Tarua 120: New Addition to Ramparts 2800 Class

Press Release
Friday, September 28, 2012

In July 2012, Tarua 120 was delivered by shipyard Italthai Marine Limited to her owners, the Port Authority of Thailand. 

 

This is the latest of the RAmparts 2800 Class Tugs to be built to this widely accepted design from Robert Allan Ltd., Naval Architects of Vancouver, B.C. and is the first tug to be built to a Robert Allan Ltd. design in Thailand. Working in close cooperation with shipyard personnel, the standard Ramparts 2800 design is customized to meet the Port Authority of Thailand’s requirements for propulsion equipment, accommodations, tank capacities and outfit.


Particulars of Tarua 120 are as follows:
 

  • Length overall:     28.2m
  • Beam, moulded:     11.5m
  • Depth, moulded:     5.35m
  • Maximum draft (overall):    5.0m


Tank Capacities are as follows:
 

  • Fuel oil:     63.0 m3
  • Potable Water:     20.2 m3
  • Main engine lube oil:      3.1 m3
  • Z-drive lube oil:     0.4 m3
  • Hydraulic oil:     1.0 m3
  • Sludge Tank:     2.0 m3
  • Grey Water:     3.4 m3
  • Sewage holding tank:     3.4 m3
  • Foam:     8.6 m3


The vessel has been outfitted to high standards for a crew of up to 10 people. The large main deckhouse contains a well sized combined lounge/mess room, galley, two officer cabins with shared en-suite.  The lower deck contains 1 x 2 man cabin and 1 x 6 man cabin.  The wheelhouse is designed for maximum all-round visibility with forwards and aft control stations providing maximum visibility to both fore and aft deck working areas.

The deck machinery comprises a forward hawser winch from Fluid Mechanica with a brake holding load of 100 Tonnes and a line pull of 60 tonnes at 5m/min or 7.5 tonnes at 40 m/min.   The aft deck has a 50 tonne SWL tow hook from Mampaey.  

Main propulsion for comprises a pair of Daihatsu 6DKM-20e diesel engines, each rated 1060 kW at 900 rpm, and each driving a Schottel SRP 1012 Fixed pitch Z-drive unit with 2.0m propellers, in ASD configuration.

The electrical plant comprises 2 identical diesel gensets, each with power output of 200 ekW.  The genset engines are MAN D 2866 LXE coupled to a Leroy Somer LSA 47.2 VS 2 alternators.

An independent FIFI pumpset driven by a Volvo D4-225 diesel auxiliary provides basic firefighting capability including foam capability.

Ship-handling fenders at the bow comprises an upper row of 800mm diameter cylindrical fender and a lower course of W-fender. Sheer fendering consists of steel split pipe overlaid with aircraft tires.  300 mm “W” block type fendering is used at the stern.

On trials, Tarua 120 met or exceeded performance expectations, with the following results:

Bollard Pull, ahead:     34 tonnes
Free running speed, ahead:   12 knots

For information on Ramparts 2800 Class tugs, or any other vessel designs developed by Robert Allan Ltd., please contact design@ral.ca.

 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

First Two Mooring Boats Launched for Port of Ras Laffan

Nakilat has celebrated the delivery of two 16-meter mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar for towage operator Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller.

Doosan Delivers a ‘World’s First’ to NASSCO

Doosan Engine has confirmed delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel, low-speed ME-GI engine to the American National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) shipyard in San Diego, USA.

OSV Hull Arrives at Havyard's Leirvik Yard

Havyard says that newbuild number 118 has arrived from Turkey at the yard in Leirvik, being the first of two vessels that will be outfitted to provide service and

Workboats

First Two Mooring Boats Launched for Port of Ras Laffan

Nakilat has celebrated the delivery of two 16-meter mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar for towage operator Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller.

Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition

More than 15 tugboats are expected to participate in the Working Harbor Committee’s annual Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition Sunday, August 31 from 10 a.

Search Suspended for Man Overboard near Cedar Bayou

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for a man who went missing after his shrimp boat overturned Monday near Cedar Bayou on the Houston Ship Channel.

Naval Architecture

SBI Wins Jack-up Design and Engineering Contract

SBI Offshore Limited, which is pursuing higher-value oil and gas engineering projects, said today it has secured a $24 million contract to provide design and engineering

DBR to Deliver Custom Gas Genset for Platform E17a-A

DBR Generatorsets is on course to complete construction of a gas engine driven generator set for GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland B.V. in time for installation on the E17a-A platform at the end of the year.

New Head of Havyard Ship Technology

Havyard Group says that Kenneth Pettersen has taken over as Executive Vice President of its Ship Technology business area; details as follows: Kenneth Pettersen

News

Panama Canal Updates Maersk on Expansion

Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business,

First Two Mooring Boats Launched for Port of Ras Laffan

Nakilat has celebrated the delivery of two 16-meter mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar for towage operator Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller.

Refiners Seek Jones Act Workarounds as Crude Export Debate Heats Up

As the first U.S. oil condensate exports head to Asia from the Gulf Coast, crude producers and refiners are exploring ways to get around a century-old law that

Vessels

First Two Mooring Boats Launched for Port of Ras Laffan

Nakilat has celebrated the delivery of two 16-meter mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar for towage operator Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller.

Doosan Delivers a ‘World’s First’ to NASSCO

Doosan Engine has confirmed delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel, low-speed ME-GI engine to the American National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) shipyard in San Diego, USA.

MV Cape Ray Signals DTRA 'Mission Complete'

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency announces the successful completion of the Cape Ray's mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons components at sea. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency/U.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1942 sec (5 req/sec)