AHC technology boosts US ocean research vessel

The 60m Kilo Moana is a Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) ship operated by the University of Hawai‘i Marine Center.

When the University of Hawai‘i Marine Center decided to upgrade the winch and offshore crane on its Research Vessel Kilo Moana in 2019, the new Launch and Recovery System was equipped with enhanced winch control with active heave compensation. The solution provides scientists with a safe, efficient and reliable way ...

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