Wood’s Hole’s Nereus was offloaded off the R/V Cape Hatteras today. Stood by to watch it get packed up. It was a tight fit with little room for error! The Nereus is a hybrid AUV/ROV that was just out to Cayman Rise where it was used to help discover new vents in the Caribbean!
To ship the AUVs and ROVs, everythin is broken down into managable units that be shipped around the world in crates.