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Ashtead expands iXblue RAMSES fleet

Ashtead expands iXblue RAMSES fleet

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24 February 2017

Following increased customer demand for cost-effective and efficient subsea navigation systems Ashtead has further expanded its fleet of iXblue RAMSES.

Proven to deliver faster, more accurate results in even the world’s most challenging seas, the iXblue RAMSES can be used to track the position of subsea structures without the need for multiple transponders or umbilicals, enabling immediate and simplified mobilisation. Traditionally, achieving subsea accuracy required the deployment and calibration of subsurface equipment – an often lengthy and very costly process.

With the iXblue RAMSES system, an ROV can place a single beacon on the sea floor and achieve positioning precision, allowing for improved operational flexibility, significant cost savings, improved operational efficiency and higher levels of acoustic accuracy.

iXblue’s RAMSES offers a variety of new features, including a sparse-array positioning system and enhanced interoperability, making it more versatile, faster to deploy and easier to use – delivering tangible cost savings. The system can communicate with a range of third party transponders, allowing for deployment on existing sensor networks.