SeaTrepid and Inuktun Announce Joint Venture

Inuktun appoints SeaTrepid as US Distributor and Service Center. SeaTrepid selects Inuktun as exclusive engineering support service.

Robert, LA, August 20, 2008 - SeaTrepid Louisiana LLC announced today that an agreement has been reached to become the US Distributor and Service Center for Inuktun Services LTD. In its new role, SeaTrepid will direct the marketing and sales efforts of Inuktun and its dealer network in the United States and its Territories. Additionally, SeaTrepid will serve as the US service center for all robotic equipment manufactured by Inuktun. Inuktun produces land-based and subsea robotic equipment along with robotic tooling. SeaTrepid's robotics staff will upgrade, repair and test the equipment in their state-of-the-art facility in Robert, LA. "SeaTrepid's role as a service center will provide Inuktun's customers with fast, professional and local support." said Bob Christ, SeaTrepid's principal and founder. "I think this is an excellent synergistic marriage of both companies' core competencies. This is a true win-win for all involved; including Inuktun's large US customer base!" Colin Dobell, President of Inuktun Services LTD agreed stating: "We are very excited about working with SeaTrepid. We have had a long term relationship with them and are very confident in SeaTrepid's capabilities. Our customers will have better access to pre and post sales support for all of Inuktun's products and we are certain that they will see the benefits of this expanded relationship in the near term."

About SeaTrepid - SeaTrepid Louisiana LLC is a Remotely Operated Vehicle service company specializing in terrestrial as well as underwater robotics solutions to the commercial, governmental and scientific communities. SeaTrepid is a premier provider of observation and mid-range class ROV services. SeaTrepid's capabilities include a full range of technological solutions (vehicles, sensors and tooling packages) to our offshore customer base in the Gulf of Mexico as well as inland customers nationwide. SeaTrepid has developed a strong reputation built upon a proven track record of success based upon our "Excellence Underwater." For further information visit

About Inuktun - Canadian-based Inuktun Services Ltd. is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of modular, mobile robotic systems and components for use in hazardous areas, confined spaces and underwater applications throughout the world. For more information on Inuktun's complete line of precision technology, call 1-800-468-5886 or visit


Priscilla Johnson

Since 1989, Inuktun Services Ltd. has been designing and building remotely operated systems that bridge the gap between people and the physical world, helping clients reach the unreachable and see the unseen. Whether you are working in a hazardous area, deep underwater, or in extremely confined spaces, Inuktun’s lineup of modular robotic crawlers and cameras make it possible to perform inspection and remote handling jobs safely and efficiently. And, the Inuktun Multi-Mission Modular (IM3) technology developed by Inuktun means systems can be quickly adapted for different purposes.