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Aurora Australis
STATUS
Operational
Ships
The Aurora Australis is a highly sophisticated multi purpose vessel which is designed to fulfil the role of a research, supply expedition vessel capable of operating in tropical and polar regions.
CONTACT
P&O Polar
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch Vessel/ Icebreaker
Operating Area
Endurance
Crusing Speed13 knots (16.8 knots maximum)
Lab SpaceA total of nine laboratories with dedicated (meteorology, oceanography, biomass) and general roles. A total of eight further laboratory containers can be carried and integrated to the vessel's systems.
Power Availability5500 kw
Berthing Space116
Deck Space
Telemetry AvailableAll continuously sampled navigation, oceanographic and meteorological data are automatically logged by the Data Logging System and then sent to a separate database server which forwards the data to the displays and makes the data available for plotting or
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:38