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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 3/31/2006
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: Slovenia

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: S5P2800
Owner: National Institute of Biology
Operator: Marine Biology Station
Address: Fornace 41
6330 Piran, Slovenia
Telephone: +386 41 624 024
Fax: +386 5 671 2902
Year Built: 1999
Ship URL: Unknown

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 11.98  m
  Breadth: 2.8  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 2  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Research activity
  Operating Area: Northern Adriatic
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 14.6  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 1  m3
  Fuel: 1  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: 5  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
0.6  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 8  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 220  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 10  kts.
  Max. Speed: 14  kts.
  Endurance: 7  days

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  Officers: 1
  Other crew: 1
  Scientists: 8
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Yes
  CTD Type: F PROBE D mk3
  CTD Tow able: Yes
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Yes
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: SBE 32C Compact Carousel

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Yes
  Box Corer: Unknown
  Gravity Corer: Yes
  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:  2   make:  Caterpillar/3126
Power (BHP) each engine:  2 x 420 HP
Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   3100
Total power auxiliary diesels:  10.7   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: 10.7
    Phases: 1


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12, 24   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: SITEX T-175 marine radar (KODEN)
  Communications Equipment: ICOM, IC-M127
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Foruno GP-31, Foruno GP-80, ,Ashtech 30011 compas GPS

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: SITEX CVS 106 Mk II
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: 500 kHz basic ADP Nortek
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 60  m,  safe working load:  0.5  tons
    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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