How its made the multipurpose catamaran ATLANTIS EXPLORER?


Today we introduce the ATLANTIS EXPLORER, a 21.3-meter multipurpose catamaran for mussel seaweed harvesting and processing. If you want to know what are their functions, dimensions, propulsion and equipment, please read on.

The multipurpose catamaran ATLANTIS EXPLORER in detail

The Irish shipowner, Bioatlantis Explorer Ltd has relied on our Shipyard AISTER, located at Vigo’s Bay, and the Asturian company Gondán to add to its fleet a new multipurpose catamaran that will operate as a fish-farming vessel in Bantry Bay and Kenmare Bay with occasional trips throughout the coast of Ireland.

Barco de pesca de aluminio BIOATLANTIS EXPLORER

As we can see on the outside of the vessel, called ATLANTIS EXPLORER, she has a spacious deck, offering the maximum functionality, and incorporates the most technological advances in order to be more modern and efficient for its activity but also more respectful with the environment.

Aluminium fishing boat BIOATLANTIS EXPLORER

Therefore, the multipurpose catamaran hull and superstructure have built from marine grade aluminium. This material offers several advantages over others such as steel or fibreglass: toughness, resistance, safety, etc.

Catamarán de aluminio para pesca

The main deck of the ATLANTIS EXPLORER is spacious and comfortable with a closed cabin on the top. The cabin has all-around windows with tempered glass for increasing the visibility and a comfortable wheelhouse for the navigation.

Moreover, the multipurpose catamaran ATLANTIS EXPLORER has a passenger module with seating area for 12 passengers and cabinets for stowing appliances.

Catamarán multipropósito de aluminio ATLANTIS EXPLORER

Propulsion Engines

This multipurpose catamaran is equipped with two main diesel engines SOLÉ DIESEL model SDZ-280, with a maximum power of 200 kW (272 HP) @2300 rpm, which gives the vessel an operating speed of 12 knots.

Aluminium catamaran for seaweed harvesting

Auxiliary Equipment

The vessel has the following auxiliary equipment to carry out their activity:

• Deck crane operation,
• Keel Coolers,
• Load test & Certification,
• Bow ramp operation,
• Rear hydraulic arms operation.

El catamarán multi-propósito ATLANTIS EXPLORER está equipado con todo el equipamiento auxiliar necesario para realizar su actividad

Undoubtedly, we can say that the ATLANTIS EXPLORER has been built according to the best practices of the sector and complying with all the rules and regulations of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport of Ireland and all the regulations applicable to a multipurpose catamaran.

Aluminium fishing boat BIOATLANTIS EXPLORER