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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 9/12/2003
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
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Underwater Vehicles
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Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: Netherlands

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: The Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Fisheries
Operator: The Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Fisheries
Contact: J.W. Groen
Address: Bezuidenhoutseweg 73, p.o. box:20401, 2500 EK The Hague
Telephone: 00 31 70 3784349
Fax: 00 31 703786421
Year Built: 1990
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 73.54  m
  Breadth: 13.86  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 3.1  m
  Max. draft: 5  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography Fisheries Hydrography
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2199  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 361  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 38  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 37  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
80  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 10  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 200  m2
  Space for container lab: 6 x 6  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Not available  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 12100  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 15  kts.
  Max. Speed: 15  kts.
  Endurance: 17  days

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  Officers: 8
  Other crew: 13
  Scientists: 13
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: LAN network available w/ several computers
  Printing/Plotting: Available

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Type: Seabird
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: Unknown

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Unknown
  Box Corer: Unknown
  Gravity Corer: Unknown
  Piston Corer: Unknown
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: available
  ROVs: Unknown
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Unknown

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  4352 at 1000rpm
Propeller Diameter:  3.2   m Max. RPM:   170
Total power auxiliary diesels:  1480   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 0/380V 0/220V
     kVA: 2120/259
    Phases: 3/3


50/50  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  24V   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Arpa radars (2690 BT and bridgemaster MJ 352); Autopilot (Plath navigat MR); Electronic Map: MaxSea
  Communications Equipment: Fax SatComGSM and Radiocommunication
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Yes
  GPS: 1 x Litton CMX - DGPS; 1 x Sercel DGPS

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 2 x Simrad EK 100 (39 khz); 1 x Simrad EK 500 (38 en 120 khz); 1 x Simrad ED 161; 1 x Furuno (50 khz)
  Sonar Type: FisheriesSimrad SD 570 Omni (57 khz)
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Doppler log Thomson
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  8  m  and outboard extension:  5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   Hydrographic Winch, 100 Mtr

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Dutch Shipping Inspectorate
  Classification Society: Lloyds Register of Shipping
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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