Characteristics

Antsiva represents a real economical and ecological alternative to motor research vessels.

Characteristics of the ship

Antsiva is a 28m aluminum schooner equipped for extended scientific expeditions.
With an autonomy of more than 6000 miles and sustainable energy choices, she can comfortably accommodate up to 10 scientists 
for 40 days.
She offers an integrated and professional diving platform and has a two-person hyperbaric chamber.
Antisva can charge up to 10 tons of equipment and has many workspaces or storage.
She puts at your disposal 3 powerful tenders boats and a wireless submarine drone

Antsiva represents a real economical and ecological alternative to motor research vessels.

Plan of the boat antsiva

Detailed technical sheet

  • Type: Cargo ship
  • Classified by INSB company
  • Name: Antsiva
  • Registration number: MJ 05 012
  • Radio call sign: 5RZS
  • MMSI: 647 761210
  • Overall length: 28.00 m
  • Width: 7.20 m
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Draft: 4, 50 / 1.20 m
  • Keelboat with fully retractable keel, allowing access to research sites and the acquisition of data on shallows
  • Maximum displacement: 70 T
  • Fuel capacity: 7 m³
  • Consumption: 15 l / h
  • Minimum safe manning: 3
  • Scientists, technicians onboard: 10 maximum
  • Average engine speed: 6 knots
  • Average sailing speed: 8 knots
  • Construction: 2004, Pita Yacht yard
  • Pavilion: Madagascar
  • Home port: Mahajunga
  • Navigation Permit: Offshore
  • Insurance: Aro Insurance + P & I CLUB: Shipowners

Autonomy

  • Movement autonomy: + 6000 miles. Sailing saves fuel and limits our carbon footprint
  • Autonomy: 40 days of stocks to ensure the livelihood of 14 people on board.

Propulsion / auxiliaries

  • Propulsion engine: 2 Baudouin 130cv diesel engines
  • Electrical production: 3 generators 11KVA, 13kVA and 20kVA
  • Auxiliary alternator: 75A at 24 V
  • Solar production: 2200 W (17m2 photovoltaic surface)
  • 700 kg of batteries for energy storage

Navigation and positioning

  • Central navigation SIMRAD
  • 3 FURUNO GPS receivers
  • SIMRAD Autopilot
  • FURUNO Radar
  • 2 Furuno 235 Khz sounders
  • 2 Lochs Furuno
  • 2 SIMRAD and Furuno Anemometers
  • Paper charts of the navigation area with up-to-date corrections + Electronic maps
  • 1 Sextant

Radio / communication

  • Maintenance contract GMDSS Seycmi
  • 2 fixed VHF DSC / DSC
  • 2 GMDSS portable VHFs
  • 8 ICOM portable VHFs for communications with tenders and shore scientists
  • 2 Receivers / Transponders AIS one for the ship and one for the bigger tender boat
  • SART AIS transponder
  • EPIRB beacon 406 Mhz
  • Inmarsat C station: number 46 47 00 165
  • Iridium station (voice and data) - Tel Iridium: +88 16 524 01 564
  • Satellite weather forecast data

Security equipment

  • 2 life rafts for 15 people each, up to date
  • Pyrotechnics up to date (hand fires, rockets and smoke)
  • 2 Pyrotechnic mooring lines
  • 15 Survival Combinations
  • 18 Lifejackets
  • 4 lifebuoys / lifeline and reversing lights
  • 2 lifebuoys with life line
  • Fixed CO2 extinguishing system with alarm
  • 10 powder extinguishers
  • 10 bilge pumps providing 39 m3/hour
  • Medical oxygen: 40m3

Comfort on board and living conditions

  • All the comfort onboard is in 220 V.
  • 220 volts electrical outlets available throughout the boat to charge computers, mobile phones, tablets, batteries of all kinds .... without restriction
  • Biofresh refrigerator Liebherr 330 liters
  • 2 freezer 300 liters
  • Watermaker 4,800 liters / 24 hours
  • 1200 liter fresh water buffer tanks
  • Hot and cold water under pressure
  • 220v electric water heater

Scientific equipment and spaces

  • Zone for laboratory work: 20 m²
  • 300 liter freezer for freezing samples
  • 72 cm flat screen TV for viewing rushes of the day
  • In the center of the boat: a vast technical space of 20m² divided into two parts:
    • an area for storing bulky equipment : (possibility to store 10 tons of equipment for a volume of 20 m3)
    • a complete workshop to carry out most repairs on board
  • This space is modular and can be adapted to the needs of an expedition
  • This space has large openings on the deck (145 × 85) to board bulky equipment.
  • A 220V 63Amps power outlet with an equivalent breaker is available to power your various devices.
  • To assist in the handling of heavy equipment, a hydraulic crane with a lifting capacity of 850 Kg
  • A smaller second hold located in front of the collision bulkhead has a second workshop and offers a large additional storage capacity.

Deck Equipment

  • Hydraulic crane, lifting capacity 1 ton
  • A removable pole on which can be adapted various instruments
  • On the rear, a gantry with a lifting capacity of 500 kgs

Diving Support

  • 18 diving tanks 10 liters in 300 bars
  • 9 equipment: BCD + 300 bar regulators
  • 3 Bauer compressors: 1 x 8.5 m3 + 2 x 13m3.
  • An inflation capacity of 15 tanks per hour.
  • 4 oxygen tanks B50 + 2 B6 for diving boats + with flow controller and diffuser mask
  • A two-person hyperbaric chamber HAUX Medicom
  • A submarine drone with wireless commands, to follow your work

3 tenders boats

  • Boat Rigiflex 4m with Yamaha of 25CV - 6 persons
  • Custom designed aluminum dive boat + Yamaha 70 HP. Can board 6 equipped divers - 7 persons
  • Custom designed aluminum dive boat + Yamaha 115 CV. Can carry 9 equipped divers - 10 persons

Navigation zones

  • Offshore navigation program
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