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Operating in the Mediterranean Sea

Year built: 1982
Year acquired by IOLR: 2000>
Hull: Fiberglass
Length): 14.4m
Beam: 4.7m
Draft: 1.8m
Displacement, full: 17.8 tonnes
Installed power: Twin engines 173 kW each
Fuel capacity: 3,200 liter
Service speed: 11 knots
Range: 1,500 nm
Number of crew: 2
Scientific team: 13
Instrumentation and equipment:
GPS navigation (DGPS optional)
VHF radio
Echo sounder
Simrad 102 EM Multi beam
Dry lab (6 m2, air-conditioned)
Freezer space
Light winch
Aft deck space 6m2

Usage: Coastal research, hydrographic surveys, environmental monitoring and educational cruises.


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