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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 7/21/2003
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: Netherlands

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: PDPC
Owner: Rijkswaterstaat Directie Zeeland
Operator: Meetinformatiedienst Zeeland
Contact: Jacqueline de Nooij
Address: P.O. box 5116
4380 KC Vlissingen
Telephone: 0118-422212
Fax: 0118-472772
Year Built: 1996
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 41.5  m
  Breadth: 7  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.4  m
  Max. draft: 1.4  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Measurements
  Operating Area: Zeeland
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2.21  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 96  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
0.95  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 1  m2
  Space for container lab: Yes  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: No  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 15  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 8  kts.
  Max. Speed: 8  kts.
  Endurance: 1  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 12
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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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:  Daf DKV 1160
Power (BHP) each engine:  250
Propeller Diameter:  85   m Max. RPM:   5917
Total power auxiliary diesels:  289   HP
  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: Unknown
  Communications Equipment: VHF 2x
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Aquarius 5000 / Furuno GP31

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EA 500 200KHz/710KHz
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  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: sb. mid ship

Clearance above deck:  3.8  m  and outboard extension:  10  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  0.45  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: SI
  Classification Society: Lloyds
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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