Aurora Marine’s workboat ‘Aurora’ was built in 2012 at the highly respected family owned Norwegian Shipyard ‘Viknaslipen’, who Aurora Marine are UK agents for.
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.
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.