About Us

Bibby HydroMap specialise in the acquisition, interpretation and reporting of highly accurate and precisely positioned seabed and sub-seabed survey data. Our expert knowledge together with the use of innovative technology supports a range of offshore operations.

Industry Experience

The company draws upon decades of experience and expertise in coastal and offshore surveys to deliver a comprehensible service to our clients.

Bibby HydroMap have successfully completed over 600 marine-based contracts throughout the UK and northern Europe, ranging from inland surveys to full scale multi-parameter seabed mapping projects covering hundreds of square kilometres of coastal seabed.

Having acquired an unprecedented volume of data within the offshore renewables industry over the past decade, the company is well positioned to provide the necessary expertise required for the most environmentally challenging sites. Our level of experience in this sector is among the highest in Europe. We also work regularly with port and harbour authorities, wave and tidal energy developers, utility providers, NGOs and marine dredging firms.

Our vision is to be the seabed survey company of choice

We aim to be the first choice for our clients, and we trust that our company values of quality, commitment, relationship and integrity will help us to achieve this vision. Our core strategy is centered on proactively embracing change, driving innovation across all aspects of the business.

Bibby HydroMap recognises the importance of using the latest high-specification survey vessels and equipment is key to the acquisition of high quality geophysics. In addition to our owned vessels and equipment, Bibby HydroMap maintain effective working relationships with a number of specialist suppliers, enabling us to offer bespoke survey packages as required, including Deepwater rig site clearance and environmental surveys. 

Client Experience

Bibby HydroMap has experience of working with a variety of clients from the oil and gas, offshore renewables, submarine cables, ports and harbours, aggregates and utilities industries to provide resourceful and cost-effective survey services. Bibby HydroMap engages in and supports a diverse range of projects throughout the UK and Northern Europe. Our clients include many blue chip companies such as Shell UK Exploration & Production, Centrica, ENi, EOG Resources, TenneT Offshore, EON, Ørsted, RWE nPower, EDF, National Grid, EDPR, BHP Billiton, Tarmac, Cemex, SSE, Airtricity and many others.

Bibby HydroMap are fully compliant with stringent industry standards, are registered with Achilles and have FPAL Verify status. The company has also become a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, having had involvement with the majority of Rounds 1, 2 and 3 sites, in addition to a number of Scottish and European licensing areas.