Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


AT26-05

Ship

R/V Atlantis

Vehicles

HOV Alvin
- added HOV Alvin on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Cruise Party

J. Patrick Hickey: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Smith 301, MS#17 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 3860
jhickey@whoi.edu
- added J. Patrick Hickey as Chief Scientist on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
- added J. Patrick Hickey as Principal Investigator on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: Aug 31, 2013

Astoria OR.

Arrival: Sep 19, 2013

San Francisco CA

Operations Area

Off Northern Ca. Monterey Bay area
- changed Off Bermuda to Off Northern Ca. Monterey Bay area on Jun 12, 2013 4:50 PM by Eric Benway
- Off Bermuda on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon:
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set max to max (m) on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no
- changed Bermuda to no on Jun 12, 2013 4:50 PM by Eric Benway
- Bermuda on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

HOV ALVIN Sea trials for post overhaul Alvin upgrade. 
- HOV ALVIN Sea trials for post overhaul Alvin upgrade. 
on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

Launch and Recover of HOV ALVIN as determined by Ch Sci.
- Launch and Recover of HOV ALVIN as determined by Ch Sci. on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference/Visit WHOI
- Teleconference/Visit WHOI on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
- on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

Notes: this cruise will depart Aug 31 from Astoria and transit direct to San Fran, a 3 day transit.  ETA San Fran SEPT 3.  Dock location Tbd.

NAVSEA and co. will join ship and commence with incline and harbor trials.   Open sea trials will take place after NAVSEA approval of all harbor trials.
- -changed this cruise will depart Aug 31 from Astoria and transit direct to San Fran.  NAVSEA and co. will join ship and commence with incline and harbor trials.   Open sea trials will take place after NAVSEA approval of all harbor trials. to this cruise will depart Aug 31 from Astoria and transit direct to San Fran, a 3 day transit.  ETA San Fran SEPT 3.  Dock location Tbd.

NAVSEA and co. will join ship and commence with incline and harbor trials.   Open sea trials will take place after NAVSEA approval of all harbor trials.
on Jul 24, 2013 9:38 AM by Eric Benway
- -added this cruise will depart Aug 31 from Astoria and transit direct to San Fran.  NAVSEA and co. will join ship and commence with incline and harbor trials.   Open sea trials will take place after NAVSEA approval of all harbor trials. on Jun 12, 2013 4:50 PM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: 000001

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Atlantis

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet,
Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis?
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
-added Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis? on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

no special needs here. Just stand. rosette if req. at all.
- added no special needs here. Just stand. rosette if req. at all. on Jul 24, 2013 9:39 AM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Winch Notes:
Winch Notes:

Standard Oceanographic Cables

Slip ring required? no
Non-standard wire required? no
Traction winch required? no

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: no Type: 
Nets Required: no Type: 

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? no

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify 
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 

Additional Cruise Items/Activities

Explosive Devices:no
Portable Air Compressors:no
Flammable Gases:no
Small Boat Operations:yes
SCUBA Diving Operations:no

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:

Scientific Instrumentation for HOV Alvin



Current Chart(s):

What type of samples do you expect to collect?

Site Survey

Will you provide detailed charts of the work area(s)?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
If no, willl you need R/V Atlantis to generate maps of the work area(s)?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Will you need post-dive maps of the work area generated?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation for other than Alvin operations?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Vehicle Equipment

CTD,
Search sonar
-added CTD on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
-added Search sonar on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Elevators

Will you be using elevators to transport samples to the surface?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
If yes, how many would you anticipate?

