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SVA Survey Vessels

Welcome to Support Vessels of Alaska, Inc. (SVA) – Your Partner in Safe and Efficient Oceanographic Survey Operations.

Surveying Excellence: At SVA, we pride ourselves on providing safely operated vessels tailored for a spectrum of surveying needs. Whether you’re conducting hydrographic, geophysical, cable and pipeline route, or site hazard surveys, our experienced crews and versatile vessels are here to support your mission.

Extensive Geographic Coverage: SVA has a proven track record of conducting oceanographic surveys across Alaskan waters, including the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, Aleutian Islands, Gulf of Alaska, Cook Inlet, Southeast Alaska, Pacific Northwest, and Canadian waters,and stretching as far as the Pacific Islands region. Our teams thrive in challenging environments, navigating through extreme tidal currents, shallow shoaling, and rocky uncharted areas.

Dedicated Crews for Your Success: Our crews are committed to assisting your staff in completing projects safely and efficiently. They bring extensive experience in deploying and towing various hydrographic and geophysical survey equipment. From multibeam echosounders and side-scan sonar to streamers, air guns, sub-bottom profilers, ADCP’s, autonomous survey vessels (ASV), underway ctd/sv profiling systems, and more – we have the expertise to handle diverse surveying needs.

Varying Vessel Sizes: SVA’s survey vessels come in various sizes, ensuring we can accommodate projects of any scale. Whether it’s a short one-day survey or a full-season remote area endeavor, summer or winter, we have the right vessel for the job. Your project requirements are unique, and our vessels are designed to meet those specific needs.

Explore Our Fleet: To view all our survey vessels, click “All Survey Vessels” tab above. Each vessel is equipped with cutting-edge technology and maintained to the highest standards, ensuring reliability and precision in every survey operation.

Contact Us: Ready to discuss your surveying needs? Contact us today, and let us know the details of your project. At SVA, we are dedicated to delivering excellence in surveying services, prioritizing safety, efficiency, and the success of your mission.

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