Vibracoring is a method used to extract samples of unconsolidated sediment cores. Vibracoring is a versatile sampling methodology and can work in various water depths, it is most often used in underwater or wetland locations e.g. in a shallow coastal area.
Lifting a vessel out of the water for inspection or maintenance is a very expensive and is often unnecessary. Props, anodes, inlets, rudders etc can usually be inspected, cleaned or replaced underwater at a fraction of the cost. Abyss also offers specialist services such as Invasive Species Surveys by qualified Marine Biologists, a requirement to enter and leave some Australian Ports.