The Research Vessel "Hyas" is a glass-fibre Viksund, type Proffsjark 1200, built in 1987 at Akselsens Mekaniske Verksted a.s., Sigerfjord (Norway).

Used for multipurpose research activities including fishery and marine biological, geological and oceanographic surveys in open waters and fjord areas adjacent to Tromsų.

The vessel to port of Hyas is the suction dredger Gerd Stensen IMO 6801133.