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Scientific equipment
Ship Specifications
Ice Class
- Arctic Class 3
Working deck surface
- 120m2
Auxiliary rafts
- Zodiac Hurricane 733:2
- Barge SP 16 passengers
- Skippy Boat (airboat)
Technical characteristics
- 4 Deck Cranes
- 2 Hydraulic A-Frames
- 6 Scientific Winches (30 to 500Hp)
Accoustic Well
- For hull acoustic devices
Internal Moon Pool
- 2.3 m X 2.2 m
Helideck/Hangar
- Helicopter: Bell 429
Communication Capacity
- Internet Access (Telesat Satellite)
- Internal Communication Network
Accomodation Capacity
- Coast Guard Crew: 30-40
- Science Berths: 37-40
Speed Capacity
- Cruise Range (nm): 15 000 @ 14 kts
- Maximum speed: 16.5 knots
- Minimum speed: 3 knots (1m ice)
Propulsion
- 6 diesel electric generators 2 950 hp
- Shaft Horsepower: 13 960 hp
- 15 000 hp with overload
Dimensions
- Length: 98.3 m
- Breadth: 19.5 m
- Draft: 7.18 m
Temperature-Controlled Systems
- 2 Temperature-controlled incubators
- 2 Temperature-controlled laboratories
- 3 x -80°C freezers and 4 x -40°C freezers
Laboratory Instrumentation
- Salinometer Guideline
- PerkinElmer scintillation counter
- Milli-Q Ultrapure water system
- Multi-Sensor Core Logger
Mooring Instrumentation
- Current meters and profilers
- Sediment traps (Technicap PPS)
- Water quality sensors
Sediment Coring
- Box core BX-650
- Piston core 9-m
- CASQ gravity core
Fish and Plankton Nets
- HydroBios multi-nets
- Midwater trawl nets
- Benthic trawl nets
MetOcean Measurements
- AVOS automated system
- Meteorological mast
- 360° camera
Marine Robots
- Kongsberg Hugin 1000 AUV
- Work-class ROV (7-func- arm)
Moving Vessel Profiler
- High-resolution CTD
- Fluorescence, turbidity, oxygen
Rosette Profiler
- Seabird Scientific 9plus CTD
- Water quality sensors
- Ocean current profiler
Underway Systems
- Thermosalinograph
- Underway pCO2 system
Acoustic Sonars
- Current meter Teledyne SADCP
- Acoustic positioning system (HiPAP)
Acoustic Sonars
- Multibeam - Kongsberg EM304
- Sub-bottom - Knudsen SBP 320BR
- Echosounder - Kongsberg EK80