New Design Draws Attention

Press Release
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Bourbon Sirocco, Photos Courtesy of PIRIOU Southeast Asia Shipyard.

In mid-September Singaporean maritime watchers did a double-take as a sleek new vessel entered the legendary Mer-Lion Harbour.

 

Even without the dramatic white and green paint job, the Fast Pax and Supply Vessel (FPSV) Bourbon Sirocco would draw attention.



Her delivery voyage from the Piriou’s South East Asia Shipyard (SEAS) in Viet Nam marked the first of a series under construction for Bourbon Inc. The DP2 capable 53.4 by 10-meter hull features a nearly plum bow stem and a middle draft of 2.25 meters. Accommodation is provided for a crew of 10 and seating is installed for 60 passengers. The vessel layout can be modified to accommodate up to 80 passengers. In addition to the passenger capacity the vessel’s after deck can support 2.5 tons per square meter for a total deck cargo capacity of 226 tons. Tankage is provided for 31-cubic-meters of vessel-fuel and 104-m3 of cargo-fuel. Water for boat use is seven m3 and lube oil is 1.9 m3.



The vessel is powered by four Cummins KTA50-M2 engines. Each of these engines will deliver 1800 HP at 1900 RPM to Twin Disc MGX6848SC to power Hamilton HM811 water jets. Cummins also provided two Cummins 6CTA 8.3 D(M) will power150 kWe Leroy Somer alternators. Another pair of Cummins 6CTA 8.3 D(M) engines rated at 200 kW at 1500 RPM turn two clutched hydraulic pumps. A pair of hydraulic powered 150 kW bow thrusters will enhance the vessel’s maneuverability when operating in the dynamic positioning mode.



Designed to provide for fast crew changes and as a service vessel for offshore platforms the boat will be classed ABS +A1 HSC Crew Boat, +AMS, +DPS2, +Fire Fighting Vessel  Class 1.



 

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