July 2017 – MicronNav USBL System

Vocean recently acquired a Tritech MicronNav USBL system.  Acoustic positioning  will compliment the equipment suite Vocean offer for inshore  and environmental surveys.  Using the most up to date version of SeanetPro,  GPS data can now be added to the ROV Video overlay  and mission plans involving grid searches or run lines are now a capability. […]

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Nov 2016 – Vocean adds Multibeam to Falcon

Vocean have purchased a Tritech Gemini  720i  Multibeam  Sonar.   This will greatly enhance the capabilities of the Seaeye Falcon ROV which Vocean use for Tunnel survey and Photogrammetry work. Fitment was straightforward thanks to the Vocean Falcon already having an Ethernet channel through the umbilical. A truly plug and play installation – straight out […]

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Apr 2016 – Falcon gets Hi Intensity LED Lights

Vocean  has purchased two  ROS L300 LED  lights  for the Falcon ROV.  These are for use in tunnel surveys to  facilitate better video in enclosed spaces. The lights are 5,000 Lumens each and Vocean has developed an optional system of difusers to prevent glare. These have been successfully deployed in a deep tunnel this month.

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Apr 2016 – Vocean Seaeye Falcon adds Ethernet

Thanks to the successful Fibre Optic Upgrade Vocean made to the Seaeye Falcon ROV  it was straightforward to utilise one of the spare umbilical fibres  to provide an Ethernet connection to sensors on the ROV.  In the first deployment this allows full control of the Photogrammetry camera system  however, with the addition of multiple  port […]

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Feb 2016 – Dynamic Photogrammetry System

Susbsequent to  successfully achieving 3D visualisation with an experimental camera system last October. Vocean engineers have designed and manufactured  a complete  Photogrammetry System for the Falcon ROV.  This attaches to the front of the ROV. The stills cameras are mounted on a rotating bar which is driven from the ROV main camera tilt system. Thus […]

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NOV 2015 – Software PID auto control Trial Success

Vocean engineers have adapted the auto pilot control software utilised in work class ROV control systems for use in Voceans’ own SeaEye Falcon. The  trial required interfacing the Vocean Work Class control system surface controls to the Seaeye thruster control command set. In addition a Vocean GyRov,  solid state rate gyro was fitted to the […]

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Oct 2015 – 3D Visualisation solution

At short notice, Vocean were requested to measure the width and depth of a suspected crack within a concrete lined pipe. Having considered numerous solutions ranging from simple measurement tools placed in view of the crack, to  laser based geometric methods, Vocean engineers decided on 3D visualisation.  By taking multiple still images from a variety […]

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Oct 2014 – Doppler Velocity Log Trial

RDI   Explorer DVL  fitted to a SeaEye Falcon DR  for evaluation during a 1Km tunnel survey. Vocean met the challenge for communications interfacing in short time.  Trials conducted in conjunction with RDI site engineers yielded promising results, which allow accurate distance travelled information for the ROV.

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March 2014 – ROV Control System Upgrade delivered

  From 30 years ago to present day Vocean have delivered a  topside  control system upgrade for Super Scorpio + ROV to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In conjunction with refurbishment of a Scorpio ROV,    Vocean supplied a PC based surface system compatible with Ametek ROV electronics pods. Original console pictured replaced with new control panels,  rack […]

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