Ships

GINR´s research vessel R/V "Sanna". It is build at Karstensens shipbuilding yard in Skagen, Denmark and arrives here in Nuuk April 2012 Photo: Josephine Nymand
GINR´s new research vessel R/V Sanna. It is build at Karstensens shipbuilding yard in Skagen, Denmark and arrives here in Nuuk April 2012 Photo: Josephine Nymand
"Avataq". Photo: Carl Isaksen
Aage V. Jensen I. Photo: Lars Maltha Rasmussen
"Aage V. Jensen I". Photo: Lars Maltha Rasmussen

 

R/V "Sanna"

The new research ship was finished in March 2012 and arrived in Nuuk April 3rd. The ship will mainly be used for investigations in sheltered waters of Greenland halibut, crab, and cod, as well as sample collection in connection with environmental investigations.

Read more about R/V Sanna here

For charter - contact head of department Helle Siegstad  

Application for sample collection in connection with GINR Surveys - click here  

Small boats

Furthermore the fleet comprises of four motor boats primarily used for marine research and transportation.

  • "Erisaalik" - is Greenlandic and means: water proof skin (Special made cabin cruiser)
  • "Aage V Jensen I" (Working boat at Daneborg East Greenland)
  • "Aage V Jensen II" Nuuk (Special made fast boat for transport/work)
  • "Avataq" (Working boat at Nuuk)

and two dinghys primarily for whale research

  • "Tunnulik" - Greenlandic for blue whale (Buster stationed in Qeqertarsuaq)
  • "Siuttoq"- the Greenlandic name for a hunter with harpoon (Buster stationed in Nuuk)
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Aage V. Jensen II
Aage V. Jensen II. Foto: Lars Maltha Rasmussen
Tunnulik
Erisaalik. Foto: GN
Erisaalik
Foto: Fernando Ugarte.
Siuttoq
Foto: Fernando Ugarte.
Updated 01.08.2019