MTS Xplorer

Survey vessel, 12 x 5.5 x 1.2m, highly manoeuvrable catamaran hull, toilet, galley, Engines 2 x Cummins 1000hp total, 25 knts max, licensed for 10 passengers plus 2 crew, Class – MCA Cat 2 60 nm from safe haven.

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Type of Vessel
Fastcat (Catamaran)
Gemini Workboat, Cochester
Building Year
Basic Functions
Marine Survey, Dive Platform/Support, Crew Transfer
MCA Cat 2 - 60 miles from safe haven
Licensed for: 2 Crew plus 10 Passengers


Length o.a.
12 m
Beam o.a.
5.2 m
Draught aft
1.2 m

Tank Capacities

Fuel Oil
1800 litres (Total)


25 knots (Max)

Propulsion System

Main Engines
2 x Cummins 500hp (New 2011)
Total Power
1000 hp
Twin Disc
Twin Screw

Auxiliary Equipment

Generator Sets
1 x 7 kva Generator
1 x 6 kva Generator
1 x 1 kva Inverter

Deck Lay-out

Heila Deck Crane with Winch
Hydraulic capstan - 1 tonne
Dive ladder
Survey equipment mounting brackets
Spacious clear working deck (4000 kg deck cargo & equipment)
Stern door access
Moon Pool
Reson Sonar Head Mounting Brackets


Extended wheelhouse fitted out for survey and dive support duties
Equipment stowage and passenger seating
Survey benches x 3
1 x Matrix heater
5kw Eberspacher diesel heater
5 Berth in 3 cabins
Heads, galley, sink, fridge and microwave
Naut & Comms
Geonav 11c chart plotter. Navionics Platinum
Simrad GMDSS VHF radio
Simrad VHF radio
A.I.S. Class B
Koden MD 3641 Radar
Koden CVS 8842 Sounder duel frequency, dual transducer
Koden CVS 832/C Sounder dual frequency
Furuno GP36 DGPS
Navman 3100 Wind instrument
Robertson AP35 Autopilot