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Aquatica Marine specialises in high order inshore and nearshore hydrographic survey services. The combination of an experienced team, a versatile fleet of survey vessels and the latest high order survey equipment ensure that programmes are designed for maximum efficiency whilst not compromising on data quality or personal safety.

Every survey benefits from a bespoke design in accordance with IHO Standards for Hydrographic Survey (SP44), considered by our multi-disciplinary team. The accuracy, safeguarding and treatment of data is managed diligently throughout our customers’ project life-cycle. With employment of sophisticated delivery, viewing and serving technologies we ensure maximum value is derived from survey investment.

Having experience working in all marine environments,  including river intake systems, tidal rivers and coastal waters – Aquatica Marine are confident in their ability to deploy the most appropriate vessel and survey resources for your project. Our multi-purpose, dedicated, survey vessels S.V.”Investigator”, “Polecat” and “Chipmunk” cover most survey eventualities however our systems are designed such that they may be mobilised rapidly to appropriate vessels of opportunity.


  • Pre/Post Dredge Survey
  • Scour Assessment
  • Channel Modelling
  • Bed Monitoring
  • Pre-Construction Design
  • Renewables Site Evaluation
  • Conservancy Survey
  • Pipeline & Cable Route Survey
  • Landfall Survey
  • Intake System Survey

Multibeam Bathymetry

High frequency swathe bathymetry for large area coverage with R2Sonic and Applanix systems. 

Scanning Sonar

Based on the BlueView BV5000 Scanning Sonar – a multibeam system which may either be statically of dynamically deployed to provide high resolution sonar measurement in 3D.

Single Beam Bathymetry

Survey grade bathymetry with dual frequency echo sounders from CEE Systems. Individual pulse beams are detected from the reflection off the sea, river or lake bed.