Research Ship for Namibia Delivered by STX Finland

Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2012

STX Rauma Shipyard delivered research vessel 'RV Mirabilis' to the Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resources of the Republic of Namibia  

The NB 1378, RV Mirabilis, equipped with DPS, is a  62.4 metres long and 14.3 metres wide versatile vessel.

The tasks of the ship will include monitoring of fish stock, as well as sorting, processing, freezing and storage of fish, as well as collecting biological samples from the seabed and water quality research and analysis. Other tasks envisaged are the control of fishing off the African coast, and meteorologica research.

RV Mirablis is provided with accommodation for 44 crew members and research personnel.

“We are very satisfied to deliver the RV Mirabilis to the customer on schedule and as agreed. Cooperation both at the national level and between the project groups has been extremely good and close through the whole process," says Toivo Ilvonen, Director of STX Rauma Shipyard.

“Together with the Agulhas II, the Antarctic research and supply vessel completed in April, the specialised vessel delivered now constitutes an excellent reference in the STX Finland’s research vessel segment. Both vessels have attracted a lot of international attention," Ilvonen added.


 

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