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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 5/6/2003
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: Spain

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Operator: Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Vigo
Contact: Luis Ansorena
Address: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas
Eduardo Cabello, 6
36208 – Vigo – Spain
Telephone: 986231930
Fax: 986292762
Year Built: 1996
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 24  m
  Breadth: 5.8  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.6  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 77.1  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 9  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 12  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
6.4  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 1.8  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 35  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 2800  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: Unknown
  Endurance: 12  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 6
  Scientists: 10
  Air Conditioned:  No

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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:  2   make:  Volvo Penta mod. TAMD-103-A
Power (BHP) each engine:  384.8
Propeller Diameter:  0.126   m Max. RPM:   1800
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: Unknown
     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: Radars: Furuno banda X FR 1510 Mark 3 and Radar: Furuno banda X M 1941 MK 2; Radar plotter: Furuno RP 110; Gyro: Robertson RGC 10; Magnetic compass: Cassens Plath; Automatic Pilot: 1 Robertson AP 45
  Communications Equipment: Interior communication:Raytheon Ray 430; External communications:VHF Sailor RT 2048, Radiotelephone B.L.U., Furuno FS- 1562-15
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Furuno GP 35

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Sonda: Koden CVS 8842 with frequency 28 and 50 Khz
  Sonar Type: Sonar: Furuno CH 250
  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: 2000  m,  safe working load:  0.5  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  2000  m , safe working load:  0.5  tons
    Trawl winch length:  1500  m , safe working load:  2.5  tons
    Other Winches:
      Length:  1400  m , safe working load:  0.05  tons
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  3.7  m  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1.04  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Inspección de buques Capitanía
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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