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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Bosei Maru

Last Updated - 3/1/2007
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: Japan

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: JGAW
Owner: Tokai University
Operator: Tokai University
Address: Training Vessel Operation Dept
20-1,orido 3-chome,shimizu-ku,shizuoka-city
Shizuoka 424 Japan
Telephone: 054-335-9341
Fax: 054-334-0876
Year Built: 1993
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 87.98  m
  Breadth: 12.8  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 6  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Passenger Ship and Research, Training
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2174  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 401  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
185  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 20  m3/day
  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: 12100  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 13  kts.
  Max. Speed: 15  kts.
  Endurance: Unknown

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  Officers: 11
  Other crew: 17
  Scientists: 37
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Yes
  Printing/Plotting: Yes

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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: Yes
  CTD Rosette: Yes

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Yes
  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:  2   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  5000 at 0rpm
Propeller Diameter:  3   m Max. RPM:   Unknown

Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 0/445V 0/445V
     kVA: 600/600
    Phases: 3/3


60/60  Hz

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: Autopilot,gyro compass,magnetic compass, Arpa-radar,ais,vdr,ecds
  Communications Equipment: MF/HF 800W,VHF,EPIRB
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Inmarsat-B, Inmarsat-C, Inmarsat-F
  GPS: Yes

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Precision Depth Recorder 11kHz, Sub-bottom Profiler 3.5KHz
  Sonar Type: Geological
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Yes
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 4  
    Steel Wire Length: 8000  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    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:   Ctd Winch, 6000 Meter, Dia 7.4 Mm

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Miho Shipyard
  Classification Society: JG,NK
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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