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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 6/7/2004
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: Poland

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: SQOC
Owner: Polish Academy of Sciences
Operator: Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IO-PAS)
Contact: Dr eng. Jacek Wyrwinski, Dr Andrzej Kadlubicki
Address: Institute of Oceanology PAS
ul. Powstancow Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot, Poland
Telephone: (+48-58) 550-32-32
Fax: (+48-58) 551-21-30
Year Built: 1985
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:

Ship Schedule via its Home Page

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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 48.93  m
  Breadth: 8.99  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 2  m
  Max. draft: 3.47  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography
  Operating Area: The Baltic, Norwegian, Greenland, Barents Seas
  Navy Grids Supported: NA5A, NA2, AR2

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 370  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 20  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 37  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
52  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 2  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Distillation device
  Free Working Deck Area: 30  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 9  kts.
  Max. Speed: 15  kts.
  Endurance: 60  days

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  Officers: 3
  Other crew: 15
  Scientists: 18
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Server, network, PC's on board, on-line connection to ship's navigation systems
  Printing/Plotting: Printers, receiver for facsimile weather maps

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Type: 911 Seabird, SBE49 FastCAT, Idronaut Ocean Seven 316
  CTD Tow able: Yes
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: Seabird 32

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: core sampler for subbottom deposits
  Grab Sampler: sediment grab, max operational depth 500 m
  Box Corer: Reinech type
  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: No
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  310
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 400/220
     kVA: 135
    Phases: 3


50  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC  Unknown  AMPs    Hz



  12   Volts with  400  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radars: Furuno FR 1505 DA and Furuno 1830; DECCA: Navstar 2000D; Gyro-compass: Wega and automatic stearing system PLATH
  Communications Equipment: RK Mewa
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GPS 800 Honeywell-Elac

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Radmor, ATLAS-DESO 20 (33, 210kHz),Honeywell-Elac, LAZ 4700 (30, 50, 210kHz)
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: RDI VM BB 150 kHz
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 7  
    Steel Wire Length: 2000  m,  safe working load:  1  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  3000  m , safe working load:  1  tons
    Trawl winch length:  5000  m , safe working load:  1  tons
    Other Winches:
      Length:  300  m , safe working load:  1  tons
  Gantry: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  3  m , and outboard extension:  1.5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  6  tons

  Crane: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  5  m  and outboard extension:  3  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1.5  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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