The 'Aurora Venture' is a EuroCarrier 2495 multicat style Workboat.
Its robust, efficient and flexible design makes it one of the best vessels for anchor handling, dredging support and survey activities.
Aurora Venture has overall dimensions of 24.45m x 9.54m x 3m, powered by two Caterpillar C32 engines giving a top speed of 10 knots. There are also two Caterpillar C6.6 auxiliary generator sets, one box cooled and one radiator cooled.
Bureau Veritas I ✠ HULL • MACH • AUT-UMS, Unrestricted Nav., Multi-Purpose / Special Service GMDSS Area A2
Length O.A 24.45m Breadth MLD. 9.54m Depth at side 2.90/3.10m Draft 2.10m Gross Tonnage 164 Net Tonnage 49
Main Engine Caterpiller 2 x C32 1268KW(Total) Aux Engines Caterpiller 2 x C6.6 254kw(Total) Gearbox Masson Marine gear and propeller systems
Hold Gear Store Fuel Oil 69m3 Fresh Water 55m3 Ballast Water 35m3
Cargo Feed deliveries H2O2 Treatments Net changing On site Grid/site work Grid maintenance Towing Feed barges Anchor Handling Cage moorings
Crane main deck Heila HLRM 170-4s Aft crane HS Marine AK34/15.8 HE4 Towing winch 50 ton Tugger winch 10 ton Capstans 2x 5 ton Cleaning Pressure washer
Speed 10 knots Bollard Pull 22 tons
Main Engines 2x Caterpillar C32 Total Power 1432 kW at 1800 RPM Propellers 1500mm diameter in nozzle
Generator Sets 2x Caterpillar C6.6, 1 radiator cooled, 1 box cooled Total E-Power 243 kW Hydraulic Power Pack 2x 75 kW
Fuel Oil 69m3 Fresh Water 55m3
- Deck Lay-Out
Anchor Handling / Towing Winch Split drum type - Pulling Force 70 tons at 1st layer - Hauling Speed 7m/min – 21m/min Tugger Winch Single drum type - Pulling Force 10 tons at 1st layer Deck Crane Forward Heila HLRM 170-4S Deck Azobé deck covering Towing Hook Mampaey 25 tons SWL Towing Pins Fore ship set hydraulic towing pins Fendering Tire fendering at sides, pushbow fendering fore- and aft ship
Facilities Air-conditioned accommodation for 6 persons.
Deck Crane Aft Heila HLRM 80-4S Fendering W-fendering at the corners Capstans 5 ton, hydraulic driven
The Aurora Venture is finished to an extremely high standard which allows a comfortable working environment. There is air-conditioned accommodation for up to 6 persons, helping to maximise 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.