Oceanographic research ships

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The R/V ARCTICUS replaces the 38-year-old Grayling, bringing the USGS Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) large vessel fleet up-to-date. The R/V ARCTICUS is stationed at the USGS base in Cheboygan, MI and incorporates modern marine standards and...


Main Characteristics
Shipowner: NIOT
Year: 2007
Type: Oceanographic Vessels

Length overall 103.60 m


With remarkable technology and boundless creativity, Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction has been leading the global shipbuilding market...


With the first steel-cutting of the first steel plate in MEYER WERFTs laser center, the construction of the research vessel SONNE began in December 2012. When completed in 2015, it shall replace the 36 years old research vessel SONNE.

The ship will be 116 meters long, 20,6 wide and can accommodate up to 40 scientists in addition to the 35-member strong crew. Furthermore, the ship provides...


The UT 392 is designed with the following capabilities:

Low in-water noise level
ROV operations


This Custom built Research vessel for the University of Maryland Christened the “Rachel Carson” is specifically designed to provide a stable platform for decades of service...

This 74ft state of the art vessel Christened the El Bergantin was specifically designed and built for sampling and testing water quality on Lake Maracaibo Venezuela, and adjacent offshore.

The vessel is fully air-conditioned and outfitted with a complete analytical laboratory located on the...

Christened the “Copasetic” this masterfully...


Dardanella is an 36.9-metre (121 ft) exploration-type yacht designed by Vripack Naval Architects, loosely based upon traditional deep-sea, well-deck trawlers. The build and design challenge was to find the perfect balance between a yacht and a commercial vessel. The Owner wanted...



Flensburger designed unique deep sea research vessel for...


Length overall 30.77 m
Breadth moulded...


All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) of Bellingham, WA. and C & C Technologies, Inc. (C & C) of Lafayette, LA. are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of a new catamaran survey vessel. AAM will construct a 134 x 37 aluminum catamaran for survey operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The two companies have been developing the design concept for the advanced vessel for nearly...

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded All American Marine another contract to construct a catamaran research vessel. The 82’ 8” x 30’ aluminum catamaran will be the largest research vessel that AAM has built for NOAA’s National...

The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary's new 62' high-speed Teknicraft catamaran is used, primarily, as a research platform, conducting biotic and abiotic oceanographic research in the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel in Southern California. In addition to this...


Length o.a 70.50 m.
Length b.p.p 62.00 m.
Beam 15.50 m.
Depth to deck A 10.60 m.


Length o.a. 99.70 m.
Length p.p.abt. 88.80 m.
Breath: 18.00 m
Depth mid. To main deck: 7.40...

Length O.A 42.80 m.
Length B.P 36.00 m.
Breath Moulded 10.00 m.
Depth to upper deck 6.30 m.
Depth to main deck 3.90 m.
Design Draft...

Length O.A 73.60 m.
Length B.P abt. 60.84 m.
Beam 13.20 m.
Range 10,000 nautical miles



NAVIMOR International and REMONTOWA shipyard in 1999 have delivered to Gdynia Maritime University training and research vessel HORYZONT II . This modern ship has been designed and equipped with sophisticated equipment in order to allow her to perform is versatile functions:

Research – vessel is designed to allow for conducting internal GMU scientific programs, as...


The vessel, of catamaran type, is especially intended to Hydrographic survey of the Continental platform,...


Main dimensions :
Lenght over all: 66 metres
Lenght between perpendicular: 58,00 metres
Breadth: 12,80 metres
Draft: 4,00 metres
Depth: 6,85 metres
Deadweight: 384 tons

Propulsion Particulars:
Main Engines: 1 x 1120...


. Length: 54'
. Beam Over All:16'...


Length O.A. 60,00 m


Delivered: September 1982
Owner: UNESCO, Paris/Univeristy of Qatar
Design:Ankerløkken/ Mjellem & Karlsen, Norway


How to choose this product


An oceanographic research vessel is fitted out for the study of the biological, physical, chemical and geological properties of the marine environment.


These vessels are equipped to study biological, physical, chemical and geological processes in the world's seas and oceans.


Such craft carry the technology appropriate to the specific tasks of their missions. They generally have an on-board laboratory. Some have specialized davits for handling submarine robots or remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

How to choose

Many factors will influence choice of vessel. These include dimensions, type of propulsion, crew capacity, available deck gear and similar operational characteristics.

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