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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/3/2004
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: Sweden

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: SGCD
Owner: Göteborg University
Operator: Göteborg University Centre of Marine Research
Contact: Michael Bosma
Address: Earth Sciences Centre
Göteborg University
Box 460, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden
Telephone: +4670374820
Fax: +46317732888
Year Built: 1968
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 38.7  m
  Breadth: 9  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1  m
  Max. draft: 4  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanographic research
  Operating Area: Skagerakk,Baltic Sea, Kattegatt
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 390  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 35  m3
  Fuel: 30  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 25  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 35  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
14  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: millpore
  Free Working Deck Area: 70  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 3000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 11  kts.
  Max. Speed: 12  kts.
  Endurance: 14  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 7
  Scientists: 12
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: 5
  Printing/Plotting: 3 printers, cd writer, data storage

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Sea Bird
  CTD Type: 911 Plus
  CTD Tow able: scanfish
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: wetlabs
  CTD Fluormeter: wetlabs
  CTD Rosette: Sea Bird

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Unknown
  Box Corer: 1
  Gravity Corer: 1
  Piston Corer: 1
  Multi Corer: 1

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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:  Cat 3512B DITA
Power (BHP) each engine:  1100
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  400   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 400/240,total200kVA,3phase,50Hz
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  24   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Max-Sea
  Communications Equipment: Furuno
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Furuno

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Furuno
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: 150,600Mhz
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 3  
    Steel Wire Length: 1000  m,  safe working load:  0.6  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  2  tons
    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: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1.1  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Sjöfartsverket, Göteborg
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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