Guangdong Hongsheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. have begun building the first of two offshore supply vessels for Yudhi Shipping Pte. Ltd. The broker
on the project is Hocean Trading
& Development. The first vessel is expected to deliver in July 2008.
Designed by Khiam Chuan Marine of Singapore
the vessels will be 58.7 by 14.6-meters with a molded depth of 5.5 meters. A pair of Cummins QSK60-M mains each generating 2200 hp at 1800 RPM will power each boat. They will turn into Reintjes WAF 773 gears with 7.087:1 ratios. Cummins will also supply a KTA38-DM1 and two KTA19-DM1 engines to power the vessel’s electrical generators. A single Cummins DCEC engine will be supplied for the emergency generator as well. Deck equipment will
include four mooring winches and a Palfingle PTM1300 crane capable of lifting four tons with a 21.5-meter extension. Tankage will include 700 cubic meters for fuel, 550 m3 for water and m3 for lube oil
. Accommodations will be provided for 16 crewmembers and up to 48 passengers. When launched as the MV Mamola Champion, the OSV is expected to achieve a speed of 13 knots and a 50-ton bollard pull.