Our ships and boats are used for research, monitoring, transports and teaching all year round.
Our ships and boats are used for research, monitoring, transports and teaching all year round.

Vessel fleet at Askö Laboratory

At Askö aboratory there are many boats and vessels that ensure research for many purposes in a large geographical area. They can be used for research, education and marine monitoring. They are also used to transport people from and to the island. Askö employed skippers are always responsible on the ships, and will drive them.

  • R/V Electra af Askö (34.3 m, 12 knots, max. 35 passengers) Klick here for more facts about R/V Electra
  • R/V Limanda (12 m, speed 17 knots, max. 12 passengers)
    Big working space, crane, hydraulic wince, navigation equipment, sonic depth sounder and WC.

Other boats

Fuel can be ordered at the laboratory. Remember to inform the staff before you use the boats!

  • Sprattus (8,1 m, 30 knots, 11 p.)
    Mostly used for fast transports, always driven by Askö skippers.
    Can be used for diving and to use our Falcon Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).
  • Perca, diving boat, (5m, 25 knots)
    Licence and experience is necessary.
  • 3 small motordriven boats
  • 1 rowing boats

Don’t forget:

  • life west (will be provided at the laboratory)
  • map (will be provided at the laboratory)
  • mobile phone

 

 
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