The 'Aurora' is a purposed built ROV Net Washing vessel, also certified for Dive Support, and capable of general Site Services works.
Aurora is of mono hull construction and is built from 8 and 6mm high grade marine aluminium. She is specifically designed and built for contract net cleaning, with a second engine room for housing the net cleaner power pack below deck. Keeping the equipment in better condition, free of salt water, whilst ensuring a clear deck to undertake other duties when net cleaning season is quiet.
Aurora has overall dimensions of 13.8m x 5m x 1.8m, powered by a V6 300HP Deutz main engine giving a top speed of 10.5 knots. There is also a 14KW 240V Lister generator fitted in the main engine room.
Length O.A 13.08m Length P.P 12.50m Beam 5.00m Draft 2.20m Tonnage 24.29gt Service speed 10 knots Year of Build 2012
Main Engine Deutz 300 HP Aux Engines Volvo D13 Harbour set Lister 16KVA Gearbox Finnoy gear and propeller systems Thrusters Bow and Stern
Cargo Handling AMCO VEBA 6t/m ROV Net Washing RONC Site Services General site Services ROV Inspections Net/Grid/Anchor/Sea Bed Dive Team Support Diving Platform
Net washing ROV Race Master Net Washing Pump Hammleman 202 pump Crane Deck AMCO VEBA 6t/m Capstans 1.5 ton & 2 ton Disinfection/Cleaning Pressure washer Cameras Engine room/Deck
Hold Net washing plant Fuel oil 3.4m3 Fresh water 1m3
Aurora is finished to a very high standard which allows a comfortable working environment. Additional sleeping accommodation onboard for crew helps to maximises working hours during peak periods of marine growth.
The boat meets all required standards in the UK, and is built to satisfy the MCA Cat2 workboat code regulations.