RV ARNI FREIDRICKSON

Vessel Profile

Home port:
Reykjavik, Iceland
Home port Coordinates:
Latitude:64.13548 Longitude: -21.89541
Organisation & Address:

Marine and Freshwater Research Institute,

Skulagata 4, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Normal Area of Operation:

North Atlantic in the area 50 – 70N, 30 – 10W

Max No of EF+ Days:
9
Vessel details:

Length

Breadth

Draught

Gross Tonnage

Ice class

DP

Service speed

Max No. Scientific

Berths

No. of EF+ Scientific Berths

69,9 m

14,0 m

6,8 m

2.233

LR 1B

no

11 knots

17

17

Technical Detail

Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary):

Large wet lab (fisheries lab), biological, salinity, chemical and phytoplankton laboratory

CTD/Plankton sampling:

Towed and lowered plankton nets (Including Multi-net)

Multi-Beam(s)/ Sub Bottom profiling:

Kongsberg Maritime EM302(1*2 degree resolution), 30 kHz / Kongsberg Maritime TOPAS PS18

Fisheries Echo Sounders/Sonar:

Simrad EK60 and EK80 at 18, 38, 120 and 200 kHz

USBL:

No USBL system onboard

Coring/Sampling Capabilities:

no

Winches:
Communications:

GMDSS, Inmarsat, Internet through satellite

Special features:

Silent vessel (ICES 209)

Scientific Limitations (i.e. geophysics, coring, fisheries, any other discipline that cannot be performed on board for whatever the reason)

Coring

Vessel capability to support ROV deployment:

No special capabilities to support ROV deployment.

Support Offered to EurofleetsPlus Users:

All vessel equipment will be made available to EurofleetsPlus Users on request. Technical support on vessel equipment will be available during the entire survey.

Vessel availability by location and by year/time of year for Eurofleets+:

Year

Location

Availability by Month

Ports of operation in the period of availability

2020

Normal operating area as above

All year according to annual plan

Reykjavik, Iceland

2021

Normal operating area as above

All year according to annual plan

Reykjavik, Iceland

2022

Normal operating area as above

All year according to annual plan

Reykjavik, Iceland

Direct contact accepted from applicants during the proposal preparation?

Yes. Applicants are welcomed to discuss the initial feasibility of their work while they prepare their application with the operator of RV ARNI FRIDRIKSSON at e-mail address: solmundur.mar.jonsson@hafogvatn.is

Certification requirements: Medical certification required for joining the vessel and the list of acceptable certificates.

No

Are additional medical checks required

No

Survival training certification required for joining vessel

List of acceptable equivalent certification:

SCTW survival training certification

Additional certification required e.g. Ship security awareness / other

No

Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation

Yes, for operation in neighbouring EEZ’s e.g. Greenland, Faroes, Norway, (and others as applicable).  Required to prepare with MFRI at least 6 months in advance – solmundur.mar.jonsson@hafogvatn.is

Additional clearances required for area or type of activity

Marine and Freshwater Research Institute in Iceland. 70 m long, delivered in 2000. Operates >200 days a year.