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  Kauai Cable Recon  -  2019  -  Kilo Moana  
  Project Information  
Project Title: APL-UW Next Generation Oceanic Noiseology Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Rex Andrew, UW_APL Project Institution: UW_APL
Project ID: 106438 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 2/20/2019 5:42:00 PM Created By: Rex Andrew
Date Last Modified: 2/20/2019 5:42:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NAVY/ONR - N00014-18-1-2213 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Reconnaissance and assessment of instrumentation moored off Kauai. The shore cable is known to have a fault. This cruise will locate a section of cable further seaward, raise the cable to the surface and bring the cable on board for assessment of the cable and the attached instrumentation, and then release the cable. Location is roughly 3 miles off-shore of NW coast of Kauai, near PMRF.
Summary of Facility Requirements: Stable ship with DP: i.e., Kilo Moana. ROV for visual location and identification of cable in about 100m of water. Standard winches and sheaves to pull cable up. Deck power, dry lab.
Summary of other requirements and comments: Bruce Howe, UH-Manoa, may have time on his ACO cruise. Bruce is very familiar with this cable and associated instrumentation.
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Collaborative Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1010400 Created By: Rex Andrew
Date Last Modified: 2/20/2019 5:42:00 PM Date Submitted: 2/20/2019 5:42:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Kilo Moana
Optimum Start Date: 6/1/2019 Dates to Avoid: Early summer can be windy, later summer better for stable platform.
Earliest Start Date: 5/15/2019 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 10/1/2019 Other Ship(s): N/A

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
1 1 1 1 4
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements:
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
Kilo Moana required for stable platform with DP. Mob and demob for us will be half a day, could do in parallel with a primary user.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
PMRF off Kauai
Description of Op Area: Roughly 4 km NW of NW coast of Kauai, in 100m of water.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 2nm
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
22.15° N / 159.8° W map
88 map
NP12 map
22.15° N / 159.8° W map
88 map
NP12 map
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Foreign Clearance and Permitting Requirements
Foreign Clearance Required? No Coastal States:

 Important Info on Foreign Research Clearances  

Are you or any member in your science party bringing in any science equipment items which are regulated for export by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)?
No If yes, have you applied for the necessary permits through your export control office? No
 Questions about ITAR/EAR regulations?

Comments about foreign clearance requirements or
description of any other special permitting requirements
(e.g., MMPA, ESA, IHA, Marine Sanctuaries, etc.)
Port Calls
Requested Start Port Intermediate Port(s) Requested End Port
Honolulu, HI, USA None, Honolulu, HI, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Assuming use of the KM and the UH Lu'ukai ROV.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Rex Andrew, UW_APL
# in Science Party 4 # of different science teams 1 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements Assumes 1 ROV pilot.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPUnselected MultibeamUnselected Seismic
Unselected Dredging/Coring/Large Dia. Trawl WireUnselected Stern A-frameUnselected Fiber Optic (.681)Unselected 0.680 Coax Wire
Unselected SCUBA DivingUnselected Radioisotope use - briefly describeUnselected NO Radioisotope use/Natural level workUnselected Other Operator Provided Inst. - Describe
0 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

ROV work requires stable platform with DP.

Major Ancillary Facilities (that require coordination of schedules with ship schedule)
Unselected Helicopter Ops (USCG)Unselected Twin OtterUnselected Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) 
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)
Unselected Other AUVUnselected Sentry  
Coring Facility
Unselected Jumbo Piston CoringUnselected Large Gravity Core Unselected MC800 multicorer w/ MISO camera/telemetryUnselected OSU Coring Facility (MARSSAM)
Unselected Other Large Coring FacilityUnselected WHOI Long Core  
Human Occupied Vehicle (HOV)
Unselected AlvinUnselected Clelia (HBOI)Unselected JSL I & II (HBOI)Unselected Other HOV
Other Facility
Unselected MISO Facility - deep-sea imagingUnselected Other FacilityUnselected Potential Fields Pool Equipment 
Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)
Unselected JasonSelected Other ROV  
Seismic Facility
Unselected Ocean Bottom Seismograph Instrument Center (OBSIC)Unselected Ocean Bottom Seismograph Instrument Pool (OBSIP)Unselected Ocean-Bottom Seismometer Program (UTIG)Unselected Other Seismic/OBS Facility
Unselected PASSCALUnselected Portable MCS groupUnselected Portable MCS/SCS groupUnselected U.S. Geological Survey Ocean Bottom Seismometer Facility (USGS at WHOI)
Towed Underwater Vehicle
Unselected ARGO IIUnselected Hawaii MR1 (HMRG)Unselected IMI12 (HMRG)Unselected IMI120 (HMRG - formerly DSL 120A)
Unselected IMI30 (HMRG)Unselected Other Towed Underwater VehicleUnselected Towfish 
UNOLS Van Pool
Unselected AUV Lab Van #1Unselected Clean Lab VanUnselected Cold Lab VanUnselected General Purpose Lab Van
Unselected Radioisotope Lab VanUnselected Wet Lab Van  
UNOLS Winch Pool
Unselected Mooring SpoolerUnselected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.
Assumes UH ROV Lu'ukai.

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