Macron Announces Anchor Handler Sale

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Friday, November 08, 2013
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Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Washington announced the private sale of a 2010 built, dynamic positioning, firefighting, anchor handling tug supply vessel. The Conan Wu Design (now part of Wärtsilä Ship Design), 55.0m x 13.8m x 5.5m depth vessel is classed ABS A1 Towing Vessel, AH, Fire Fighting Vessel Class 1, Offshore Support Vessel, AMS, DPS-1, Unrestricted Service.

The 1,102mtdw AHTS is powered by a pair of 1,894kW CAT 3516B-HD main engines driving Berg controllable pitch propellers in kort nozzles via Reintjes WAF 873 gearboxes and developing a total of 5,150BHP, class certified bollard pull of 68.57 metric tons and free running speed of 13kn. The ship’s power is provided by two 400kW/CAT C18 auxiliary and two 600kW Leroy Somer shaft generators in addition to one 80kW/Perkins emergency generator installed above the main deck in a special compartment. Maneuverability is assisted by electrically-driven 325kW Kawasaki transverse tunnel thrusters fore and aft.

Towing gear consists of a 120-metricton line pull double drum anchor-handling/towing winch, two 10-metric-ton tuggers, a 200-metric-ton SWL stern roller and 200-metric-ton SWL retractable shark jaws and one set of hydraulic vertical towing pins. The 2,400m3/h firefighting system was provided by FFS with main engine driven pumps, two foam/water monitors joy-stick controlled from the pilothouse and a self-drenching system. Fully air conditioned accommodations are provided on three decks for a total of 30 persons and include a hospital, large mess room and separate recreation room.

The buyer and seller have requested that names be kept confidential for commercial reasons.

Marcon acted as sole broker in this sale and has handled numerous sales, purchases and charters for both Buyer and Seller in the past. To date this year, Marcon has concluded a total of 24 sales and charters. Over the last 32 years, Marcon International, Inc. has sold or chartered a total of 1,306 vessels and barges including 74 AHTSs totaling 352,434BHP and 77 platform supply vessels.

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