Gunnerus Research Vessel
NTNU's research vessel, R/V Gunnerus, was put into operation in spring 2006. The ship is fitted with a dynamic positioning system and a HiPap 500 unit, optimal for ROV operations and the positioning of any deployed equipment.
Gunnerus is equipped with the latest technology for a variety of research activities within biology, chemistry, technology, geology, archaeology, oceanography and fisheries research. The ship is fitted with a dynamic positioning system and a HiPap 500 unit. This provides optimal conditions for ROV operations and the positioning of any deployed equipment. In addition to research, the ship is used for educational purposes and is an important platform for marine courses at all levels and disciplines.
Non-university companies may also use this vessel. If R/V Gunnerus is of interest please contact us.
Cruise Prices (click here)
The for cruises on the Gunnerus varies on the type of cruise and reflects the subsidies received from the Rectors office.
Gunnerus operates from 0800 - 1545 (winter months) or 0800-1500 (summer months) given as "short day" in the table below. And a long day is allways 12 hours, from 0800 to 2000.
|Type of cruise||Short day||Long day|
|External (non NTNU user)||45000 NOK||65000 NOK|
|BOA projects (NTNU + others)||35000 NOK||50000 NOK|
|Internal research projects||8000 NOK||12000 NOK|
|Internal education||4000 NOK||6000 NOK|
|Meals are served on board:|
|Dinner (only long days)||85 NOK/pers|
|Our work-boat Polar Cirkel may be rented:||700 NOK/day||+ fuel|