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(Photo: Swire Seabed)

Swire Seabed Completes Unmanned Pipeline Inspection

represents a step-change in the levels of safety, sustainability and low cost that can be achieved in subsea pipeline inspection and seabed mapping. We look forward to further developing and expanding the service in the coming years,” said Swire Seabed’s Chief Technology Officer, Arvid Pettersen

HUGIN AUV System (Photo: Kongsberg Maritime)

Swire Seabed Orders a HUGIN AUV

mission profiles.“The acquisition of our first AUV is a significant milestone for Swire Seabed as it demonstrates our long term commitment to go beyond current industry needs and gear ourselves to meet future market demands through innovation and technology,” the company’s CEO Arvid Pettersen explained. “We believe that the future of inspections and subsea survey is indeed autonomous and we are excited to be at the forefront of an evolving industry.”In October 2018, Swire Seabed completed its first commercial autonomous inspection of offshore pipeline systems for Equinor

Image of pipeline on seabed acquired by AUV multi-beam echo sounder sensor. (Image: Swire Seabed)

Autonomous Subsea Pipeline Inspection

acceptance criteria for data (quality, coverage, density etc.) were identical to the criteria used for non-autonomous inspection methods.This inspection is part of Swire Seabed’s ongoing work to develop an automated subsea inspection system, covering landfall to landfall.The company's CEO, Arvid Pettersen, said, “We are excited about the successful completion of this project as it demonstrates the capability of Swire Seabed, together with our partners, to lead and develop technology that will fulfill and extend industry expectations and requirements for safer, more environmentally friendly

(Photo: Harald M. Valderhaug)

Siem LCV on Bareboat Charter to Swire Seabed

and is increasing capacity in engineering, survey and project execution. This bareboat charter increases the scale and flexibility of Swire Seabed’s fleet, and expresses our confidence in the quality of our service portfolio and the resilience of our clients in the subsea industry,” said Arvid Pettersen, CEO of Swire Seabed.    Swire Seabed’s other subsea vessels are Seabed Worker, Seabed Supporter and Seabed Constructor, each designed to perform a diverse range of light construction, IMR and survey work scopes in both the oil and gas and renewables sector. All vessels are

Seabed Worker ROV Photo Swire Seabed

Swire Seabed Buys Fourth Subsea Vessel

strength of our parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), with support from the rest of the Swire Group, allows Swire Seabed to continue investing in new assets and facilitating the company’s development and expansion in both current and new market segments,” says CEO, Swire Seabed, Arvid Pettersen.   Headquartered in Bergen, Norway, Swire Seabed is a fully owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Offshore, a diversified marine services conglomerate. Swire Seabed prides itself on its strong track record of undertaking a wide range of subsea operations and its team of highly experienced

Kystdesign Supporter WROV and Lidan Launch and Recovery Systems

2 Mobile WROVs with LARS for Swire Seabed

Swire Seabed apart from its main competitors. The new mobile WROV systems will strengthen Swire Seabed’s ability to provide subsea services globally, reach into new market segments as well as allow us to continue to grow in the offshore oil and gas world,” says Swire Seabed’s CEO, Arvid Pettersen.  

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