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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 7/21/2003
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: Netherlands

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: PBVR
Owner: Rijkswaterstaat Directie Zeeland
Operator: Meetinformatiedienst Zeeland
Contact: Jacqueline de Nooij
Address: P.O. Box 5116
4380 KC Vlissingen
Telephone: 0118-422212
Fax: 0118-472772
Year Built: 1985
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 33  m
  Breadth: 7  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 150  m
  Max. draft: 180  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Ecology
  Operating Area: Nedetherlands (South west part) + coastal area 30 miles
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 226  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 12  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 40  m2
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
9  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: demi
  Free Working Deck Area: 60  m2
  Space for container lab: 20 feet  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 85  kts.
  Max. Speed: 85  kts.
  Endurance: 5  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 5
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Hiltop 1000MHz 128MB-20GB HD
  Printing/Plotting: HP Paintjet 3630A

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Y.S.I.
  CTD Type: 6 series
  CTD Tow able: yes
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Y.S.I.
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Y.S.I.
  CTD Rosette: Unknown

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Unknown
  Box Corer: Sea bad
  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:  2   make:  Mercedes
Power (BHP) each engine:  320
Propeller Diameter:  90   m Max. RPM:   630
Total power auxiliary diesels:  640   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 380
     kVA: 163
    Phases: 3


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC   AMPs    Hz



  24   Volts with  400A/hour 20 hours  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Sea+river radar, Nautex auto pilot
  Communications Equipment: marifoon sailor, RT 144c + Furuno 8500
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Sercel 103

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad 38+200KHz
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Locman
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: 220

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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:  4  m , safe working load:  5  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: SB rear deck

Clearance above deck:  15  m  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  14  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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