Research vessel ‘Dupuy de Lome’

Design Philosophy

Royal Niestern Sander acquired the ship newbuilding contract with Compagnie National de Navigiation in France, concerning a research vessel. This vessel has a double propeller design with two separated engine rooms.

Accommodation for crew and research-staff in total approximately 110 persons, is divided over four decks. The ship is designed and equipped in such a way that it can perform independently at sea during a long period.

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Length over all102.40 m
Length between p.p.95.38 m
Breadth moulded15.85 m
Depth to maindeck7.70 m
Depth to upperdeck10.60 m
Draught4.91 m
Deadweight843 ton
Gross tonnage4772
Speed (service)16.5 kn
Accommodation110 pers.
Main engine2 x 2970 kW
Shaft generator2 x 1150 ekW
Auxillary engines2 x 1360 ekW
Bow thruster (2x)2 x 350 ekW
MDO690 m3
Potable water135 m3
Ballast water331 m3
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