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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 1/17/2011
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: Finland

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: OHMM 230298000
Owner: Suomen ympäristökeskus (SYKE), Finnish Environment Institute
Operator: Meritaito
Contact: Juha Flinkman
Address: R/V Muikku
57100 Savonlinna, Finland
Telephone: +358 40 750 3911
Fax: +358 9 5490 2290
Year Built: 1969
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 27.7  m
  Breadth: 6.9  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 6  m
  Max. draft: 2.2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Research and education on limnology, hydrology, biology,fishery and environmental geology
  Operating Area: Baltic sea, Lake Saimaa and lakes of the Vuoksi water system
  Navy Grids Supported: NA5A

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 129  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 15  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 6  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 6  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
11  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Deionized water (Millipore)
  Free Working Deck Area: 30  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: none  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 11  kts.
  Endurance: 10  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 10
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Several PC's
  Printing/Plotting: Yes

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Type: SBE 19-03
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Seabird polarographic membrane
  CTD Transmissivity: PAR LiCor
  CTD Fluormeter: SCUFA
  CTD Rosette: PAR, Oxygen

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Coring Specifications:

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

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: Unknown
  ROVs: No
  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:  Diesel, Machinery output
Power (BHP) each engine:  374
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   1500
Total power auxiliary diesels:  29.5   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 400/231
     kVA: 61
    Phases: 3


50  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  12   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Doppler Speed log Furuno DS-70, Autopilot Robertson AP-45, Gyro Compass JRC GPS Compass JLR-30, Ship Weather Station Vaisala, Digital Gyro Repeater, Radars Selescan 1024/20 ARPA and Furuno
  Communications Equipment: GSM portable phones Nokia Premicell 09i etc., Internal phone Airphone TD-H/B, VHF radio telephones Sailor RT 2048 + DSC RM 2042, Telefax Brother, HB-SSB radio Furuno
  Satellite Communications Equipment: DGPS Satellite navigator: Northstar 921XD and Furuno GP-37
  GPS: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Research Echo Sounder Atlas Deso 10, Navigation and Trawl Echo Probe Sounder Furuno FE-606, Fish Echo Sounder Simrad EK-500, Echo Sounder Autohelm
  Sonar Type: Color Searchlight Sonar Furuno CH-16
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 3  
    Steel Wire Length: 250  m,  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: Unknown
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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