ME40 | Unmanned Surface Vehicle丨OceanAlpha

Autonomous Survey Boat

One-stop hydrographic surveying solution

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Rapid installation with ADCP and echosounder

Instruments, like ADCPs, ecosounders and side scan sonars, with diameter of 5 cm to 18 cm can be rapidly installed to the dedicated cabin on the USV.

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Automatic mission planning

  • User can pre-program the survey mission with the base station on the bank. The USV and instruments can conduct surveys autonomously and send back real-time data.
  • User can also drive the USV manually by a remote controller.
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Intelligent collision avoidance

  • With ultrasonic sensors, the ME40 USV can detect and bypass obstacles 10 meters ahead to avoid collision.
  • In manual mode, user can observe water environment by the real-time video feed to better avoid obstacles.
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Higher speed, less maintenance

With a plug and play design, the high speed outboard  propellers are easy to maintain.


Hull MaterialFiberglass composite with Kevlar&carbon fiber
Dimension(L)163 cm *(W)71 cm *(H)37 cm
Weight33 kg
Payload15 kg
Draft25 cm
PropulsionElectric outboard propeller
Obstacle Avoidance10 m
Communication RangeAutopilot: 2 km    Remote Control: 1 km
Max. Speed 10 knots (5 m/s)
Battery Life4 hours @1.5 m/s



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