Ex CRUISE SHIP
(Ref No fb721)
**** TENDERS CLOSE 6 September 2023 ****
COASTAL CRUISER / FLOATING HOTEL
Expedition or excursion vessel
34.9m x 12m x 4.25m (moulded draft)
Design – Catamaran
Construction – Steel & aluminium
Registration – Australian Shipping Registration No. 852207
Survey – Not current. Previously Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).
Tonnage – 884 GRT / 264 NRT
Built – 1984
Builder – NQEA Cairns, Qld.
Cabins for passengers are on main & upper decks
All passenger cabins fitted with either 2 x single or single double bed. All also have a single drop bunk and ensuites
Crew accommodation ( 4 x single bunks & 1 x drop style in each starboard & port hull ; 2 x head/shower compartments
2 x crew (engineer’s) cabin
Dining room – includes dining tables, dinette and chair seating
Cocktail bar (starboard) & lounge (port side). Fixed lounge seating and coffee table & bookshelf.
Servery (to port) with hardwood counters & storage.
Sliding aluminium framed doors lead to aft deck.
Bar store (starboard) and toilet (port side).
Cocktail lounge & bar with timber counters and storage. Fitted fixed tables and portable low set round coffee tables.
Sliding doors lead onto aft sun deck. Area is half covered with shade covering.
Equipment includes sound & PA system, television screen, library, cocktail bar, glass washer, refrigeration unit, airconditioner
(Daikin) split system, coffee station & ice machine (Brema)
Other – passageways are carpeted;
laundry – 1 x 5kg domestic washer, 1 x 5kg domestic dryer, quantity of linen
storage/workshop – tools, spares.
Stainless steel commercial galley
3 x single sinks
2 x fridges (1 x 2 door SS & 1 x domestic style)
Dishwasher (Eswood ES32)
Electric zip boiler
2 x commercial deep fryers
Commercial range oven (Goldstein)
Bain Marie in dining room
Range hood with fan & filters
Motors – (Mains) 2 x Cummins K19 marine diesel engines of 447kw @ 1800 rpm
(Serial Nos. 3724772 -port / (starboard) direct coupled to
Niigata hydraulic gearboxes. Conventional shaft drives with fixed pitch propellers
(Auxiliaries) 2 x Cummins LTA 10G3 180kw @ 2200 rpm direct coupled to Stamford 180 kva alternators
Watermaker - MEMS 5 tons per day (CAT pump)
Sullage - Ecomar E 50 sewerage treatment plant located in starboard engine room.
Salt water flush toilets and sewerage tanks.
Discharge overboard by macerator pumps
Refrigeration - 1 x 240 volt sealed unit for cool room walk in unit located below main deck
1 x 240 volt sealed unit for freezer walk in unit located below main deck
Compressor - 1 x Bauer KA 16EH driven by 7.5 kw electric motor connected to 6 x 108 litre (approx.) cylinder dive storage bank
Crane - Crane for rescue tender located starboard aft on boat deck
Electrical Supply – Circuits -415v AC / 240v AC /24v DC/ 12vDC
Alternators – charging alternators on main and auxiliary motors.
AC kva alternators coupled to auxiliaries
Steering – Wagner electric-hydraulic
Emergency system connected via davit hydraulics & changeover switch
Rudders – 2 x conventional space semi-balanced
Ground tackle – Winch 2 x hydraulic anchor windlass port & starboard.
Anchors – 2 x Danforth anchors of approx. 1 ton
Anchor cables – port 5 x 2.75m x 26mm stud link. Plus 2 x 27.5m of 22mm stud link chain.
Starboard 5 x 2.75m x 26mm stud link chain
Hull – welded steel. 6mm plating ; bulkheads – 6 x watertight in each hull (5mm) ;
Upper deck passenger accommodation is welded / fabricated aluminium.
Framing – spacings by frame numbers from aft 0-2/1.6m, 2-8 /1.2m, 9-23/1.6m
Windows -Tempered glass in alloy frames
Handrails -welded tubular steel with timber capping
Fixtures & fittings – Tanks (Diesel & Water) – integral in hulls, predominately double bottom construction in each hull
Diesel – 2 x tanks – port & starboard below crew accommodation spaces. Total capacity – 28.4 tons
Water – 2 x tanks – port & starboard below crew accommodation. 15 ton in total. 1 x 11.5 ton located centre aft below main deck. Total capacity 26.6 tons
Ballast /Void – 4 tanks (41 ton approximately)
Lube oil - 3 x tanks totalling 1700 litres located in port & starboard engine rooms & auxiliary machinery room
Sewerage – 2 x 5.6 tons port & starboard aft of fuel tanks including sewerage plant.
Pumps – Vessel fitted with pumping systems for bilge, fire fighting, sullage, freshwater supply, refrigeration and desalination purposes.
Bridge Controls - Central station in middle of bridge, wing controls on port & starboard bridge. ZF control system.
Electronics – in complete list
Radar – Furuno LCD 1900
GPS – incorporated into the ECS system
Compass – Saura Keiki T-150 & Sestral compass located on the bridge dash
Depth sounder – Koden CVS 833
Auto pilot – Robertson AP35
Radios – HF SSB – Icom M700
VHF – Icom ICM423 & VHF handheld – 3 x ICOM ICM23
UHF handheld – 3 x Uniden UH-077
Internal communications – Talk back system TOA500
Public address system TOA500
Entertainment system Aiphone AP 10M
Other – computer, printer, scanner, photocopier, clock & barometer
Liferafts – 3 x 25 man (all need re-servicing or to be replaced)
Safety equipment – lifejackets, first aid, life buoys & other (all need re-servicing or to be replaced)
Fire fighting equipment – Fixed fire protection (FFP) & detection system (on board, but not certified or in service).
Fire extinguishers, hose reels
Survey – Last AMSA survey expired March 2017
Vessel is offered in a dead non-operational, out of survey, as is where is condition, afloat in Cairns region, Queensland, Australia.
Photos shown on the web site were provided by the vessel owner on 7 August 2023.
There is an opportunity for vessel to be returned to service – working through AMSA to return The "Coral Expeditions II" to full survey,
Alternatively, there is scope for the vessel to be turned into a "floating hotel" or private pleasure craft.
Buyers are reminded that the vessel will require repairs and maintenance to return it to an operational condition. All offers above AUD $250,000 will be considered.
Inspections of the vessel will be by appointment on 29th & 30th August 2023.
The vendor or the selling brokers are unable to verify or guarantee the accuracy of the listed plant & equipment or fixtures and fittings on the said vessel – with tenderers requiring to satisfy themselves what is included.
Only offers submitted on the official Tender form will be accepted.
Tenderers need to submit their offers by the due date of 12:00pm 6 Sept 2023.
The vessel is being offered to bring about a prompt sale. All offers above $250,000 + GST will be considered. No offers under the Reserve Price of $250,000 will be considered, nor will trades or part trades be considered.
Contact Richard Oakley on 0419 329 631 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or to request a Tender Form.