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Phantom IV

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Phantom IV is a 16.6m mono-hull vessel specially designed and modified to conduct marine monitoring studies, including diving operations and hydro graphic surveys. She has accommodation for 8 personnel and is equipped with a certified hydraulic operated A-frame, winch and Hiab, all controlled from a single control unit. Phantom IV was last modified in 2010.


The Vessel

Name: Phantom IV

Call sign: VNW 6403

Builder: Millman

Construction: Aluminium with fibre glass wheelhouse and fly bridge

Place of Construction: Geraldton, WA

Refit 1: Replace generator, fit Hiab, winch, A-frame and loading platform. Bow thruster fitted

Year of Refit: 2010-2011

Launched: 1998

Last slipped: June 2012. New anti-fouling applied

SPV No: 517

M&H Number: 4725

Survey Status: Current and updated

Survey Class: 2B 9+3

Survey Certificate No.: 73413

Operational Limits: 100 Nautical Miles Offshore

Passengers: 9 unberthed + 3 crew

     4 berthed + 3 crew


Vessel Details

Length (measured): 16.60 m

Breadth (MLD): 5.1 m

Depth Mid-Ship: 5.8 m

Draft: 1.8 m

Free Deck Area: 25 sq m

Storage Area: 30 cubic m

Hull type: Aluminium Planing

Max Speed Loaded: 20 knots

Cruising: 16 knots

Fuel Capacity: 5500 litres

Range: 900 NM at 16 knots with 20% reserve

     750 NM at 18 knots with 20% reserve

Gross Tonnage (inc. Fuel): 24 tons

A-Frame & Hydraulics Included: 25 tons

Hydraulic Operated A-Frame WLL: 2000 kg

Winch WLL: 2500 kg

Hiab WLL: 420 kg at 3.6 meters

Anchor Winch: Muir Hydraulic 100 meter all chain

Bow Thruster: Fitted new 2011

Main engine: Brand new motor November 2011 - 800 HP Doosan

Auxiliary Engines: Single Phase 20 KVA Zenith

Driver: Shaft drive

Gearbox: ZF350

Air Conditioning: Throughout accommodation and wheelhouse

Accommodation: 6 single and 1 double. Full galley facilities

Toilet: 1

Shower/wash places: 1/1



Radar: Furuno 48 mile

Echo Sounder: Furuno 1kw colour FCV-585, Olex


AIS: Registered

Plotter(Wheelhouse): Olex Fremantle Electronics, C-Plot TMQ

Plotter (Flybridge): Olex, C-Plot

Auto Pilot: Furuno Nav Pilot

Radio’s (Wheelhouse): UHF SI-TEX Ultima 40 channel, VHF ICOM IC-M411, HF CODEN 9390 Marine Radio/Telephone Tranciever

Radio's (Flybridge): VHF DSC, VHF DSC

Compass: 2

Integrated NAV system: Plotter to Autopilot

Wireless terminal: 1

Entertainment: Flat screen TV and video. Stereo located on deck and wheelhouse


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