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Modus Seabed Intervention

Commercial operator

 Beaumont House,
Beaumont Street,
Co. Durham

Organization's Description:

Project Enabler & Technology Partner

MODUS is a specialist provider of integrated project services and remote and autonomous technologies for SUBSEA and SEABED intervention.  Modus operates a comprehensive range of unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) systems, which are deployed across the entire life cycle of a subsea field development.

The Modus fleet uniquely comprises the following equipment; utilised for survey stabilisation and protection (marine trenching), drilling support, construction support and inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM):

  • Trenching class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV)
  • Heavy duty work and inspection class ROVs
  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)

Project services incorporate project engineering, project management, offshore management and equipment operator/technicians.  Sourcing and integration of survey and sensor payload is defined against project specifics.  On-line and off-line survey, data processing and reporting are also offered as part of a managed service provision.

Whilst Modus serves primarily as a project enabler and technology partner, providing modular spreads and project support services on-board customer vessels, the company also offers fully managed, integrated marine spreads defined against specific customer requirements.

Modus provide life of field support for subsea developments to the renewable energy, oil and gas, telecommunications and defence sectors; delivery technical and operational excellence through safe, professional, innovative and optimise services.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Division

Technical Information

Modus’ AUV team consists of highly experienced senior former Royal Navy AUV operators and former AUV OEM technical staff. The AUV team are supported by Modus’ experienced projects and engineering personnel, bringing an extensive track record in offshore support operations. Versatile, lightweight and portable, the AUV spreads can be operated from a large range of support vessels and from shore sites with an array of navigation, sensor and power resources.

Features: Remus 100

  • Lightweight and compact; 2 man portable
  • Untethered and free swimming
  • Coastal Seabed surveys down to 100m depth  using high definition Side Scanning Sonar
  • Sub metric measurements from sonar data
  • Monochrome video footage of Contacts
  • Typical area coverage of up to 0.25Km2 per hour
  • Onsite quick look sonar and video analysis
  • Minimal logistics consideration
  • Low environmental impact

Phone: +44 0 1325 387480
Fax: +44 0 1325 387481