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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 6/14/2005
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: Italy

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: IXWQ
Owner: MarTech SRL
Operator: MarTech SRL
Contact: Dr. Eng. Francesco Ritossa
Address: MarTech SRL
Viale Trieste 65/i, 09123 Cagliari
Telephone: +39 070 6848202
Fax: +39 070 6404743
Year Built: 2003
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 11  m
  Breadth: 3.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 0.9  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Coastal survey vessel
  Operating Area: Mediterranean
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 8.4  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  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: 300  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 25  kts.
  Max. Speed: 30  kts.
  Endurance: 2  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 2
  Scientists: 4
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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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: yes, 4 divers

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: no
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Yanmar Diesel turbo
Power (BHP) each engine:  740
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   3300
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 230V
     kVA: 10.4
    Phases: Unknown


60 Hz  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12 VDC   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: RAdar DGPS chart plotter, C-Map chartsGyro+ MRU unit, autopilot
  Communications Equipment: SIMRAD VHF RS-87 DSC
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Motorola Irridium 9595 Sat-phone
  GPS: Different GPS receivers available (Simrad and SeaSTAR)

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: SIMRAD 38/200 KHz
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Klein 3000
  Multibeam: Reson 8125
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 250  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:  Unknown , 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: Unknown
  Classification Society: Unknown
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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