ALTUM has been contracted by FREIRE Shipyard to develop the FMEA Analysis to comply with requirements of classification society DnV-GL.
The new vessel will have 70 metres of length and capacity for accommodate 28 scientists onboard.
The research vessel will cater for the requirements of the Belgian marine scientific community when performing advanced marine research and education at sea – today and in the coming years. This will include research within the fields of geology and sedimentology, fisheries, biology, chemistry, oceanography (including meteorology). In addition, the vessel will be part of hydrography campaigns.
Vessel has been designed by Rolls Royce, and will replace current unit (RV Blegica), in service for over 35 years.