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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 6/14/2004
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: Denmark

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: OYVO
Owner: University of Copenhagen
Operator: Marine Biological Laboratorium
Contact: Captain Benly Thrue
Address: Marine Biological Laboratorium
Strandpromenaden 5 3000 Elsinore
Telephone: +45 49 21 33 44
Fax: +45 49 26 11 65
Year Built: 1958
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 15.48  m
  Breadth: 5.12  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 1  m
  Max. draft: 5.12  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography, Fisheries, Excursions
  Operating Area: Kattegat, The Sound and western Baltic
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 28.34  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 2.3  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 6  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 6  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
1.2  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 10  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 850  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 8  kts.
  Max. Speed: 9  kts.
  Endurance: 5  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 18
  Air Conditioned:

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: 3 computers (CTD data, Elec. Chart, Echosounder)
  Printing/Plotting: 1 printer HP (CTD data)

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: yes
  CTD Type: Sea-Bird
  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:  1   make:  diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  238
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   425
Total power auxiliary diesels:  10   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 220
     kVA: 2200
    Phases: 1


50  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  24   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Autopilot Johnson; DGPS Koden; Sonar; Compass; Elec chart Simrad; Radar Simrad; Echosounder Simrad
  Communications Equipment: DSC VHF Sailor
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: GPS Koden; GPS Compass Furuno;

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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: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  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:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  2  m  and outboard extension:  2  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Danish Maritime Authority
  Classification Society: Danish Maritime Authority
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225