Spacer
News
News > Red Sea Survey Contract

Red Sea Survey Contract

  03/08/2010
MMT is part of a cooperation between the Egyptian Electricity holding Company (EEHC) and the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC). A HVDC power cable is to be laid between Cairo in Egypt and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, both on land and at the seafloor. MMT will perform pre-lay surveys in the Red Sea, using the survey vessels Franklin and Ping.

Survey Vessel FranklinThe vessel transit is almost 4000 nautical miles and will take 18 days, including passage through the Suez Canal. This is the furthest Franklin has ventured since she's been in the company. Apart from our largest vessel Franklin, our smallest vessel Ping is also contracted for the project. Ping will be transported on Franklin to the Red Sea and will be used for near shore surveys at ground waters.


The project is one of the most challenging MMT has ever met, because of extreme water depths down to 1500 metres and steep slopes with coral reefs. In 2007 MMT did survey between Greece and Italy for IGI down to 1750 metres.


The survey is due this autumn and calculated to take 28 days. MMT will altogether have 70 employees involved in the project at the Red Sea.





comments powered by Disqus
Read more about:
 vessel 

Supplier: MMT

More news from this supplier:
MMT Shares 3D Modelling of Wrecks during Shallow Survey
MMT Wins UXO Contract for Race Bank
MMT Contributes to Wreck Mapping and Research
Pre-lay and UXO Survey offshore Scotland
UK-Iceland HVDC Route Survey Contract Awarded
MMT Restructures Organisation and MT
Successful Pipeline Inspection for Dong E&P
Surveyor Interceptor ROV First Commercial Work for Gassco
MMT Puts SROV in Spotlight During Ocean Business
COBRAcable HVDC Geophysical, Geotechnical and Cable Crossing Surveys


Underwater Positioning System for French Research Institute CPPM
New Men for MARS at Planet Ocean
Submersible for Deep Underwater Exploration
ITLOS Tribunal Reaches Out to Orient
German Oceanographers Provide Further Insights into MH370
Survey Operations on Holyhead Deep Green Completed
RV Neil Armstrong Completes Acceptance Trials
CSEM Gas Hydrate Survey in Japan Completed
EchoBoat ASV for Consorcio IUYET
Teledyne Reson Presents Forward Looking Sonar
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Upcoming Events
Spacer
SubseaTech CAT Surveyor ASV

 

CAT-Surveyor is a catamaran type drone (3m long), with tele-operated and automatic navigation modes, allowing hydrographic data acquisition and/or port/inland above and under water surveillance. With its open architecture and high-speed PC to PC communication the system permits easy integration and deployment of sensors such as video day/night cameras, side scan sonar, multibeam sonar, acoustic cameras, sediment sounders, magnetometers, physico-chemical sensors, etc. 

 

Spacer
Last 3 items:
Spacer
Last Comments
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer