Forum Subsea Technologies has secured orders from DOF Subsea to supply three of its ultra-compact Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).
Forum said on Tuesday that DOF Subsea would deploy the vehicles onto three of its ROV support vessels for recently awarded projects in Brazil.
The ROVs will be manufactured at Forum’s UK facility at Kirkbymoorside in Yorkshire and delivered in the first quarter of this year.
The compact 2,000-meter rated 150HP XLX-C vehicles, coupled with compact Dynacon LARS designs, are the first of their kind to be delivered to the market.
According to the company, these latest Perry ROVs are powered by a 150HP main and auxiliary hydraulic system providing unparalleled thrust in an ROV of this class.
Kevin Taylor, Forum Subsea Technologies’ VP of subsea vehicles, said: “In total, DOF Subsea has more than 60 of Forum’s ROVs in their global fleet. As the market continues to pick up from a sustained downturn, it is reassuring to see this ongoing confidence in our systems which meet the operational resilience and safety standards our clients require.”
Ingve Osberg, DOF subsea group asset manager, added: “DOF Subsea is pleased with Forum and the long relationship providing DOF Subsea with the high quality of work-class remotely operated vehicles, including support needed for our ROV business.”
Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email.
Offshore Energy Today, established in 2010, is read by over 10,000 industry professionals daily. We had nearly 9 million page views in 2018, with 2.4 million new users. This makes us one of the world’s most attractive online platforms in the space of offshore oil and gas and allows our partners to get maximum exposure for their online campaigns.
If you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today contact our marketing manager Mirza Duran for advertising options.