seatec - Finnish marine technology review 2/2016 - Page 17

Meritaito Ltd, a Finnish company experienced in hydrographic work, has won the bidding competition for the Mareano bathymetry surveying contract in areas located in the Barents Sea near the Spitsbergen. This project is part of the large-scale seafloor mapping programme undertaken by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service, a division of the Norwegian Mapping Authority. “ The project is said to be one of the most challenging hydrographic survey projects in the world. seatec 2/2016 15