Incat Crowther Designs 98.5-ft Monohull Crew Boats

Monday, September 20, 2010
Photo courtesy Incat Crowther

Incat Crowther announced a contract to design two 98.5-ft aluminium monohull crewboats for service in Nigeria. Incat Crowther’s brief is to design vessels that are easy to construct and robust in operation, with simple systems; in line with the demands of the region. To be built by Cape Town-based Veecraft Marine, the project represents the start of a new collaboration between Incat Crowther and the South African shipyard.

Each vessel will feature a large working deck with guard rails. Available cargo space will be nearly 80m2. The main passenger cabin features doors forward and aft. There is a toilet and luggage rack aft, and comfortable seats for 30 passengers. The forward cabin doors lead directly to the bow transfer station, protected by handrails, which allows safe, direct transfer to oil rigs.

The wheelhouse features both forward and aft control stations with excellent visibility. The vessels will each be powered by three Caterpillar C32s producing 1,450 hp. Propulsion will be by three fixed-pitched propellers. Loaded service speed will be 25 knots.

Principal dimensions
Length, o.a.    98.4 ft
Length, waterline    95.2 ft
Beam, o.a.    23-ft
Depth    11.5 ft
Draft (hull)    4.9 ft
Draft (prop)    6.9 ft
Construction    Marine grade aluminum

Capacities:
Fuel oil    5,280 gal
Fresh water    2,640 gal
Sullage    790 gal
Special personnel    30
Crew    6
Deck cargo capacity    10 tons

Propulsion and performance:
Speed (Service)    25 knots
Speed (Max)    30 knots
Main Engines    3 x Caterpillar C32 (C rating)
Power    3 x 1450hp@ 2300rpm
Propulsion    3 x Propeller
Generators    2 x Caterpillar C4.4 86kVA

Regulatory:
Flag    Nigeria
Survey    Bureau Veritas
Notation    HULL MACH Crew Boat Coastal Area
 

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