The docking latch is designed to interface to a female docking receptacle mounted on subsea structures or tooling packages, the most common use for the docking latch is tool deployment units (TDU’s ).
The latch is operated by a hydraulic cylinder which when extended pushes two latch finger out to latch into the docking receptacle. Fitted to the unit is an internal spring that will allow self-release of the unit in the event of hydraulic power loss.
- ISO 13628-8 standard
- Spring return
- 3000KG axial load capacity
- Can be supplied as a pair complete with docking beam