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R/V Gelendzhik

R/V Gelendzhik

CGGE International provides vessels for charter and quality operations for projects ranging from transoceanic surveys to site survey and deep sea research. Ships are available for standard time-charter with crew, or complete with technical equipment and operations team. CGGE typically operates as vessel manager and assumes the fiscal responsibility to assure that all charter party funds are managed properly to protect the interests of the customer and to assure timely performance. We also manage all proposal support, contract negotiations, and communications between the charter party, shipowner and technical teams to assure that customer needs are fully met.

R/V Gelendzhik

The R/V Gelendzhik is a geophysical, hydrographic research vessel. The ship is ice-rated to 30 percent floating ice. The R/V Gelendzhik is often used for cable route surveys and is suitable for various other missions. The ship is extremely stable and equipped with a dynamic positioning system for extreme weather conditions. Scientific and technical personnel are specially trained for research missions and have years of experience in cable route survey. The vessel is fully certified for operations in international waters. All personnel, equipment and operations are in full compliance with SOLAS, MARPOL, GMDSS, COLREG-72, ILLC 1966/88, and STCW-78.


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Ship Specs.

Technical Specifications
Year of Construction 1989 Endurance 90 days (fuel/water)
Length, Overall 104.5 m   70 days (provisions)
Beam 16 m Cruising range 21,000 miles
Light/Loaded draft 4.5 m/5.8 m Engine power 2 x 3500 hp
Displacement (Load Light 5700 t, max Thrusters 1 x 680 hp
Fuel stock 1220 t Register Class (Russian KM*L2 1 A2
Speed (cruising/max.) 10/14 knots Ice class: 30% floating ice
Deployment Handling Systems
Launch & recovery system for subsea vehicles 16 ton lift capacity
Automated lifting syst. for towed vehicles 2 ton lift capacity
Hydraulic crane 3 ton lift capacity
Hydraulic J-frame 5 ton lift capacity
Deepsea towing winch 160 kN
Oceanographic winch 8 kN
Oceanographic winch 12 kN
Electric winch 2.5 kN
Lifting winch 180 kN
Seismic streamer winch     5 kN
Geophysical winch     25 kN
Boom for towed instruments     4 each
Compressor     2 each
Cargo Handling: 5 t. elec-hyd rotating crane  
  3 t. elec-hyd rotating crane  
  8 t davit  
Service Workshops
Computing center equipment repair
Arc and gas welding
Photo and TV equipment maintenance

Dining Room
Ward Room
Swimming pool
Sauna, Russian bath
Air conditioning & heating sys.
Fresh water generation system
Infirmary, surgery, pharmacy
Navigation / Communications
Integrated Navigation System
Scientific survey echo sounders
GPS (Furuno)
DGPS, Trimble
Subsea acoustic navigation
(long and short baseline systems)
Radar (Furuno)
GMDSS, Sailor

Lab Specs.

Dry & Wet labs: 646 sq. m., including:
Computing center and seismic lab
Magnetic tapes storage
Hydrochemical/underwater navigation
Deep water survey laboratory
Field data processing laboratory
Photographic laboratories (3 each)
Geological laboratory
Chemical and spectral laboratory
X-ray spectral analysis labs (2 each)
Underwater vehicles hangar (90 cu.m)
Equipment & samples storage
Research & Survey Systems
Multibeam Bathymetry System, Simrad EM12S See separate listing for specifications on sonar, video/photographic, seismic, coring, sampling, oceanographic instrumentation systems.


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