The systems will be built by SMD Hydrovision (SMDH) at their Turbinia works on the River Tyne in Newcastle, UK. The Centurion Qx is an evolution of the successful Subsea 7 designed and built Centurion work class series. The new Centurion Qx will incorporate a number of key components used on SMDH's proven Q-Series range of ROV's including DVECS distributed control and the latest generation Curvetech thrusters.
i-Tech has embarked on this build program as it is confident of securing, in the short term, commitments for a number of these new build ROV systems, with deployment anticipated to be in deepwater regions including West Africa, North and Latin America. This deployment would further consolidate i-Tech's position as a global ROV and intervention provider to the offshore E&P sector.
i-Tech's Managing Director, Neil Milne, commented, "We are delighted to be able to announce this major build program within five months of i-Tech's formation. This substantial investment clearly demonstrates the commitment of the Subsea 7 Board in relation to both i-Tech and its customers. We intend to add more systems to our fleet as opportunities arise".
Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you