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    Fugro orders HUGIN 3000

    Vessel & ROV News // January 21, 2005
    Fugro, which ordered a HUGIN 3000 AUV in September, says the AUV should be ready for operation shortly.

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

    Fugro's HUGIN 3000 will be capable of being equipped with a range of payload sensors depending on the application and user needs and will initially be supplied with an EM 2000 multibeam echo sounder; Full Spectrum Chirp seafloor mapping system comprisingintegrated sidescan sonar and sub-bottom profiler; and Conductivity, Temperature Depth (CTD) system.

    The power source is a novel semi fuel cell battery providing 60 plus hours of endurance with a speed of 4 knots and all survey systems running.

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