As a part of ensuring safe navigation, the Estonian Maritime Administration identifies potential dangerous wrecks in Estonian waters.
Why are they surveying these old wrecks?
The mission of the Estonian Maritime Administration is to ensure safe navigation in Estonian waters. It is extremely important to identify all possible navigational hazards, including wrecks. Some of these wrecks, especially those lost during WWII pose a potential environmental threat because of their cargo and fuel. High resolution Multibeam sonar systems help find and identify such wrecks. Below are some great examples of wrecks surveyed using a Teledyne RESON SeaBat 7125. (more…)