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R/V Aranda is third research vessel which was called Aranda and it is fourth Finnish research vessel. The newest Aranda was completed in 1989 in Helsinki. The ship is owned by the Finnish Environment Institute, and its home port is Helsinki. The length of the ship is 59,2 m, its beam 13,8 m and gross register weight 1734 GT. Aranda is a modern, ice-reinforced research vessel adapted to multidisciplinary marine research around the year.
Panu Hänninen
Finnish Environment Institute
Erik Palménin aukio 1 PL 2 FI-00561 Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 6139 4476
Ship TypeResearch Vessel
Operating AreaAranda was originally planned for the Baltic Sea research, but has proved herself on the high seas as well. She has visited the Arctic Ocean and made two expeditions to the Antarctic.
Endurance60 days
Crusing Speed10.5 knots (13.5 knots maximum)
Lab SpaceWet labs- 9 m², Dry lab- 124 m²
Power Availability3000 kw
Berthing Space27
Deck SpaceFree working deck area- 132 m²
Telemetry AvailableEthernet network connecting PC's and printers in working areas. The position, cruising directions and speed of the vessel, water depth and data collected by the weather station are also transferred through the network to the TV-screens of the cabins and w
29 Mar 2010 14:38