ASV Provides Autonomous System to Canadian Hydrographic Service

ASV Global has converted a 26ft hydrographic survey launch to enable it to operate autonomously using the ASView control system, while maintaining its ability to operate in a conventional manned mode.

The launch, which is part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) fleet dedicated to the survey operations of the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS), will be used as a test platform for unmanned survey work, the company noted.

This delivery to the CHS marks ASV Global’s 10th unmanned conversion of a customer vessel using the ASView system.

ASView enables the launch to follow planned missions giving it the capability to operate as a standalone survey launch controlled from the shore or as a force multiplier controlled from another vessel.

The launch is connected to a remote station via a suite of IP radios enabling real-time monitoring of the survey acquisition data and vessel parameters.

ASV Global sales & marketing director, Vince Dobbin said: “We’re very excited to be working with the CHS as it looks to integrate autonomous technology into its operations. We support their passion for using innovative ways of working to improve safety and maximise efficiencies at sea.”

ASV Global’s team of autonomous systems engineers worked closely with the CHS team, completing the installation and acceptance tests onsite in Canada over the course of five weeks. Following on-water testing, ASV Global delivered its MCA recognised Maritime Autonomous System Operator training course to delegates from CHS and CCG.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Apr 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 1 2 3

9th Annual Submarine Power Cable and Interconnection Forum

This year’s Advance Submarine Power Cable and Interconnection conference will focus on the cutting edge thinking that is emerging across…

read more >

The 24th Annual PNEC Conference & Exhibition

The 24th annual PNEC Conference and Exhibition  will bring together the industry thought leaders and technology providers that enable the management…

read more >

OWI APAC 2020

Over the two-day conference, 30 expert speakers will share exclusive insight to help drive well work efficiencies through innovative…

read more >

M&CCE Expo Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering 2020

This conferences, events, demos, and competitions provide a productive background buzz throughout M&CCE…

read more >