1. To assess whether large diameter (45inch) bundled pipelines can be overtrawled safely, by measuring the engineering performance of single and twin trawl gears during passes over the pipeline.
2. To correlate the full-scale measurements with previously obtained model data.
FRS staff objectives are to advise on the operation of the trawl gear and on the collection and recording of the data.
Richard S T Ferro (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
off Peterhead; Beryl field
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of measurements = 8 Description: In Beryl Field scheduled runs were completed.
Quantity: number of hauls = 2 Description: Test hauls were made 10 nm east of Peterhead.