The pressor is captured using gaffs, which allow a line with a quick catch to be attached to the frame. Once the pressor has been brought onboard using the winch and hoist, the ROV is recovered.

The pressor is captured using gaffs, which allow a line with a quick catch to be attached to the frame. Once the pressor has been brought onboard using the winch and hoist, the ROV is recovered. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

Related Links

Deepwater Canyons 2012: September 24 Log

Deepwater Canyons 2012: Pathways to the Abyss

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery