|Photographer:||Jukka Koskimies [View profile]||Title:||ORBIIT||Added:||May 22, 2009|
||Research and Survey Vessels|
|Passing Suomenlinna fortress island, Helsinki on 15.5.2009. -
IMO number: 8858790. Built 1981 by Azow Shipyard, Mariupol, Ukraine. Upper cabin added 1982 at Miiduranta, Estonia.
Marine research vessel in Estonia until 1988, when sold to Finland. After several short-lived private enterprise projects from 2000 on refitted and restored as a diving support, pleasure and dwelling craft.
Displacement 150 t, length 23,64 m, breadth 6,5 m, draught 2,6 m. Main engine Habarovsk 225 hp. Speed 9,5 kn. Ex-ORBITA. Further details (in Finnish) here.