said McKim.