Research Vessel Virtual Tour - Investigator
RV Investigator is a 94-metre ocean research vessel capable of delivering up to 300 research days each year. The vessel was purpose built and commissioned in 2014. It has impressive scientific capabilities and possesses a wide range of on-board and modular laboratories and facilities.
The vessel supports biological, oceanographic, geological and atmospheric research, as well maritime training and education and outreach activities. It accommodates 40 researchers and technicians and 20 crew, and has an endurance of 60 days and 10,000 nautical miles without resupply.
How to use this resource
To provide insights into the operations on board a research vessel.
To prepare students for going on a research vessel.