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    Grandweld delivers new crewboat for Stanford Marine

    News // March 31, 2008

    Standford Swan is Grandweld's latest newbuilding for Stanford Marine.

    The crewboat Stanford Swan was delivered to Stanford Marine in Dubai by Grandweld Shipyard recently.

    Designed and built by Grandweld, the 41m by 7.3m vessel has a moulded depth of 3.5m. This volume allows tankage for 15,873 US gallons of fuel and 10,582 gallons of water.

    In addition to accommodation for a crew of ten, the new crewboat has seating for 60 offshore personnel. The aft deck can carry 35 tonnes of cargo. A HYPAC HHAW151611 anchor winch is mounted on the foredeck.

    The main engines are three Cummins KTA38-M2 each producing 1,350hp at 1,950rpm, driving five-bladed fixed pitch propellers. The marine gears are ZF 3055 with 2.5:1 ratios. Speeds are in the 24-knot range.

    Stanford Swan is fitted with a bow thruster powered by a Cummins 6CT8.3-D (M) producing 1,88bhp at 1,800rpm. The vessel also has two 84kW gensets. A fire pump can project water 50m.

    Stanford Marine is a full-fledged marine company and a member of the GMOSS Group of companies. Stanford has offices in Dubai and Abu Dubai offering offshore support services to major oil companies in the Persian Gulf and beyond.

    Grandweld Shipyard is also a GMOSS company and operates a shipyard at Al Jadaf with a Synchorlift complex having a lift capacity of 5,000dwt and 100m overall.


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