RV Austral

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Belém Statement Area: Climate Variability, Emerging Pollutants, Ocean Observation, Ocean Resources, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: Argentina

Time Frame: 1969-Ongoing

Description:

ARA AUSTRAL (IMO: 6909777) is a Research/Survey Vessel that was built in 1969 (52 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Argentina. It’s carrying capacity is 1127 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 6.6 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 97.61 meters and her width is 14.23 meters.

Contact:

Initiative Website: https://proyectosinv.conicet.gov.ar/buques-oceanograficos/