Fugro awarded positioning contract by Deepocean

Fugro has been awarded a contract by DeepOcean for the provision of precise satellite positioning for their entire fleet. The contract is valid for three years and also includes the new vessels in DeepOcean’s continuously expanding fleet.

DeepOcean is one of the world’s leading providers of safe, high quality, innovative services and technologies for the subsea industry.

Fugro, the world’s leading provider of precise satellite positioning to the offshore oil and gas industry, will supply DeepOcean with three completely independent decimetre Global Navigation Satellite Systems. In addition, Fugro’s new Starfix.G2+ system, which has a 3D accuracy approaching that of GNSS RTK systems, and Fugro’s Starfix.G4 satellite correction service are part of the contract delivery.

The DeepOcean fleet will be equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software developed by Fugro, providing truly independent positioning solutions on each vessel.

Adapted from a press release by David Bizley

Published on 28/05/2015

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