Barracuda

Multipurpose marine survey boat Barracuda

The marine survey boat Barracuda is a proven multipurpose vessel of the ARUN class designed and built at the British shipyard VT Halmatic Fairey Marine.



She has good seaworthiness and is designed for different operations in the short range and near shore zones. The vessel is equipped with modern navigational spread; the propulsion system is represented by two diesel Caterpillar engines, 460 HP per each.


Technical specifications:

Purpose Hydrographic survey, subsea engineering, environmental monitoring
Year of built/modernization 1977/2014
Class Marine coastal navigation range (200 nautical miles)
Flag state Russian Federation
Port of registry St. Petersburg
LOA, m 16,47
Beam, m 5,34
Hull material glass fiber
Freeboard, m 1,50
Load draught, m 1,50
Payload, kg/ number of crew 1500/5
Full displacement, t 33.00
Main engine TwinCaterpillar 
2 х 460 HP
 Full speed, kn  18.50
 Mounted equipment Multibeam echosounder system Kongsberg EM 3002
 High precision acoustic positioning system Trimble SPS 461