Fugro Advances Maritime Navigational Safety in Saudi Arabia with Cutting-edge Hydrographic Technology

18.09.2023
Covering an area of over 11,000 km², Fugro will deploy its High-Speed Hydrography Solution; a combination of Airborne Lidar Bathymetry (ALB), vessel-based acoustic methods and advanced processing techniques to acquire and analyse Geo-data in compliance with International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) standards.





These technologies will be deployed by a team of international hydrographic experts, including those with prior experience working on GEOSA contracts.

Fugro will partner with IIC Technologies, a specialist in nautical chart creation, to develop the final project deliverables. Fugro and IIC Technologies have a successful track record of delivering similar hydrographic projects for GEOSA (previously GASGI) since 2010.

Marco Filippone, Solution Director Hydrography at Fugro said: “We're honoured to play a pivotal role in enhancing the safety and efficiency of shipping navigation along Saudi Arabia's eastern coastline. By utilizing our cutting-edge hydrographic technologies, we're committed to delivering rapid and reliable data in compliance with international standards. This project is a testament to our long-standing relationship with GEOSA and global track record in delivering high-speed hydrographic surveys.”

Location: Saudi Arabia









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