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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 3/8/2005
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: Korea

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Operator: korean Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI)
Contact: Mr. Kyung In Lee
Address: 1270 Sadang Ansan Kyunggido / Ansan, P.O. Box 29
Seoul 425-600 Korea, Rep. Of
0253 8634770
Telephone: 0553-444373
Year Built: 1992
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 63.8  m
  Breadth: 12  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 2.9  m
  Max. draft: 5.15  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography Fisheries Geology Hydrography
  Operating Area: South China Sea, South-West Pacific
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 1442  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 358  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 35  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 70  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
108  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 10  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 250  m2
  Space for container lab: 3 x 6  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 10000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 15  kts.
  Max. Speed: 15.8  kts.
  Endurance: 40  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 16
  Scientists: 25
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Hewlett Packard HP 425S :
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: SBE 911
  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: Coring Devit 1.0 ton
  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: Unknown
  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: Albatross ADP 700, SIMRAD
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  4   make:  cycle diesel engine
Power (BHP) each engine:  1160KW-900 rpm
Propeller Diameter:  3.3   m Max. RPM:   178
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 0/440V 0/220V
     kVA: 1300/0
    Phases: 3/0


60/0  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Integrated navigation system, Radar, Doppler Log
  Communications Equipment: WeatherFax, Radio,
  Satellite Communications Equipment: INMARSAT (JUE 45E, JRC),
  GPS: MX-4200, 4810 Magnavox, Trimble DSM

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 12kHz 38kHz
  Sonar Type: Fisheries Sector-scan (SR-240, Simrad)
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Seabean 2000
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: RD-VM0150, RD
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: 9999  m,  safe working load:  10  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  6000  m , safe working load:  2  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  6000  m , safe working load:  2  tons
  Gantry: Position: Stern, Midships

Clearance above deck:  7  m , and outboard extension:  3  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  8  tons

  Crane: Position: Midships

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  10  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  Other:   Deepsea winch, CTD winch, Hydrograpic winch, Streamer winch,

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: +KRM1 - UMA (Korean)
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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