Selected references


Basic Design 2016
Polar Logistics Vessel
Customer's name
Chantiers Piriou
Owner's name:
French Southern and Antarctic Lands administration
Main dimensions:
  • Length: 72 m
  • Breadth: 16 m
  • Draught: 5.2 m
  • Propulsion power: 6.4 MW
  • Ice class: BV Icebreaker 5

The polar logistics vessel concept was developed by Marine Assistance (France). The vessel was built by Chantier Piriou (Concarneau, France) and delivered in 2017.

Read more about L'Astrolabe in Arctic Passion News 2/2017.