ESVAGT AURORA: Best Spanish Built Ship 2012

The Spanish Association of Naval and Oceanic Engineers just named ESVAGT AURORA as Best Spanish Built Ship in 2012. The owner is Esvagt AS, company belonging to the Danish multinational A.P. Møller-Mærsk.


The main mission of the vessel is to remain to stand by to give immediate assistance in emergency situations and to provide support for routine operations. The vessel is specially adapted to the harsh climatic conditions in the BARENTS SEA.


The vessel integrates the lastest technological developments for launching and recovery of rescue boats, de-icing equipment to avoid ice accretion on the decks as well as pollution control gear, fulfilling the highest standards required by the Norwegian Authorities for this kind of vessels.


The vessel is 87 m long, 17 m wide and has 9.240 kW of diesel-electric power. It is easily recognizable to it’s X-bow. The vessel can perform high sea towage tasks, and she is fitted with a duplex dynamic positioning system, which allows her to keep the position even in very adverse climate conditions with hurricane force winds and rough sea. This feature gives her the capacity to operate ROVs in difficult conditions in deep seas.


Thanks to all the staff of Zamakona Yards for their effort in this project and the audience of the website that gave us their votes.

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