VARD 9 109

Type:Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel
Class:Research Vessel
Design:VARD 9 109

The VARD 9 109 is an Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel is a marine science vessel that exhibits exemplary sea keeping and maneuverability capabilities consistent with conducting multi-purpose oceanographic science missions. The OOSV has seven integrated science laboratories and an extensive list of equipment including:

  • Coring crane
  • Core handler
  • Hydro winch
  • Foredeck crane 3.3 MT
  • Oceanographic winch (20 MT)
  • CTD winch (6.6 MT)
  • Seismic town booms