Kraken Robotics receives mystery $3 million subsea order

Kraken Robotics receives mystery $3 million subsea order

Canada’s Kraken Robotics has received a $3 million purchase order from an undisclosed client for the delivery of its subsea batteries.

According to Kraken, the SeaPower 6000-meter-rated batteries are based on the company’s pressure-tolerant gel encapsulation technology for lithium polymer batteries.

This is said to provide an environmentally friendly and superior energy density alternative to the traditional oil-compensated batteries commonly used for deep subsea battery applications.

The hot-swappable batteries are modular and include an integrated battery management system within each battery module.

The Canadian company is set to deliver the batteries to the customer this year.

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Its 3D acoustic Sub-Bottom Imager (SBI) survey sensor has been mobilized to a vessel under the control of N-Sea to support cable burial surveys along a series of HVDC interconnector cables.