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CMS GeoScience Ltd 


CMS GeoScience provides geotechnical equipment and bespoke survey services to support those working within the oil & gas markets, offshore energy, ports & harbour dredging & developments, subsea cables & pipelines and the aggregate & mineral mining industry. CMS GeoScience Ltd is an independent marine geotechnical equipment hire & geoscience  survey company, specialising in seabed sampling & marine geotechnical surveys throughout the world in both offshore and coastal waters. MV FlatHolm is wholly owned and managed by CMS GeoScience Ltd and is based in our operational site at Lowestoft. 


Services include: 


Geotechnical Surveys:


CMS GeoScience owns and operates a wide range of geotechnical equipment along with its own 24m UK MCGA Certified & Cowrie compliant survey vessel, providing specialist geotechnical seabed sampling services and marine geotechnical surveys & support to the marine industry. Working with and supporting both end client & survey companies operating in the oil & gas market, offshore energy, civil engineers, aggregates & marine mineral mining as well as ports & harbour maintenance and development


Geotechnical Equipment Hire: 


CMS GeoScience has a wide variety of geotechnical marine equipment available to hire for seabed sampling & marine geotechnical surveys.  All of our equipment is ready to be deployed around the world along with our experienced geotechnical operators. Our equipment pool includes Standard & High Powered Vibrocorers, Datem 5000 CPT, USNEL Box Corer, Hydraulic Clamshell Grab, Gravity & Piston Corers, Standard & Mini Hamon Grabs, Single & Double Van Veen and Day Grabs & CEFAS type Beam Trawls. 



GeoScience Consultancy


With over 25 years experience of working within the marine survey industry Managing Director of CMS GeoScience Dr David Hitchcock is well placed to provide specialist bespoke consultancy advice to a variety of sectors 


David has run his own marine survey company for nearly 30 years during which time he also worked with the US government in an advisory capacity on the environmental effects of dredging. He has a PhD in marine geology and has worked extensively within the marine aggregates and marine mineral mining industry. 


David can advise and work with marine survey site investigation planning, geotechnical & geophysical interpretation, geohazard analysis, seabed processes & sedimentology, dredging performance parameters & determination of geotechnical hazards.





To find out more about CMS GeoScience equipment and services please visit our website 







Offshore Wind Farm Developments
GeoScience Consultancy
Civil Engineering Projects
Environmental Research
Offshore Energy
Ports & Harbours
Oil & Gas
Oceanographic Research
Cables & Pipelines
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