SMD chooses Scantrol as AHC partner for Launch & Recovery Systems

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  • SMD chooses Scantrol as AHC partner for Launch & Recovery Systems
  • 01. September 2013

Scantrol recently received orders for supplying two Scantrol AHC LARS units to Soil Machine Dynamics Limited (SMD) in United Kingdom. To be chosen as a partner for AHC systems for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of remote intervention equipment emphasizes that Scantrol supplies world-class leading products of high quality and reliability.

Both AHC systems have been ordered to integrate with existing SMD designed LARS equipment to extend ROV operational capability in adverse conditions. They will be paired with two Centurion SP 250 hp Work Class ROV Systems, the latest evolution in the highly successful Centurion fleet.

Scantrol has worked closely with the company for the last two years in order to get the first order consisting of two systems.

To become the supplier of AHC solutions for world leading manufacturers such as SMD is an important turning point for Scantrol AHC. During the last three years the company has been present at major offshore and subsea trade shows with live demonstrations to promote the product in the market.

– The demand for Scantrol Active Heave Compensation System for Launch & Recovery Systems has increased significantly during the last year, reveals Anette Isabella Bergaas, Marketing Responsible, who believes this is a result of quality, availability, timing and presence in the market.

SMD – Soil Machine Dynamics Limited:

  • Founded in 1971 and developed a reputation for supplying innovative equipment for the burial of pipelines and cables.
  • Independent designer and manufacturer of work class and specialist subsea Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV’s) worldwide.
  • Key Business: Work Class ROV’s, Subsea Trenching, Submerged Mining and Marine Renewables.

Scantrol AHC for Launch & Recovery:

  • Solutions for winches and cranes, both electric and hydraulic
  • Increased uptime for subsea operations
  • Safe and efficient docking of the ROV against the TMS
  • Emphasis on user-friendliness and flexibility
  • Analysis tools to simulate and predict performance and to pre-test onshore

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