Unique Group, a subsea technology and engineering company, introduces two new unmanned surface vessels (USVs), the Uni-Mini and Uni-Max. The USV systems have been developed entirely in-house, designed for surveying operations and engineered to meet diverse operational needs across challenging environments.

The new addition of these USVs enhances Unique Group’s USV fleet as the company can now provide specific USVs ranging from small and medium to large sizes based on project applications.

The Uni-Mini USV is an economical, compact and lightweight vehicle that can be effortlessly operated by just two people, ensuring quick and hassle-free deployment. It has been specifically engineered for shallow water surveys, offering an unprecedented level of convenience and versatility. With the ability to integrate seamlessly with a wide range of transducers and GPS systems, the Uni-Mini can execute various survey tasks with minimal effort and manpower.

The Uni-Mini USV has already been deployed on key projects in the Middle East for shallow water bathymetric surveying.

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Uni-Max USV

The Uni-Max USV incorporates a Hybrid Power System, integrating a generator with a diesel tank and solar PV cells. This new addition significantly extends operational capabilities, enabling prolonged missions in remote or demanding terrains.

The USV is designed to allow surveying in locations and situations where deploying conventional platforms proves impracticable. For performance and manoeuvrability, the USV features two Torqeedo Cruise 6.0RS Engines with Hydraulic Steering.

In 2020, Unique Group launched a mid-range USV, the Uni-Pact.

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