Type of vessel:  Oceanographic
Design:  ST-344

95.3 m Polar & Oceanographic Research Vessel for the Peruvian Navy


The research vessel BAP "CARRASCO", designated ST-344, was delivered to the Peruvian Navy in March 2017.

The vessel is outfitted and prepared mainly for the following duties:

• Single & Multibeam Echosounder Surveys

• Integrated Data Logging• Multidisiplinary Science Projects

• Clean Seawater Sampling

• ROV Operations

• CTD Surveys

• Deepwater Coring 



Main Characteristics

Length over all  95.30 m
Length between p.p.  84.00 m
Breadth moulded  18.00 m
Depth to tween deck  6.40 m
Depth to main deck  9.20 m
Ice class  PC7
Gross tonnage  5716 tons
Speed  16 knots
Number of crew/scientists  50/60 pers + hospital
Noise class  Silent A
Dynamic positioning class  DPS2