NORBIT Subsea is proud to announce the supply of two multibeam survey systems to Associated British Ports (ABP) North West. A NORBIT WINGHEAD is now installed on the ABP ChristineH survey vessel built by Cheetah Marine, whist the smaller ABP Wyke vessel is now equipped with a NORBIT iWBMS.

By choosing NORBIT multibeam capability, ABP Barrow are benefiting from the latest generation sonar technology performance enabling ultra high resolution; fast and efficient hydrographic survey operations. With a truly fully integrated and tightly coupled multibeam survey system, both the NORBIT WINGHEAD and iWBMS provide high data quality and ease of use for ABP Barrow who operate their critical survey operations in challenging environmental conditions.

John Fraser from NORBIT commented,”ABP Barrow have been using multibeam systems for many years and, following a comprehensive tender evaluation process, we are delighted that the experienced team at ABP chose the leading NORBIT equipment and support services. During recent NORBIT commissioning NORBIT provided full Dimensional Control services,ensuring NORBIT Support provide exacting high standards in all our deliverables. We are grateful to ABP for their continued commitment that they show towards NORBIT, as we support multiple UK locations.

Chris Heppenstall from ABP Barrow commented,“The need for quality hydrographic data is really important in our daily operations, and we are delighted by the performance delivered by both our recent NORBIT acquisitions.

Laser Scanned point cloud image of the ABP ChristineH which is now equipped with NORBIT WINGHEAD Multibeam Survey System

Laser Scanned point cloud image of the NORBIT WINGHEAD Multibeam Survey System installed on ABP ChristineH














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