Table 1. Technical Characteristics of the R/V Knorr

Ship name: R/V Knorr
Call Sign: KCEJ
Basic Dimensions:
Gross registered tonnage
Overall length
Draught (maximum)
Maximum speed
Main Deck Clear length
2518 T Displacement 2958 lT
279 ft Beam 46 ft
16.5 ft Service speed 12 kn
14.5 kn Minimum speed 0.1 kn
126 ft
Personnel Crew: 24; Scientists: 34
Main engine 4 X Mak6M 322 = 4 X 1000 kW at 750 rpm
Propulsion Twin Lips diesel-electric, azimuthing stern thrusters, 1500 SHP
Bow thruster Lips retractable azimuthing 900 SHP
Fuel capacity 160,500 gallons
Maximum cruise duration 60 days (12,000 nm)
Nautical equipment: Integrated navigation system
Potable water generator
2 instrument hangars
Winches: 1 heavy duty trawl with 30,000 ft of inch wire
2 hydrographic, both with 30,000 ft of hydrowire
Hydraulic cranes on the starboard side aft and midships
Scientific storage space of 1,320 ft2
portable van space
Machine shop
Fume hoods
Uninterruptable power supply
Air conditioning
3680 ft2 of laboratory space for multidisciplinary research
Last Modified: 2017-08-18 12:57 UTC