Research Vessel Barnacle
The Barnacle’s primary market niche in the Gulf of Mexico includes a multitude of shallow water, near-shore, projects.
CAPABILITIES AND APPLICATIONS
The Barnacle’s primary market niche in the Gulf of Mexico includes a multitude of shallow water, near-shore, projects. Installed is a pole mounted Edgetech 4600 Multibeam and Side Scan Sonar, Edgetech 216 Subbottom Profiler, EA 400 Fathometer, Geometrics 882 Cesium Magnetometer and C-Nav 3050 DGPS. Vessel suitable for 2 surveyors and 1 captain during operations.
This 26’ vessel is particularly well suited for the following project types (daylight operations only):
■ Post Hurricane Waterway Hazard Clearance Surveys
■ Hazard surveys
■ Hydrographic mapping and charting
■ Platform siting feasibility studies
■ Tow route clearances
■ Site clearance surveys
■ Port , channel and levee condition surveys
■ Platform and pipeline damage assessments and inspection
■ Pipeline / cable surveys
■ Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) surveys
■ Academic research