Ocean Whispers

Ocean Whispers is a custom built Cheetah 9m GRP catamaran work boat, which is a stable and adaptable vessel. With 240 and 12 volt electric supply throughout.

A wide range of equipment can be mobilised on board. She offers a comfortable and well equipped working area both inside and on deck.

Ocean Whispers can be supplied with master, crew and work teams that are fully qualified and trained for the job at hand.

Ocean Whispers is the latest Cheetah hull design. undoubtedly the best vessel in its class.

An additional 4m inflatable can be mobilised on request.

A number of systems; survey poles, antenna mounts, tow points etc., have been fabricated and fitted to the vessel to ensure quick and easy mobilisations.

Specifications

Vessel Dimensions

LOA 9 m
Beam 3.4 m
Draught 0.75 m

Certification

Work Boat Code ‘CAT 2’ (60 mile range)
Coded for maximum 10 persons

Performance

Service speed 16 – 20 kts (Max 24kts Min 2.5kts)
100-150 mile range

A very manouverable vessel

Power Supplies & Communication

2kva inverter & 2.2 silent run gen set supplying 240v
250 kg capstan
Dual VHF

Olex Bottom mapping

Plotter, AIS

Additional Features

  • 250 kg capstan
  • Large lift out door on Starboard side
  • Bolt down fixing points on the deck
  • Indoor seating for 4 persons
  • 2 x over-the-side pole mounts
  • Rated tow points and davit arm
  • Pre-installed survey GPS antenna mounts

Work Scopes

FRC support / safety boat
ROV operations
Filming / photography
Guard vessel
Training & educational
Daughter craft
Supplies / hot shot
Survey Work Scopes

Survey Work Scopes

Inshore / near shore geophysical survey

  • MBES survey
  • UXO survey
  • SSS survey
  • Shallow geology surveys
  • USBL incl. Diver / ROV tracking

Environmental Survey

  • Water sampling
  • Seabed sampling
  • Marine mammal surveys
  • Fish surveys

Oceanographic Survey

  •  Oceanographic equipment deployments / recovery
  •  Current monitoring
  •  Tide gauge deployment / recovery