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Research Vessel Svea

R/V Svea is one of the world's most modern research vessels that can be used for virtually all types of marine research and environmental monitoring.

Ship specifications

SLU's research vessel R/V Svea is one of the world's most modern research vessels and can be used for virtually all types of marine research and environmental monitoring.

R/V Svea Virtual Tour

Explore R/V Svea, from the bridge to the engine room, on our virtual tour.

Sveas deck
The deck at sunset

Chartering R/V Svea

SLU's research vessel R/V Svea can be hired for both scientific expeditions and commercial missions.

Here you will find information about the periods when R/V Svea is available and the cost of renting her. Perhaps you would like to join an existing expedition? You can find Svea's preliminary planning on Marine Facilities Planning.

Where is R/V Svea?

See R/V Svea´s position on Marine Traffic

Follow us at sea

On Instagram, our expedition participants share their daily life on board.

Collaboration

SLU`s ship management unit participates in numerous alliances and networks – both nationally and internationally.

Six ships
Published: 18 February 2024 - Page editor: sofia.bureborn@slu.se

Contacts at the Ship Management Unit

Lasse Thorell, Head of Unit
+46 (0)18-67 15 07

Mattias Sköld, Research Coordinator
+46 (0)10-478 40 46

Björn Lindell, Coordinator
+46 (0)18-67 15 46, +46 (0)73-08 69 886

Sofia Bureborn, Communications
+46 (0)10-478 42 15, +46 (0)72-141 39 99

Postal address

Ship Management Unit, SLU
Box 7070
750 07 Uppsala
Sweden

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