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  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus
  • ScanFish Tropheus

ScanFish Tropheus

Supplier:
EIVA
Product no :
0100113

Terrain-following ROTV solution for UXO detection

The ScanFish Tropheus is a ROTV especially designed for UXO detection that eliminates data uncertainty with high-quality seabed imaging. It functions as a depressor of any side-scan sonar and is the optimum solution in terms of quality, efficiency and safety.

The intelligent control of the ScanFish Tropheus ensures that the ROTV together with the side-scan sonar mounted on the underside maintain a constant, fixed altitude in proportion to the seabed – and far closer than solutions without a depressor.

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111,490.00excl VAT, excl shipping fee
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Key features

  • Eliminate data uncertainty with high-quality seabed imaging

    Eliminate data uncertainty with high-quality seabed imaging

    ScanFish Tropheus is a terrain-following ROTV solution for UXO detection.

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    Eliminate data uncertainty with high-quality seabed imaging

    ScanFish Tropheus is a terrain-following ROTV especially designed for UXO detection that eliminates data uncertainty with high-quality seabed imaging

    Optimal side-scan sonar positioning
    … through an intelligent ROTV functioning as depressor

    Accurate real-time data
    … through continuous data acquisition close to the seabed

    Efficient operations that do not forgo safety
    … through the possibility of using an unmanned vessel to tow the ROTV

    Monitoring and complete control of the vehicle
    … through the user-friendly ScanFish III Flight software

    A long service life
    … through quality materials

    Reduced risk of the ROTV suffering damages
    … through robust design and a storage cradle

  • Continuous acquisition of accurate and comprehensive data

    Continuous acquisition of accurate and comprehensive data

    ScanFish Rocio's pattern in the water column is easily adjusted to ensure well-founded results of the survey task at hand.

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    Continuous acquisition of accurate and comprehensive data

    The intelligent control of the ScanFish Tropheus ensures that the ROTV together with the side-scan sonar mounted on the underside maintain a constant, fixed altitude in proportion to the seabed – and far closer than solutions without a depressor.

    Add to this a high tow speed of up to 10 knots and the fact that the ScanFish Tropheus allows for continuous data acquisition, you are ensured more accurate and comprehensive data and thus extensively detailed images of any potential UXO targets.

    Fixed depth operation mode of the ScanFish ROTV

    It is possible to set the ScanFish ROTV to operate at a fixed height from the seabed via the ScanFish Flight software

  • Components and optional extras

    Components and optional extras

    The ScanFish Tropheus standard package combined with the optional extras constitute a turn-key UXO solution.

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    Components and optional extras of the ScanFish Tropheus package

    The ScanFish Tropheus standard package combined with the optional extras constitute a turn-key UXO solution

    ScanFish Tropheus is available with all the standard components and optional extras that are required to constitute a turn-key UXO solution.

    From topside unit to subsea cable termination and multi-ping side-scan sonar, we offer you all the necessary components for an affordable UXO detection solution that will make a great difference to the safety and efficiency of future operations.

    Components

    EIVA ScanFish Tropheus
    Including altimeter, motion and depth sensors

    Connection of side-scan sonar and ROTV   
    2.5 m power and communications cable, stainless steel towbar

    Subsea cable termination
    Stainless steel tow termination point for mounting on coax cable

    Topside unit
    2U rack unit 19” containing power supply and communications, depth: 35 cm, weight: 7 kg

    Deck cable
    30 m

    Transport case   
    Heat-treated, water-resistant plywood, 150 kg, B197xD100xH63 cm

    Cradle   
    For deck mounting of side-scan sonar and ROTV, incl tarpaulin

    EIVA ScanFish III Flight software
    Data output: cable counter, basic ROTV s tatus (NaviPac format), depth and altimeter (NaviScan format)
    Requires minimum (with standard components): dual core Intel, 4 GB RAM, 100 GB 7200rpm HDD, Windows 7 Pro

