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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Feb 2016 – 1100 Meter Fiber Optic Upgrade

A contract to survey a 900 meter tunnel using the Seaeye Falcon ROV  necessitated the purchase of over 1Km of Umbilical. Two challenges had to be overcome. Firstly :  The practical limit of cable distance for Video and Serial data telemetry Secondly :  Management of the cable length at the launch point Challenge 1 Solved […]

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Feb 2016 – New Build Winch for 1100 Meter Umbilical

A contract to survey a 900 meter tunnel using the Seaeye Falcon ROV  necessitated the purchase of over 1Km of Umbilical. Two challenges had to be overcome.  The practical limit of cable distance for Video and Serial data telemetry Management of the cable length at the launch point Challenge 1 Using in house resources and […]

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Jan 2016 – ROV Control Van Fit Out

The Vocean Falcon ROV system now has a fully fitted control van. A four wheel box trailer with 6’6 headroom accommodates Pilot, Observer and Client seating. The Pilot and Observer sit in front of a six monitor video wall which provides  Pilot Video, DVR out, Sonar, Observer PC and additional information. Multi switching allows configuration […]

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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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