The Work ROV is the work horse of the subsea services spread and operators extended arm into subsea. Typically equipped with two manipulators the work ROV can both do rough operations and delicate finger tip work at several thousand meters depth.
Typical WROV operations include:
Cleaning and high pressure water jetting
Inspection and survey, capture of digital video and still photography documentation
Hatch operations on subsea structures and valve stations
CP measurements of structures and pipes
Handling of rigging equipment: ROV hooks, shackles, soft slings etc.
Installation and recovery of seawater intake blinds on platforms and FPSOs
Electrical faultfinding and hydraulic leak detection
Valve operations using ROV manipulator, torque tool, or skid under the ROV
Replacement of flying leads, jumpers, cables and hoses
Replacement of sensors and meters
Support during ROT operations
WROV in operation from the vessel MPSV 'Edda Fauna'.