    Optional extras

    3D steering
    Hardware solution which introduces horizontal movement control capabilities

    Side-scan sonar
    Klein or EdgeTech. Varies according to customer needs and requirements

    EIVA NaviPac software
    General navigation and ROTV positioning (USBL or cable-layback)

    EIVA NaviScan software
    Sonar acquisition and recording. Recording in EIVA SBD or XTF formats

    EIVA NaviScan Target software
    Sonar target processing, measurement and classification. XML target database

    Pinger
    RJE International, Inc. ULB-362B, excl tracking

    USBL positioning system
    EdgeTech ORE BATS

    ROTV cradle
    For deck mounting, incl tarpaulin

    EIVA OceanEnviroTM winch system

    PC

    Monitor

    Tow cable
    Choose from a variety of faired cable options to further reduce drag of your ROTV system

  • User-friendly control and monitoring software solution

    User-friendly control and monitoring software solution

    All ScanFish models come with the ScanFish Flight software, which is an easy-to-use software system allowing for control and monitoring of the ROTV.

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    User-friendly control and monitoring software solution

    All ScanFish models come with the ScanFish Flight software, which is an easy-to-use software system allowing for control and monitoring of the ROTV.

    Controlling the ROTV's movements in ScanFish III Fligh software

    Controlling the ROTV's movements in ScanFish III Flight software

    Only a minimum of training is required to prepare the crew to operate the ROTV, which means you will be ready to set sail within a short period of time. Moreover, there is no risk of wasting time on difficulties resulting from a complicated software user interface.

    Via the intuitive interface of ScanFish Flight, you are in complete control of the position of the ROTV by defining its height compared to the seabed. At the same time, you can monitor its position in the water, and an alert panel will warn you of any irregularities.

    ScanFish III Flight software in action

    ScanFish III Flight in action

    On-site calibration

    A pre-flight feature allows for testing and calibration of the ScanFish ROTV on-site prior to deployment, promising you the highest possible performance and data quality.

    Recording of flight data

    Acquired ROTV data can be analysed by means of a flight recording feature. It enables you to play back all flights and, for example, quickly locate the cause of any irregularities, thus enhancing the quality of your results and saving survey time.

    Automatic control of winch

    ScanFish Flight can be set up to control the winch towing the ScanFish ROTV, thereby ensuring an optimal cable length adjusted to the movements of the ROTV. This is especially relevant for the ScanFish Konia and ScanFish Rocio models.

  • Robust product with a long service life

    Robust product with a long service life

    The practical design of the ScanFish models makes them so robust that they can be deployed in rough weather.

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    Robust product with a long service life

    Quality materials and easily replaced wear parts characterise the ScanFish range and contribute to a high ROI through a long service life

    The practical design of the ScanFish models makes them so robust that they can be deployed in rough weather. This saves time as the risk of downtime is vastly reduced. Two side plates with bars, which also function as handles, protect the body and facilitate handling, thus reducing the risks posed to the ROTV in the water and ensuring the safety of the crew during deployment and recovery.

  • Operator courses: repair, maintenance and practical training

    Operator courses: repair, maintenance and practical training

    EIVA hosts hardware operator courses delivering you the skills and knowledge you need to ensure you get the most out of you ScanFish ROTV.

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    Combining hands-on practice with expert guidance and advice.

    EIVA hosts ScanFish operator courses designed to deliver participants the skills and knowledge to ensure they get the most out of their EIVA equipment.

    Under guidance from our expert engineers, these operator training courses deepen your knowledge and understanding of the ScanFish ROTV, improve your practical operator skills and enhance your technical abilities to service and maintain your ScanFish. Featuring classroom work, ​technical workshops covering hardware repair and maintenance, as well as practical training at sea, EIVA ScanFish operator courses provide a comprehensive platform for expanding your competences.

    If you’re interested in a ScanFish operator training course, reach out to let the EIVA team know. We will update you on upcoming hardware operator courses sailing your way.

