Exail (iXBlue) Oceano HD15 Cable lay – Heavy Duty Acoustic Release
Exail (iXBlue) Oceano HD15 Cable lay – Heavy Duty Acoustic Release
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Exail (iXBlue) Oceano HD15 Cable lay – Heavy Duty Acoustic Release


Unique Group offers Oceano HD15 Cable lay (AR861E1S) acoustic release that is designed for lifting and handling of heavy structures or cables on the seabed, in deep sea conditions.

Oceano HD15 Cable lay comprises the well-proven and reliable AR861 series acoustic actuator fitted with a short stainless steel frame to pass over rollers and davit under tension. It is specially designed and customized for use on cable ships for cable laying and maintenance operations, but also for offshore marine construction operations. This heavy duty unit uses the well-proved secure, low frequency acoustic command code structure for reliable deep sea operations.


• 15 000 kg SWL* and 10 000 kg RL** mechanism
• 6 000 m water depth
• Corrosion resistant super duplex stainless steel housing
• Individually tested and approved by certification body
• Secure 8-bit FSK 2-state command coding system
• Acknowledgment of received and executed commands
• Very low power consumption
• Off-the-shelf alkaline batteries
• Back-up cell for release mechanism
• Lifting appliance in accordance with Rule Note NR526 from Bureau Veritas
• Transit case dimensions: 118x47x37 cm
• Gross weight: 91 kg



Safe Working Load : 15 Tons

Release Load : 10 Tons (Cable Lay) or 15 Tons (Lift)

Test Load : 30 Tons

Depth rating : Up to 6,000 m

Housing: Stainless Steel


Offshore construction operations

Spool pieces installation

Heavy load handling

Cable/pipe laying operations

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