ROV KIEL 6000

Technical Specifications - Overview

  • Type: QUEST 7, electric "workclass" ROV (Schilling Robotics LLC)
  • Operating Depth: 6000 m
  • Dimension: length: 3.5 m, width: 1.9 m, height: 2.4 m (including toolskid)
  • Weight in air approx. 3500 kg (incl. toolskid); weight in water neutral or slightly positively buoyant
  • Velocity: forward/reverse: 3 knots, lateral/vertical: 2 knots
  • Drag forces of ROV: 530 kgf (forw./rev.), 340 kgf (lateral), 300/380 kgf (vertical)
  • Propulsion: 7 electric thrusters SPE-380 with 600 VDC @ 15 kW each (sub-Atlantic Inc.)
  • Auto heading: ± 2°
  • Station keep (dP): ± 0.3 m
  • Electric power: 3800 - 4160 VAC/460 Hz, 60 kW on ROV
  • Deep sea cable: 6500 m @ 19 mm
  • Midwater cable: 2700 m @ 19mm
  • Tether: 500m @ 23 mm
  • Deep sea winch: 2 eletric motors @ 80 kW, weight 30 t
  • Midwater winch: weight 10 t
  • Tetherwinch: capstain of ca 3 t
  • Digital Telemetry: 4 Subsea Nodes with 64 Ports in total (serial, video, ethernet), and a multiplexer for data transfer in the GBit range (incl. HDTV)
  • Scientific payload: up to approx. 100 kg on toolskid with 2 hydraulically driven drawers
  • Hydraulics: pump 15 kW with 39 lpm @ 207 bar for opreation of the 2 manipulators, drawers and suction sampler. 2 valvepacks provide the possibility for connection of further tools
  • Transport of the entire in 5 20' ISO containers (incl. 2 high cubes). Total weight accumulates to approx. 65 tonnes
  • CertificationGermanischer Lloyd, Hamburg