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"Haakon Mosby"

"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.

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).

Technical specifications


Shipyard:  Mjellem & Karlsen AS, Bergen
Built:  1980
Length:  47,2 m
Beam:  10,3 m
GRT:  701 brt
Machinery:  1500 hk
Accomodation:  15 single, 2 four-berth cabins