The vessel is named after Håkon Mosby (1903 -1989), who was a key person in the development of oceangraphical research, both nationally and internationally. The vessel is mainly used in coastal waters around Bergen and in northern waters, including the coastal waters of Svalbard (Spitsbergen).
"Håkon Mosby" is owned and managed by the Institute of Marine Research (IMR). It is used for both scientific programmes and education of students in marine biology, oceanography and geology.
|Shipyard:||Mjellem & Karlsen AS, Bergen|
|Accomodation:||15 single, 2 four-berth cabins|