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Technical specification

Ship Name: Akademik Mstislav Keldysh (Russia) US NODC Code: 90BP Russian Academy of Sciences

Length (M): 122.20 Range (n. mi.): 20000 Crew: 34 Beam (M): 17.82 Endurance (days): 303 Officers: 30 Draft (M): 5.89 Cruise speed (kt): 10.5 Scientists: 65 Gross Tons: 5543 Max. speed (kt): 12.5 Air Cond.: yes Power (HP): 5840 Aux. Power (HP): 2200

  • Main vessel activity Oceanography
  • Year built: 81
  • Ocean area where vessel operates: Worldwide

Capacities and working spaces

  • Dry cargo holds: 570m3
  • Fuel: 1100m3
  • Fresh water: 149m3
  • Wet laboratories (total area): 0m2
  • Dry laboratories (total area): 0m2
  • Fresh water generator capacity: 18m3
  • Freeboard to working deck: 0.0m
  • Free working deck area: 0m2
  • Space for container laboratory: 7m x 5m

Design Particulars

  • Hull materials: Steel

Main engine(s)

  • number: 4
  • Diesel model: Power (BHP) each main engine: 5840 at 750rpm
  • Diameter and max. rpm propeller: 3.000m 190rpm
  • Total power auxiliary diesels: 2200HP

Electrical systems

  • AC Voltage: 0/ 380V, total 4400kVA, 3phase, 50Hz
  • AC Voltage: 0/ 220V, total 320kVA, 3phase, 50Hz
  • DC Voltage: 0V, total 0V
  • Stabilized system for scientific equipment: 220VAC 57AMP 50Hz

Fixed equipment

  • Navigation and communication Nav. equip: Radar Loran SatNav Gyro DopLog Comms: SatCom Comm sat: GPS:
  • Acoustic Echosounders for scientific research: 12kHz Sonar:
  • Provisions for silent ship operation: Silent Ship Oceanographic

Oceanographic winches:

  • number: 9
  • Steel wire length: 9999m, safe working load: 2tons
  • Conducting cable length: 7500m, safe working load: 2tons
  • Trawl winch length: 9999m, safe working load: 10tons  
  • Gantry Position: Stern Clearance above deck: 5m and outboard extension: 8m Safe working load at max. reach: 10tons
  • Crane Position: Clearance above deck: 12m and outboard extension: 12m Safe working load at max. reach: 5tons
  • Other winches for instruments or sampling: For Submersible

Electronic data processing equipment

  • permanently available on board
  • Computer: PHILIPS 4401/10

 Vessel construction and maintenance supervision

  • Construction supervised by: Classification Society: RUSSIAN REGISTER
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