Mapping & Hydrographic Surveys Pty Ltd (MHS) is a privately owned Australian, Hydrographic Survey Company with a background of more than forty years experience on projects within Australia, South East Asia, Papua New Guinea, Africa, the Pacific and Middle East.


MHS expertise has been gained over forty years of rigorous survey practice. Today, the company is a well balanced mix of long practical experience and tertiary educated professionals, with the ability and commitment to build upon the company’s strong foundation. Experience has been gained over a broad spectrum of hydrographic surveying disciplines including bathymetry/charting, marine geophysical, positioning and navigation and environmental, current and tidal studies.


Specialised Survey Vessels

MHS maintains a fleet of specialised survey vessels available for harbour or coastal deployment. Vessels of opportunity can also be utilised where necessary and our equipment can easily be transferred from vessel to vessel.

A culture revolving around safety has resulted in NIL accidents in over forty years of operation, frequently in remote locations. MHS operates to a Safety Management Plan that meets the requirements of the maritime engineering and offshore oil industries.


MHS philosophy is “just because we have been doing something for a while doesn’t necessarily mean it is the best way to do it”. As a result the company is continuously assessing its procedures, equipment, performance and quality in order to provide the best possible service to its client in the most effective manner.

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