Fugro Chance Inc of Houston, Texas has purchased the HiPAP® 350 Portable acoustic positioning system to be used in the demanding SSBL market in the Gulf of Mexico.
The HiPAP® 350P is a High accuracy SSBL/LBL and MULBL system with a range capacity down to 3000 m (32,800ft). The HiPAP® 350P is a compact transducer containing the transceiver and a High accuracy Motion Reference Unit. The Transducer can be tilted without extra calibration as the MRU automatically compensates for the tilt. It is designed to be mounted on a shaft over the side or through a moon pool.