Beautemps-Beaupré Ends Surveys in Gulf of Lyon

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, crew B of the Beautemps-Beaupré hydrographic and oceanographic vessel (BHO) completed their hydrographic and geophysical surveys, which began in early August in the Gulf of Lion. Return on this mission which contributes to a better knowledge of the seabed. Using its sounders placed under its hull as well as a towed sonar and magnetometer, the…

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Beautemps-Beaupré Surveys UAE Waters

June 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – During the month of May, crew A of the Beautemps-Beaupré Hydrographic and Oceanographic Building (BHO) and the Atlantic Hydrographic and Oceanographic Group (GHOA) detachment operated under the operational control of the Admiral Commander of the Zone. Indian Ocean Maritime Forces (ZMOI) and Indian Ocean Maritime Forces (ALINDIEN). This mission made it possible to carry…

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French Navy Hydrographic Service Experimenting with Drones

November 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The waters under French jurisdiction covering a total of nearly 11 million km² (with the extensions of the continental shelf in force), France has the 2nd largest maritime domain in the world. In order to assert its sovereignty over its waters, respect its commitments under the Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) convention, protect…

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Beautemps-Beaupré Returns from North Atlantic Survey Operations

September 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – After taking over in Brest at the end of July, the A crew of the Beautemps-Beaupré hydrographic and oceanographic building (BHO) is back from the North Atlantic where it continued the hydrographic work started by the B crew. This work is fully in line with the strategic “knowledge and anticipation” function. Concretely, it is…

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