NInstitute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research vessels

  The research vessels and the crews serve the IOCAS with quality marine sampling and data recording technology for scientific research. Currently, IOCAS owns 3 vessels: Kexue-I, Jinxing-II and Kexue-III. These vessels all have the capacity for open ocean expedition and had participated several times in large-scale international comprehensive ocean studies.

In 1224 tonnage for 5000 nautical miles endurance, Kexue-III vessel has been undertaken sharing voyage investigation.
In 3300 tonnage for 8000 nautical miles endurance, Kexue-I has participated many international investigations.
In 1000 tonnage for 3000 nautical miles endurance, Jinxing-II has participated many multidisciplinary near-ocean investigations.
Harbor cities the R/V Kexue-I anchored

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