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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
KTU Denar I

Last Updated - 4/19/2005
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: Turkey

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: TC7226
Owner: Karadeniz Technical University (KTU)
Operator: Facilty of Marine Sciences
Contact: Dr. A.Muzaffer Feyzioglu
Address: Karadeniz Technical University
Faculty of Marine Sciences
61530 Camburnu/Trabzon, TURKEY
Telephone: +90 462 752 21 58
Fax: +90 462 752 28 06
Year Built: 1992
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 24.5  m
  Breadth: 6.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2.7  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography, Fisheries research
  Operating Area: BLack Sea
  Navy Grids Supported: NA8

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: Unknown
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 10  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 20  m2
  Dry Lab Area: Unknown
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
  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: 500  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 12  kts.
  Endurance: 10  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 4
  Scientists: 7
  Air Conditioned:

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: IBM PC
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: yes
  CTD Type: Aandrea, RCM 9, YSI 3800
  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:

Steel, monohull
  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Volvo penta
Power (BHP) each engine:  600
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 220 VAC
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12-24 VDC   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radar: Furuno and JRC
  Communications Equipment: VHF: Sailor and Furuno
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: LORENZ Exgalabur Chart Ploter, MACELLAN NAV 5000 D, MACELLAN 300

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: JVC V-10, JRC JFV-850
  Sonar Type: SUZIKI S-1600 m -15
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: AANDERA (RCM 9)
  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: Mid ship

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  1  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  Other:   (2) Trawl winchs, (1) CTD winch

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Basaran Ship Yard
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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Phone:  (302) 645-4225