Echoscope 3D Sonar Adopted by Fugro Chance

Press Release
Thursday, August 09, 2012

Fugro Chance adopts the Coda Echoscope(R) to help in some of Its complex offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Coda Octopus Group, Inc. announce that following extensive and successful trials, Fugro Chance in Houston, Texas and Lafayette, Louisiana have purchased and rented a number of Coda Octopus real-time patented sonars, the Echoscope(R), which have now been delivered.

The dual frequency Echoscope(R), with a number of recent enhancements, has proven to be invaluable in a range of complex operations undertaken by Fugro Chance, due to its real time 3D imaging capabilities which allow users to see their environment even in zero visibility conditions. 

In addition the newly enhanced software includes a patented method of producing a real-time 3D super-detailed image with very sharp edges and intelligently discarding "noise" in the image produced by passing fish or floating debris. This makes it much easier for operators to make real time decisions in live and often complex operations.

Tony Gray, Manager for Data Management, Marine Construction Survey for Fugro Chance, said, "We recently used the Echoscope(R) 3D sonar on the installation and tie-in of a subsea structure. Whenever you are installing a very heavy piece of equipment adjacent to an existing pipeline that is live, there is a tremendous amount of risk. A device like the Echoscope(R) with the capability to give us real time visualization of these environments is indispensable to mitigate risks of inaccuracies."
 

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