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  • Length:
    164'-0" (50.0m)
  • Beam:
    42'-0" (12.8m)
  • Draft:
    12'-0" (3.65m)
  • ITC Tonnage:
    1,335 GT
  • Propulsion Type:
    ASD (L-drive)
  • Accommodation:
    30 Persons

Coastal Class, Special Purpose

This monohull research vessel with twin L-drive stern thrusters was carefully arranged to maximize areas dedicated to remote operated vehicle (ROV) science missions. The main deck offers a designated ROV control room, an ROV hanger with an overhead launch and recovery system (LARS) and weathertight pantograph door, and a dedicated traction winch with generous umbilical drum storage.

In addition to ROV operations, the concept is equipped with a dedicated CTD winch and LARS, stern A-frame, and folding knuckle-boom main crane. The overboard handling equipment is capable of deployment and recovery of CTD rosettes, autonomous underwater vehicles, support boats, free-floating instruments, and moorings.


Each of our vessel concept designs is fully customizable. Contact us to learn more and find out how this design can be adapted to meet the demands of your operation.

Ken FitzGerald, Principal, Ocean Engineering & Analysis

+1 (206) 624-7850