Sister for Successful Argentine Trawler

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Photo courtesy of Cummins Argentina

By Alan Haig-Brown

No doubt the truest testament to the success of a vessel is the building of a sister ship. That has recently been demonstrated by the owners of the Porto Belo I that was launched in May of 2008. The company, Maritima MDQ S.A., returned to the same builder, Astillero Naval Federico Contessi y Cia, SA, for a sister ship which was launched January 8, 2011. Both vessels were built to a design owned by the shipyard.
 
The 23.98 by 6.7-meter Porto Belo II has a 125 cubic meter fish hold capacity and tankage for 30,700 liters of fuel and 15,500 liters of potable water. Accommodation is provided for up to ten crew in four bunk rooms with the skippers room aft of the wheelhouse and the balance in the aft hull.
 
Power is provided by a single six-cylinder Cummins KTA19M3 engine generating 600 HP (447 kW) at 1800 RPM which turns a nozzled propeller through a Twin Disc reduction gear. This arrangement gives the vessel a 9.5-knot design speed when running light and up to 3.5 knots when towing a trawl.
 
Auxiliary power is provided by a Cummins 6CTA 8.3 G2 and a 4BTA 3.9 G4 engines.
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter June 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Propulsion

LUKOIL Introduces New Crankcase and Cylinder Oils

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants has introduced the newly formulated NAVIGO 6 CO crankcase oil and NAVIGO 70 MCL AW cylinder oil, offering newly designed additive packages

MAN Turbochargers Round Millennium Mark

ECOCHARGE principle drives improved engine performance through two-stage turbocharging.   MAN Diesel & Turbo has delivered its 1,000th turbocharger to two-stage turbocharged applications,

Evinrude Expands E-Tec G2 Horsepower

BRP (TSX:DOO)announced today the release of the next generation of Evinrude E-TEC G2 models with horsepower ranging from 150 to 200, the E-TEC G2 150, 150 H.O., 175 and 200.

Workboats

Multraship’s New ASD Tugs Named in the Netherlands

Two Damen ASD 3212 tugs for towage and salvage specialist Multraship have been named on June 24 at Terneuzen, the Netherlands.   The Multratug 29 and Multratug 30,

Silver Ships Delivers Fire/Rescue Boat

Silver Ships, Inc. has recently delivered a 34-foot custom designed and purpose-built all-welded aluminum fire/rescue boat to the Islip Fire District on Long Island, New York.

Alabama Pilots Order High-speed Launch from Gladding-Hearn

The Alabama Pilot, Inc., in Mobile, Ala., has ordered a Chesapeake Class pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery of the new 53-footer is scheduled for mid-2017.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair 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: 0.0786 sec (13 req/sec)