White Ribbon offers a stable, versatile platform for surveying inshore coastal areas.
White Ribbon is a multi-purpose survey vessel, capable of carrying out a range of surveys including bathymetric, environmental and geophysical surveys.
The vessel was previously owned by the British Geological Survey (BGS) and has been equipped with the latest survey equipment including a NORBIT Subsea WINGHEAD i77h Multibeam Echosounder, Sonardyne Mini-Ranger 2 USBL as well an Edgetech 4125 Side Scan Sonar and G882 Magnetometer.
At 7.9m, the vessel can be rapidly deployed around the UK by road, allowing a quick response to urgent survey requirements.
QPS Qinsy is used as the hydrographic survey management system incorporating the GNSS navigation solution and geophysical survey equipment to geo-reference the survey data.
With a top speed of 25 knots and surveying up to 10 knots, the vessel is ideal for a range of inshore surveying applications including:
- Bathymetric surveys
- Environmental surveys
- Geophysical surveys
- Subsea pipeline and cable route surveys
SCV Work Boat Code: Category 3 (20 miles from safe haven)
Length overall: 7.9m
12 hour operations
Wheelhouse size 2.1m x 2.58m
Survey speed: 6-10 knots
Cruising speed: 18 knots
Max Speed: 25 knots
Multibeam Echosounder: NORBIT Subsea Winghead i77h
Side Scan Sonar: EdgeTech 4125 (400-900KkHz)
Magnetometer: Geometrics G882 Marine Magnetometer
Positioning System: Applanix POSMV OceanMaster
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: Raymarine A97 MFD
Radar 1: Raymarine RD418D 4kW 18” Radome
DGPS: Raymarine A97 MFD
AIS: Lowrance Link 8
Echo Sounder 1: Raymarine A97 MFD
VHF DSC: Lowrance Link 8
Handheld: 1 x VHF DSC, 1 x VHF IC-M71
Standard: 1 x 4-man Life Rafts, 6 x 150n lifejackets, 2 with AIS PLBs, Flare pack