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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 2/26/2004
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: Portugal

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: CUQI-9
Owner: Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR)
Operator: Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR)
Contact: Eng. Romão Nunes / Daniel Ferreira
Address: Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR)
Avenida de Brasilia
1499-066 Lisboa, Portugal
Telephone: +351 962775262
Year Built: 1977
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 15.45  m
  Breadth: 4.2  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 1.2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Coastal and estuarine oceanography
  Operating Area: Coastal
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 10.74  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 2  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
0.4  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: Unknown
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 8  kts.
  Max. Speed: 9  kts.
  Endurance: 8  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 5
  Scientists: 3
  Air Conditioned:

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Unknown
  CTD Type: Unknown
  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: 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:  Valmet/611
Power (BHP) each engine:  156
Propeller Diameter:  1   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  10.5   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 380/220
     kVA: 1
    Phases: 8


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  24   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: yes
  Communications Equipment: yes
  Satellite Communications Equipment: yes
  GPS: yes

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  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: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 100  m,  safe working load:  1  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  80  m , safe working load:  1  tons
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: AV

Clearance above deck:  2  m , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: AV

Clearance above deck:  0.25  m  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  0.5  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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