This 25m custom built plate ali will go just about anywhere! With a draft of less than a metre you could cruise to an isolated beach, back her up, drop down the transom loading ramp, hop into your 4x4 or jump on the quad bikes and take off into the unknown!! In Current Survey 1D and 2D, She is ready and willing to work. Licensed to carry 49 passengers, or overnight with 17 passengers with 3 crew! Powered by Twin Iveco 180kw Turbo Diesels on a shaft drive with only 4500 hours worked. Both engines work at an economical 25 Litres per hour and are salt water cooled. Fuel capacity of 2,400 Litres, Cruising speed of 8 Knots, Top speed of 10.5 knots, and she has her own desalinator. She boasts 3phase shore power, 8 twin share cabins +2 extra beds, 3 toilets, a large full commercial galley including a huge 3-door commercial fridge, 340 Litre freezer, huge oven, commercial sized dishwasher, a 12,000 Litre water tank, and a 400 Litre electric hot water system. Entertainment is well catered for with a 200-CD stacker and Stereo, a 120cm Flatscreen TV, and a DVD player. The helm is fitted out with 2007 Raymarine GPS/Sounder/Plotter, a 27 Meg HF/VHF radio, a compass, 2 gensets, and radar. She also has a 1 Tonne crane on the aft deck for easy loading, and carries 2 tenders (1x 5.9m full biminied punt with a 2t payload capacity / 1x 5.5m ali punt). The safety gear on board includes V-Sheet, 60 Life jackets, flares, 14+ fire alarm system, Epirb, and full mechanical bilge system throughout the vessel.
Remote area accommodation
No packing up and moving camp again! The MV Trader Star will get your personnel and equipment to that remote site and provide comfortable, air-conditioned, fully serviced accommodation.
Equipment and cargo transport
Need to get equipment, cargo and supplies to somewhere off the beaten track? The MV Trader Star specialises in accessing remote areas. Its shallow draught of 900 millimetres and its ability to load and unload from the rear deck straight on to the beach or boat ramp certainly qualifies this vessel as a 'specialist' when it comes to island cargo transport or inlet access.
The MV Trader Star is an ideal vessel to accommodate the full film crew plus all their equipment and to get you to unique and remote locations. Its rear deck facility and ability to load and unload vehicles and equipment straight on to the beach make it an ideal solution for your next shoot.
Get some mates together for a fishing trip of a lifetime. There are plenty of remote fishing spots in the top-end of Cape York and Far North Queensland. The MV Trader Star can get to places that many vessels with a deeper draught cannot access. You'll be assured of awesome fishing, breath-taking scenery and the best memories.
Give your employees an annual bonus they'll never forget! Charter the MV Trader Star for up to 20 people for a top-end adventure holiday of fishing, hunting, and
sightseeing. The vessel has ample space for kayaks, vehicles, diving equipment the opportunities are limitless.
Because the MV Trader Star has such a large cargo capacity, we can load vehicles, tenders and heaps of equipment and get to the most remote and inaccessible country Australia has to offer.