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 Puts SROV in Spotlight During Ocean Business
COBRAcable HVDC Geophysical, Geotechnical and Cable Crossing Surveys
New Commercial Director at MMT
New Managing Director for MMT Norway
Results from ROV Surveyor Interceptor
Cable Crossings Survey for Kraftnät Åland
Challenging Cable Survey for Statnett
Specialised Survey ROV Offshore Testing is Underway
MMT to Present Survey ROV at Hydro14
Sidescan Sonar Survey for Nord Stream


Call For Papers For IMCA’s Annual Seminar Opens
3D Satellite Mapping of Coral Sea Reefs
Insights Into The Mysterious Ocean Floor
Valeport-in-action Photo and Video Competition
Coastal Mapping Technology at Coastal GeoTools 2015
Deep-sea Sonar System for Fraunhofer
New SonarWiz Version to be Presented at Ocean Business
Kongsberg Maritime Acquires Contros Systems & Solutions
Osiris Projects Rebrands as Bibby HydroMap
Fugro Opens New Office In Ghana
Search on Geo-matching.com
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Spacer
Teledyne BlueView 3D Scanning Sonar in Use for Inspections

Teledyne BlueView 3D scanning sonar is used in infrastructure inspection such as post scour remediation inspection. Infrastructure managers verify construction was completed to contract specifications and for pre-construction inspection to assist with project planning.

 

 

 

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