THE WORLD'S FIRST RESIDENT UNMANNED OFFSHORE SEARCH AND RESCUE SOLUTION
SPEED OF RESCUE IS KEY TO SURVIVAL
24% die in the first 3 minutes due to cold water shock
56% die in 3 to 30 minutes due to swim failure
20% die at the point of rescue
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
ENABLE HELICOPTER OPERATIONS
Eliminate standby vessels
10% saving in downtime
Rapid breakdown response
50k ton carbon saving
4.5% REDUCTION OF LCOE
For safety, Regulator (MCA) recommends a grid layout. Safety Net allows operators to optimise turbine layout.
31 MAR 21
Successful completion of resistance, propulsion, manoeuvring, directional and dynamic stability trials at QinetiQ Haslar Ocean Basin.
10 JAN 21
OSS secure Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) funding to develop AI enabled casualty detection technology
12 NOV 20
Successful conclusion of free fall vessel testing (scaled to 25m in Sea State 6) at QinetiQ Haslar Ocean Basin
05 OCT 20
Worlds first unmanned casualty recovery performed in open water (conducted under MASS Code of Practice)
21 SEP 20
OSS launches their first unmanned remotely operated vessel
07 SEP 20
OSS win UK Gov Innovate UK 'Sustainable Innovation' Funding
11 JUN 20
Successful conclusion of sea trials on prototype Casualty Rescue Solution
As turbines move further offshore the risks increase.
Speed of responses remains key to survival so search and rescue needs to be rethought.
Eliminating the need for in field standby vessels means that O&M strategies can become more flexible, agile and environmentally friendly.
Resident search and rescue solutions create opportunities to optimise wind farm layouts which have been constrained by SAR provision up to this point.