Posted by July 13, 2017

Kongsberg Launches Bathymetric Image Contest

The 2016 winning image captured using an EM 710: VRB Pipeline Survey Image – (©Didik Rusmanto PT.EGS Indonesia)

The 2016 winning image captured using an EM 710: VRB Pipeline Survey Image – (©Didik Rusmanto PT.EGS Indonesia)

The KONGSBERG 2017 Bathymetric Image Contest is now open for entries. All users of Kongsberg Maritime’s bathymetric systems, including the EM family of single and multibeam echo sounders, the M3 sonar and GeoSwath solutions are invited to submit their best images captured on these, and other current KONGSBERG systems.
 
The provider of the winning image will receive a GoPro camera while the providers of the second and third place images will receive a set of Bose speakers. Additionally, the 12 best contributions will be included in the official KONGSBERG 2018 Underwater Mapping calendar.
 
The KONGSBERG Bathymetric Image Contest was established to showcase what is possible using its range of hydroacoustic equipment, and with a professional global user base in the thousands, KONGSBERG bathymetric systems are behind the capture of a wealth stunning underwater pictures. More than 100 high quality images covering diverse subject matter have been submitted since it started in 2014.
 
“Based on the incredible quality of the entries we have received in the past, we’re expecting another hard-fought competition for 2017,” said Katharina H. Nygaard, Marketing Manager, Kongsberg Maritime. “The prizes and chance to be featured on our calendar are of course a major attraction, but we feel that it is also important to highlight the fantastic work that our customers are doing with KONGSBERG instruments and the contest is a great way to achieve that.”
 
The closing date for the competition is Saturday, September 30, 2017. The entry form, file upload facility, T&Cs and the top 12 images from 2016 can all be found on the competition homepage: http://www.kmcompetition.com/.
 

 

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