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Indian Navy Hires ROV for Underwater Surveys

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ROV Undertakes Underwater Videography

(Source: Ministry of Defence India; issued Nov 18, 2014)


The Indian Navy had sought assistance of M/s Reliance Industries Ltd in undertaking underwater videography of TRV 72 wreck by utilizing a Remotely Operated Vessel (ROV) today, 18 November 2014. MV Olympic Canyon, a chartered vessel of M/s Reliance Industries for offshore work in the Krishna-Godavari Basin is capable of operating this ROV up to 1000 meters depth.

Videography by ROV commenced this morning and was completed by the evening. The wreck of TRV 72 has been observed to be in upright position in about 370 meters depth of water. It is now planned to analyse the captured video footage and determine further course of action.

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