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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Sagar Paschimi

Last Updated - 5/13/2005
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: India

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: Department of Ocean Development
Operator: National Institute of Ocean Technology
Contact: G.Janakiraman
Address: National Institute of Ocean Technology
Velacherry-Tambaram main road, Narayanapuram
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA - 601 302
Telephone: +91-44-55783300
Fax: +91-44-22460645
Year Built: 1996
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 30  m
  Breadth: 6  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: pollution monitoring and survey
  Operating Area: West coast of India
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 187  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 5  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 5  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
27  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 0  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Millipore
  Free Working Deck Area: 5  m2
  Space for container lab: 0  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: no  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 1000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 7  kts.
  Max. Speed: 8  kts.
  Endurance: 8  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 9
  Scientists: 7
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: yes
  Printing/Plotting: no

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: seabird
  CTD Type: SBE 25
  CTD Tow able: no
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: yes
  CTD Transmissivity: no
  CTD Fluormeter: no
  CTD Rosette: no

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: yes 2 m
  Grab Sampler: yes
  Box Corer: no
  Gravity Corer: yes
  Piston Corer: no
  Multi Corer: no

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: no
  ROVs: no
  AUVs: no
  Submersibles: no

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: no

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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:   1600
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 220
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: radar and DGPS
  Communications Equipment: Sat c and Mini M
  Satellite Communications Equipment: mini m

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: reson multibeam
  Sonar Type: multibeam
  Sea Surface Mapping System: yes
  Side Scanning: no
  Multibeam: yes reson
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: yes RDI
  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: NSDRC
  Classification Society: IRS
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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