Research vessel / Hydrographic survey built with 40 mm bottom plates and highest ice class.
Owned for many years by the Norwegian Goverment with operations in Svalbard and North Pole.
Multibeam sounder for Seabed mapping and Sonar.
Vessel name MV TBN
Type of vessel: Icegoing research and expedition/ cargo
Port of Registry Tromsø,
built at Yard Sterkoder
Register Norwegian (NOR) Flag Norwegian (NOR)
Planned maintenance system OCS Premaster
Crew Operations Dependent
Displacement 2370 tons fully loaded Draught 5,7 m
Main engine MAK 453 – 3200 bhp Thruster: 1 x bow thruster 400 bhp 1 x stern thruster 375 bhp
Fuel capasity (MGO) 550 tonn
Operational range 14 000 nm @ 13 knots
21 000 nm @ 10 knots
Freshwater capasity 70 tonns Fresh water production pr day 10 tonns
Lab and offices 1 x wetlab 11 m2, 1 x wet lab 14 m2 1 x drawing office 11 m2, 1 x office/ lab 27 m2, 1 general lab 8 m2
The ship is equipped with a helicopter platform suitable for small and medium-sized helicopters. For normal operations the take off-weight is limited to 5 tons (Bell 212 or equivalent), but the helideck is approved for helicopters up to 8 tons (Super Puma or equivalent) subject to aircraft operators approval. The helicopter platform measures 13,5m x 11,5m and there is parking space for a spare helicopter on top of the wheelhouse. Ship has helifuel tank. For drone videos pls let us know.
Details believed to be correct, but without guarantee.