Diesel-Electric PSV for Norwegian Firm

Monday, March 23, 2009

In keeping with the growing popularity of diesel-electric DP2 capable platform supply vessels (PSV) Norways REM Offshore based in Fosnav took delivery of the Rem Mermaid in 2008. The 262.5 ft vessels azimuthing stern drives and twin bow thrusters make it capable of operations in DP2 mode. Four Cummins KTA50-(D)M diesel electric units have a total output of 5,164 kW. However the system allows these units to be operated one, two, three or four at a time to maximize fuel savings by matching power with demand.

Built at the Norwegian yard Simek A.S. the Rem Mermaid has a beam of 54 ft and a 24.5 ft moulded depth. Capacities on the 3550-ton deadweight vessel include 1135 cubic meters of ballast water, 965 cu. mt. of drill water, 650 cu. mt. of fresh water, 320 cu. mt. of dry builk, 1083 cu. mt. liquid mud and 1355 cu. mt. of fuel oil.

Accommodation in the DNV-classed Rem Mermaid is provided for up to 46 crew and offshore workers. The vessels four Cummins KTA50-(D)M diesels are Green Passport compliant with EU standards and meet all clean and current emission regulations.

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

Workboats

Shipping Season Opens on the Mississippi

First tow marks unofficial opening to Mississippi River navigation season   M/V New Dawn arrived at Lock and Dam 2 near Hastings, Minn. Wednesday morning, marking

Two ASD Tugs Delivered to URAG

URAG has taken delivery of two ASD 2411 Tugs to add to its existing fleet. Named Brake and Perfect, the new vessels have joined their sister ship Prompt in the

Plans in Place to Test Intermodal River Transport

The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority and Ingram Barge Company has announced plans to assess the viability of Intermodal River Transportation, utilizing

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
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: 0.1035 sec (10 req/sec)