Anchor Handling Tug from East Malaysia

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Preparing for bollard test. (Photo courtesy of Shin Yang Shipyard)

After delivery to Singaporean owner, Briggs Singapore Pte. Ltd., the 1700 hp tug Forth Hunter will be be put to work in Ukraine. Powered by a pair of Cummins KTA38-M2 engines, each delivering 1350 hp at 1900 RPM (Heavy Duty Rating) to nozzled propellers, the tug underwent bollard test prior to delivery that recorded pulls up to 35-tonnes. The Scott & English Miri division supplied the engines.

Designed by Conan Wu and Associates http://cwa.com.sg the 37 by 11.4-meter tug was launched at the Shin Yang Shipyard in Miri, Sarawak East Malaysia. www.shinyang.com.my ?The boat is fitted with a 50-tonne dual-drum waterfall type winch from MacGregor Plimsol Winch also of Singapore. The winch has a 150-ton brake holding ability. www.plimsollcorp.com

The boat is equipped with a bow thruster and the after deck has hydraulically operated 100 tonne strong jaws and tow pins. There is also a 20-ton tugger winch and a hydraulic capstan.

Classed by NK the Forth HunteruHu has a Service Notation for Anchor Handling and Unrestricted Navigation. Accommodation is provided for up to12 crewmembers in the raised fo?c?sle-designed tug.

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