The ship “Haithabu” was ordered by the Schleswig-Holstein Agency for […] Coastal Protection, National Park and Marine Conservation and is designed for service as a coastal protection and oil recovery ship, as well as for maritime emergencies. In addition it sees service as a base for bomb disposal diving operations.

To carry out these operations the ship is equipped with sophisticated technology for oil recovery as well as a modern laboratory for the sampling and analysing of the waters and sediment. Meteorological and hydrological measurements can also be carried out during inspection tours and seabed population density can be examined. Vertical samples can be taken at any depth. The “Haithabu” is fitted with an extensive range of crane and winches to handle the complex equipment on board.

Technical data:

  • Length OA: 39.15m
  • Beam OA: 9.5m
  • Depth at sides: 3.8m
  • Draught: (light) 2m
  • Draught: (laden) 2.6m
  • Speed: 12 kns
  • Drive: 2 x 441kW, shaft with adjustable propeller
  • Class: GL + 100 A5 RSA (20) + MC E AUT Oil Recovery Vessel