R/V Kilo Moana > Systems
Towing Crane (Appleton Marine, Inc. Model KEB 50-35)
- installed on starboard side to launch,
tow and recover equipment
Hydrographic Winch (DYNACON)
Traction Winch (DYNACON) and Stowage
The Main Deck aft of midship is dedicated to mission support. Approximately 2,200 sq. ft. of exterior working deck area is provided aft. This area is designed with a two foot bolt socket grid for flexibility to support a variety of scientific missions. The main complex of mission spaces are located just forward of the working deck. These include the staging bay, science office, hazardous materials locker and nearly all of the laboratories and scientific storerooms. The library and meteorological laboratory are located forward on the starboard side. The computer laboratory is located on the 01 Level. An additional 2,000 sq. ft. of working deck is located on the forward third of the 01 Level to support science, primarily meteorology. In addition, space and facilities are provided for (2) 20-ft x 8-ft ISO vans
A ship-wide computer network, known as the scientific information system (SIS), is provided to allow exchange of data between computers, scientific instruments and video monitors. The network serves all mission spaces, public spaces and staterooms.
Conditioned electrical power is provided to support sensitive scientific equipment. 12 kW uninterruptible power and 88 kW of clean power is provided to the laboratories. R/V KILO MOANA is capable of carrying up to 100 LT of mission payload with a volume up to 15,000 cubic ft. of scientific storage.
High pressure stainless steel piping and fittings will be provided for installation of portable seismic survey compressors.