IMAGE: Winner of the 2017 competition. ‘Glacier Activity’ by Øyvind Tappel | Kongsberg product: EM® 712

We are pleased to announce that our 2018 image contest is now open

To enter, simply send us a bathymetric image or video taken using any KONGSBERG bathymetric equipment*.
We were blown away by the number and quality of entries to the 2017 competition, and we can’t wait to see what exciting images will be submitted by our customers this year!

The winning image will receive a GoPro camera, and the two runner up images will receive a set of speakers.

As with previous years, the 12 best contributions will be included in the official Kongsberg 2019 Underwater Mapping calendar.
NEW FOR 2018 - All 12 calendar images will be available as high resolution, downloadable screensavers

Closing date

The competition is closed.
The closing date for the competition was Tuesday 20 November 2018.

View the gallery of winning images here:

See Last Year’s 12 Best Images

Click here to see the 12 featured images from last year’s competition.

The smallprint

Images and videos submitted must be taken using a Kongsberg system that is currently on the market. Images from discontinued products will not be accepted. Acceptable systems for 2018/19 include:


  • M3 Sonar
  • GeoSwath Plus
  • GeoSwath Plus Compact
  • GeoSwath 4 / 4R
  • EM 2040C
  • EM 2040P
  • EM 2040
  • EM 712
  • EM 712S
  • EM 712RD
  • EM 302
  • EM 122
  • EM 124


Images and videos submitted will be kept by Kongsberg Maritime and may be used within future marketing material. You will always be credited as the owner of the data.


If you are submitting as a company employee, it is your responsibility to validate with your organisation that any prizes won are within the acceptable gift limits