The Thalia is a 24.50 m oceanographic vessel operating in the Bay of Biscay. She was built in Cherbourg in 1978 and she operates in the Channel and in the Bay of Biscay.


She is a versatile vessel used for cruises

  • in the coastal environment
  • and to assess fish stocks.

She is designed for mapping with

  • shallow-water multibeam echo sounders,
  • hydrological measurements,
  • underwater video,
  • sampling by grab and dredge, 
  • acoustic and seismic trials.

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