研究プラットフォーム運用開発部門
Institute for Marine-Earth Exploration and Engineering (MarE3)

Deep Sea Research Vehicles

HOV

Human Occupied Vehicle SHINKAI 6500

Built
1990
Length
9.7 m
Beam
2.8 m
Height
4.1 m
Weight in air
26 tons
Maximum operating depth
6,500 m
Maximum speed
2.7knots
Crew
3
Pressure hull diameter
φ2.0 m
Normal dive duration
8 hours
Life support period
129 hours
Payload
150 kg (in air)

AUV

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle URASHIMA

Built
2009
Length
10.0 m
Beam
1.3 m
Height
1.5 m
Weight in air
7.0 tons
Maximum operating depth
3500 m
Maximum speed
3.0 knots

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle JINBEI

Built
2012
Length
4.0 m
Beam
1.0 m
Height
1.0 m
Weight in air
1.7 tons
Maximum operating depth
3000 m
Maximum speed
3.0 knots

ROV

Remotely Operated Vehicle KAIKO

Launcher

Built
1995
Length
5.2 m
Beam
2.6 m
Height
3.2 m
Weight in air
5.8 tons
Maximum operating depth
11,000 m

Vehicle(Mk-IV)

Built
2013
Length
3.0 m
Beam
2.0 m
Height
2.6 m
Weight in air
5.5 tons
Maximum operating depth
7,000 m

Remotely Operated Vehicle HYPER-DOLPHIN

Built
2000
Length
3.0 m
Beam
2.0 m
Height
2.6 m
Weight in air
4.3 tons
Maximum operating depth
4,500 m

Remotely Operated Vehicle KM-ROV

Built
2016
Length
2.9 m
Beam
1.7 m
Height
2.5 m
Weight in air
3.9 tons
Maximum operating depth
3,000 m

DT

Deep Ocean Floor Survey System DEEP TOW

Built
2015
Length
3.3 m
Beam
1.0 m
Height
1.2 m
Weight in air
1.2 tons
Maximum operating depth
6,000 m
Maximum speed
~3.0 knots

Retired

Deep Submergence Research Vehicle SHINKAI 2000

海洋調査船 「なつしま」の画像

Built
1981
Length
9.3 m
Beam
3.0 m
Height
2.9 m
Weight in air
24 tons
Maximum operating depth
2,000 m
Maximum speed
3.0knots
Crew
3
Pressure hull diameter
φ2.2 m
Normal dive duration
7 hours
Life support period
80 hours
Payload
100 kg