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Name Type of instrument Country Depth
3D HDTV Camera Towed camera systems France
ABYSS Autonomous underwater vehicle Germany 6000
Ægir 6000 Remote Operated Vehicles Norway 6000
Ægir 6000 Remote Operated Vehicles Norway 6000
Aglantha Remote Operated Vehicles Norway 2000
ALANIS Autonomous surface craft Italy 0
Amerigo Sea bed observatories Italy 6000
Argus Manned submersibles Russia 600
ARIS 3000 Multibeam sonar Croatia 300
ASTERx Autonomous underwater vehicle France 3000
Automatic Bentic Chamber Sea bed observatories Italy 200
Autosub 3 Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 1600
Autosub6000 Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 6000
Autosub LR Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 6000
AUV ISR Autonomous underwater vehicle Portugal 100
AUV Light Autonomous underwater vehicle Portugal 150
AWI Bluefin 21 Autonomous underwater vehicle Germany 3000
AWI Multichannel Seismic System Multichannel Seismic System Germany
AWI-OFOS (Ocean Floor Observation System) Towed camera systems Germany
Benthos Mini Rover (on board Philia) Remote Operated Vehicles Greece 300
BlueView M900-2250 Multibeam sonar Croatia 1000
BOX-CORER Corers Portugal
Bridget Towed vehicles with payload United Kingdom 0
CALYPSO CORER Corers Norway 6000
Campod video rig Towed camera systems Norway
CARAVELA Autonomous surface craft Portugal 0
Carolyn Manned submersibles Turkey 200
C-Explorer Manned submersibles Netherlands 100
CHARLIE Autonomous surface craft Italy 0
Cherokee Remote Operated Vehicles Germany 1000
CTD 60M Sea and Sun Tecnolology Memory Probe with 5 integrated sensors Other Portugal
Deep Ocean Eng. Phantom S2 ROV Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 500
Delfim Autonomous surface craft Portugal 0
DELFIMx Autonomous surface craft Portugal 0
DIAVOLO II Remote Operated Vehicles Bulgaria 500
Ecomapper AUV Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 200
EDGETECH 512i Towed Combined Chirp/Sidescan Sonar Systems Portugal 100
Falcon Remote Operated Vehicles Italy 500
Falcon1256 Remote Operated Vehicles United Kingdom 350
Gavia Autonomous underwater vehicle Iceland 2000
Genesis Remote Operated Vehicles Belgium 1600
Geoecomar ROV 1000 Remote Operated Vehicles Romania 1000
GIRONA500 Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 500
H300 Remote Operated Vehicles Ireland 300
Hammerhead Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 100
Hemisphere Crescent Vector DGPS Other Malta
Holland 1 Remote Operated Vehicles Ireland 3000
Hugin 3000 Autonomous underwater vehicle Norway 3000
Hyball Remote Operated Vehicles Poland 300
Ictineu 3 Manned submersibles Spain 1200
IdefX Autonomous underwater vehicle France 3000
Infante Autonomous underwater vehicle Portugal 500
Interferometric Wide Swath Sonar (Bathymetry+SidesScan System) Other Malta
IO-BAS Open Diving Bell Other Bulgaria 100
IO-BAS SIDE SCAN SONAR Towed side scan sonars Bulgaria 1500
Jago Manned submersibles Germany 400
Kiel 6000 Remote Operated Vehicles Germany 6000
KOS Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 150
L-3 Communications ELAC NAUTIK SeaBeam 1050 High Resolution Multibeam Sonar System Multibeam sonar Portugal 3000
L-3 Communications Klein System 3000 Digital Side Scan Sonar and Klein Sonar Workstation Towed Combined Chirp/Sidescan Sonar Systems Portugal 1500
LAUV - light autonomous underwater vehicle Autonomous underwater vehicle Croatia 100
LAUV Xplore 1 Autonomous underwater vehicle Portugal 100
LAUV Xtreme 2 Autonomous underwater vehicle Portugal 100
LBV200 Remote Operated Vehicles Estonia 200
Liropus 2000 Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 2000
LNEG Multichannel Seismic System Multichannel Seismic System Portugal
LNEG ROSETTE SAMPLER Other Portugal 6000
LULA1000 Manned submersibles Portugal 1000
Luso Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 6000
Marius Autonomous underwater vehicle Portugal 600
Max Rover Remote Operated Vehicles Greece 2000
MeBo 2000- Sea floor drill rig Other Germany 2000
Messor Towed vehicles with payload Norway 3000
Minerva Remote Operated Vehicles Norway 500
MIR 1 Manned submersibles Russia 6000
MIR 2 Manned submersibles Russia 6000
