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.
|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|