Al Rumson is Innovation Lead for Sulmara Subsea, a fairly young subsea service provider who aim to be disruptive and innovative. His work involves sourcing and implementing new technical solutions to subsea survey and position challenges, with a focus on automation and unmanned solutions. He has worked in the subsea industry since 2006, based primarily in Norway since 2011, previously working for DOF Subsea and Swire Seabed. In recent years, Al has been involved in research and development of unmanned survey solutions, focusing specifically on the management and use of subsea datasets. He holds a PhD relating to coastal and ocean data analytics from Cranfield University.


The Road to Autonomy: Unmanned Subsea Asset Inspection

In 2019, Swire Seabed successfully used a novel AUV/USV solution to complete a commercial pipeline inspection campaign, surveying 175km of pipe. This involved use of a HUGIN AUV paired with the Sea-Kit Maxlimer USV. The 2019 survey campaign formed the final part of a developmental project involving... (read more)
SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

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