Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Ship Management Unit
P.O. Box 7021, 750 07 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Almas allé 8
North Sea, Skagerrak, Kattegat, Baltic Sea, Bothnian Sea
|Length||Breadth||Draught||Gross Tonnage||Ice class||DP||Service speed||Max No. Scientific Berths||No. of Scientific Berths|
|69,5 m||15,8 m||5,4 m||3148||1B||1||11 knot||21||21|
Laboratory Facilities (fixed and temporary)
• Fish lab: Sorting and analysis of fish
• MIK lab: Handling and analysis of fish larvae and plankton
• Instrument workshop: Service of instruments. Electrical workshop.
• Oceanographic workshop: Multipurpose area for handling of instrument platforms like buoys, gliders, towed vehicles etc. Also for work with sediment samples including sieving station for benthos.
• Wet lab: Sampling of plankton, water and sediment
• CTD Hangar: CTD rosette operations. Handling of water samples
• Chemical lab: For analysis and management of data from water samples. Office compartment.
• Nutrient analysis lab: For analysis of nutrients
• Isotope lab: Handling of samples using radioactive substances
• Ferrybox room: Continuous underway surface measurements
Additional laboratories, equipment etc can be taken on board in containers.
On the work deck there is space for:
• two 20 feet containers in longitudinal placement or one 20 feet container in latitudal placement on stareboard side
• one 20 feet container or two 10 feet containers centrally
Maximum container capacity is thus three 20 feet containers.
Specially designed CTD Rosette with 24, 5L water bottles on a rotatable rack. A SBE 9+ and HD video camera via fibreoptic multiplexer with several free serial and ethernet ports. SBE 9+ additional sensors: 2 x oxygen, Wetlab FLNTUS, Wetlab FLPC.
SBE 19 CTD also available.
• Scientific echo sounder (EK80, 10-500 kHz), in drop keel and in ROTV (Focus 2), remotely operated towed vehicle.
• Multibeam sonar (MS70), in drop keel.
• Multibeam echo sounder (ME70), in drop keel.
• Long range, low frequency fish finding sonar SX90 (20-30 kHz)
• High resolution, high frequency fishery sonar SH90 (110-120 kHz)
HI-PAP and underwater navigation system for acoustic positioning and navigation of e.g. remotely operated underwater vehicles, (SSBL/USBL).
Winches Oceanographic (Heave compensated):
• CTD winch, 1 500 m – ø11.5 mm (optic fiber), SWL 8 kN
• Multi-purpose winch, 3 000 m – ø11.5 mm (optic fiber), SWL 15 kN
• Bow towing winch, 300 m – ø11.5 mm (optic fiber), SWL 15 kN
• Hydrographic winch, 1 500 m – ø6 mm stainless wire, SWL 5 kN
• Net towing/Coring winch, 1 500 m, ø16 mm dyneema wire, SWL 120 kN
Oceanographic (net drum for moorings):
• Movable deck winch, 300 m, ø30 mm synthetic wire, SWL 30 kN
• 2 x trawl winches, 2 500 m, ø26 mm, SWL 290 kN
• 2 x net drums, 2×10,4 m3, SWL 170 kN
• Auxiliary winch, 100 m, ø20 mm, SWL 10 kN
• Net sounder winch, 2 500 m, ø11 mm, SWL 15 kN
2 x trawl door winches, 600 m, ø28 mm, SWL 25 kN
Dual Ku band VSAT systems, various speed profiles offered.
Dual 4G systems.
Special features Silent vessel (ICES 209). The vessel is fully equipped for demersal trawling as well as pelagic trawling with:
• GOV-trawl (grand ouverture vertical)
• pelagic Fotö-trawl
The iSYM Autotrawl system from Scantrol gives full control of the trawls’ geometry.
Two aft cranes, A-frame and large net drums for mooring and buoy deployments.
Moving Vessel Profiler (MVP 200) for underway profiles of CTD, oxygen and Chl-a fluorescence.
Three identical, movable fiber optic multiplexers to be used with the three fiber optic oceanographic winches to serve as agile instrument platforms for users.
Two ROTV’s (Remotely Operated Towed Vehicles) from Macartney.
A Triaxus with a SBE9+ and lots of free space for additional payloads.
A Focus with EK 80 and HoloLense.
Fully equipped weather station: wind, temp, humidity, pressure, visibility, precipitation, cloud height.
Radiation: PAR, global solar irradiance, radiation for ocean colour (sea thruthing for remote sensing).
Underway surface measurements:
• Ferrybox for temp, salinity, oxygen, fluorescence (chl-a, turbidity, phycocyanin, cdom), pH, pCO2
• IFCB – Imaging Flow Cytometry of phytoplankton
• Automated net sampler for zoo- or phytoplankton
Automated and refrigerated water sampler
Multipurpose silent research vessel. Suitable for carrying out a wide variety of scientific survey operations in offshore and deep-sea locations. The vessel is adapted to accommodate a variety of Remotely Operated Vehicles.
Vessel capable of pelagic and demersal trawling to 2200 m, Fisheries acoustic surveys, Hydrographic survey, Oceanographic surveys, Mooring deployments, Seismic surveys, ROV Surveys, Benthic surveys.
- Deployment of gear limited to 2500m
The vessel is prepared for using a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) that can be operative at a depth of down to 3,000 meters. The ROV will be taken onboard as a container module.
Crane and A-Frame for Launch and recovery.
All vessel equipment will be made available to users on request.
Vessel availability by location and by year/time of year for Eurofleets+:
Homeport: Lysekil Sweden
Coordinates: Latitude: 58°16′ Longitude: 11°26′
Applicants are welcomed to contact the operator of RV Svea at e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical certification required for joining the vessel and the list of acceptable certificates.
No certification required.
Are additional medical checks required
No medical checks required.
Survival training certification required for joining vesselList of acceptable equivalent certification:
No certification requirements.
Additional certification required e.g. Ship security awareness / other
Diplomatic clearance required for area of operation
Yes, occasionally, depending on territorial waters entered.
Additional clearances required for area or type of activity