Our dedicated survey vessel Investigator, a Cheetah Marine Catamaran, is road transportable to facilitate a quick response and rapid mobilisation. Investigator is coded for 20 miles offshore and our experienced team include IHO CAT A Hydrographic Surveyors who are also STCW Personal Survival Techniques and first aid trained.


Type: Cheetah Marine Catamaran
LOA: 7.6m
Beam: 2.4m
Draft: 0.3m
Propulsion: 2 of Honda 60Hp (4 Stroke)
Coding: MCA – Category 3


Investigator is custom fitted with multiple sensors including:

  • Multibeam: R2Sonic 2020/2024 & Teledyne BlueView BV5000
  • Single beam: Reson TC2144 Hull Mounted Dual Frequency Transducer
  • Mobile Mapping: Leica Pegasus II Ultimate
  • Positioning: Trimble R12 GNSS RTK
  • Motion Compensation: Applanix SurfMaster
  • Geophysical: sub-bottom profiling and magnetometry systems
  • Side Scan Sonar: Edgetech 4125i
  • Sound Velocity: Valeport MiniSVS & Odom Digibar Pro
  • Integrated Navigation System: BeamworX, HyPack and HySweep
  • Van Veen Grab Sediment Sampling System