XOCEAN will deliver the Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) to the RAPID project as a launch and recovery platform for the UAV system. XOCEAN is also leading the Exploitation & Dissemination work package, and providing support to the verification and validation work outlined in RAPID.
Founded in 2017, XOCEAN provides turnkey data collection services to survey companies and agencies using Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs). XOCEAN have designed and developed an USV and operate “over the horizon” using satellite communications systems. Applications range from seabed surveys e.g. multibeam bathymetry, side scan and sub bottom profiling, to environmental monitoring e.g. data harvesting, fisheries surveys and metocean data.