Echosounding support for RV Heincke and RV Mya II

RV Heincke and RV Mya II are research vessels operated by the Alfred-Wegener Institutein Bremerhaven. They are equipped with modern scientific echosounding systems. Both vessels have multibeam echosounders for bathymetric surveys, acoustic doppler current profilers (ADCP) and single beam echosounders.

In order of the AWI we are responsible for several echosounders meaning maintenance, installations, user training and user support.

On RV FS Heincke we take care of the:

  • Multibeam echosounder Kongsberg EM710
  • Sub bottom echosounder Innomar SES2000
  • ADCP RDI Workhorse Mariner 600 kHz (mobile use in moon pool)
  • ADCP RDI Ocean Surveyor 150 kHz (hull-mounted)
  • SV probe Valeport Midas

Before the campaigns we offer user trainings. Please contact us duly before your cruise to make an appointment.

FIELAX short manuals and manufacturer’s documentation is available in the FS Heincke – Geräteakte.


On RV Mya II we take care of the:

  • multibeam echosounder L3 ELAC SeaBeam 1185
  • multi frequence singlebeam echosounder BioSonics DT-X
  • ADCP RDI Workhorse Mariner 600 kHz
  • SV probe Sea & Sun CTD90M

Please contact us for a user training. and for FIELAX short manuals and manufacturer’s documentation of the instruments.