HOUSTON – Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) says that its Remora ROV has recovered the remaining debris of the Titan submersible from the North Atlantic seafloor near the RMS Titanic shipwreck. The ROV performed the work under the direction of the US Navy’s Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV).
Phoenix says that the ROV, rated for 20,000-ft water depths, was used to map, locate, and recover Titan submersible debris at a depth of 12,500 feet. This was a follow-on mission to the initial SUPSALV and Phoenix undersea operation conducted in the immediate aftermath of the loss of the submersible, during which some debris was recovered.
All work performed by SUPSALV and Phoenix was conducted on behalf of the US Coast Guard’s Marine Investigation Board as part of their investigation into the loss of Titan.