The brand new launch and restoration system, in single and twin configurations.
(Courtesy Kongsberg Maritime)
KONGSBERG, Norway – Kongsberg Maritime has signed its first contract for a brand new sort of ROV launch and restoration system (LARS), designed to deal with ROVs and AUVs from unmanned vessels.
The LARS employs a pure electrical drive system, which lessens upkeep necessities, Kongsberg mentioned. Launch and restoration takes place via the moonpool, with the discharge and seize of the ROV occurring beneath the ocean floor, avoiding the danger of injury to the ROV from affect with the vessel hull.
One other claimed profit is that launching and restoration could be carried out in greater sea states.