Once again DOF Subsea Norway has select a Kongsberg Maritime multibeam echo
sounder. They recently purchased a third 0.5 x 1 degree high resolution EM
710 multibeam echo sounder for use in the North Sea.
The EM 710 system will be fitted to the multipurpose support vessel "Skandi Bergen",
a DP II vessel. System delivery is set for May 2008 and the transducers will be
fitted into the hull during the summer. Currently shipyard and hull installation
have not been decided for this new addition to the DOF Subsea Norway fleet. The
order confirms the company's strong commitment to the Survey/ Inspection, Maintenance
and Repair (IMR) market.
The first two EM 710 systems are installed on onboard the vessels "Geosund" and
About EM 710
The EM 710 multibeam echosounder is a high to very high resolution seabed mapping
system capable of meeting all relevant survey standards. The system configuration
can be tailored to the user's requirement, allowing for choice of beam widths as
well as transmission modes. The minimum survey depth is from less than 3 meters below
the transducers, and the maximum depth is approximately 2000 meters.
About DOF Subsea Norway
DOF Subsea Norway is a leading subsea services and survey company based in Bergen,
Norway. The company aims to meet the challenges posed by industry by having available
the best equipment, vessels and personnel. DOF Subsea Norway has the "know how"
needed to perform the most complex tasks as well as sufficient capacity and flexibility
to meet the demands of large projects and the constantly changing levels of activity
that characterise the industry.