Icebreaker, research vessel and supply vessel in one

Antarctic Supply Research Vessel





Currently the most advanced polar research vessel in the world, the ASRV has been custom designed and built for the Australian Antarctic Program, and can perform the following missions: the resupply of Antarctic stations and research campaigns, scientific research, icebreaking, transport, disaster relief, evacuation, and patrol duties.


Key figures


Speed max
16+ knots
Range at 12 knots
16.000+ nm
Icebreaking at 3 knots
1.65+ meters
Silent operation
8 kn
90+ days

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Our ASRV flourish in specific jobs: Icebreaker, transport, resupply, scientific research, disaster relief, evacuation, patrol.