Some advanced equipment & technologies are now being used in Portcoast Consultant Corporation and the first ones to be applied to the survey, design and consultancy for transport works in Vietnam.

PORTCOAST has been using and has the licenses of using the modern international software as the following:

STORMBEE UAV S20

STORMBEE UAV (S20)

STORMBEE is a user-friendly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) custom designed for laserscanning with a FARO Focus laser scanner. User-friendliness was one of the primary requirements during its development ensuring that both fl ying the UAV and post- processing the data is as simple as possible. STORMBEE can be fl own fully automatic from take-off to landing using the dedicated iPad app. It has advanced safety features ensuring it always comes home even when one of its motors has failed. In addition , STORMBEE is also transport user-friendly. It’s arms and legs are foldable ensuring it fi ts in your car booth. Post-processing the laser scan data into a cm-accurate geo-referenced point cloud using our in-house developed BEEFLEX software package is straightforward and takes very little time.

Leica Scanstation P50

Leica Scanstation P50

For industry professionals looking to scan inaccessible places and find new business opportunities, Leica ScanStation P50 is the fastest and safest, long range 3D laser scanner. Unlike any other laser scanner, the P50 solution maximises productivity by scanning inaccessible places at a safe position on site, reducing time in the field with less setups.
- Highest quality 3D data and HDR imaging
- Extremely high - speed scan rate of 1 mio points per second
- Ranges of up to 1 kilometre
- Low range noise
- Survey-grade dual-axis compensation.

Leica RTC360 3D Laser Scanner

Leica RTC360 3D Laser Scanner

The Leica RTC360 3D reality capture solution empowers users to document and capture their environments in 3D, improving efficiency and productivity in the field and in the office through fast, simple-to-use, accurate, and portable hardware and software. The RTC360 3D laser scanner is the solution for professionals to manage project complexities with accurate and reliable 3D representations and discover the possibilities of any site.
Highly portable, highly automated, intuitive and designed for maximum productivity, the RTC360 solution efficiently combines the RTC360 a high-performance 3D laser scanner, Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 mobile-device app for edge computing for automatically registering scans in real time, and Leica Cyclone REGISTER 360 office software to integrate your 3D model seamlessly into your workflow.

Leica BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner

Leica BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner

The Leica BLK360 captures the world around you with full-colour panoramic images overlaid on a high-accuracy point cloud. Simple to use with the single push of one button, the BLK360 is the smallest and lightest imaging laser scanner of its kind. Anyone who can operate an iPad can now capture the world around them with high resolution 3D panoramic images.

Leica iCON iCR80 Robotic Total Station

Leica iCON iCR80 Robotic Total Station

The Leica iCON iCR80 construction total station keeps its ‘eye’ on only one thing: the user’s target. Layout more points per day thanks to ATRplus, the most robust automated-aiming, lock and re-lock technology in the market. The iCR80 is especially useful in congested sites with many distractions, such as reflections, machines and people moving around. Challenging and changing site conditions should not be an obstacle.

The iCON iCR80 feature:

  • Faster prism search by patented technology, PowerSearch
  • Stable data communication with long-range Bluetooth® (up to 400m)
  • Easy hand-over control from pole to machine and vice versa
  • ATRplus technology, maximising the total station’s ability to remain locked on your target for highest point-to-point layout speed
  • “Tune out targets” feature to ignore other distractions in the field
  • Fastest re-lock in case of interrupted line of sight
  • Dynamic Lock (optionally available) – ability to search and lock onto moving targets

Leica iCON GPS 70 Series – Ultimate performance for your construction site

Leica iCON GPS 70 Series – Ultimate performance for your construction site

Ultimate GNSS Rover and field solution for maximum efficiency. Speed up – anytime, anywhere. Leica Geosystems introduces the most efficient construction GNSS rovers, the Leica iCON gps 70 Series. Combining the latest GNSS technology and inertial measurement unit (IMU), the Leica iCON gps 70 T is equipped with permanent tilt compensation and as well resistant to any magnetic interferences. Being calibration-free, the iCON gps 70 T is ready when you are – anytime, anywhere. The iCON gps 70 T releases the limitations of working with the pole in vertical positions and increases the productivity compared to conventional methods.

Leica iCON CC80 Tablet Computer

Leica iCON CC80 Tablet Computer

Ultimate GNSS Rover and field solution for maximum efficiency. Speed up – anytime, anywhere. Leica Geosystems introduces the most efficient construction GNSS rovers, the Leica iCON gps 70 Series. Combining the latest GNSS technology and inertial measurement unit (IMU), the Leica iCON gps 70 T is equipped with permanent tilt compensation and as well resistant to any magnetic interferences. Being calibration-free, the iCON gps 70 T is ready when you are – anytime, anywhere. The iCON gps 70 T releases the limitations of working with the pole in vertical positions and increases the productivity compared to conventional methods.

Leica Nova TS60 – World’s most accurate total station

Leica iCON CC80 Tablet Computer

The new Leica Nova TS60 total station is the world’s most accurate total station, designed to tackle your most demanding projects. The ground-breaking angular accuracy of 0.5” (sub-second) and distance accuracy of 0.6mm + 1ppm (sub-millimetre) enables you to work at the same high performance levels, even in the harshest of conditions. Be it in rain, fog, dust, sun, heat shimmer or reflections, the TS60 offers the fastest re-lock in case of an interrupted line of sight.

When to use the Leica Nova TS60:

  • Highest accuracy for stakeout tasks in construction projects: stakeout design data, guiding pre-fabricated elements to the right position
  • Reference network measurements for construction and infrastructure projects: define the reference network frame with precise angle and distance measurements
  • Measuring buildings and structures: bridge condition/clearance analysis, BIM and as-built
  • Checking pre-fabricated elements in shipbuilding and for wind turbines: as-built checks and dimension control
  • Monitoring measurements: permanent or campaign monitoring of bridges, buildings and steel structures
  • Control of slab track installation and clearance surveys of railways

Leica GS18 T – World’s Fastest GNSS RTK Rover

Leica GS18 T – World’s Fastest GNSS RTK Rover

You no longer need to hold the pole vertical to level the bubble with the new Leica GS18 T, the fastest and easiest-to-use GNSS smart antenna and RTK rover. This latest innovation combines GNSS and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to be the first true tilt compensation solution immune to magnetic disturbances and is calibration-free.

As you no longer need to watch and level the bubble, you can focus on your task at hand and save time over conventional surveying practices. Uninterrupted, accurate positioning when surrounded by or in close proximity to metallic objects - measure where others simply couldn’t before. The GS18 T works directly out of the box without any calibration procedure.

Leica CS20 Field Controller

Leica CS20 Field Controller

The Leica CS20 controller offers a robust design and high performance, providing the ultimate in control and convenience with complete mobility. Touch screen technology allows you to process data while a stunning 3D view transforms your Leica Viva GNSS and Leica Nova scanning experiences.

With the CS20, you are in complete control and can take your entire office on the go. It provides you with an intuitive user experience and makes your measuring tasks enjoyable.

  • Red Dot award-winning product design
  • Integrated DISTO™ for accurate electronic distance measuring
  • Radio and antenna for long-range robotic total station control

FARO FOCUS S350-A

FARO FOCUS S350-A

The FARO Focus S350-A is specially designed for outdoor applications due to its small size, extra light weight and extended scanning range. The Focus S350-A provides scanning results even in challenging environments, narrow job-sites, dusty or humid areas, in rain or direct sunlight applications. An on-site compensation tool allows data quality optimization on-site. Integrated GPS & GLONASS receiver enable easy positioning. HDR imaging and HD photo resolution ensure true-to-detail scan results with high data quality. Focus S350A Laser Scanner truly mobile for fast, secure and reliable scanning.

FARO Freestyle3D X

FARO Freestyle3D X

The FARO Scanner Freestyle3D X is especially designed for challenging scanning projects which require highest accuracy. It is suitable for all applications in which demanding projects must be quickly scanned from various perspectives. The high-precision 3D scan data can easily be imported into all commonly used software solutions for architecture, accident reconstruction, civil engineering, construction, facility management, forensics or industrial manufacturing.

FARO ScanPlan

FARO ScanPlan

FARO ScanPlan, an innovative, handheld device that dramatically speeds up the process of capturing 2D floor plans. It is an ideal tool for anyone who needs to quickly obtain as-built floor plans of buildings for threat assessment, pre-incident planning and fire protection engineering, 2D as-built documentation, or optimal scan job planning. Use the ScanPlan to document floor plans of buildings large and small, including houses, schools, shopping malls, public venues, office buildings, construction sites, and more.

Bathymetric & Hydraulic Equiments

Bathymetric & Hydraulic Equiments

Modern bathymetric & hydraulic survey equipment include tide/ current gauge of latest generation (Sontek Triton Wave Gauge) which could determine the wave frequency and directional spectrum, tidal WSL with high accuracy; the complex equipment OBS-5 & OBS-3A which can measure the temperature, pressure, salinity, turbidity and concentrated sediment, the meteorological station AWS-2, the wind velocity and direction station EL,... To serve for survey work, Portcoast has invested the modern equipment for bathymetric survey such as DGPS Dual Frequency and RTK technology (Real Time Kinematic), Echotrac MKIII echo sounder dual frequency and STRATA BOX Marine Geophysical Instrument, Electronic Total Station 6001C, Leica digital levels alleviate demanding leveling tasks on any site (Model LS10), Automatic Leveling Equipment (Model AT-G3).

Nortek AWAC

Nortek AWAC

Nortek AWAC is a revolutionary instrument that gives you both a current profiler and a wave directional system in one unit. You can measure the current speed and direction in 1-m thick layers from the bottom to the surface and you can measure long waves, storm waves, short wind waves, or transient waves generated by local ship traffic.

Odom ES3-M

Odom ES3-M

Odom ES3-M is the echo sonar multibeam which integrates the best features of products from two industry leaders in one compact package. In the ES3-M Odom Hydrographic's paradigm changing ES3 multibeam sonar is united with Teledyne TSS's survey proven DMS line of motion sensors. The two companies technical cooperation has resulted in a system with virtually zero fixed offsets (rollandpitch) between the two central components of a Hydrographic Multibeam System. Eliminating offsets means quicker installations, faster calibrations and reduced setup errors, helping you maximize productivity. Range resolution: 2cm in 100m water depth.

OBS-3A

OBS-3A

The OBS-3A combines our OBS® probe with pressure, temperature, and conductivity sensors in a battery- powered recording instrument. ... The heart of the OBS-3A monitoring system is an OBS sensor for measuring turbidity and suspended solids concentrations.

OBS-5+

OBS-5+

The OBS-5+ monitors high sediment concentrations using an infrared laser and a proprietary dual photo-detection system (U.S. Patent No. 5,796,481). The probe transmits sediment concentration and depth to a PC via an RS-232 or RS-485 link. Data are also stored internally.
The OBS-5+ is ideal for monitoring dredging and site-remediation operations, determining dredge efficiency, providing data for sediment transport research, and supporting undersea mining and trenching.

EdgeTech 4200-MP Side Scan Sonar System

EdgeTech 4200-MP Side Scan Sonar System

EdgeTech 4200-MP Side Scan Sonar System provides a unique advantage over conventional dual frequency side scan systems by combining EdgeTech’s Full Spectrum and Multi-Pulse technologies into one unit. Providing high resolution images of seabed in oceans, lakes and rivers. The 4200-MP comes available with a choice of two dual simultaneous frequency sets; either 100/400 kHz or 300/600 kHz, and offers two software selectable modes of operation:
- High Definition Mode (HDM) – conventional dual simultaneous frequency operation with extra long array for superior resolution; excellent tool for Mine Countermeasures (MCM).
- High Speed Mode (HSM) – Multi-Pulse operation on either selected frequency for speeds up to 10 knots, while meeting NOAA and IHO-44 requirements for Hydrographic Survey for "hits on target" compared to conventional systems at 4 knots. This is an additional feature for high-speed navy patrol vessels.
Resolution across track: 15cm with 600khz frequency

EdgeTech 3200-XS Sub-bottom Profiling System

EdgeTech 3200-XS Sub-bottom Profiling
                    System

EdgeTech 3200-XS Sub-bottom Profiling System is a high-resolution wideband Frequency Modulated (FM) sub-bottom profiler utilizing EdgeTech’s proprietary Full Spectrum CHIRP technology. The system transmits a FM pulse that is linearly swept over a Full Spectrum frequency. The acoustic return received at the hydrophones is passed through a pulse compression filter, generating high-resolution images of the sub-bottom stratigraphy in oceans, lakes, and rivers. Vertical resolution: 8-20cm Penetration: 30m in coarse and calcareous sand 250m in soft clay.

Nortek AWAC

Nortek AWAC

Nortek AWAC is a revolutionary instrument that gives you both a current profiler and a wave directional system in one unit. You can measure the current speed and direction in 1-m thick layers from the bottom to the surface and you can measure long waves, storm waves, short wind waves, or transient waves generated by local ship traffic.

Echotrac MKIII

Echotrac MKIII

The Echotrac MKIII is the only sounder on the market offering you the choice of either a high resolution thermal paper recorder or a full-sized high bright color LCD chart in interchangeable module format. Both high and low channels feature frequency agility, enabling the operator to precisely match the transceiver to almost any existing transducer. This ability minimizes near-surface noise caused by transducer ringing while increasing echo return strength. The MKIII is capable of both shallow and deep water operations and features unsurpassed interfacing flexibility with four serial ports and high speed Ethernet capability for maximum efficiency.

Odom Hydrotrac

Odom Hydrotrac

Specifically designed for work in less-than-ideal circumstances on small survey boats and inflatable watercraft, the HydrotracT offers compact portability and the confidence of knowing you're using an Odom product. It is completely waterproof and comes equipped with the same advanced features you've come to trust and depend on in Odom echo sounders.

Leica LS10 Digital Levels

Leica LS10 Digital Levels

Leica LS10 digital levels alleviate demanding levelling tasks on any site. Automated functions and industry-leading 0.2mm accuracy allow users to easily demonstrate their measuring skills while effectively completing any project.

Leica NA2 Level

Leica NA2 Level

The NA2 automatic level is the flagship optical level product from Leica Geosystems. Designed by leading surveyors and developed by highly skilled engineers with a great deal of experience in knowing what an instrument must achieve in the field.

DMS range of motion sensors

DMS range of motion sensors

The DMS range of motion sensors is designed specifically for the motion measurement needs of the marine industry.
The DMS provides accurate motion measurement in all sea conditions. Incorporating an enhanced external velocity and heading aiding algorithm for improved accuracy during dynamic manoeuvres, the solid state angular rate sensors offer reliability in the highest performing vertical reference unit.
The DMS is rated to 3000m as standard with 6000m available on request. The sensor can be supplied in various configurations for integration with towed vehicles and other applications. As with all TSS system, the DMS is certified to meet all current and anticipated European legislation for electromagnetic compatibility and electronic emissions.
Dynamic accuracy:
- Heave: 5cm
- Roll-pitch: 0.05o

Meteorological station AWS-2

Meteorological station AWS-2

MIKE 3 (PP, HD, MT) is a professional engineering software package for 3D free-surface flows. It is applicable to simulations of flows, cohesive sediments, water quality and ecology in rivers, lakes, estuaries, bays, coastal areas and seas. MIKE 3 forms a unique professional software tool for consultancy services related to design, operation and maintenance tasks within the aquatic environment. MIKE 3 is the result of 20 years of continuous development and is tuned through the experience gained from hundreds of applications worldwide.

Odom Digibar Pro™

Odom Digibar Pro™

Odom Digibar Pro™ is the most cost-efficient and accurate means of determining water column sound velocities. It quickly calibrates acoustic systems regardless of sea state or current, and is faster and safer than the traditional bar check method. Digibar Pro™ uses “sing-around” technology, which automatically compensates for all factors influencing sound velocity, including salinity, depth and temperature. Resolution: 0.1m/sec Accuracy: +(-) 0.3m/sec.

Flycam/drone devices

Flycam/drone devices

DJI from the US is one of leading company in manufacturing the newest and most modern unmanned aerial devices. Flycams/drones of DJI is integrated a professional 4K camera with high resolution up to 20 megapixel, and satellite positioning systems (GPS and GLONASS) increasing spatial resolution and accuracy of orthomosaic images.