This boat has been designed to carry out the following activities:

- oceanographic research (biological, chemical and physical) in coastal areas and in open sea;

- collection of data on the surface and at depth;

- towing and operating of oceanographic apparatus on the surface and at depth, and of plankton and sea bottom nets.

It is certified for national coastal navigation within a 12 mile limit.
It was designed and built for the Regional Environmental Protection Agency, Sicily, Italy.


Length overall
13,25 mt
Hull length
11,05 mt
Length at waterline
9,50 mt
Hull length overall
4,00 mt
Loaded draft
1,10 mt
Displacement with average cargo
10 tons
Cruising speed
22 knots
2x198 kw