Research vessel for the University of Gdansk

On  January 11th,.2013  a consortium of Nauta Shiprepair Yard (leader) and CRIST S.A. (partner) signed a contract with University of Gdansk for the design works and construction of a special purpose research vessel intended for the Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk

The above vessel is special research catamaran intended for interdisciplinary research of the sea and for hosting classes. She will have a steel welded construction with large work area on aft, equipped with davits and gantry crane. The vessel shall include an accommodation area for 20 persons with modern laboratories.

The vessel shall possess an innovative system of diesel – electric propulsion pods and DP1 class dynamic positioning system. The endurance is 21 days.

Project shall be executed under the supervision of Polski Rejestr Statków to obtain the following class: *KM SPECIAL PURPOSE VESSEL I E AUT DP1


Main characteristic of the vessel

Length overall max 40,00m
Length between perpendiculars 35,25m
Breadth moulded 14,00m
Depth moulded 3,80m
Height to upper deck 6,55m
Moulded draught 1,80m
Max. draught 2,00m
Displacement/draught= 1,80m ca. 475t
Displacement/draught = 2,00m ca. 529t
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