Seamor Marine Debuts innovative ROV with 3km capacity for Panama Hydroelectric Project

Seamor Marine Debuts innovative ROV with 3km capacity for Panama Hydroelectric Project

Guest post: Mr Simon Douthwaite, SEAMOR Marine

 

3km Hydro Tunnel Inspection with ROV in Panama

SEAMOR delivered a Chinook ROV to EISA in Panama with a ground breaking three kilometer fiber optic tether system to perform water conveyancing tunnel inspections at a series of Hydro projects. Target distance was achieved at the first attempt with lots of power in reserve while carrying two multi beam sonars. A landmark achievement for SEAMOR.

“The ROV 3-kilometer fiber optic tether and reel system expands the range of our vehicles from two kilometers to three kilometers, allowing our clients to perform long-distance inspections more cost-efficiently and with less of an environmental impact.” – Mr. Robin Li, President of SEAMOR Marine

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