Vessel Rates

Rates for use of the R/V Virginia are subject to change as we gain experience with the costs of operating the new vessel.

Rate Type Rate Notes
24-hour day (starts 0800) $7,300 Includes crew of 5, fuel, and food for 7 scientists
12-hour day (0600-1800) $4,125 Includes crew of 3, fuel, and food for 7 scientists
Hourly (0800-1600) $320/hr up to 8 Hours Includes crew of 3 and fuel. Food not included.
Home port Off/Loading
(M-F 0800-1600)
$110/hr 2 personnel @ $110.00 per hour / $165.00 per hour crane services
Technician [[v|jeojr,Contact Marine Operations]]
Instrumentation [[v|jeojr,Contact Marine Operations]] CTD, ADCP, ROV and other equipment available on request
Weather Day/Port Day Same as 12-hour day rate Full services
Weather Day Home Port $825 per day Only crew aboard, no scientists, no loading
Additional Notes
  • [[v|jeojr,Contact Marine Operations]] for rate types not described above
  • Users may be charged 20% of day rate for scheduled days not used
  • Fuel surcharge may be applied to transit or steam distances over 150 miles