Bluestream is to immediately increase its fleet of 18 compact Work Class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) systems by another two additional systems to meet ongoing customer demand.
Both ROV systems, a Seaeye Panther-XT Plus and a Seaeye Cougar XT, are fitted with a Tether Management System (TMS), and are able to be operated from hazardous zoned areas on both platforms and FPSO’s. The systems are fully adapted to the high quality Bluestream standards and ready to execute the first contracts in the North Sea as from February 2018.
The Panther-XT Plus is the most powerful compact work class ROV in the world. Fitted with ten powerful thrusters it is the benchmark for electric work ROVs and challenges heavier and more costly hydraulic vehicles, particularly where deck space is at a premium. The Panther-XT Plus combines the capability of precision manipulative tasks with operation in high currents, whilst maintaining a very compact package and footprint and is rated to depths of 1000 metres.
The Seaeye Cougar-XT is a compact, highly flexible and extremely powerful electric ROV making it ideal for work tasks including light construction projects, pipeline survey and IRM to depths of 2000 metres.
“The past few years have seen customers recognise the difference in the quality of service we provide. Our ever expanding fleet of now 20 vehicles allows Bluestream to continue to deliver this service to even more customers globally. Along with these state of the art ROV systems, Bluestream provides highly-experienced personnel trained at our own in-house training facility,” says Rob de Brouwer, responsible for the ROV operations commenting on this latest investment supporting future business growth of the company.