RV MARE NIGRUM

Vessel Profile

Home port:
Constanta, Romania
Home port Coordinates:
Latitude: 44°10'13.38”N Longitude: 28°39'13.57”E
Organisation & Address:

GeoEcoMar Institute

Dimitrie Onciul street, 23-25 No, Sector 2,Bucharest, Romania

Normal Area of Operation:

Black Sea

Max No of EF+ Days:
7
Vessel details:

Length

Breadth

Draught

Gross Tonnage

Ice class

DP

Service speed

Max No. Scientific

Berths

No. of EF+ Scientific Berths

82m

13,6m

5,2m

2495 T

   

10 knots

20

20

Technical Detail

Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary):

Large wet, chemistry and water labs, Dry Lab, freezers (- 20°C) and refrigerators, Geophysics, geology, seismic, biology.

CTD/Plankton sampling:

CTD Rosette system:SBE 32C Carusel water Sampler with 12 five liters bottles;

Multi-Beam(s)/ Sub Bottom profiling:

Multibeam Elac Nautik Seabeam 1050 D, 50Khz,180Khz;

Fisheries Echo Sounders/Sonar:
USBL:
Coring/Sampling Capabilities:

Gravity Corer and piston Corer, 6M length;MIDICORER MARK II-400with 4 tubes, 60cm length,10cm ID;

Winches:

Steel Wire Length: 2 500 m,  safe working load:  7,2 tons

Conducting Cable Length: 2 000 m, safe working load: 8 tons

Other Winches: CTD Length: 2 500

Communications:

GMDSS, VHF radiotelephone FM 8500, faximile Furuno D, Flit 55 (fax, phone, E-mail)

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

Limited to 2400m streamer for seismic

Vessel capability to support ROV deployment:

No, dynamic positioning system

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

2-3 weeks, July-August 2020

Constanta

2021

Normal operating area as above

2-3 weeks, July-August 2020

Constanta

2022

Normal operating area as above

2-3 weeks, July-August 2020

Constanta

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 Mare Nigrum at: contact@geoecomar.ro

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

All scientific staff can be embarked without a certificate. Everyone will sign a statement on their own responsibility that they are medically fit.

Are additional medical checks required

None

Survival training certification required for joining vessel

List of acceptable equivalent certification:

SCTW Personal survival techniques  training

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

None

Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation

Yes, for operation in neighbouring EEZs e.g. Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey, Russian Federation, Georgia. Required to be submitted to RV@marine.ie 6 months prior to cruise

Additional clearances required for area or type of activity

Romania, National Research,82m long,delivered 1971. Operates 100 days per annum.

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