The handling systems can be configured for ‘over-the-side’ or moonpool operations, and complete diverless recovery capability. For example, an 80 Te A-frame system combines a 40 Te lift winch and two 30 Te pipe davits. The systems, which are all certified in accordance with DNV’s latest rules, have been installed on new-build vessels.
The Caley ROV / AUV handling systems contain the following elements:
Deepwater umbilical winches
Heavy weather A-frames
Hydraulic power units (HPUs)
Portable A-frame systems with multiple degrees of freedom, high speed umbilical winches with automatic level wind systems and adaptable control systems are also available.