22 November 2021 – Four new detection units have been added to ORCA with a 5-day intense and successful sea operation.
The operation has been performed with two ships: the Castor, equipped for deployment and precise installation of the detection units on the sea floor, and Janus, equipped with a remotely operated vehicle used for inspecting and for connecting the new units to the submarine infrastructure.
You can read all details of the operation in the daily reports published in our ORCA-blog.
Data taking with 10 detection units has been started!
One of the new detection units of ORCA outboard of Castor, preparing to its journey to the seafloor, 2,500 m below.