Ocean News & Technology: ECA Group equips Monaco Oceanography Institute with a H800-1000 ROV for coral collection

Ocean News & Technology: ECA Group equips Monaco Oceanography Institute with a H800-1000 ROV for coral collection

Within the framework of a 3-year worldwide coral collection campaign to check the status of the deep coral reefs surrounding waters, The Monaco Oceanography Institute selected ECA Group to deliver a H800 ROV.

Monday, October 23 2017 - Maritime

Published on Ocean News & Technology, October 2017.

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Within the framework of a 3-year worldwide coral collection campaign to check the status of the deep coral reefs surrounding waters, The Monaco Oceanography Institute selected ECA Group to deliver a H800 ROV.

This ROV was specifically developed to operate at 1000 meters depth according to the requirements expressed by The Monaco Oceanography Institute.

The  H800 ROV is equipped with:

  • sonar,
  • an acoustic positioning system with 3 transponders,
  • 5 function electric manipulator arm
  • a motorized 6 compartments special receiver, able to store the coral sample and its surrounding water.

The delivery, commissioning and the training of the operators of the ROV took place early 2017.

Read more: ECA Group delivers a H800-1000 ROV for Monaco Oceanography Institute

 
 
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