An Oceaneering® Magnum® Plus work class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) has set a new ROV ultra deepwater drill support depth record offshore India while working at 10,385 feet water depth (3,165 meters).
Magnum 169 is supporting drilling operations onboard rig Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1 (DDKG1) for ONGC and has been in service since Q3 2009. The ROV is a 4,000 meter rated system that has logged over 8309 hours and 961 total dives so far.
The previous 2011 record of operating at 10,194 feet (3,107 meters) water depth was also set in India by Oceaneering Millennium® 77 while working onboard rig Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 (DDKG2) for Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
Oceaneering International, Inc. manufactures and operates the world’s largest offshore fleet of ROVs. The company maintains a worldwide fleet of over 280 work class ROVs and employs over 2,000 ROV personnel globally.