research ship

research ship

[ri′sərch ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship used to carry out oceanographic research; conventional research ships carry on multidiscipline research, either on a single cruise or on successive cruises, while other research ships carry out special tasks, such as fisheries research ships, ships to tend and carry deep-submergence vehicles, and research drilling ships. Also known as oceanographic ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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According to a statement from Taiwan's Maritime Port Bureau (MPB), the research ship's purpose was to carry out exchanges with Taipei-based National Taiwan University (NTU) and replenish supplies.
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KARACHI -- China Geological Survey Research Ship (CGS) "HAI YANG DI ZHI SHI HAO" visited Pakistan for Hydrocarbon research and geological mapping under the auspices of Pakistan Navy.
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