Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Newest OSV

Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Eastern Shipbuilding delivered OSV San Rafael to Naviera Tamaulipas of Tampico, Mexico for operations in the Bay of Campeche oil fields off Eastern Mexico. Measuring 204 x 44 ft. (62.1 x 13.4 m) with a 16 ft. (4.8 m) beam, the ABS-classed supply vessel houses the most recent propulsion innovations and control systems. Its plant is comprised of a pair of Caterpillar 3516B main engines rated at 2,000-hp each at 1,600 rpm.

Also included are Caterpillar Engine Vision Alarm and Monitoring System, coupled to Reintjes WAF-862 gearboxes with 96-in. diameter four-blade stainless steel propellers.

Specialized equipment includes a 1,000 hp Thrustmaster retractable tunnel/azimuthing bowthruster powered by a Caterpillar 3508B engine, high lift style independent rudders and Kongsberg Simrad Dynamic Positioning System with Joystick Autopilot.

Karl Senner of New Orleans provided the Reintjes gears for the vessel, and Thompson Tractor was the provider of all the main and auxiliary engines.

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