Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)

James Fisher provides a wide range of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and equipment for hire.

James Fisher's ROV capabilities are able to provide the most appropriate machine for the specific requirements of our clients. Our lightweight inspection-class ROVs are capable of travelling through pipelines with an internal diameter of as little as 190mm while our work-class ROVs can operate powered tools and carry cable finding equipment to depths of up to 2,000 metres and beyond.

For more information on the ROV services and equipment we offer, please click below:

James Fisher's ROV services include, but are not limited to:

  • Cable and pipeline tracking
  • Marine survey support
  • Seabed video and photography
  • Scour monitoring
  • UXO/EOD surveys
  • Visual and sonar inspections
  • Diver support
  • Dock/harbour wall surveys
  • Object search and recovery
  • Bridge inspections
  • Laser scaling
  • Water tower
  • Water tanks
  • Ship hull inspections


Seaeye Cougar - XT:

The Seaeye Cougar XT is our highly flexible and powerful work-class ROV, operational at depths of up to 2000m. Designed to facilitate heavy duty tooling via a system of quick-change tool skids, it's ideal for survey work, drill support, light construction projects and salvage support operations. Download the Cougar XT specifications.

Seaeye Cougar-XT Compact:

The Cougar-XT Compact is a highly flexible and extremely powerful electric ROV capable of working in depths of up to 300m. Configured for free swimming and comes complete with an A60 Zone II control container and A60 Zone II gravity based crane Launch and Rescue System (LARS), this ROV is ideal for close and general visual inspections of subsea assets and construction support.

Seaeye Falcon DR - 1,000m:

The Falcon DR is a lightweight yet powerful ROV, which has multiple applications in supporting marine projects. With the whole system breaking down quickly into flight cases, the ROV can be mobilised on-site or on-board a vessel in just a few hours and comes complete with a crane mounted Launch and Rescue System (LARS).

Seaeye Falcon - 300m:

The Seaeye Falcon is our adaptable inspection class ROV. Adaptable tooling packages are available such as Smartrak, custom tool skids and wire rope cutters.

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Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)