Utility Support Vessel from Guangzhou Area Shipyard

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Launched at the Guangzhou Panyu Lingshan Shipyard, the 36-meter Swissco Super underwent yard trials on June 3 and full sea trails and delivery were completed June 10. With a 9.8-meter beam and 4.3-meter moulded depth the BV-classed boat has tankage for 250 cubic meters of fuel and 100 cubic meters of water.

The Singapore registered vessel, the third in a ten-boat series, meets the IMO/SOLAS standards for life saving and fire fighting. For external fire fighting capabilities it has a 650 cubic meter pump feeding a pair of foam/water monitors. The deckhouse is protected with a set of water curtain nozzles. A pair of boomless dispersant spray nozzles is mounted in the bow. Air-conditioned accommodations are provided for up to 20 crewmembers.

Main engines are a pair of Cummins KTA38 M2 engines each delivering 1200 hp at 1800 RPM to Reinjes WAF460 gears turning propellers in nozzles. This combination gives the Swissco Super a 31-ton bollard pull on the single drum 40-ton towing winch. Electrical power is supplied by a pair of Cummins-powered 135 kw generators. The vessel is fitted with a 150 kw tunnel type bow thruster.

Maritime Reporter April 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Vessels

5th Floating Accommodation for Lerwick

A further accommodation ship, Ocean Atlantic, is due at Lerwick on Monday 27 April 2015 and is on its way from Portland in Dorset. As with the other floating accommodation at the port,

IMO Calls for Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh

The  International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh are jointly implementing a project entitled “Safe and

Zim Offers Asia-US east coast service via Suez

Israeli liner carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services is launching a new service between Asia and the U.S. East Coast via the Suez Canal at the end of May.   The

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.2154 sec (5 req/sec)