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ALISTAR configuration

Platform: ALISTAR
Manufacturer: ECA SA


ALISTAR 3000, is an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) capable of carrying out a variety of inspection tasks on ultra deep Offshore oilfields.  Video, sonar as well as its hovering capacities, give the vehicle unique capabilities to inspect underwater equipment and offers to its operators greater flexibility and overall faster operations.

Inspection of pipelines, risers or mooring lines as well as Touch Down Monitoring and post-lay surveys are the typical tasks that it will achieve.

ALISTAR 3000 offers the possibility of collecting video and sonar data during the inspection of subsea equipment and stocks the information for post processing data analysis.

Compared to current means, ROV or towed system, both of which require important infrastructure and equipment on board, ALISTAR 3000 spread does not need an umbilical and its winch.

Physical Specs

  • Platform: ALISTAR
  • Body Type: Teardrop
  • Size (LxWxH): 5.00m x 1.68m x 1.45m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): 5.00m x 1.68m x 1.45m
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Weight: 2,300.00kg
  • Maximum Depth: 3,000.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: Yes
  • Endurance (nominal load): 20 hours
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Cable Route Survey
  • Geophysical Survey
  • Inspection Maintenance and Repair
  • Oil and Gas Survey
  • Pipeline Route Survey

Propulsion System

  • Method:
  • DOF: 6
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 1.03
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 2.06

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

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