Kongsberg Sells Six HUGIN AUVs

Kongsberg Maritime AS has announced the sale of six HUGIN AUV Systems.

The vehicles will be operated by SeaTrepid International of Louisiana, USA, and supported by Deep Ocean Search.

The AUVs are rated to 6000 metres. They’re equipped with a comprehensive sensor suite including triple frequency sidescan sonar, KONGSBERG’s EM2040 multibeam echosounder, sub-bottom profiler and a colour camera.

The vehicles are also equipped with a magnetometer mounted inside the AUV body, the company said.

All six SeaTrepid HUGIN AUVs are fitted with swappable Lithium polymer batteries.

They will be supplied with a topside spread including launch and recovery containers, operations room containers and KONGSBERG HiPAP USBL systems for supervised operations.