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Issue 01/2019

ROVs, AUVs and AIVs

Underwater vehicles play major role in Ex environments

Remotely operated vehicles (ROV), often described as "robot submarines", have been used by the oil and gas industry for many years, mainly for underwater drilling, construction and installation, inspection, maintenance and repair jobs in the wells of offshore oil platforms. Equipped with very sophisticated electronic devices, they are the eyes, ears and hands of those who operate them from ships or offshore platforms.