Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge subsea technology companies that are part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. The firm showcased the Z-Boat 1800-MB2, a hydrographic survey boat, at UMEX 2022, Abu Dhabi.
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Z-Boat 1800-MB2 (Picture source: Army Recognition)
THE TELEDYNE OCEANSCIENCE Z-BoatTM with Odom MB2 Multibeam Echosounder, ruggedized design, and interchangeable sensor well, offer an entirely new option for high-resolution shallow-water hydrographic surveying.
Get multibeam bathymetry data where conventional methods are not feasible or safe, and avoid mobilizing a workboat or vessel of opportunity.
The Z-Boat uses advanced radio telemetry to offer remotely-operated hydrographic surveys. All data is viewable in real-time, giving the operator total control over the survey process.
Z-Boat navigation is easy using the GNSS position and heading available onboard, and remotely viewed at the operator location. Data processing is available in real-time through CARIS Onboard.
It has a length of 1.8 m, a width of 1 m, and a height of 1.1 m. The hydrographic survey boat is powered by Dual brushless 24V DC outdrives and can reach a top speed of 4.5 knots.