RV Tiburon Launches Spectre ROV Capable of Working Depths of up to 600m

Published: 18 Jun 2012

RV Tiburon’s New Spectre ROV Named “Otis”

RV Tiburon Inc. has launched a custom built Spectre ROV capable of
working depths of up to 600Meter/2000Feet. The ROV is named “Otis”, after Otis Barton the inventor of the Bathysphere and holder of world record 4500 foot (1372 m) tethered dive in 1949.

“We see this as a time to concentrate our skills to the important mission of collecting important environmental data in the wake of the BP Gulf oil spill” States Tim Taylor CEO of RV Tiburon, Inc.

RV Tiburon is dedicated to the continued support of research and exploration and brings its special operations approach of more operational time at sea for less costs.

The belief that important contributions can be made by independent specialized team is at
the core of RV Tiburon’s corporate philosophy.

Witnessing first hand the current state of the oceans, RV Tiburon endeavors to apply its set of diverse skills and knowledge to help be a part of the solution. They pride themselves on taking an active roll in participating in the future of a healthy ocean environment as well
as exploring and preserving its cultural resources.

The RV Tiburon inventory of equipment and vehicles include 18′ RIB tender, 600 meter HD ROV, latest RED underwater camera systems and CCR’s for commercial, film and documentary support. Our team has worked with international crews from BBC, CNN,
CBC, NOAA, MOTE, RSMAS, LSU, CariSub, European Institute of Archaeology, National
Geographic and Discovery Channel. Our qualified engineers, welders, mechanics, medical,
photographers, videographers and deep diving professionals ready to enhance any
project. RV Tiburon specializes in a more customized platform for a more targeted
approach to your deep ocean work.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passions for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years.