Science Supplied Equipment

Are you supplying equipment to be used on HOV Alvin no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Has this equipment been used on Alvin before? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Please give a brief description of the equipment, its intended purpose, the cruise # it was last used on if any and its deployment method.
This is a certification sea trial.  Most sci equipment will be tried and tested later in year AT26-07.
- added This is a certification sea trial.  Most sci equipment will be tried and tested later in year AT26-07. on Jul 24, 2013 9:41 AM by Eric Benway
Does this equipment use an external pressure housing? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Has the pressure housing been tested per Alvin Pressure Test requirements? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Pressure housing schematic with dimensions and include air and water weights.
Does the equipment have an associated computer or control panel for remote operation from the personnel sphere? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Has the computer or control panel been gas tested for use in the personnel sphere? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Air weight of this equipment?
Does the equipment require data or a power interface from the vehicle? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Does the equipment meet the electrical requirements of the Alvin User Manual? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Wiring diagram required for this equipment.
Does this equipment require hydraulic inputs from the vehicle? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Hydraulic schematic of the equipment requirements.
Does this equipment require manipulation? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
If yes, please describe how the equipment is to be manipulated:
HOV testing only
- added HOV testing only on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Will this equipment be deployed off the vehicle? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
If yes, please describe how the equipment is intended for deployment:
HOV testing only
- added HOV testing only on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
If yes, will the equipment be disconnected from the vehicle and left in situ? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
How long will the deployment be?
Will the equipment be recovered by the same vehicle? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Do you intend to recover any other previously deployed equipment? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
If yes, please describe this equipment:
Does this equipment use any glass spheres for either buoyancy or as pressure housings? no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized?no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:37 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
nothing to add besides Alvin batteries.
- added nothing to add besides Alvin batteries. on Jul 24, 2013 9:41 AM by Eric Benway

Additional Information

Brief operations description or comments:
NAVSEA certification trials.  Harbor and open ocean.
- added NAVSEA certification trials.  Harbor and open ocean. on Jun 12, 2013 4:50 PM by Eric Benway
Navy Clearance:
will update - eb
- added will update - eb on Jul 24, 2013 9:41 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
ASTORIA and SAN FRAN will have the same agent - Vasile Tudoran.
_____________
For Astoria

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com


**NOTE
All packages and shipments should be sent to the following address with shipping notification sent to WHOI contacts, Ship's Agent and Esther Jones, contact information below:

Herb Florer, Director, Seaports Division
(503) 741-3336 (office)
(503) 468-8182 (cell)
herb@portofastoria.com

 Esther Jones, Administrative Assistant
(503) 741-3300 (Office)
admin@portofastoria.com

 Port of Astoria Tel:  (503) 741-3300

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Port of Astoria
#10 Pier One
Suite 308
Astoria, OR   97103

______________________
SAN FRANCISCO CA


Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com

Use above address for mail only; must be delivered five days prior to ship arrival in San Francisco.


Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts



- changed from

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com


**NOTE
All packages and shipments should be sent to the following address with shipping notification sent to WHOI contacts, Ship's Agent and Esther Jones, contact information below:

Herb Florer, Director, Seaports Division
(503) 741-3336 (office)
(503) 468-8182 (cell)
herb@portofastoria.com

 Esther Jones, Administrative Assistant
(503) 741-3300 (Office)
admin@portofastoria.com

 Port of Astoria Tel:  (503) 741-3300

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Port of Astoria
#10 Pier One
Suite 308
Astoria, OR   97103

______________________
SAN FRANCISCO CA


Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com

Use above address for mail only; must be delivered five days prior to ship arrival in San Francisco.


Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts



to ASTORIA and SAN FRAN will have the same agent - Vasile Tudoran.
_____________
For Astoria

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com


**NOTE
All packages and shipments should be sent to the following address with shipping notification sent to WHOI contacts, Ship's Agent and Esther Jones, contact information below:

Herb Florer, Director, Seaports Division
(503) 741-3336 (office)
(503) 468-8182 (cell)
herb@portofastoria.com

 Esther Jones, Administrative Assistant
(503) 741-3300 (Office)
admin@portofastoria.com

 Port of Astoria Tel:  (503) 741-3300

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Port of Astoria
#10 Pier One
Suite 308
Astoria, OR   97103

______________________
SAN FRANCISCO CA


Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com

Use above address for mail only; must be delivered five days prior to ship arrival in San Francisco.


Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts



on Jul 24, 2013 9:43 AM by Eric Benway
- changed from WOODS HOLE MA:

Master R/V Atlantis
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT25-01
c/o WHOI
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Contact: Eric Benway
Phone: (508) 289-3770
Fax: (508) 457-2185
Email: ebenway@whoi.edu

St. GEORGES BERMUDA:

Master R/V Atlantis
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT25-01
IN TRANSIT
c/o Meyer Shipping
Somers Wharf
14 Water St.
St. Georges, GE BX
BERMUDA

Contact: Capt. John Moore
Phone:
1-441-297-2303
Fax: (441) 295-4556
Email: jmoore@meyer.bm 

Email: shipping@meyer.bm - copy this address on all communications

Contact:  Joseph Simas, VP, Marine Operations
Phone:  1-441-296-9798
24 hour Cell:  1-441-337-8384
Fax:  1-441-295-4556
Email: JoeS@meyer.bm

Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts





to

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com


**NOTE
All packages and shipments should be sent to the following address with shipping notification sent to WHOI contacts, Ship's Agent and Esther Jones, contact information below:

Herb Florer, Director, Seaports Division
(503) 741-3336 (office)
(503) 468-8182 (cell)
herb@portofastoria.com

 Esther Jones, Administrative Assistant
(503) 741-3300 (Office)
admin@portofastoria.com

 Port of Astoria Tel:  (503) 741-3300

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Port of Astoria
#10 Pier One
Suite 308
Astoria, OR   97103

______________________
SAN FRANCISCO CA


Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com

Use above address for mail only; must be delivered five days prior to ship arrival in San Francisco.


Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts



on Jun 12, 2013 4:52 PM by Eric Benway
- added WOODS HOLE MA:

Master R/V Atlantis
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT25-01
c/o WHOI
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Contact: Eric Benway
Phone: (508) 289-3770
Fax: (508) 457-2185
Email: ebenway@whoi.edu

St. GEORGES BERMUDA:

Master R/V Atlantis
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT25-01
IN TRANSIT
c/o Meyer Shipping
Somers Wharf
14 Water St.
St. Georges, GE BX
BERMUDA

Contact: Capt. John Moore
Phone:
1-441-297-2303
Fax: (441) 295-4556
Email: jmoore@meyer.bm 

Email: shipping@meyer.bm - copy this address on all communications

Contact:  Joseph Simas, VP, Marine Operations
Phone:  1-441-296-9798
24 hour Cell:  1-441-337-8384
Fax:  1-441-295-4556
Email: JoeS@meyer.bm

Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts





on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
- removed answer Bermuda on Jun 12, 2013 4:52 PM by Eric Benway
- added Bermuda on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
Notes:
none required
- changed from US Customs forms 4455 by March 28. to none required on Jun 12, 2013 4:52 PM by Eric Benway
- added US Customs forms 4455 by March 28. on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
none
- added none on Jun 12, 2013 4:52 PM by Eric Benway
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Catie Graver, Allison Heater
- added Catie Graver, Allison Heater on Jul 24, 2013 9:43 AM by Eric Benway
- removed answer Allison Heater, Robbie Laird, Laura Stolp on Jun 12, 2013 4:52 PM by Eric Benway
- added Allison Heater, Robbie Laird, Laura Stolp on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway
mob in Astoria and San Fran. 
Demob in San Fran.
- added mob in Astoria and San Fran. 
Demob in San Fran.
on Jul 24, 2013 9:43 AM by Eric Benway
- removed answer Loading in Woods Hole March 2013.  
Demob in St. Georges May 1 - 3.
on Jun 12, 2013 4:52 PM by Eric Benway
- added Loading in Woods Hole March 2013.  
Demob in St. Georges May 1 - 3.
on Jan 9, 2013 3:42 PM by Eric Benway