These boats cover morpho-bathymetry, high-resolution seismic, environmental monitoring and support for the verification of instruments and innovative and experimental techniques.
The OGS is equipped with two boats:
- Motorboat Medusa: a former Carabinieri 500 class patrol boat, 11 m long, converted into a research vessel that operates mainly in the Northern Adriatic;
Motorboat Pilothouse classe 500
Year of construction 1984
Length 9.10 m
Width 2.95 m
Draft 0.86 m
Engines 2 x AIFO Diesel 155 HP
Gross tonnage 7.64 t
Registration Capitaneria di porto di Trieste
Serial No. TS 575
International call sign INOV2
Working boat own use
Navigation within 12 miles from the coast
- OGS-IRI: 6-metre-long rigid-hulled inflatable boat that operates only in the Gulf of Trieste.