Antarctic Aurora

Type of vessel:  Longliners
Design:  ST-156L

61.9 x 13.5 m Longliner


This vessel, designated ST-156L, is a longliner with diesel electric propulsion.

The vessel is specially designed for lining through moonpool in centreline, to extend the time of fishing operations under severe weather conditions, and with high maneuverability and station keeping capabilities. 

"Antarctic Aurora" is built by Vard Vung Tau(yard 916) and delivered to Australian Longline Pty Ltd., Tasmania, in September 2020. 


Main Characteristics

Length over all  61,90 m
Length between p.p.  57.00 m
Breadth moulded  13.50 m
Depth to main deck  5.90/6.02 m
Depth to shelter deck  8.80 m
Accommodation  30 persons (12 single & 9 double cabins) + hospital
Diesel mechanic propulsion power  1920 kW
Diesel electric propulsion power  800 kW
Max propulsion power (boost)  2500 kW
Autoline system  60.000 hooks
Class  DNV GL *1A ICE(1C), E0, Fishing Vessel