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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Odón de Buen

Last Updated - 5/3/2005
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: EA-7637
Owner: Instituto Español de Oceanografia (IOE)
Operator: Instituto Español de Oceanografia (IOE)
Contact: Carlos Massó de Ariza
Address: Instituto Español de Oceanografia
Avda. de Brasil 31
Madrid 28020, España
Telephone: 34 1 5974443/4175433
Fax: 34 1 5974770
Year Built: 1973
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 22.5  m
  Breadth: 6  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.7  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Multipurpose (fisheries and oceanography)
  Operating Area: Mediterranean
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 63.55  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 9.25  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 6  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 6  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
2.8  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  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: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: Unknown
  Max. Speed: 11  kts.
  Endurance: 14  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 6
  Scientists: 6
  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:  Unknown   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
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: SIMRAD FS.3300 Sonar; 2 PLOTTER RADAR; Radar: 2x Koden to 96 milles; ecosounder: Skiper 802, 800 m and EQ-100, 1200 m; Automatic pilot: NECCO 728; gyrocompass: OKUSHIN
  Communications Equipment: 2 VHF, 1 HF, 1 TELEX/SAT (422461610+) 1 telef. Mobil; 2 HYCOM (intercomunicators)
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GPS Loran

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Unknown
  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: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 2000  m,  safe working load:  0.7  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  700  tons
    Trawl winch length:  2800  m , safe working load:  4.5  tons
    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:  7.5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1.4  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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University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225