  • Avoid obstacles more smoothly than ever

    Avoid obstacles more smoothly than ever

    This autopilot flight mode uses your vessel’s echo sounder data as an early warning system to avoid obstacles while keeping sensors stable.

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    Vessel-Aided Terrain Follow mode

    Avoid obstacles more smoothly than ever through automated real-time calculations – this flight mode uses your vessel’s echo sounder data as an early warning system to avoid obstacles while keeping sensors stable.

    Controlling the ROTV's movements in ScanFish III Fligh software

    Video showing the ScanFish Vessel-Aided Terrain Follow mode in action, making the ScanFish avoid steep obstacles on the seabed more smoothly than it would have if it were using only the ScanFish altimeter sensor for obstacle avoidance – thereby achieving stability for optimal sensor performance 

    The ScanFish Vessel-Aided Terrain Follow mode optimises your vertical runlines based on a DTM (online and/or pre-surveyed). The main advantages are…

    It ensures smooth obstacle avoidance, so your data collection isn’t disturbed by any sudden movements of the ROTV, which could otherwise occur if there is a large, steep obstacle, such as a boulder. This is because the altimeter sensor onboard the ScanFish would register the obstacle when closer to it, causing the ScanFish to move quickly out of the way to avoid it. On the other hand, with the Vessel-Aided Terrain Follow mode, the ScanFish can react ahead of time thanks to an early warning from the DTM, and therefore you have the option to make it do avoid obstacles more smoothly over time.

    You minimise risks to your ROTV by not only reliably predicting obstacles and avoiding them (as the ScanFish ROTV already does) but also customising how you avoid them, so your ScanFish ROTV’s vertical steering is tailored to your specific ROTV configuration (with this new mode, you can customise the area in which obstacles are avoided and the slope with which the ROTV avoids them.

    ScanFish and NaviSuite software in action

    The area highlighted in yellow is the corridor in which objects are considered relevant obstacles to be avoided using the Vessel-Aided Terrain Follow mode – and the two yellow spheres below the ScanFish model show the correction to the vertical route

    Stay safe with a failsafe

    This new steering mode is doubly designed to avoid any harm to your ScanFish. The EIVA team has equipped it with a failsafe function for the unlikely case of a malfunction in the setup causing your ScanFish to receive erroneous data from the synthetic altimeter calculated by NaviPac. An error in the synthetic altimeter can occur for example if you are using a pre-surveyed DTM which is outdated, as a new obstacle has appeared since then. In such a case, the priority will always be given to the minimum height registered by the ROTV altimeter mounted on your ScanFish.

    Easy integration with your ScanFish ROTV

    This automated steering mode is available for all ScanFish systems. In addition to your vessel and any model of ScanFish ROTV, this steering mode uses the following components…

    • Multi-beam echo sounder on the vessel which is towing the ScanFish (optional as you can alternatively use pre-surveyed DTMs):
      • Acquires seabed data to create a real-time DTM
    • NaviSuite Kuda ProEIVA’s hydrographic survey software solution (alternatively, if using a pre-surveyed DTM, you can use NaviPac Pro or NaviPac Single User):
      • Collects multi-beam echo sounder data and creates a DTM in real time – or displays a historical DTM
      • Calculates your ROTV’s optimal vertical route based on the DTM and your settings for obstacle avoidance
      • Inputs synthetic altimeter values to your ScanFish Flight software so you follow this route

Specifications

ROTV DIMENSIONS
Length
0.90 m
Width
1.80 m
Height
0.26 m
Weight air/water
75/0 kg
Colour
Black
PERFORMANCE
Depth range
400 m
Operational depth
Up to 400 m – Depends on ScanFish configuration, operation speed and winch configuration – Use of automatic operation modes requires automatic winch control
Towing speed
4-10 kt
Dive/climb speed
0-2 m/sec
Anti-collision climb
3 m/s = 45° at 6 kt
Vertical position precision
0.2 m
Roll precision
0.5°
Max slope, terrain-following mode
20°
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