USA: Global Industries Orders New Schilling UHD ROV


Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the order for a new 200shp, 4,000-meter rated UHD™ ROV system from Global Industries for delivery in the third quarter of 2011. The UHD™ system will be supplied with a 1,500-meter capacity XE™ TMS, launch and recovery system, and topside controls equipment.

Tyler Schilling, chief executive officer for Schilling Robotics stated “Global Industries has operated Schilling UHDs™ successfully for several years now. The UHD’s™ unique power management technology has enabled Global to perform the most demanding heavy-duty subsea construction work in ultra-deep water, and we are very pleased that they have once again selected Schilling to expand their capabilities.”

Matt Osborne, director of worldwide operations for Global Industries commented that “Global continues to invest in developing a world-class fleet of pipelay and installation support vessels to meet market demand.” Osborne added “our operations require ROV systems that are extremely reliable, and the Schilling UHD™ has proven to be the most capable, high performance machine available and enable us to complete the most challenging subsea tasks.”

About Schilling Robotics, LLC

Schilling Robotics is a leading global, deep-ocean robotics company founded in 1985. Schilling is headquartered in California U.S.A. and has regional offices in Texas, U.S.A., Aberdeen, U.K., and Singapore. In late 2008, FMC Technologies, Inc. acquired a 45% interest in Schilling. FMC Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures, and services technologically sophisticated systems and products, such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.

About Global Industries

Global Industries, Ltd. is a leading solutions provider of offshore construction, engineering, project management and support services including pipeline construction, platform installation and removal, deepwater/SURF installations, IRM, and diving to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The Company’s shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “GLBL.”


Source:Schilling Robotics , May 5, 2011;