The R/V Lamas is used for the scientific cruises performed in the nearshore regions of the enclosed bays along the Turkish continental shelf, mostly used in trawling in biological and fisheries researches. It is also capable of performing oceanographic investigations. Basic physical properties of the R/V Lamas are “wooden hull, built in 1981; 28 Gross tons, 7.65 Net tons; 12 knots max speed; length: 16 m; crew: 3; scientists: 4”.

Navigation and Communication Equipment

JRC Fisheries echosounder (Fish finder) (50 & 200 kHz)

Garmen GPS

Oceanographic winch

Sentinel Workhorse ADCP (300kHz)

Wireless communication device