The Cerys Line is a 26m survey vessel perfectly suited for 24-hr operations and has an extensive track record in providing survey services since 2009.
The Cerys Line is a 26.1m LOA, 2.1m draft survey vessel with 24-hr operational capability and an endurance of up to 8 days. UK-registered, the survey vessel operates under the MCA workboat code Category 2 and can accommodate up to 4 marine crew and 4 survey crew members for 24-hr operations, with capacity available for a client representative. Two diesel engines and two water jet engines allow for varying speeds of up to 12 knots, with survey speed of between 4-8 knots depending on water depths.
Permanently mobilised with a suite of survey equipment
The Cerys Line is permanently mobilised with the latest generation survey equipment, including a Kongsberg EM2040 Compact (dual-head configuration; hull-mounted) multibeam echosounder (MBES) integrated with an Applanix POSMV OceanMaster GNSS-aided inertial navigation system. QPS QINSy is utilised as the hydrographic survey management system which integrates the GNSS navigation solution and geophysical survey equipment to geo-reference the survey data.
A comprehensive suite of navigation equipment is equipped, including a Furuno FA150 AIS, Bridge Master E TRANSAS NaviRadar and Furuno Navnet VX2 radars interfaced with a TRANSAS NaviSailor ECDIS system, meeting IMO and SOLAS regulations.
Providing comfortable 24hr accommodation, the Cerys Line is equipped to accommodate four persons, with a galley, a TV lounge area and internet in all areas provide a pleasant working environment.
SCV Work Boat Code: Category 2 (60 miles from safe haven)
Length overall: 27.5m
Gross Registered Tonnage: 108
Total of 8 berths for 24hr Operations: 2 x Single berth and 3 x twin berth cabins. Dedicated survey acquisition, separate gallery and mess areas
Service speed: 12 knots max – 10 knots cruising
Multibeam Echosounder: Kongsberg EM2040C (200-400KHz), Dual-Head, Dual-Swath, Hull Mounted
Side Scan Sonar*: EdgeTech 4200 Multi-Pulse (300-900KkHz)
Magnetometry*: Geometrics G882 Marine Magnetometer
Positioning System: Applanix POS MV OceanMaster
Motion Sensor: Applanix POSMV (Integrated) IMU
Sound Velocity: Valeport MiniSVS and Swift SVPs
Underwater Positioning*: Sonardyne Scout Plus USBL (side mounted pole)
Side-Mounted Pole: Purpose built side mounted pole and plates (port and starboard) for additional survey equipment as required
Navigation Software: QPS QINSy Integrated Navigation Solution
Processing Software: CARIS HIPS and SIPS, Chesapeake SonarWiz
* Equipment is optional and can mobilised and de-mobilised as required, along with additional equipment upon request.
Main Engines: 2 x Deutz Diesel SBA 16 M 816 – 1500HP each
Water Jet System: 2 x Volvo D6 – 330HP/Ultrajet 1-5 knots
Generators: 2 x John Deere 4045TFM50 57kW each
Bow Thruster:1 x Volvo D7 HPU – 50HP Thruster
Fuel capacity: 9,500 litres
Fresh Water: 2,400 litres
Black Water: 1,000 litres
Charting System: TRANSAS NaviSailor
Radar 1: Bridge Master E – TRANSAS NaviRadar
Radar 2: Furuno Navnet VX2
DGPS1 /SAT Compass: Furuno SC50
DGPS2: Litton LMX 406
UAIS: Furuno FA150
Auto Direction Finder: Simrad TAIYO
Echo Sounder 1: Furuno FCV620
Auto Pilot: Simrad AP50
Navtex: McMurdo NAV7
MF/HF SSB GMDSS DSC: Furuno FS-2571C
VHF 1 GMDSS DSC: Furuno FM8800
VHF 2: Skanti VHF3000
Handheld: 2 x Handheld GMDSS SOLAS VHF, 3 x UHF ICOM IC-F61V
Network: 1GB Ethernet network system, WLAN/Printer, 4G Internet connection
Phone: GSM Phone, IRIDIUM Sat Phone
2 x 8-man Life Rafts, 8 x Immersion Suits, Fixed Buoyancy Lifejackets for 14 persons, 1 x SART, 2 x EPIRB
Cameras: Deck x 3, Engine Room x 4