Mitos Remote Operated Vehicles Greece 2000
Mocness Plankton sampling equipment Norway
Multicorer Corers Portugal
MULTISAMPLER Towed vehicles with payload Norway 2000
Nautile Manned submersibles France 6000
NavQuest 300P DVL (Doppler Velocity Log) Other Portugal
Neptune SB-01 Autonomous underwater vehicle Italy
Nessie 2012 Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 100
Nessie IV (2009) Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 100
Ocean Bottom Hydrophones Bottom seismic instruments Germany
Ocean Bottom Seismometer Bottom seismic instruments Germany
Offshore Hyball Remote Operated Vehicles United Kingdom 300
Osmotr Manned submersibles Russia 200
P101 Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 1000
P201 Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 1000
P202 Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 1000
PAIV -Hybrid ROV/AUV Remote Operated Vehicles United Kingdom 1000
PC-8B (Akademic) Manned submersibles Bulgaria 250
Phantom S4 Remote Operated Vehicles Sweden 300
Phantom XTL Remote Operated Vehicles Sweden 150
Pisces IX Manned submersibles Russia 2000
Pisces VII Manned submersibles Russia 2000
PlaDyPos Autonomous surface craft Croatia 0
PLOCAN ROV1 Remote Operated Vehicles Spain 950
Quest 4000 Remote Operated Vehicles Germany 4000
RBMarine Ltd Remote Operated Vehicles Turkey
Remora 2000 Manned submersibles France 610
Remus Autonomous underwater vehicle United Kingdom 100
ROAZ Autonomous surface craft Portugal 0
ROAZ II Autonomous surface craft Portugal 0
Romeo Remote Operated Vehicles United Kingdom 500
Romeo Remote Operated Vehicles Italy 500
ROV 1000 (Mare Nigrum) Remote Operated Vehicles Romania 1000
ROV Hyball 400 Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 400
ROV Isis Remote Operated Vehicles United Kingdom 6500
ROV Latis Remote Operated Vehicles Ireland 1000
ROV Minerva Remote Operated Vehicles Norway 700
ROV PHOCA Remote Operated Vehicles Germany 3000
ROV Seamor 300F Remote Operated Vehicles Croatia 300
ROV Seamor 300F Remote Operated Vehicles Croatia 300
ROV Seamor 300F Remote Operated Vehicles Croatia 300
ROV Swordfish Remote Operated Vehicles Spain 650
RROV Adamastor Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 300
Saab Seaeye Falcon Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 480
Saab Seaeye Falcon Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 480
SAR Towed side scan sonars France 6000
SARA Autonomous underwater vehicle Italy 1000
SCAMPI Towed camera systems France 6000
Seabotix Remote Operated Vehicles Greece 200
Seabotix LBV 150 Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 150
Seabotix LBV300S-6 Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 300
Seaeye 600 DT Remote Operated Vehicles Poland 200
SEAL Autonomous underwater vehicle Germany 5000
SeaSpy Explorer Marine Magnetometer Towed magnetometers Portugal
Shallow Water AUV Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 200
Ship Motion control Inertial Measuring Unit Other Malta
SHRIMP Towed camera systems United Kingdom 6000
SPARUS Autonomous underwater vehicle Spain 200
Springer Autonomous surface craft United Kingdom 0
Super Achille 1000 Remote Operated Vehicles France 1000
Super Achilles Remote Operated Vehicles Greece 1000
Super Achilles 2000 Remote Operated Vehicles France 2000
SWAP II (Shallow-WAter Prospector) Autonomous surface craft Italy 0
SWAP (Shallow-WAter Prospector) Autonomous surface craft Italy 0
Taipan 2 Autonomous underwater vehicle France 160
Taurus Manned submersibles United Kingdom 400
Thetis Manned submersibles Greece 610
Tobi Towed side scan sonars United Kingdom 6000
Towed body VD500-E Towed vehicles with payload Norway 1500
TrackLink 1500HA USBL Acoustic Tracking System Other Portugal
UiB-GEO Multichannel Seismic System Multichannel Seismic System Norway
ULISAR Manned submersibles Turkey 200
UTM Multichannel Seismic System Multichannel Seismic System Spain 6000
Valeport Mini Sound Velocity Probe Other Malta
VENUS Autonomous underwater vehicle Italy 100
VHR Seismic 2D seismic equipment Italy
Victor 6000 Remote Operated Vehicles France 6000
Videoray Remote Operated Vehicles Portugal 150
Video Ray (Pro II model) Remote Operated Vehicles Croatia 150
Vortex Remote Operated Vehicles France 50