MV Alucia & MV Umbra

Science Operations

M/V Umbra

M/V Umbra was built as a fast support vessel.  She has undergone an extensive re-fit including installation of a helicopter pad and boasts a luxurious interior.  She is presently configured to support diving, media and helicopter operations and has the modular capability to be fitted with a small side A-frame and an oceanographic winch.

General Specifications

Type: Presently Umbra is registered as a Private Yacht since our arrival in U.S. waters
Length: On Deck 51.92 m (170.29 ft) / length overall
Beam: Molded beam 9.0 m (29.52 ft) / at Heli-deck 12.6 m (41.32 ft)
Draft: Draft Forward 3.6 m (11.8 ft) / Draft Aft 2.8 m (9.18 ft)
Gross tonnage: 479 tons
Hull: Steel
Engines: 1320 bkW @ 1800 rpm each
Generators: 3 X 122 kW each
Speed: 11 knots (cruising)
Range: 3000 nautical miles
Fuel capacity: 152.65 tons
      Science: 12
      Crew: 11

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Last updated: January 15, 2016