Singapore Designed, China Built
Following a well-established relation, the Guangzhou Panyu Lingshan Shipyard has recently delivered another anchor handling tug designed by Singapores Khiam Chuan Marine. With a 131 ft length overall and a length at the waterline of 124 ft, the M/V Putra Jaya Singosari is registered in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
The hulls 38.7 ft moulded beam and 15 ft moulded depth provides tankage for 305 tonnes of fuel oil and 170 tonnes of fresh water. Accommodation is provided for up to 22 crewmembers. The wheelhouse has both forward and aft facing command stations. The aft station overlooks the deck with a single drum towing winch and a starboard side tugger winch.
Main propulsion power is provided by a pair of Cummins (CMI) KTA38-M2 each of which is rated for 1200 hp continuous duty at 1800 RPM. The 2400 hp driving nozzle propellers gives the boat a speed of 11 knots and a 28-tonne bollard pull. The portside main engine is fitted with a front-end power take off to power the two fire fighting monitors mounted on a bridge over the two exhaust stacks. The engine room features an enclosed operator control room.