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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 5/5/2004
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: Norway

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: LK 6971
Owner: Villa Leppefisk AS, 6392 Vikebukt, Norway
Operator: Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
Contact: Per W. Nieuwejaar
Address: Institute of Marine Research, Research Vessel Department
P.O. Box, 1870 Nordnes,
N-5817 Bergen, Norway
Telephone: + 47 55 23 68 49
Fax: +47 55 23 85 32
Year Built: 2000
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 14.98  m
  Breadth: 5.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.5  m
  Max. draft: 3.2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Data collection, trawl equipment trials and studies of fish behavior in coastal waters
  Operating Area: Norwegian coast between Bergen and Kirkenes
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 24.99  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 20  m3
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 10  m2
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 40  m2
  Space for container lab: no  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 1300  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 8  kts.
  Max. Speed: 9.5  kts.
  Endurance: 7  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: Unknown
  Scientists: 5
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: 1 computer
  Printing/Plotting: 1 printer

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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: 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: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Fiat Iveco, 8210 SRM-36
Power (BHP) each engine:  400
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 220
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: FURUNO 1832 Radar
  Communications Equipment: 2x VHF/Shipmate RS 8300
  Satellite Communications Equipment: no

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EK 500/38Khz
  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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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Portside

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  7  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  Other:   no

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Norwegian Maritime Directorate
  Classification Society: none
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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