oceanDTM Ltd. 8263439 Registered in England and Wales. Registered office: Riverside Business Centre, Riverside Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0TQ

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Expedition-ready inshore survey vessel

Low cost of operation: is not a phrase commonly associated with marine survey capability. However, with the right equipment, it is possible; using

lower cost hardware and

software that is simple

to operate.

The total cost of ownership is lower. Less expensive to buy and maintain, simpler to operate and get reliable results in real-time with minimal fuss or need for additional sensors or processing.

Example monitoring-survey: carried out for the University of East Anglia. With RTK GPS all data was collected to an accuracy of better than 10 cm . An important capability when looking for temporal changes in sandbank morphology.

Vessel specifications:

Hardy 24’ Fast Fisher

with long cabin

150 hp Volvo 6 cylinder

turbo diesel

Constructed 1997 (< 700 hrs ).    

Length Overall

7.32 m

Waterline Length

6.83 m


2.74 m


0.61 m


2540 kg

Water quality sampling with portable equipment developed by Ifremer. Also suitable for underwater camera surveys.

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