Colombia Dive Adventures
Colombia Dive Adventures
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FEROX

    Proven capable, seaworthy and extremely safe. Meeting or exceeding SOLAS requirements of much larger passenger vessels our twelve guests can rest assured that the FEROX will transport them safely.

    The Ferox is an environmentally friendly boat, we use biodiesel and due to its size we have low fuel consumption. In addition to this, it has a wastewater treatment system.

    We reject illegal fishing and to support this cause the fish provided aboard the Ferox are from sustainable species and are supplied by the community of local fishermen.

PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACON

All of our divers are equipped with a PLB and will be given instruction in there use.

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

  • 1 Inflatable raft for 50 people (self-righting)
  • 1 EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)
  • 1 S.A.R.T. (Search and Rescue Transponder)
  • 2 S.C.B.A. (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus)
  • 1 Fixed fire fighting system for Engine Space (Inergen Gas)
  • 3 E.E.B.D.s (Emergency Escape Breathing Device )
  • 1 Fire Alarm Panel
  • 42 Personal Flotation Devices
  • 2 Portable oxygen
  • 1 A.E.D. (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • 2 Trauma kits
  • 15 Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • 7 Lifebuoy
  • 3 Fire-fighting suits
  • 2 Line-throwing apparatus
  • 1 Complete set of pyrotechnics (Rocket Flares, Smoke, Handheld Flares)
  • 19 Smoke detectors
  • 1 Fire blanket
  • 14 Alarm bells
  • 9 Manual Call points

NAVIGATION

  • 1 X-Band Radar
  • 1 Electronic Chart Plotter
  • 1 Depthsounder
  • 1 Autopilot
  • 1 A.I.S. (Automatic Identification System)
  • 1 GPS Compass
  • 1 Windsensor
  • 1 Speed Log
  • 3 GPS
  • 1 Magnetic Compass
  • 1 Pitch/Roll Indicator
  • 1 Rudder Angle Indicator

COMMUNICATIONS

  • 2 Satellite communication systems. Iridium & Inmarsat
  • 4 VHF Marine Radios
  • 1 HF (DSC, HHB)
  • 6 Handheld VHF
  • 5 Man overboard alert system
  • 1 Public Announcement system
  • 16 Internal phones

RIGID INFLATABLE BOATS

  • 2 AVON SR 6 (6m, self righting, twin 60 HP outboards, certified for 15 passengers each)
  • 1 DELTA (6.5M, self righting, twin 60 HP outboards, certified for 15 passengers each)
  • all equipped with ladders
  • all equipped with prop guards

STABILITY & COMFORT

  • Rolling chocks
  • Paravane stabilizers

DIVING EQUIPMENT

  • 1 Air compressor Nuvair 26
  • 1 NITROX generator Nuvair LP420
  • 20 McMurdo Smartfind S10 A.I.S. personal locator beacons
  • 22 Sherwood Aluminium tanks 12 L/80 CU
  • 6 Sherwood Aluminium tanks 15 L/100 CU
  • 3 Sherwood dive computers
  • 5 regulators & BCD in all sizes (SCUBAPRO MK2/R195 & T-One)
  • Wetsuits (5 mm), masks & fins (open & closed heel) in all sizes

OUR CREW

The crew is the heart of our operation. We know of no other live aboard that has assembled the level of experience that we have on board the Ferox.

tony cruz

Is a USCG 3000T Master and founder of Colombia Dive Adventures. He brings 20 years of experience working worldwide, the last ten working exclusively on Dive Support Vessels. He is one of a very small number of mariners to have completed a circumnavigation of the earth in a single voyage.

shirley restrepo

Is the co-founder of Colombia Dive Adventures. Her experience in business and logistics is a vital part of our operation. Spontaneous and fun she keeps operations running smoothly

Jaime Orlando López

Is a PADI and NAUI certified instructor. He has been guiding divers at Malpelo, Gorgona, and the Colombian Pacific for over 30 years. He is passionate about sharing the incredible Colombian diving experience with divers from around the world.

TECHNICAL ESPECIFICATIONS

  • Shipping Name: FEROX
  • IMO No: 8785163
  • Official number: MC-04-048
  • Call Sign: HKWD2
  • Mmsi: 730152772
  • Type of vessel: SPECIAL SERVICES - DIVING SUPPORT
  • Flag: COLOMBIA
  • Port of registry: SANTA MARTA
  • Year of construction: 1991
  • Owner: COLOMBIA DIVE ADVENTURES S.A.S.
  • Address: CALLE 19 CRA. 2 AV. SOUTH RODADERO TAMAC BUILDING SAN BLAS LOCAL 4 SANTA MARTA - COLOMBIA
  • Classification society: ISTHMUS BUREAU OF SHIPPING
  • Class notation: SPECIAL SERVICE AND DIVING SUPPORT VESSEL
  • Gross tonnage: 198 T
  • Net Tonnage: 60 T
  • Length (meters): 31,20
  • Breadth (meters): 7.42 Max.
  • Draft: 3.0
  • Propulsion: DIESEL
  • Main engines: 2x SCANIA DS11 57M22U 230 Kw / 308 HP @ 1800 rpm
  • Bow thruster: 1x 82Kw / 110 HP @ 940 rpm
  • Steel hull: 11mm
  • Cranes of 10 T
  • Rated for ice.