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Shallow geotechnical survey

Geotechnical solutions designed to assess and monitor near-surface seabed conditions.

Eradicate costly surprises

We provide a comprehensive range of geotechnical solutions, which complement all geophysical, geotechnical, and environmental survey site investigations.

Co Located Geotechnical Sampling
Co-located geotechnical sampling

Our dedicated DP2 survey vessel, the Glomar Supporter, has two A-frames for co-located geotechnical sampling.

Surety Of Assets
Stable platform for repeatability

Equipped with advanced dynamic positioning capabilities, our DP2 vessels provide a stable platform for conducting operations in challenging marine environments.

Seamless Integration Of Data
Seamless integration of data and reporting

Geophysical and geotechnical teams working in close collaboration to ensure consistency across all reports and seamless integration of data.

A comprehensive range of geotechnical solutions

To provide further understanding of the composition of sediments at and below the seabed, geotechnical sampling is undertaken. Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) provides in-situ measurements of a soil’s properties, while a vibrocorer is used to provide physical sediment samples that can be analysed in further detail.

Geotechnical analysis supports ground-truthing of geophysical data, providing greater certainty of physical seabed properties across the survey area. Running geotechnical operations alongside hydrographic survey, geophysical survey and other work packages improves value through fewer mobilisations and acquisition synergies.

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Rovco Comprehensive Range Of Geotechnical Solutions

Our added value

  • A dedicated DP2 survey vessel, the Glomar Supporter, with two A-frames for co-located geotechnical sampling.
  • Close partnerships with experienced sub-contractors to bring our clients deep expertise.
  • A single point of contact managing all sub-contractors, ensuring consistency and timeliness of reporting.
  • Geophysical and geotechnical teams working in close collaboration, ensuring cross-pollination of data and consistency across all reporting.
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Shallow Geotechnical Survey Benefits
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Glomar Supporter

The Glomar Supporter, our dedicated DP2 survey vessel, has a proven track record of safe and efficient operations, and has been meticulously designed to deliver a versatile and superior quality spread for consistent, industry-leading data capture and reporting.

A breadth of capabilities

Our specialist skills and knowhow have been hard-earned through challenging projects in the harshest environments. This has deepened our understanding of what technology is truly capable of, enabling us to deliver exceptional insights with speed and efficiency.

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    Environmental survey

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