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    Tidewater sells AHTS

    Vessel & ROV News // March 16, 2006

    Broker Marcon reports that Tidewater Marine Service has sold its Vanuatu flag AHTS Gulf Fleet No 67 to private buyers.

    Gulf Fleet No 67 was built in 1984 by St Louis Ship with principal dimensions of 188ft x 40ft x 16ft and a loaded draft of 13.7ft on 1,111 long tons deadweight.

    Two EMD 12-645E7C main engines produce 4610bhp driving twin four-blade fixed pitch propellers through Reintjes WAV-2740 gears for a maximum/service speed of 15/12 knots and estimated 68 tonnes bollard pull. She is fitted with an Intercon double-drum waterfall DW-200SP towing winch rated at 350,000 lbs line pull.

    The ship's new owners will reactivate and recertify her with ABS.


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