University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

24 hr. Day Transit rate is same as Day Rate
Day starts 0800. Earlier departure times may incur additional charges
$8,800 Rate includes crew of 5, fuel, and food for 10 scientists (2 watch system, 1 crew in wheel house 1 on deck + cook)
More crew for labor intensive operations can be provided with 30 days notice for an additional cost
Hourly 0800-1600 Percentage of day rate.
Home port Loading/
Other ports are included in Day Rate $176/hr M-F -0800-1600. Projects that require multiple days set up will be billed @$1344/day M-F. Unloading day of arrival. Weekend rates may be higher. No hotel services provided during loading
Technician Please check with Marine Ops office
Instrumentation CTD, ADCP,ROV and other equipment available upon request Contact Marine Operations 860.405.9178
Weather Day/Port Day Full Services Same as day rate
Weather Day Home Port Only crew aboard, no scientists, no loading $ (20% of day rate)
Please contact Marine Operations for rates covering situations not described above 880-405-9178
Users may be charged 20% of day rate for scheduled days not used
Purchase order/contracts must be submitted at least 30 days prior to sailing. Place on schedule may not be held without proof of funding
** Fuel surcharge may be applied to transit or steam distances over 150 miles


R/V Lowell Weicker 36′ Aluminum Research Vessel $106/hr – Rate does not include crew charges. Crew $50/hr each. #of crew dependent on operation. Contact Marine Operations for further information (860-405-9178).

Add $50 for  cruises requiring setup and breakdown on equipment

R/V Osprey 23′ Parker 250 HP Yamaha 4 Stroke Outboard $50/hr up to 8 hours
R/V Physalia 17′ Carolina Skiff 50 HP $25/hr
R/V DOT Whaler 17’ Boston Whaler $25/hr
R/V Outrage 19” Boston Whaler $25/hr
R/V Zostera 18’ Maritime Skiff  90 HP Johnson outboard $25/hr
Crew/operators can be provided $50/hr. Check with Marine Operations office for specifics.
Technician rate $50/hr
Final charges will reflect actual time and personnel used.