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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Yokosuka

Last Updated - 2/9/2005
Main Activities
Dimensions
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
Accommodations
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Construction
Country: Japan

NODC Code:

49YP
    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: JAMSTEC
Operator: Nippon Marine Enterprises, Ltd.
Contact: Mr. Yutaka Matsuo
Address: Nippon Marine Enterprises, Ltd.
8th Floor Nissei Bldg, 14-1, Ogawa-Cho
Yokosuka-City 238 Japan
Telephone: 0468 24-4611
Fax: 0468-24-6577
Email:
Year Built: 1990
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 105  m
  Breadth: 16  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 4.7  m
  Max. draft: 4.5  m
   

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography Geology
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:
   

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 4439  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 636  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
Unknown
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 30  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: Unknown
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown
   

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 9500  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 16  kts.
  Max. Speed: 18  kts.
  Endurance: 29  days
   

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Accommodation

  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 45
  Scientists: 15
  Air Conditioned:  Yes
     

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: NEC PC 9801 VX 41; DEC MVAX II
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown
     

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Unknown
  CTD Type: Unknown
  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: staff 18
  ROVs: Unknown
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: Shinkai 6500
     

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Unknown
     

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Engineering Design Particulars

 

Ice Breaking Ability:

Unknown
 

Hull Materials:

 
Steel
  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  6000 at 600rpm
Propeller Diameter:  3   m Max. RPM:   185
Total power auxiliary diesels:  3270   HP
  Electrical Systems:  
 

AC    

 Voltages: 0/440V
     kVA: 2220
    Phases: 3
   

Frequency:

60  Hz
   

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz

 

DC

  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max

       
 

Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radar Loran Decca SatNav Gyro DopLog
  Communications Equipment: Fax SatCom
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Unknown
     

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 200kHz 12kHz
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown
     

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Oceanographic:

  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:  5  m , and outboard extension:  9  m

   

Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

       
  Crane: Position: Unknown
   

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown

   

Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

       
  Other:   Unknown
       

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai
  Others, Specify: Unknown
     
 
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