Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research

Background information

Contact project team For any questions about the replacement of the research vessels, please contact the NMF department at NIOZ: 0222-369300
FAQ's Want to know more about why the news ships are build, who are the users and why we don't use existing ships? Read more...
Necessary replacement The ocean-going RV Pelagia and the tidal vessel RV Navicula are beyond their economic and technical lifespan. Read more..
Societal issues For which Dutch, European and global knowledge and innovation agendas is a Dutch research fleet unmissable? Read more...
User network ships Users are Marine Research Institutes, Matitime & Research Innovation, International Marine Research Facilities and International Data Networks.
Dutch interests at sea The scientific marine research & the maritime sector of the Netherlands belong to the international top. Investments are needed to retain that position. Read mor…