RV DANA

Vessel Profile

Home port:
Hirtshals, Denmark
Home port Coordinates:
Latitude: 57° 36' N Longitude: 9° 58' E
Organisation & Address:

Technical University of Denmark

DTU AQUA, Kemitovet, Bygning 202, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby

Link to Vessel Schedules:
Normal Area of Operation:

North Sea, Skagerak, Kattegat, Bothnian Sea, Norh Atlantic Ocean

Max No of EF+ Days:
7 Days
Vessel details:

Length

Breadth

Draught

Gross Tonnage

Ice class

DP

Service speed

Max No. Scientific

Berths

No. of EF+ Scientific Berths

78,43

14,7

5,6

2483

Ice – 1A*  (PC-C on request)

N/A

12

22

22

Technical Detail

Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary):

Large wet lab with fish sorting system, Chemistry and water labs, Dry Lab, C14 lab, temperature controlled labs (range 1°-30°C)

Freezers (Large 11m2 -20°C, tunnel freezer -28°C, -80°C) and refrigerators.

CTD/Plankton sampling:

CTD and Rosette sampler – SBE 911 CTD carousel 12 bottles, 3000m deployment capability.

Towed and lowered plankton nets (Including Multi-net)

Multi-Beam(s)/ Sub Bottom profiling:
Fisheries Echo Sounders/Sonar:

EK 60’s (18-38-70-120kHz)

USBL:
Coring/Sampling Capabilities:

Van Veeen,  gravity coring, piston coring 3000m deployment capability

Winches:

2x 30t Trawl winches (3000m x 20mm wire), 2t plankton winch (1800m Ø8,18 coax cable for vertical deployment and towing) 8t winch (600m Ø14mm wire for wertical deployment and towing) , CTD winches (1 x 3000m Ø 8,18 coax cable + 1 x 700m 8,18mm coax cable), 2t winch (3000m Ø 6mm dyneema for vertical deployment of small grabs and nets)

Communications:

Inmarsat VSAT (1 mb data, 3 phone lines) SEVSAT KU-band +  Fleet Broadband FB500., Iridium, Inmarsat C.

Special features:

High ice class. High experience of navigating in arctic waters.

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

Deployment of gear limited to 3000m.

Vessel capability 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

Baltic, North Atlantic

6-12

Rønne, HIrtshals (DK), Tromsø (N), any other

2021

Baltic, North Atlantic

1,4,6-12

Rønne, HIrtshals (DK), Tromsø (N) , any other

2022

Baltic, North Atlantic

1,4,6-12

Rønne, HIrtshals (DK), Tromsø (N) , any other

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 DANA (jbro@aqua.dtu.dk)

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

Health Certificate for Seafarers and Fishermen; Danish Maritime Authority (or Health certificate MLC and STCW compliant)

Are additional medical checks required

Survival training certification required for joining vessel

List of acceptable equivalent certification:

Basic Firefighting: STCW: A-code, sec VI/1, par. 2, table A-VI/1-3

Personal Surviving Techniques, STCW: A-code, sec VI/1, par. 2, table A-VI/1-1

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

First aid STCW A-V1/4-1

Security awareness A-V1/6-1

Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation

Yes, 3-5 months in advance

Additional clearances required for area or type of activity

Ocean going 78m long Research Vessel.