DOF gets Cougar XTi ROVVessel & ROV News // December 11, 2009
DOF Subsea's Cougar XTi ROV is to start work offshore Brazil.
Specialist contractor DOF Subsea has taken delivery of an advanced ROV from Saab Seaeye. The ROV is now destined for work offshore Brazil.
According to Saab Seaeye, the new 3,000m-rated Cougar XTi ROV features technological developments that open up a greater range of deep water applications. It will be permanently commissioned aboard a DOF Subsea vessel, along with two hydraulic work-class vehicles. The vessel has been constructed in Norway and will operate offshore in Brazil carrying out light well intervention projects. The onboard Launch and Recovery System (LARS) for the ROV was built by ODIM, and includes Active Heave Compensation.