Sonsub Completes Oceanografia Contract & Continues Another

Sonsub recently completed a 180 day contract with Oceanografia, S.A de C.V, working in the Bay of Campeche on Pemex's pipelines utilizing the 75hp work class ROV Discovery 3. Meanwhile, Sonsub's Scorpion 22 ROV, mobilized in May 2003, is continuing work on a three year contract for Oceanografia for inspection, survey and CP monitoring on a total of 623 submarine crossings, 266 submarine interconnections and 5040 km of submarine pipeline, including risers. While employing the Innovatum tracking system (also used on Sonsub's Sedna trenching system), the ROVs have been able to perform the work in .2 to .4 meters of visibility at an astonishing rate of .9 kilometers an hour.

In addition to the above, Sonsub is also supplying a dual boom pipeline inspection suite including dual head profilers, a bathymetry unit, and other inspection capabilities.