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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 5/11/2006
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: Finland

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: MMSI 230985 210
Owner: Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
Operator: Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
Contact: Jyrki Rantataro
Address: P.O.Box 96
FI-02151 Espoo
Telephone: +358205502493
Fax: +3582055012
Year Built: 2003
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 20  m
  Breadth: 8  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 5  m
  Max. draft: 1  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Scientific research and seafloor mapping
  Operating Area: Baltic Sea/Finnish EEZ
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 75  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 2.5  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 6  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 0  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
2.5  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 0  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: none
  Free Working Deck Area: 40  m2
  Space for container lab: none  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: none  m

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 100  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 20  kts.
  Max. Speed: 25  kts.
  Endurance: 7  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 1
  Scientists: 3
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Yes
  Printing/Plotting: Yes

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: none
  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: Yes
  Box Corer: Yes
  Gravity Corer: Gemax-type
  Piston Corer: Unknown
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: none
  ROVs: none
  AUVs: none
  Submersibles: none

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Yes

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: none
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  Unknown   make:  Caterpillar
Power (BHP) each engine:  Unknown

Propeller Diameter:  Unknown
  m Max. RPM:   Unknown
Total power auxiliary diesels:  Unknown
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: Unknown
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: Unknown



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: DGPS,ENC,Radar,Autopilot
  Communications Equipment: VHF, mobile phones
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: MD28 28 kHz
  Sonar Type: Bomer-type (250-800 Hz), BOLT-Air gun (20-100 Hz)
  Sea Surface Mapping System: none
  Side Scanning: Klein SA 350, Klein 595
  Multibeam: Atlas FS20
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: none
  Silent Ship Operations: none

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: 300  m,  safe working load:  1  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  300  m , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  100  m , safe working load:  3  tons
  Gantry: Position: Rear deck

Clearance above deck:  5  m , and outboard extension:  5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  3  tons

  Crane: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  3.5  m  and outboard extension:  1.5  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  5  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Unknown
  Classification Society: Finnish Maritime Administration
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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