Khiam Chuan Marine-designed anchor handling tug deliveredVessel & ROV News // February 17, 2009
Putra Jaya was designed by Khiam Chuan Marine.
Following a well-established relation, the Guangzhou Panyu Lingshan Shipyard has recently delivered another anchor handling tug designed by Singaporeís Khiam Chuan Marine.
With a 40m length overall and a length at the waterline of 37.8m, Putra Jaya Singosari is registered in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
The hullís 11.8m moulded bearm and 4.6m moulded depth provides tankage for 305 tonnes of fuel oil and 170 tonnes of fresh water. Accommodation is provided for up to 22 crew members.
The wheelhouse has both forward and aft facing command stations. The aft station overlooks the deck with a single drum towing winch and a starboard side tugger winch.
Main propulsion power is provided by a pair of Cummins KTA38-M2 each of which is rated for 1200 hp continuous duty at 1,800rpm. The 2,400hp driving nozzle propellers gives the AHT a speed of 11 knots and a 28 tonne bollard pull.
The portside main engine is fitted with a front-end power take off to power the two fire fighting monitors mounted on a bridge over the two exhaust stacks. The engine room features an enclosed operator control room.