Specification

Principal Features

  • Classification: UK MCA MECAL CoP 2: 60nm
  • Registration No: M02WB022107
  • Port of Registry: Cardiff
  • Length Overall:23.3 metres
  • Length BP:21.1 metres
  • Breadth Overall:8 metres
  • Dreadth Moulded:7.2 metres
  • Deck Area:50 m2 deck area
  • Draft:2.5 metres (2.8 metres loaded)
  • Speed Min/Max:3 knots / 8 knots
  • Power:2 x 350hp continuous rated
  • Bollard Pull:10 tonnes
  • Range:10 tonnes
  • Duration:8-10 days
  • Gross tonnage: 128 GRT
  • Net tonnage:39 NRT
  • Displacement: 220 Tonnes
  • Fuel Capacity:44m3
  • Freshwater: 9 m3
  • Blackwater:2 m3
  • Accommodation: 12 persons overnight
  • Safety LSA: 15 persons total
  • Crew:4/6
  • Callsign: G H L Z
    Year Built: 1977

Accommodation Areas

  • 6 cabins for 12 persons in total
  • Mess area with TV Video
  • Galley

Main Engines

  • 2 x Cummins NTA855M 350hp continuous rated to Twin Disc gearboxes. Two control stations plus engine room.

Main Propulsion

  • 2 x Kaplan Propellors in fixed Kort Nozzles

    Generators

  • 2 x 110 kVA 3 ph 415V ac
  • 1 x 40kva 3ph 415V ac

    Power Supplies

  • 1 x 63A 415v 50Hz AC supply for deck
  • 1 x 32A 220v 50Hz AC supply for deck
  • 1 x 16A 220v 50Hz AC supply for lab
  • 1 x 24v DC supply for bridge / lab electronics
  • 1 x 12v DC supply for bridge / lab electronics

Safety System

  • CCTV, MOB alert, 5.4m AVON RIB quick launch work boat. Comprehensive QA system with Standard Safety & IMCA audits completed.

Consumption Guide

  • Transit= 100l / hour
  • On survey= 100l / hour
  • Standby at sea= 50l / hour
  • Standby alongside= 50l / hour

    Handling Facilities

  • Hydraulic Deck Crane HyTek Sea Crane 14t/m with high speed 1.5t sampling winch
  • Tugger Winch SAMIA Hydrobloc S35 3.5t SWL
  • A-Frame Aft 6.5t SWL
  • Deck Winch Gearmatic Commercial Motors 6.5t SWL
  • 4 point mooring system available

    Navigational Equipment

  • 2 x radar including MARPA
  • 1 x Navitron 990 Autopilot
  • 1 x colour echosounders
  • 2 x CSi dGPS heading & position systems
  • UKHO Admiralty Electronic charting

External Communications

  • 2 x ICOM VHF
  • 2 x handheld VHFs for deck operations
  • GSM 3G mobile
  • Satcomms via Iridium (urgency use only)

Pumps

  • Pumps 2 x 2”, 2 x 1.5” Fire/bilge deck wash

Special Features

  • COWRIE Compliant for Ornithological Surveys:
  • Exceeds the minimum eye height: (5.8m and 8.1m seated)
  • Exceeds the minimum cruising speed: (8.5 knots)
  • Exceeds the minimum vessel size: (23.5m)
  • Complies with not being a past or present fishing vessel
  • Provides ample space for multiple observers on both sides
  • Provides comfortable accommodation for off watch periods
  • Survey sensor instrumentation available
  • Residential Quality Exhaust Silencer

Survey Equipment Available

  • Standard & Heavy Duty Vibrocoring to 6m below seabed
  • CPT to 20m penetration below seabed
  • Multibeam (swath) bathymetry systems
  • Multiaxis heave compensator systems
  • Geophysical profiling pinger and boomer systems
  • ROV for biological, geological survey and inspection
  • Dual frequency sidescan sonar systems
  • Seabed grab samplers (Hamon, Day, Van Veen, Hydraulic Clamshell etc)
  • 2m and 4m beam trawls
  • Box corer, gravity, piston and drop corer