RV SKAGERAK

Vessel Profile

Home port:
Nya Varvet Gothenburg
Home port Coordinates:
Latitude: 57.685 Longitude: 11.889
Organisation & Address:

University of Gothenburg

Box 100

S – 40530 Gothenburg

Normal Area of Operation:
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

49 m

11 m

3,9

1075

Fin-Swe 1B

DP1 equivalent

12 kn

16

15

Technical Detail

Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary):

Place for 20 ft container, Dry lab, Wet lab, Outdoor working area, Atmospheric lab, climate control rooms, scientific freezers and refrigerators

CTD/Plankton sampling:

CTD SeaBird911 with 24 bottles, plankton nets

Multi-Beam(s)/ Sub Bottom profiling:

Multiubeam bathymetric echo sounder Kongsberg EM2040-07, sub bottom profiler Kongsberg TOPAS PS40, ADCP Ocean Surveyour 75 kHz

Fisheries Echo Sounders/Sonar:

No

USBL:
Coring/Sampling Capabilities:

A large variety of grabs and core sampling equipment

Winches:

A-frame oceanographic instrument and towing winch, 2 x 8 tonnes SWL general purpose winches, 1 hydrograhic/plankton net winch, 1 CTD/ROV winch

Communications:
Special features:

The vessel is equipped with a hoistable “Drop-keel” probe allowing deployment of probe-mounted sensors and transponders below boundary layer and bubble sweep down effect

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

Larger fishing operations are not possible

Vessel capability to support ROV deployment:

Serves our working class ROV

Support Offered to EurofleetsPlus Users:

Access to the ship with technical support

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

Skagerack, Kattegatt and Baltic

 

Gothenburg

2021

Skagerack, Kattegatt and Baltic

 

Gothenburg

2022

Skagerack, Kattegatt and Baltic

 

Gothenburg

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 Skagerak at skagerak@gu.se

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

Are additional medical checks required

No

Survival training certification required for joining vessel

List of acceptable equivalent certification:

No

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

No

Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation

Non in the usual areas of operation

Additional clearances required for area or type of activity

Permission from Swedish military to perform research with bottom data