Kvichak Delivers Vessel to NSEDC

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Photo: Miguel Edwards

Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. recently delivered a multi-mission 66’ all-aluminum Shallow Draft Crab and Salmon Tender to the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC). The vessel was christened the Paul C. Johnson in honor of the late Paul “Koublou” Charles Johnson of Unalakleet, AK at a ceremony at Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle.

Designed by Kvichak Marine to the mission specifications of NSEDC, the 66’ x 25’ vessel is intended for very shallow draft crab and salmon tendering operations in the Norton Sound region, and will draw just 4’-6” when fully loaded. The vessel is powered by twin Cummins QSM11 marine diesel engines each rated for 450 BHP at 2,100 RPM and coupled to ZF 360 transmissions driving NiBrAl 4-blade propellers. The Paul C. Johnson is the first of its kind tender vessel built to classification society rules applicable to tender vessels of this type and holds a Class Certificate per RINA.

The Paul C. Johnson is equipped with six smooth sided internally insulated fish holds with a refrigerated hold capacity of 111,000 lbs featuring a product elevator, Effer crane and Transvac fish pump system.

Additional vessel features include:
•Length overall: 67’ - 4”
•Beam overall: 25’
•Loaded Draft: 4’ - 6”
•Displacement (heavy): 278,000lbs
Northern Lights 99kW & 40 kW Gensets
•Transvac 3510 Fish Pump System
•3,000 gallons diesel in 3 tanks
•Displacement (light) 130,000 lbs
•500 gallons fresh water
•Product Capacity: 1740 Cu Ft total
•Effer 220M S2 crane
•36 Ton dual IMS RSW System
•Two double bunk staterooms
•Full galley

kvichak.com
 

  • Photo: NSEDC

    Photo: NSEDC

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