Evolving from a world-leading operator of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) in extreme polar environments and Australia’s leading AUV training program, AMSL is now supporting University of Tasmania research and teaching programs and expanding into the defence sector and commercial maritime industries as a trusted provider of Autonomous Maritime Systems (AMS).
Key areas of services available through AMSL include:
AMSL is situated at the UTAS Newnham Campus, operating as a facility of the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics. AMSL is governed by an Advisory Committee reporting to an Executive consisting of the AMC Principal and IMAS Executive Director. AMSL business is administered through AMC-Search, the training and consultancy division of AMC.
Our flagship AUV ‘nupiri muka’, which means ‘eye of the sea’ in the Tasmanian aboriginal palawa kani language, is an International Submarine Engineering Explorer-class AUV rated to 5000m depth with up to 48 hours of endurance. It has completed two recent Antarctic campaigns, exploring the extreme environment beneath ice shelves and sea ice and is ready for deep ocean survey.Download Specification sheet
Our Hydroid REMUS-100 is a low-logistics option that is ideal for survey, mapping and environmental monitoring tasks for marine research, defence, hydrographic and offshore/energy industries. It is also used extensively in our training programs.Download specification sheet
The Blue Robotics BlueROVs are a small but capable open-platform remotely operated vehicle providing a stable platform for subsea imaging, inspection, and interaction. Units can be customized for job-specific tasks as required.Download specification sheet