Tether Management Systems

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The Tether Management System® (TMS) stores and deploys the ROV tether cable so that the ROV is decoupled from motion of the surface vessel and is able to operate at a larger radius. Forum offers both top-hat and garage-type systems, including types fitted with thruster systems for even greater operating radius.

The latest generation Forum TMS has more capacity and faster speed with gentler tether handling for extended service life.

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TMS 1

TMS 2

TMS 3

Type 4

Type 5

Type 6

Garage Type A

Garage Type B

 

Forum TMS Electric TMS

Forum TMS Electric TMS

Forum TMS Electric TMS

Forum TMS Type IV

Forum TMS Type V

 Forum TMS Type VI

Forum TMS Garage Type A

 Forum TMS Garage Type B

Category

Observation ROV TMS

Observation ROV TMS

Observation ROV TMS

Work Class ROV TMS

Work Class ROV TMS

Work Class ROV TMS

Flying Garage For Work Class ROV

Flying Garage For Work Class ROV

Depth Rating

2,000 MSW

6,500 FSW

3,000 MSW

9,750 FSW

3,000 MSW

9,750 FSW

4,000 MSW

13,000 FSW

4,000 MSW

13,000 FSW

4,000 MSW

13,000 FSW

4,000 MSW

13,000 FSW

4,000 MSW

13,000 FSW

Safe Working Load

2,000 KG

2,000 KG

3,500 KG

11,000 KG

12,500 KG

13,500 KG

15,000 KG

12,600 KG

Through Frame Load

500 KG

750 KG

2,000 KG

8,000 KG

9,000 KG

9,000 KG

8,000 KG

5,000 KG

Weight In Air

540 KG

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

890 KG

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

1425 KG 

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

1,920 KG

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

2,589 KG

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

3,120 KG

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

5,500 KG

(EXCLUDING TETHER)

TBC

Tether Capacity

16.5MM  385M

25MM  200M

30MM  300M

21MM  750M

27 MM  750 M

35 MM  440 M

27 MM  1150 M

35 MM  750 M

27 MM  1500 M

35 MM  1029 M

27 MM  1330 M

35 MM  760 M

27 MM  1150 M

35 MM  760 M

Line Speed

32 M/MIN

AVERAGE

35 M/MIN

AVERAGE

35 M/MIN

AVERAGE

30 M/ MIN

AVERAGE

36 M/MIN

AVERAGE

37 M/MIN

AVERAGE

54 M/MIN

AVERAGE

40 M/MIN

AVERAGE

Height

TMS:

Max: 2031MM

Min: 1631MM

Opening:

Max: 1040MM

Min: 640MM

TMS: 

Max: 2403MM

Min: 1923MM

Opening:

Max: 1330MM

Min: 850MM

TMS: 

Max: 3034MM

Min: 2554MM

Opening:

Max: 1824MM

Min: 1334MM

2,018 MM

2,204 MM

2,345 MM

4,800 MM

TBC

Diameter

NA

NA

NA

1,800 MM

2,021 MM

2,316 MM

NA

NA

Length

TMS: 1590MM

OPENING: 1051MM

TMS: 1966MM

OPENING: 1428MM

TMS: 2830MM

OPENING: 2304MM

NA

NA

NA

4,930 MM

TBC

Width

TMS: 1074MM

OPENING: 810MM

TMS: 1966MM

OPENING: 1428MM

TMS: 1664MM

OPENING: 1320MM

NA

NA

NA

2,930 MM

TBC

Thrusters

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

4x SUB-ATLANTIC SA380-40

4x SUB-ATLANTIC SA380-40

Optional Extention To Fit Tool Package

 

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

YES

NO

To Suit ROV

 

Mohican

Mohawk

Mohican

Super Mohawk

Comanche

NA

NA

NA

To Suit XLX

To Suit XLX