Marine Operations

Marine Operations at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science maintains and operates VIMS' fleet of research vessels and also offers a broad range of technical services to the VIMS scientific community. The Institute's research fleet comprises more than 30 small boats and serveral larger vessels staffed with dedicated crews. Our technicians, machinists, welders, fabricators, and mechanics can design, fabricate, and repair complex electronic and mechanical instruments and tools. They can also assist in designing field programs and conducting field work, either locally or away. 

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