Complex Underwater Operations
On the 8th of November 2018, the Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad collided with the oil tanker Sola TS. 137 persons was onboard the frigate when the accident occurred. Luckily, no one was severely harmed. The collision created a large damage to the frigates hull, resulting it to sink into Hjeltefjorden. When these incidents occur, and you need a quick access to the water, underwater drones can help you inspect and plan the operation ahead.
Blueye Pioneer inspecting Helge IngstadThe Blueye Pioneer inspecting the hull damage on the frigate Helge Ingstad
Inside Helge IngstadThe Blueye Pioneer looking inside the frigate Helge Ingstad
Mine clearance diversMine clearance divers working with releasing the missiles from KNM Helge Ingstad
Releasing missilesMissiles being released from the frigate