Alis is a versatile oceanographic research vessel commissioned  in1987.

This 29 m multipurpose research ship is based in Noumea and operates in the South-West Pacific Ocean from French Polynesia to Papua New Guinea.


.She undertakes missions related to

  • physics,
  • chemistry,
  • biology,
  • fishing,
  • water column scanning and sea-floor mapping.

She also serves as a support vessel for diving missions (biodiversity studies).

Her hyperbaric chamber enables teams to undertake diving missions.

Characteristics  Schedule  L'Alis in pictures