Hydrographic Survey Ships

Teledyne Reson SeaBat® T50 fitted to Hydrographic Survey Ships


BlueZone Group provides numerous professional hydrographic survey services to the Royal Australian Navy. The products supplied to the Hydrographic Survey ship; HMAS LEEUWIN, include the Teledyne Reson SeaBat® T50-R Multi-Beam Echo Sounder (MBES). Four single-head T50 systems have been supplied by BlueZone, to replace the original Reson SeaBat® 7125 MBES. 


The SeaBat® T50 is the latest edition of the product series range, which combines a compact Rack-mounted Sonar Processor (RSP). This system provides exceptional survey data for faster operational surveys and reduced processing time. 

Teledyne Reson T50-R Multi Beam Echo Sounder image of Plymouth Fort

Scope of Work:

• Supply of two dual-head Teledyne Reson SeaBat® T50 Multi-Beam Echo Sounders (MBES) to RAN Hydrographic Ships HMAS LEEUWIN and MELVILLE.
• Supply of four single-head Teledyne Reson SeaBat® T50 Multi-Beam Echo Sounders (MBES) to RAN Survey Motor Launches.
• Treatment of all Reson SeaBat® sonars with ClearSignal®  biofouling protection system
• Set to Work and Sea Acceptance trials

Key Achievements:

  • On-time provision of equipment to meet an urgent need for ship repair 
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RAN Hydrographic Survey Ship HMAS LEEUWIN to be fitted with Dual-head Teledyne Reson SeaBat® T50 MBES.
RAN Survey Motor Launch HMAS PALUMA to be fitted with Single-head Teledyne Reson SeaBat® T50 MBES.