Survey Vessels

Vessel Specification

Flag:  UK

SCV Work Boat Code:  Category 2 (60 miles from safe haven, max 12 persons)

Length overall:  19.82m

Beam:  5.48m

Draft:   1.9m


Total 8 for 24hr operation: two x 1 berth, three x 2 berth

Dedicated survey area

Galley, crew mess


Survey speed:  2-10 knots (dedicated survey engine)

Cruising speed:  12-14 knots (main engines)

Survey Equipment

Multibeam Echosounder:  Kongsberg EM2040C (200-400KHz, Dual-Head, Dual-Swath). R2Sonic 2024 (700KHz, 0.3° x 0.4°) (optional)

Side Scan Sonar:  EdgeTech Ultra High Resolution (600-1600KHz) (optional)

Positioning System:  Applanix POSMV

Motion Sensor:  Applanix POSMV (Integrated) IMU

Sound Velocity:  Valeport MiniSVS Sound Velocity Sensor, Valeport MiniSVP Sound Velocity Profiler

Navigation Software:  QPS QINSy Integrated Navigation Solution

Processing Software:  QPS Qimera, CARIS HIPS & SIPS (optional)


Charting System:  TRANSAS NaviSailor 4000 MFD ECS with vessel track data logging

Radar 1:  Furuno 2125 25Kw Scanner with TRANSAS NaviRadar

DGPS1 /SAT Compass:  CSI Vector


VHF:  1 x Sailor 6215 DSC, 1 x Sailor 6210, 1 x Sailor RT145, 1 x Handheld DSC VHF, 1 x Handheld VHF

Satellite Communications:   Sailor Fleet Broadband 150

Navtex:  McMurdo NAV7


Crane:  Guerra MC20-55A – SWL 450Kg at 4.3M, 200Kg at 5.1M

Aft Deck Winch:  Spencer Carter – SWL 900Kg

Safety Equipment

Standard:  2 x 8 Man Liferafts/TPA/Immersion Suits/Lifejackets, SART, EPIRB






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