Following the first 3 years of successful hydrographic survey, MMT UK has been awarded a further 2 year contract extension with the Maritime & Coastguard Agency's Civil Hydrographic Programme (CHP).

This is the second time MMT UK have been awarded an extension following a successful first 3 years. MMT UK are contracted to survey the medium to deep CHP work in UK waters.

MMT UK is well known for its high quality data and for conducting the SS Richard Montgomery high definition wreck surveys using traditional survey methods combined with new laser techniques which has also been awarded to MMT UK each year by MCA. MMT will continue to provide high definition surveys for the CHP until 2018.

Martin Godfrey, Project Manager, MMT UK, comments on the extension: "We are very pleased to be awarded the extension and to be one of MCA's preferred suppliers. We will continue to always deliver with the highest quality data and look forward to another two years of close cooperation with the MCA."

High resolution MBES image of the aft end of the wreck SS Richard Montgomery. Visible in the point cloud are features such as the anti-aircraft gun (overlooking the stern) and the two armoured emplacements for light machine guns on the port and starboard sides. Finer scale features such as the handrails can be seen around the upper deck of the stern. © MCA, all rights reserved