Sarvekshak, a hydrographic survey ship, is on a deployment to the Indian Ocean
island of Mauritius for undertaking
joint hydrographic surveys along with their Mauritian counterparts. During the
deployment, training of Mauritian personnel on advanced hydrographic equipment
and practices will also be undertaken. The ship visited Port Louis, Mauritius
and commenced the hydrographic survey of ‘Deep sea area off Port Louis’.
Sarvekshak, a specialised survey ship is fitted with state-of-the-art survey
equipment like Deep Sea Multi-Beam Echo Sounder, Side Scan Sonars and a fully
automated digital surveying and processing system. In addition, the ship
carries an integral Chetak helicopter, which would be extensively deployed
during the survey.
INS Sarvekshak has undertaken various
foreign cooperation surveys
Sarvekshak has undertaken various foreign cooperation surveys over the last few
years in Mauritius, Seychelles, Tanzania and Kenya.