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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 4/20/2004
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: Italy

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: CoNISMa - Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze del Mare
Operator: CoNISMa - Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze del Mare
Address: CoNISMa, via Isonzo 32 - 00198 Roma
Telephone: 340/9656511
Fax: 00781/600261431
Year Built: 2002
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 44.8  m
  Breadth: 9  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1.5  m
  Max. draft: 4.5  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Multipurpose Research
  Operating Area: Mediterranean
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 620  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 125  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 13  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 22  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
61.8  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 4.8  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 90  m2
  Space for container lab: Nš 4 ISO 10  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 13  kts.
  Max. Speed: 13.8  kts.
  Endurance: 30  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 12
  Scientists: 17
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: SF PDS 2000
  Printing/Plotting: yes

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Unknown
  CTD Type: SBE 911
  CTD Tow able: 5000 m
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: yes
  CTD Transmissivity: yes
  CTD Fluormeter: yes
  CTD Rosette: General Oceanic

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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: 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:  2   make:  Caterpillar
Power (BHP) each engine:  1000
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   1800
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: 600
    Phases: Unknown


50  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 Waltker 3000, gyrocompass, 2 Radars (36 Nm and 48 Nm)
  Communications Equipment: GMS; Radiocommunication;
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Fleet 77, Iridium Sailor
  GPS: 2 GPS of which N. 1 DGPS

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Simrad EA 400 - 27/200 kHz
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: klein 3000
  Multibeam: Reson sea beat 8160
  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:  10  tons

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  9  m  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  3.3  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

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