Coastal research vessel


Coastal research vessel

Mainly used for research and monitoring activities in the scope of small-scale fisheries, bivalves, marine geology and geophysics.

Main features

Identification number: PT – 106737 – DIPLODUS – EST

Length overall (LOA): 17.00 m

Length between perpendiculars (LPP): 15.45 m

Beam: 5.25 m

Maximum draught: 1.60 m

Moulded depth: 2.58 m

Gross tonnage: 49.22 ton

Net tonnage: 14.17 ton

Machinery: caterpillar 455HP with 339 kW

Generator set: 1 generator

Maximum speed: 12 knots

Engine power: 340 hp

Hull material: PRFV

Year of construction: 2005

Call sign: CUQZ9

Fuel storage capacity: 8000 l

Maximum range: 100 hours

Crew: 9 (4 seafarers + 5 researchers)

Deck equipment

Trawl winch (SWL): 3 000 kg

Hydrographic winch (SWL): 600 kg

Wire capacity: 800 m Ø 4 mm – pulley with cable meter counter

Crane (SWL): 750 kg at 6.96 m

Fishing net hauler (SWL): 2 000 kg

Other features

Capacity to operate dredges and trawls.

Ability to operate with very high-resolution multi-channel reflection seismic equipment, multibeam and magnetic bathymetry.

Equipped with two articulated booms, with suspension points 3, 4 and 5 meters from the edge for manoeuvring and towing equipment.

Gantry with auxiliary structure that allows transferring equipment to the sea with a maximum weight of 90 kg.

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