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WinFrog Navigation Software for OMM

09 September 2010

Fugro Pelagos has made further software sales to subsea cable specialist Offshore Marine Management's (OMM) survey services section. The company's WinFrog integrated navigation software, first released in 1994, is the software of choice for OMM who have invested in four product licenses. The WinFrog suite is fully upgraded, developed and supported by its in-house software development group. OMM have used the WinFrog software system to service their renewables project awards since early 2009.

OMM typically use the software for subsea inspection, cable lay, cable lay support and remedial activities including jetting, diving, mattressing, scour protection and prevention measures.

They have used WinFrog on all their projects for the past twelve months, including the recent Barrow and Burbo offshore wind farm scope of works in the Irish Sea, UK and the Transpower HVAC cable installation in the German Bight sector of the North Sea. It will also be used on the German project for the associated survey, WROV and trenching operations due to commence in August 2010.

The software allows OMM to interface to a multitude of required navigation, topside and subsea vehicle sensor equipment. The WinFrog suite has a distinctive construction flavour in its composition allowing OMM to service its diverse range of subsea capabilities to the renewable and telecoms sectors.

OMM has also expressed an interest in undertaking certified WinFrog training courses at its UK offices as part of the Offshore Marine Academy training portfolio, after receiving train the trainer courses.