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    Offshore utility vessel delivered by south China shipyard

    Vessel & ROV News // November 21, 2008

    Putrajaya Singosari completed sea trials in mid-November.

    The offshore utility vessel was designed by Khiam Chuan Marine.

    Joining a long list of successful craft from Guangzhou Panyu Lingshan Shipyard in southern China, the 40m Putrajaya Singosari completed sea trials in mid-November.

    With an 11.8m beam and 4.6m moulded depth, the offshore utility support vessel was built to a design by Khiam Chuan Marine PL of Singapore.

    Classed by BV and meeting IMO/SOLAS for life saving and firefighting the vessel will be registered in Kota Kinabalu in Sabah Malaysia.
    Main propulsion comes from a pair of 1,200hp Cummins KTA38 M2 main engines turning nozzled propellers through Reintjes WAF460 gears. Steering is an electric over hydraulic. A 200kW three-speed bow thruster provides additional maneuverability.

    A pair of water and foam monitors provide external fire fighting capabilities while a the deck house is fitted with water curtain nozzles. A pair of boomless dispersant spray nozzles is mounted in the bow.

    The vessel is also fitted with two 215 kW generator sets.
    On the main deck a there is a single drum 20 ton towing winch. A live roller is fitted into the vessel's transom. 

    Air-conditioned accommodation is provided for 22 people on board Putrajaya Singosari. Tankage includes 350 cubic metres for fuel and 170 cubic meters for fresh water. 


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