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Japan Presents Gift Of Oil Cembat Vessel Te Jordan

U.K.-based Amble Boat Co. Ltd. completed its first aluminum vessel since taking ^Qver the boatyard in Amble in May, 1995. The 65.6- ft. (20-m) monohull oil combat vessel, ordered by the Japanese government at the beginning of. 1996, has been delivered to the Jordanian Port Authority as part of a large consignment of oil combat equipment given as a gift of aid to the Jordanian government.

Hamzah 1 has been named after the King of Jordan's son, and will be stationed at the Port of Aqaba. Built from all-welded marine grade aluminum alloy, the vessel "has been designed by McCaig Hamzah 2 is a monohull oil combat vessel built by Amble Boat Co. The vessel was a gift f r om Japan to Jordon. Watson to carry a deck cargo of oil combat equipment up to 15 tons.

Once at the scene of a spill, it can hold 45 tons of recovered oil in three integral tanks. A towing bollard with a capacity of four tons can be used to tow oil booms or other vessels: The vessel also has capabilities and features a Palfinger PK5800MA marine crane.

Hamzah 1 is powered by twin Caterpillar 3176B marine diesel engines developing 525 hp at 2,300 rpm. The engines drive twiUQ. Ultra 450 waterjet.^nits via ZF IRM311A g^boxes, with a 1.5:1 reduction. An ()nan-?> MDKAE 16-kW generator installed in the engine room powers the 240-volt AC electrical system. All electrical design, installation and commissioning work was carried out by William Osborne Electrics Ltd. An electronics package consists of -Raytheon R4XX radar, Autohelm GPS, Autohelm Navcentre and ST50+ tri-data, and Furuno VHF radio.

To facilitate night work, Hamzah 1 is fitted with two 22-in. Francis searchlights, two Aquasignal 24 volt DC, 50-watt decklights, and two 24-volt, 200-watt decklights mounted forward of the wheelhouse. The vessel was built in compliance with BV standards




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