ROV Planet: ECA Group & Petrus announces significant partnership in subsea robotics Services for the Oil & Gas Market
Published on ROV Planet, February 2018.
The A18D AUV designed and manufactured by ECA Group, is able to dive up to 3000m depth and operate autonomously for 24 hours. It can perfoem missions such as inspection and 3D mapping, to reveal seabed conditions before or after construction / installation of an underwater structure, pipeline or cable and also before, during and post decommissioning of subsea installations.
For this contract, ECA Group will lease the providing operational support and A18D AUV. Petrus, with its solid experience in the Oil & Gas market, will coordinate missions from preparation to data processing and results delivery to the customer.
This partnership should bring to ECA Group a cumulative turnover of € 6 million over the next four years, which can evolve according to the rate of use of the underwater robot. Depending on the commercial success, additional A18D AUVs could be commissioned within the framework of this partnership.