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Seaeye Panther
Description Seaeye Panther ROV Systems are depth rated to 1500 metres and were the first of a new generation of electric powered work ROVs. A Panther is able to carry out many of the tasks previously carried our by conventional hydraulic powered work vehicles that are larger, heavier and invariably more costly.

Powered by four vectored and two vertical SM5 brushless DC thrusters, the Panther is the ideal vehicle for Survey operations, for which it is fully interfaced, or for drill support in the offshore oil and gas industry. For operations in stronger currents where greater thrust is required, Seaeye offer the Panther Plus with an additional 4 vectored SM5 thrusters.

The remarkably low weight of this powerful ROV has been achieved by the extensive use of plastics and composite materials including two carbon fibre electronics pods and a Seaeye obsession for maximising the power to weight ratio of their vehicles.

Although free swimming operations are possible with up to 600 metres of tether this ROV is normally deployed using a Seaeye Panther Tether Management System (TMS) to minimise the effect of current on the vehicle's performance. The TMS is a garage with a bale arm and 150 metre capacity of tether.
Vehicle Specifications Seaeye Panther
Maximum Working Depth 1500 metres
Length 1650 mm
Height 1130 mm
Width 1050 mm
Thrust Forward 110 kg
Thrust Lateral 85 kg
Thrust Vertical 75 kg
Weight 330 kg
Payload 90 kg
  • Specialist configurations to suit client requirements.
  • Technical training programme.
  • Focus/Zoom TV camera interface
  • SIT camera fit.
  • 2.5kw 3 phase AC outlet
  • Survey Suites.
  • CP probe. (Contact or proximity)
  • Sonar systems.
  • Manipulator system.
  • Camera booms with pan and tilt mounted cameras and lights
  • Tracking systems.
  • Pipe & Cable tracking equipment.
  • Inspection suites.
  • TMS Camera & Light
  • Launch & deployment system. (Zoned & un-zoned)
  • ROV Control cabin. (Zoned & un-zoned)