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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 5/20/2005
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
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Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: Lithuania

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: LYDS
Owner: Center of Marine Research
Operator: Center of Marine Research
Contact: Algirdas Stankevicius
Address: Taikos pr.26, 5802 Klaipeda
Telephone: 370 46 41 04 50
Fax: 370 46 41 04 60
Year Built: 1980
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 55.6  m
  Breadth: 9.3  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 4.3  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography
  Operating Area: Baltic Sea
  Navy Grids Supported: NA5A

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 763  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 108  m3
  Fuel: 178  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 40  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 50  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
45  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 5  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 90  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: No  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 8000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 9  kts.
  Max. Speed: 10  kts.
  Endurance: 32  days

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  Officers: 8
  Other crew: 14
  Scientists: 25
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: 3
  Printing/Plotting: 1

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Tow able: No
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: No
  CTD Transmissivity: No
  CTD Fluormeter: No
  CTD Rosette: Yes

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Yes
  Grab Sampler: Van-Veen
  Box Corer: No
  Gravity Corer: No
  Piston Corer: No
  Multi Corer: No

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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:  Unknown
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  1.65   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 220
     kVA: 480
    Phases: 3


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC   AMPs    Hz



  360   Volts with  400  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radar Decca SatNav Gyro EMLog
  Communications Equipment: Tel.
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GPS-80

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: FE-700
  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: 4  
    Steel Wire Length: 1200  m,  safe working load:  4  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  1000  m , safe working load:  1  tons
    Trawl winch length:  1200  m , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Stern

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


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  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: PRC Register
  Classification Society: PRC Register
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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