POSEIDON

FS POSEIDON

POSEIDON

The POSEIDON is a medium-sized research vessel that operates primarily in the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. She is named after the Greek god of the sea. The research vessel is primarily available for research cruises in the fields of oceanography, marine biology, and geology.

Specifications

Length 61 m
Cruising speed 9 kn
Endurance (max.) 21 days
Scientific staff (max.) 11 persons
Technical data POSEIDON handbook (in German)
Operating areas North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Lead time for cruise proposals 1 year
Owner The Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein