Kongsberg EM2040 Dual Head on Stril Explorer - 25/03/2014


A new Kongsberg EM2040D has been installed on MMT’s long-term charted multipurpose support vessel Stril Explorer. The device has a 0.4 x 0.7 degree dual-head multibeam system and it combines all of the features of deepwater echosounders for the shallow-water or ROV/AUV environment.

Such features include:

  • Dual swath per ping to maintain a high survey speed at maintained resolution.
  • FM chirp to achieve a much longer range capability
  • Complete roll, pitch and yaw stabilisation
  • Near-field focusing both when transmitting and receiving

By owning and operating an EM2040 dual head on Stril Explorer, MMT is further prepared to perform surveys that meet the IHO-S44 special order and fulfils the requirement for high-resolution pipeline inspection.

Last updated: 27/02/2018