Kvichak Delivers 26-ft Push Boat to Seattle City Light

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Photo courtesy Kvichak Marine

Kvichak Marine, Industries, Inc. recently constructed and delivered a 25.7 ft push boat to Seattle City Light  for operation with the service barge at the Diablo Dam in the North Cascades.

 This Kvichak Marine design is constructed of marine grade aluminum alloy plate and extrusions.  Two vertical push knees are located at the bow. The knees are padded by six inch D-section rubber.  A 1,500 lb davit with manual winch is mounted on the stern. 
 
The push boat is powered by twin John Deere 330 hp turbo charged diesel engines with stainless steel props in enclosed nozzles, allowing for speed of eight knots while pushing the barge.
 
Length, o.a 25.7 ft
Beam, molded 14 ft
Draft, ready for service 3.4 ft
Weight, full load 25,102 lbs
Crew 3
Fuel 480 gal
Bollard pull 10,280 lbs
Speed, pushing barge 8 kts
 
Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Star Clippers to Build Massive Square Rigger

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced that it has started building a fourth ship to add to its fleet of graceful square-riggers; its first new-build

Mercury Diesel Engines for 16 New USCG Boats

Mercury Marine has entered an agreement with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats to power 16 U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) boats with Mercury diesel engines.   “Mercury Marine’s 2.

HHI Launches Korea’s Second Minelayer

Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched the second minelayer, MLS-II Nampo, for the Korean Navy.   In attendance at the MLS-II launching ceremony were Baek Seung-joo,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Port Authority Salvage Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2325 sec (4 req/sec)