Marking the commencement of construction of the Damen ASRV a steel cutting ceremony has been held at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania.
With the advancement of technology, research vessels have revolutionized the way in which oceanic research is carried out in the deepest sea. Find out twelve such highly advanced and unique research vessels that have or will contribute greatly to the maritime world.
Research Vessel is a special type of ship which is used to carry out a variety of research at the sea. Find out more about research ships and its types in here.
Named after a pioneering Norwegian life scientist, G.O. Sars is a research vessel unlike any other in the same category. The survey ship was developed as a result of collaboration between the Bergen University and the Institute of Marine Research. Find out more inside.
The ocean drilling vessel, D/V Chikyu is operated by the Japanese Centre for Deep Earth Research and is a massive drilling ship which is capable of penetrating to depths over 2500 metres beneath the oceanic bed.