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Perlis Marine Engineering Sdn. Bhd.
Lot 1401, Kampung Tengah,
02000 Kuala Perlis, Malaysia
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To be delivered in September, the as yet unnamed Nautica
Nova yard numbers A268 and A269 are harbour and escort tugs
built under survey to Bureau Veritas for owner Multraship, to
be home-ported in Terneuzen in The Netherlands.
Designed by Worldwise Marine Engineering and under
construction at Nautica Nova Shipbuilding and Engineering's
Malaysian facilities, the steel vessels each have an overall length of
33 metres, a depth of 6.5 metres and a draught of 8.5 metres. Each
displaces 1,896 tonnes and has a gross tonnage of 499GRT.
The vessels are each powered by twin GE 7FDM12 main
engines, with power transferred through Lufkin CSIQ9850-PTO
gearboxes driving Rolls-Royce Kamewa 94XF5/4 D-B propellers.
Each tug is also equipped with two 250kW and one 113kW
Cummins generators. Wärtsilä side thrusters enhance
manoeuvrability. Each tug has a maximum speed of 13 knots and
an 80-tonne bollard pull.
Navigation and communication electronics are supplied by
Alphatron and paints and coatings for the tugs are from Hempel.
The tugs each have a fuel capacity of 230m3, a freshwater
capacity of 40m3 and a crew of nine.
Also due for delivery in September are Nautica Nova yard
numbers A270 and A271 -- a pair of lightering support vessels built
under survey to ABS for AET Offshore and to be home-ported in
Designed by Seatech, the steel vessels each have an overall length
of 55 metres on a 14-metre beam with a depth of 4.5 metres.
Each vessel displaces 1,896 tonnes and has a gross tonnage of
429GRT and a deadweight calculated at 881DWT.
Yard numbers A270 and A271 are powered by twin Caterpillar
3516C main engines, each rated at 1,566kW, driving Troost-style
propellers via Twin Disc MG 5600 gearboxes. Auxiliary power is
provided by twin C18 Caterpillar 358kW engines and Caterpillar
C9 generators. Schottel side thrusters enhance manoeuvrability
and seakeeping abilities. The vessels will each have a cruising speed
of 13 knots.
Navigation and communication technology onboard the two
lightering support vessels will mainly be supplied by Furuno, with
paints and coatings from Jotun.
The vessels will each have a fuel capacity 293.8m3 and a crew
The two vessels will operate in the US Gulf lightering areas of
Corpus Christi, Freeport, Galveston, Sabine Pass & South West Pass.
For further information contact:
Nautica Nova Shipbuilding & Engineering, Malaysia.
Nautica Nova to deliver four new vessels in September
The general arrangement of Nautica Nova's new lightering support vessels
(A270 and A271)
Perlis Marine Engineering of Malaysia is nearing completion of a
25-metre patrol boat for the Royal Malaysian Marine Police.
Designed by UK-based Camarc Design, the vessel has an overall
length of 25.1 metres, a waterline length of 24.2 metres, a
six-metre beam and a 1.5-metre draught.
The vessel is powered by twin Caterpillar C32 Acert main
engines, each rated at 1,342kW at 2,300rpm with power transferred
through Twin Disc MG6619SC, 2.03:1 reduction gears.
Two Perkin 4.4TGM, 56.4kW engines, developing
415V/3ph/50Hz at 1,500rpm with Stamford UCM224G alternators
provide auxiliary power.
The vessel is equipped with navigation and communication
technologies including products from Simrad, Sailor and Furuno
and a fire-fighting pump with a capacity of 3,500m3 per hour.
For further information contact:
Perlis Marine Engineering, Malaysia.
The 25-metre patrol boat for the Royal Malaysian Marine Police
Patrol boat from Perlis Marine Engineering nears completion
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