RV CORIOLIS II

Vessel Profile

Home port:
Rimouski, Québec, Canada (April till Nov) Halifax, Nova-Scotia, Canada (Dec till March)
Home port Coordinates:
Rimouski - Latitude: 48.4792° Longitude: -68.5153° Halifax - Latitude: 44.6603° Longitude: -63.5571°
Organisation & Address:

Reformar

310, allée des Ursulines

Rimouski, Québec, Canada

G5L A1

Vessel Web site address:
Link to Vessel Schedules:

N/A, please contact REFORMAR

Normal Area of Operation:

St. Lawrence river, Estuary and Golf along with East coast of Canada. Vessel holds unlimited certification but is not ice classed. Vessel as also operated in Argentina and French Guyana in the past.

Max No of EF+ Days:
9 (possibility for adding days by joining interest with Canadian scientists)
Vessel details:

Length

Breadth

Draught

Gross Tonnage

Ice class

DP

Service speed

Max No. Scientific

Berths

No. of EF+ Scientific Berths

49.95m

11m

5.5m

836

N/A

Kongsberg C-POS

10 kts

14

14

Technical Detail

Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary):

Vessel dry lab: 21m2

Vessel wet lab: 21m2

20 ft containerized lab available upon request

CTD/Plankton sampling:

CTD – Sea-Bird SB-911

Rosette Carousels 12 and 24 bottles

Plankton net (2 x 202 um) with flowmeter and stroboscope

Zooplankton multinet

Multi-Beam(s)/ Sub Bottom profiling:

Hull mounted EM2040 multibeam (Kongsberg)

Hull mounted EM302 multibeam (Kongsberg)

Hull mounted Sub-Bottom Profiler:  3×3 transducer array (Edgetech X-Star / KT-216H)

Fisheries Echo Sounders/Sonar:

Hull mounted EK60: 38 kHz, 120 kHz and 200 kHz (Simrad/Kongsberg)

USBL:

HiPAP 352P (Kongsberg)

Coring/Sampling Capabilities:

Piston corer (max 9m)

Gravity corer (1.5 and 3m)

Box corer

Winches:

Coring winches

Hawboldt 5t research winch

Sampling winch

Data transfer winches

Dt marine 3025 ehlwr

Dt marine 3020 ehlwr

Dt marine 210 ehlwr – qty 2

Communications:

KVH – TracPhone V7ip

Special features:

Hull mounted 75kHz ADCP (Teledyne)

Hull mounted 150 kHz ADCP (Teledyne)

Suitable for:
  • Hydrographic Survey
  • Oceanographic Survey
  • Geophysical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey

Environmental impact, assessment and monitoring

Coastal zone & benthic habitat mapping

Environmental and geological research

Scientific Limitations:

No specific restriction other than deck space.

Vessel capability to support ROV deployment:

Yes but depends on ROV size. Please contact REFORMAR.

Support Offered to EurofleetsPlus Users:

All vessel equipment will be made available to EurofleetsPlus users on request. Technical support on vessel equipment will be provided by UQAR-ISMER.

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

Eastern Canada

April till November

 

2021

Eastern Canada

April till November

 

2022

Eastern Canada

April till November

 

Contact Details

Applicants are welcomed to discuss the initial feasibility of their work while they prepare their application with the operator of RV Coriolis II  1-418-723-1986 ext 1260 at e-mail address: erik.lapointe@reformar.ca

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

No medical required

Are additional medical checks required

N/A

Survival training certification required for joining vessel

List of acceptable equivalent certification:

N/A

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

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation

No

Additional clearances required for area or type of activity

None