New Windfarm Support Catamaran for UK Port Base

Press Release
Thursday, April 12, 2012
'Dalby Derwent': Photo credit Dalby Offshore

Mainprize Offshore to take delivery of fast catamaran windfarm support vessel from South Boats Shipyard

The US$ 1.8-million GBPDS catanaran, built at South Boats Shipyard in Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK, named Dalby Derwent, is 17.5 metres long, constructed of  aluminium and will be used to carry wind turbine technicians to and from the wind farm sites, and to deliver fuel and cargo to the wind turbines and associated offshore installations. The Dalby Derwent can carry up to 12 passengers with a crew of 3, and can lift upt ot 8 tonnes of cargo.

Main particulars:

Length 17.50m
Beam 6.40m
Draft 1.00m
Main engine Scania D16 43M 10-56
Speed 27knots
Fuel Capacity Litres 8000l
Fresh Water Capacity Litres 200l
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