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MH370 Search Weekly Report 8

Operational search key developments weekly updates #8;

Key Developments

  • All available AUVs were launched for the search operation
  • The vessel has completed surveying Northern Leg Area of Site 1/Areas 01, 02 & 03 and continued surveying Southern Leg of Site 1/Area 02
  • Weather and sea conditions were favorable for the search operations and Seabed Constructor made good progress over the past week
  • The total area covered as of 18 March 2018 is 29,500 square kilometers.
  • The total area covered includes additional areas along the Northern Leg of Site 1 /Area 1 and the Southern Leg of Site 1 / Area 1
  • Seabed Constructor had successfully recovered the damaged ROV that had been ‘wet-stored’
  • Seabed Constructor departed the search area on Sunday, 18 March 2018 for Fremantle port for a scheduled port call to facilitate technical crew change, refueling and resupplies
  • No significant contacts have been identified to date

View full report MH370 Search Weekly Report 8