Tag Archives: ROVs

Underwater Acronyms

The prevalence of submersible vehicles creates a new language.     BY GARY JONES ISTOCK.COM/BEST DESIGNS, IMAGEFLOW/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM, RICH CAREY/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM There are many submersible vehicles being used in the underwater environment nowadays. So much so that the acronyms being used to describe them can be morphed into their own language. For instance, we have AUVs (autonomous underwater vehicle), UUVs (unmanned underwater ...

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Underwater Tech: Controlling Ups and Downs

Underwater Buoyancy Technology enables more efficient dive operations     BY RICHARD FRYBURG PHOTOS COURTESY OF SUBSALVE Working underwater has always presented challenges including diver safety, site conditions and possible damage of equipment/other assets. When moving objects under water precise real time information on the location, depth, and underwater weight of the object is critical but not always available. Past operations ...

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