RV MAGNUS HEINASON

Vessel Profile

Home port:
Torshavn, Faroe islands
Home port Coordinates:
Latitude: 62°00 Longitude: -6°45
Organisation & Address:

Faroe Marine Research Institute

Noatun 1, Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Normal Area of Operation:

North Atlantic in the area 55-70°N, 25°W-5°E

Max No of EF+ Days:
10
Vessel details:

Length

Breadth

Draught

Gross Tonnage

Ice class

DP

Service speed

Max No. Scientific

Berths

No. of EF+ Scientific Berths

44.5 m

9.52

7.15 m

503 GT

DNVGL ICE-C

No

9 knots

5

5

Technical Detail

Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary):

Water and plankton lab.

System for sorting, weighting and length measurement and automatic registration of fish catches. Large freezing capacity.

CTD/Plankton sampling:

Seabird CTD equipped with rosette sampler, 1.7 and 5 L Niskin bottles, fluorometer and PAR sensor. 2500 m cable.

Plankton: Multinet, Bongo-net, MIK net and Gulf-net, WP2

Multi-Beam(s)/ Sub Bottom profiling:

No

Fisheries Echo Sounders/Sonar:

EK-60 (38 kHz and 200 kHz

echosounder)

USBL:

No

Coring/Sampling Capabilities:

Various grabs

Winches:

2x 20t Trawl winches (2500m x 24mm wire), 10 , CTD winch 2500m X 8.1.8mm wire, WP2 winch 200m x 8mm, winch  2500m  x 8.18mm wire (Drop Camera, Gulf Multinet)

Communications:

Inmarsat C, Iridium, GSM

Special features:
Suitable for:

Suitable for carrying out a variety of scientific operations in offshore and shelf locations. Pelagic and demersal trawling, hydrographic and plankton surveys, mooring deployment and benthic surveys.

Scientific Limitations:

Laboratory facilities for chemical work are limited.

Vessel capability to support ROV deployment:
Support Offered to EurofleetsPlus Users:

All vessel equipment will be made available to EurofleetsPlus users on request.

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

January, July, October (1-2 week)

Torshavn, Faroe Islands

2021

     

2022

     

Contact Details

Applicants are welcomed to discuss the initial feasibility of their work while they prepare their application with the operator of RV Magnus Heinason at hav@hav.fo

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

Health Certificate for Seafarers (STCW)

Are additional medical checks required

None in addition to STCW seafarers medical (above)

Survival training certification required for joining vessel

List of acceptable equivalent certification:

None specified.

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

N/a

Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation

Yes, for operation in EEZ’s other than Faroese. Should be submitted to hav@hav.fo  6 months prior to cruise

Additional clearances required for area or type of activity

None specified.