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Seifu Maru

Ship Name: Seifu Maru (Japan)                          US NODC Code: 49SH           Ministry of Transport

Contact: Director, Maizuru Marine Observatory
Operator: Maizuru Marine Observatory
         901, Shimofukui
         Maizuru-Shi,Kyoto 624  Japan
  Phone: 0773 764111
    Fax: 753162

Length (M):  56.00       Range (n. mi.):      5000        Crew:           13
Beam (M):     9.80       Endurance (days):      10        Officers:       10
Draft (M):    3.72       Cruise speed (kt):   11.5        Scientists:     10
Gross Tons:    484       Max. speed (kt):     14.7        Air Cond.:     yes
Power (HP):   1800       Aux. Power (HP):

Main vessel activity
     Oceanography Meteorological Observation
     Year built: 64
     Ocean area where vessel operates: Japan Sea
Capacities and working spaces
     Dry cargo holds:                     0m3
     Fuel:                              131m3
     Fresh water:                       113m3
     Wet laboratories (total area):      36m2
     Dry laboratories (total area):      16m2
     Fresh water generator capacity:      2m3
     Freeboard to working deck:         0.6m
     Free working deck area:              0m2
     Space for container laboratory:      0m x     0m
Design Particulars
     Hull materials: Steel
Energy sources
     Main engine(s): number:  1 make: Diesel    model:
     Power (BHP) each main engine:   1800 at    275rpm
     Diameter and max. rpm propeller:      2.300m     275rpm
     Total power auxiliary diesels:      0HP
Electrical systems
     AC Voltage:      0/   440V, total    750kVA,      3phase,     60Hz
     AC Voltage:      0/     0V, total      0kVA,      0phase,      0Hz
     DC Voltage:      0V, total      0V
     Stabilized system for scientific equipment:      0VAC      0AMP      0Hz
Fixed equipment
     Navigation and communication
     Nav. equip: Radar Loran SatNav Gyro DopLog
     Comms: Fax
     Comm sat:
     Echosounders for scientific research:     12kHz
     Provisions for silent ship operation:
     Oceanographic winches:   number:  3
       Steel wire length:         2000m, safe working load:      0tons
       Conducting cable length:   6000m, safe working load:      1tons
       Trawl winch length:           0m, safe working load:      0tons
       Other, specify: Steel Wire
                   length:        5000m, safe working load:      0tons
       Clearance above deck:   0m and outboard extension:   0m
       Safe working load at max. reach:     0tons
       Position: Stern
       Clearance above deck:  15m and outboard extension:  13m
       Safe working load at max. reach:     2tons
     Other winches for instruments or sampling:

Electronic data processing equipment permanently available on board
Vessel construction and maintenance supervision
     Construction supervised by:
       Classification Society:
       Others, specify:
Published vessel data

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