Our Tools

 Our Research Vessel, Ketos 

In 2015 AIMM Portugal acquired a research vessel named Ketos. This rib boat was built by the Portuguese manufacturer Setamar (www.setamar.pt) and is 6,70m in length and has a 135hp Honda engine.

The vessel was designed with the specific intention of providing the necessary support for AIMM's scientific projects.
It has the capacity to take up to 10 researchers on board, is equipped with a GPS, EPIRB, VHF radio, 220V jack cold box, bimini, underwater camera support, and plank on the bow.


 Our Drone, "Eye in the Sky" 

This commercial drone DJI Phantom 4 is our "Eye in the sky" to improve our research with marine mammals in Portugal. 

The drone flies more than a 150 meters high and up to 5000 meters from the remote control for about 28 min.

Our drone is equiped with:

 - Camera with a sensor 1/2.3" CMOS, Video resolution up to 4K, Photos at 12.4 Mp;

 - Gimbal 3-axis;

 - Live view system.