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New ROVs set into operation
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009 @ 09:00:00 EST

New ROVs set into operationSub-Atlantic Ltd has completed the delivery of two Mohican ROVs which have been set into operation on the MMT AB vessel IceBeam.

MMT AB has grown significantly in recent years and is expanding the ROV, environmental and geotechnical capacities.

The contract follows on from an earlier partnership which saw Aberdeen-headquartered Sub-Atlantic Ltd supply MMT AB with a Comanche ROV which has been run for several thousands of kilometres during the last years and is currently being upgraded with a complete survey package including multibeam and side scan sonar.

Olof Nilsson, sales and marketing director at MMT AB, said: "We choose the Mohican because its combination of high thruster power, manoeuvrability and suitable size which allows swift and reliable under water inspections. The excellent interface between the Mohican inspection ROV and the Comanche work-class ROV makes it possible to have both system mobilised on the same ROV vessel and will enhance our capacity and options."

The Mohican ROV is equipped with unique Dynamic Vectoring capabilities allied to the revolutionary subCAN control system, providing the ultimate in stable observation, survey and light intervention platforms.

John Ferguson, general manager for Sub-Atlantic Ltd, said: "I am extremely pleased that once again MMT AB chose Sub-Atlantic to meet their ROV supply and support needs. We pride ourselves on establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with our customers and are confident the Mohican will serve them well in a huge variety of survey tasks."

Sub-Atlantic is part of Triton Group, an international group of businesses offering a range of control system based products and systems with complementary services. Products include the widest range of market leading electric and hydraulic ROVs for inspection, survey and light intervention applications through to deepwater heavy construction applications.

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