MMT AB (Marin Mätteknik AB) has been awarded the 2009 Mareano survey contract by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service. The survey will commence in mid May 2009 and will cover an area of almost 5000 km².
The survey will include bathymetric data acquisition and processing in an area near Eggakanten outside the Troms region in the Norwegian Sea, WNW of Tromsø, Norway.
The area to be surveyed is within the depth range from 200 to 1000 meters. Apart from the Hydrographical survey the assignment also includes gathering reflectivity data and a gravimeter survey. The assignment will be conducted by MMT AB Survey vessel Franklin, length 56 meters, equipped with a Kongsberg EM710 Multibeam echo sounder.