Full Ocean Depth Mapping Solutions for Diverse Markets
Saildrone reveals the uncharted territory of the ocean through advanced technology. Our fleet of vehicles has been tried and tested in the most complex environments with groundbreaking missions to map remote and previously inaccessible regions. Equipped with industry-leading sonars for near-shore and open-ocean bathymetry, the data sets collected are high-quality and conform to stringent industry standards.
Proven Operations in the Harshest Environments
There is a global backlog for traditional survey ships. But Saildrone USVs are available now.
Propelled primarily by renewable energy in the form of wind and solar power, Saildrone USVs are the leading environmentally-friendly ocean data solution operating in near silence with almost zero carbon emissions.
Saildrone Surveyor’s advanced sonar system offers deepwater ocean mapping not available from any other autonomous platform.
Saildrone USVs have demonstrated their ability to withstand even the most challenging ocean conditions. From Arctic missions to hurricane tracking and Antarctica circumnavigation, Saildrone USVs have consistently proven robust and reliable.
Surveying the Uncharted; Revealing the Possibilities
Saildrone technology offers a paradigm shift in how we collect data at sea. By undertaking groundbreaking missions and delivering high-resolution, accurate, and up-to-date mapping data, we are working towards advancing our knowledge of the world’s oceans.
Ideal for subsea cable route surveys, Saildrone’s survey solution is low-cost, low-impact, and easily scalable—with assets that are readily available to meet customer timelines. Saildrone delivers high-quality deepwater survey data more efficiently and cost-effectively than traditional ship-based methods, presenting a groundbreaking shift in maritime accessibility.
HOW IT WORKS
IHO-compliant Mapping Data Delivered via Advanced Mission Portal Platform
Survey operations are remotely monitored via the Saildrone Mission Portal. The secure platform offers real-time data access 24/7 with tools including overlays of satellite and forecast products, nautical charts, and collaboration tools. Users have access to survey planning tools and can monitor progress and data quality from anywhere in the world.
At Saildrone, building robust client partnerships for mission success is a top priority. We conduct a comprehensive feasibility assessment to collaboratively identify optimal deployment areas, and chart efficient routes to ensure mission outcomes.
Saildrone manages end-to-end missions, including logistics, deployment, and operations. Once the mission’s fleet has been deployed, Mission Portal provides 24/7 remote monitoring for real-time analysis of data coverage and quality, and the ability to make adjustments to survey plans on the fly to meet customer needs. Raw data is accessible for processing in near real time via a high-speed, low-latency Starlink connection.
Using cutting-edge uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs) carrying advanced payloads, Saildrone delivers high-resolution mapping data to a depth of 11,000 m. Saildrone USVs are equipped with single-beam and multibeam bathymetric sonars that meet or exceed the highest industry requirements.
Upon mission completion, Saildrone will manage vehicle recovery and logistics. Saildrone’s experienced bathymetry team can post-process the bathymetric data, and deliver comprehensive bathymetric data packages, including detailed survey reports to support client mapping purposes.
An Agile Solution for Ocean Survey
Discover how Saildrone technology can be a force multiplier for your mission. With our USVs, you can explore even further without risking personnel or assets.