Kongsberg Delivers Equipment for Survey Vessel Taharga
The survey vessel Taharga, built on Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben / Germany, has been completed. Just recently the 17,6 x 4,7m vessel arrived in her home port in Sudan.
Soon it will be used for survey purposes in the Merowe Dam Reservoir, which covers an area of 476 km². It serves one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in Africa with an estimated standard capacity of 5500 GWh annually. It has been commissioned in 2010.
The installed subsea equipment from Kongsberg Maritime consists of a dual frequency single beam echo sounder (38/200 kHz transducer), a GeoSwath Plus Compact 250 kHz multibeam and their peripheral sensors. Dvls, grap sampling equipment and navigation sensors complete the survey suite.
Press Release, February 11, 2014