Shannon Regan | September 20th, 2018
Harvey Flemming, President of Aquatica Submarines - an innovative company in the manned submersible technology space - has named Deep Trekker the official ROV partner of Belize's Blue Hole expedition. Ocean conservationists, Richard Branson and Fabien Cousteau to join the expedition.
The expedition brings together Ocean Unite co-founder and Virgin Group founder, entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard Branson, and Aquanaut, documentary filmmaker and ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau (grandson of the famed oceanic explorer and filmmaker, Jacques Cousteau).
The expedition has also enlisted a team of scientists, explorers and filmmakers to share the beautiful mysteries that await at the bottom of Belize's Blue Hole. Submersibles will descend to the Blue Hole to collect scientific data, focusing on a complete sonar scan of the interior, including Deep Trekker's DTX2 and DTG3 ROVs with sonar capabilities.
Use ROVs to explore and capture your next underwater expedition
In 1971, the site's name was coined by legendary oceanic explorer and filmmaker, Jacques Cousteau as one of the top five scuba diving sites in the world. In the same adventurous spirit as Cousteau, the Aquatica mission—which will be captured by a videographer who is also a marine biologist—is not just about feeding curiosity, but also about ocean education, conservation and scientific research.
Follow along as Deep Trekker dives into the Blue Hole and into the unknown mysteries of the deep blue sea.
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