Pages at present mainly available in German. We are working on it.
Videoclips by Meyer Werft Papenburg and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) on YouTube.
Since its completion in November 2014, SONNE has already sailed twice under the direction of ICBM. What scientists were exploring and experiencing on board during their time you can read here:
Photo: Meinhard Simon (ICBM)
|scientif. Payload||300 t|
4 x 1.620 kW Wärtsilä Gensets
|Construction costs||124 Mio €, (110 Mio Federal Government, surplus: German coastal Federal Countries Lower Saxony, Hamburg, Bremen, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)|
|Main operation areas||Indian and Pacific Ocean|