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Autonomous Survey Vessels


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Fast, enduring, safe, high seas going and sea proven, DriX from iXblue shows outstanding seakeeping capabilities and takes the industry of surface drones several steps further.

Designed and built by iXblue' shipyard, following the in-house surveyors’ teams’ requirements, Drix has been refined with iXblue's long-time international major partners in the fields of Geosciences and Offshore Energy.

DriX has proved to be a real game changer and already conducted many successful operations ranging from subsea positioning to bathymetry missions.


  • Unmanned architecture providing an extended working domain
  • Low weight and narrow beam to reduce the footprint on a work deck
  • Reduced fuel consumption and ECO mode
  • Welcomes third party equipment
  • Reduces the number of human support teams



  • Composite construction methods (Vacuum infusion)
    Kevlar reinforced
  • Moulding process (timely construction, perfected shaping process)
  • Change of payloads, data broadcasting and retrieval, replenishment at sea simplified
  • Design optimised for both coastal and offshore missions
  • Highly efficient hull shape



For Marine Survey

  • Hydrographic survey
  • Coastal and harbour monitoring
  • Hydro acoustic survey
  • Seabed mapping and seabed automatic classification
  • AUV tracking with USBL integrated positioning systems

For Offshore & Energy

  • Box-in of seabed transponder arrays
  • ROV tracking for Touch Down Monitoring (pipe and cable laying)
  • AUV tracking and control / command
  • Ultra-deep tow fish tracking
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