VIDEO: Subsea 7’s Autonomous Inspection Vehichle (AIV)

VIDEO Subsea 7's Autonomous Inspection Vehichle (AIV)

Subsea 7, one of the world’s leading subsea engineering and construction companies servicing the oil and gas industry, in collaboration with SeeByte, a leading provider of smart software solutions for unmanned underwater vehicles, has developed an AIV, which has the unique potential to revolutionize Life-of-Field projects.

The Mk1 Autonomous Inspection Vehicle (AIV) is a fully autonomous, hovering vehicle designed to provide general video inspection information of infield Oil & Gas equipment.

It is capable of unmanned autonomous inspection of pipelines, umbilical’s, risers & moorings and subsea structures.

March 20, 2013; Image: Subsea 7