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    New Dutch vessel is Malaysian-built

    Vessel & ROV News // September 23, 2008

    Venture G was built by Sealink Shipyard in Malaysia..

    A unspecified Dutch owner has taken delivery of Venture G, the second in a pair of sisterships from Sealink Shipyard in Miri, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

    Like the first vessel, Mare Verde, the second vessel is 53.8m by 13.8m with a moulded depth of 4.5m.

    Designed by Conan Wu and Associates of Singapore the vessel has an engine room mounted well aft with large tankage capacity forward.

    The bunker tankage includes 913 cubic meters of IFO 380, 220 cubic meters of MDO and 208 cubic meters of fresh water. The vessel is fitted with a Thermal fluid heater and three cargo pumps - two for the IFO 380 and one for MDO.

    The vessel's main engines are a pair of Cummins KTA50-M2 diesels each generating 1,700hp at 1,800rpm and turning four bladed propellers through Twin Disc MG5506 gears with 6:1 ratios. A 5 ton bow tunnel type bow thruster is also fitted.

    The auxiliaries are three Cat-powered 245kW 50 Hz sets. The emergency genset is a Cummins-powered 30kW set.

    Accommodation on Venture G is provided for 12 crew and up to 30 passengers. On deck a pair of 5t capstans supplements a 10t tugger winch. 


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