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Acadiana
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The R/V Acadiana was designed and built by Breaux's Bay crAfter , Inc. in Loreauville, LA with funding for her construction provided by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium. Home port is at the Defelice Marine Center in Cocodrie, LA. The vessel is outfitted to support research and educational activities in Louisiana coastal bays and nearshore waters.
CONTACT
Joe Malbrough
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
8124 Hwy 56, Chauvin, La 70344
(504) 851-2800
jmalbrough@lumcon.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch vessel
Operating AreaLousiana coastal bays and nearshore water
Endurance5 days
Crusing Speed10 knots (12 knots maximum)
Lab Space144 ft²
Power Availability720 bhp each
Berthing Space4 (Can accommodate 25 scientists for day trips)
Deck SpaceFree working deck area- 12 m²
Telemetry Available
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:38