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
- 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.