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SEA-KIT & Fugro win the OSJ 2021 Subsea Innovation Award

SEA-KIT International and Fugro recently won the Offshore Support Journal 2021 Subsea Innovation Award for the inspection, maintenance and repair work carried out for Woodside Offshore Australia using the 12m SEA-KIT X-class USV, 'Fugro Maali'.

Riviera Maritime Media, organisers of the Offshore Support Journal Awards 2021, cite the Subsea Innovation Award as 'recognising the growing trend of developing and using unmanned and autonomous vessels in offshore activities'.

On accepting the award on behalf of the SEA-KIT team, business development manager James Hopper said:

"Reducing carbon emissions by 95%, as achieved during these operations, demonstrates and reinforces SEA-KIT’s mission to reduce the maritime sector's carbon footprint. We look forward to working with more companies in the future to help drive the industry towards its Net Zero goals. Thanks to Fugro and everyone in the SEA-KIT team for their collaborative efforts in bringing this pioneering technology to commercial viability."

More awards coverage is available on Riviera Maritime Media's website here.



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