Research vessels

MARIA S. MERIAN: With fourteen labs and more than 400 square meters dedicated to science and research, the MARIA S. MERIAN is one of the world’s most efficient research bases. The Control Station German Research Vessels manages its expeditions.  Virtual tour (in German only).

RV Meteor: On duty all around the world, the METEOR houses up to thirty researchers and an equally sized crew. The research vessel is also operated by the Control Station German Research Vessels at Universität Hamburg. Virtual tour (in German only).

Control Station German Research Vessels: Universität Hamburg’s control station organizes all global expeditions of the research ships MARIA S. MERIAN and METEOR. In 2014, the innovative SONNE has been added to the fleet. Further information.