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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
Operator: Istituto Ambiente Marino e Costiero
Contact: dott. Filippo Balestrieri
Address: Istituto Ambiente Marino e Costiero
CNR-IAMC GEOMARE SUD- Calata Porta Di Massa
(Cap. porto) 80133 Napoli (NA), Italy
Telephone: +39 081 5423 811
Fax: +39 081 5423 888
Year Built: 1985
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 31.56  m
  Breadth: 7  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 0.55  m
  Max. draft: 3.1  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Fisheries, environment, physical oceanography
  Operating Area: Mediterranean, Atlantic
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 199.46  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 11  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 18  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
30  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 84  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 20  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 11  kts.
  Endurance: 10  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 7
  Scientists: 10
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: yes
  Printing/Plotting: yes

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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: no

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Unknown
Power (BHP) each engine:  1013
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   750
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 380
     kVA: 125
    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: LORAN KODEN 770; Radar KODEN range 62 nm; Automatic pilot Decca Navigator
  Communications Equipment: GMS; Radiocommunication trans-receiver SSB
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GPS KODEN KG 98 linked to a videoplotter

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: KODEN CVS 8805, with transducers 28 and 50 kHz
  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: 1500  m,  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  4.5  m , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: R.I.NA.
  Classification Society: R.I.NA. 63425, 100A.1.1
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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