„OCEANOGRAF” research vessel

Vessel’s technical specification:

  • Length Overall: 49,5 m
  • Beam Overall: 14 m
  • Displacement: 710 ton
  • Draft: 2 m
  • Cruising Speed: 10 knots
  • Main engines: 2 x Volvo 420 kW plus 2 x 225 kW
  • ASD schottel propellers
  • Dynamic positioning: DP1
  • Range: 2500 nautical miles
  • Autonomy: 21 days
  • Passengers: 20 persons in single and double cabins
  • Home port: Gdynia

Vessel’s Equipment:

  • LABORATORIES    
    • Wet lablaboratory: 7,7 x 4,1 meters
    • Measurement laboratory: 3,7 x  2,9 meters
    • Aseptic laboratory: 2,2 x 3,8 meters
    • Thermostatistic laboratory: 3,6 m x 2 meters
  • aerosol observatory     
  • compass deck with observation posts
  • work aft deck: 10 x 9 m
  • students class equipped with audiovisualinstruments, wi-fi, Internet
  • social accommodation: mess room, kitchen, pantry, laundry

Deck equipment:

  • radio controlled deck crane 4 t
  • aft gantry 35kN or 70 kN
  • two trawl winchesfrom32 to 52 kN
  • two net winches2.5 m3
  • cable line winch 35 kN
  • cable line winch 5 kN
  • two lean deck aft cranes 300 kg
  • two lean deck bow cranes 300 kg
  • board gantry with two winches300 kg each
  • bow crane50 kg
  • hull mounted shift able sounder devices: Reson,Split Beam,USBL
  • horizontal echo sounderFarsounder FS-3
  • equipment for divers team
  • S-490 Sportisrib boat

Main scientific equipment:

  • Stern fishing equipment for bottom and pelagic (midwater) trawling
  • Beam trawling set
  • Wire trawl sonar Simrad FS70 withreal-time catch monitoring systemPI50/60
  • Gillnets operating equipment
  • Set of three split beam echo soundersSimrad EK80
  • Multibeam echo sounder SeaBat 7125 SV2, Reson
  • Current meter ADCP, Teledyne, RD Instruments Workhouse Mariner
  • Radiance and Irradiance Sensors RAMSES by TriOS for analysing light above and below water surface
  • Multi Plankton Sampler (MultiNet) Midi
  • OSIL multiple sediment samplerMaxicorer
  • MINI_ROV GUARDIAN 2.1 remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) with umbilical cable, SUBSEA TECH
  • Towed scan sonar Multi-Purpose Survey System 4200, Edge Tech
  • Portable Sub-bottom Profiler 3100, Edge Tech
  • Ultra-Short Baseline (USBL) positioning and tracking system Easytrak Nexus, Applied Acoustics Underwater Technology
  • Lightweight Vibrocorer 3+6, OSIL
  • Multi Sediment Trap/24, Hydrobios
  • PM-10 high volume air sampler for collecting ambient particulate matter, TISCH Environmental
  • Optical plankton counter Flow CAM VS-IV
  • Carousel water sampler with CTD profiler and extra sensors, SeaBird Electronics SBE 25plus SEALOGGER
  • Flow cytometer FACS Jazz, Becton Dickinson (BD Biosciences)
  • Box Corer 80.000, KC Denmark A/S
  • miniCTD Probe, Valeport
  • Vaisala Maritime Observation System MAWS410