The Research Vessel Galaxea (SR 3049Z) is a 12m work boat, installed with an “A-Frame” and winch along with 600m of steel cable. The vessel is capable of carrying a maximum of 12 Pax onboard inclusive of the 3 crew members namely the steersman, engine driver and deckhand/safety diver.
The boat is installed with navigational aid. Cruising speed is about 15 knots. The vessel is equipped with an A-frame and hydraulic winch that can lift loads up to 400 kg.
The vessel is manned by a steersman, an engine driver and a deckhand. Between the three crew, they have over 20 years’ experience navigating and working in Singapore waters and supporting marine science research.