Research vessels

Marine and Freshwater Research Institute owns and operates two research vessels:

  • RV Árni Friðriksson - built in Chile in 2000. 70 m long, 14 m wide, four engines
  • RV Bjarni Sæmundsson - built in Germany in 1970. 55 m long, 10,6 m wide, three engines.

The research vessels are able to operate a variety of fishing gear. They also provide facilities for many other types of sampling and measurements. Shipboard laboratories allow sample analysis and data processing at sea. 

Cruises in 2019

research vessels

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