ROV ÆGIR 6000

Location:
Bergen, Norway
Location Coordinates:
Lat 60.391262 Long 5.322054
Organisation & Address:

University of Bergen, Postboks 7803, N-5020 Bergen, Norway

Infrastructure Web site address:
Max No of EF+ Days:
10
Dimensions:

Depth Rating

Length

Width

Height

Weight in Air

Total System Weight

Payload

 

6000m

2,75m

1,7m

1,65m

3600 kg

     

Technical Detail

General Information:

Work-class ROV specially equipped for science with samplers and sensors.

Sufficiently powered to operate seafloor drilling systems and to install and maintain seafloor observatories.

Designed for operation from both RVs G.O. Sars and Kronprins Haakon (using the latter’s moon-pool when operating in ice-covered water).

Vessel Requirements:

To be used on G.O. Sars only in Eurofletes+.

Thrusters:
Cameras:

The ROV is equipped with a high-quality camera and navigation systems, and comes standard with a range of sensors and sampling equipment.

Positioning (USBL, etc):
Instruments:

Gas sampler, Fluid, Sediment, Bio and Rock samplers, Microbiology, Macro biology, Methane sensor, CO2 sensor, Multi-beam echo sounder

Optional Items:
Manipulators:

Equipped with delicate pincers for taking targeted samples

TMS:

1000m+

Modality of Access

The ROV will be available on board the RV G.O. Sars for a maximum of 10 days.  Equipment transportation costs up to a maximum amount will be covered by Eurofleets+.  Users should contact EurofleetsPlus@marine.ie prior to submitting an application to ensure shipment costs from their location are covered.   

Support Offered to EurofleetsPlus Users

Users will be supported by University of Bergen and IMR staff. 

Contact Details

Applicants are welcomed to discuss the initial feasibility of their work while they prepare their application with the operator of ROV ÆGIR 6000 at e-mail address: rolf.pedersen@geo.uib.no or Stig.Vagenes@uib.no

Please indicate any clearances required for area or type of activity?

Infrastructure availability by year/time of year for EF+:

Year

Availability by Month

Not available (by Month)

2020

TBD. Part of annual cruise planning

 

2021

TBD. Part of annual cruise planning

 

2022

TBD. Part of annual cruise planning

 

Technical specification documents: