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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 9/11/2003
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: Unknown
Owner: Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
Operator: Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
Contact: J. W. Groen
Address: Bezuidenhoutseweg 73, p.o. box:20401, 2500 EK The Hague
Telephone: 00 31 70 3784349
Fax: 00 31 703786421
Year Built: 1983
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 28  m
  Breadth: 7.4  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.8  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Fishery research
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 180  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 10  m2
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
11  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 0  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: Unknown
  Space for container lab: None  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Not available  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 2000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 12  kts.
  Endurance: Unknown

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 6
  Scientists: 3
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Two computers available
  Printing/Plotting: available

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Type: Seabird; Owned by the Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen UR Nederlands Instituut voor Visserijonderzoek
  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: Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen UR Nederlands Instituut voor Visserijonderzoek
  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:  Unknown   make:  Unknown
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 380/220
     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: An decca and Furuno radar; Decca Autopilot 450
  Communications Equipment: GSM and Radiocommunication
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Yes
  GPS: 1 x Litton CMX - DGPS; 1 x Sercel DGPS NL 51

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 2 x Furuno
  Sonar Type: not available
  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: 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: Dutch Shipping Inspectorate
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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