Home' Work Boat World : January 2010 Contents 'Zakher Atlanta'
Type of vessel:
In survey to:
Other equipment installed:
Deck cargo capacity:
Anchor handling tug /
Bureau Veritas, + Hull +
Mach Anchor Handling
Kingstown, St. Vincent
and the Grenadines
Khiam Chuan Marine,
Nanjing East Star
2 x Mitsubishi S8U-MPTK,
2 x Nico MGN2025V, 5:1
2 x Zhen Jiang SWT
Metal Product FPP
3 x Caterpillar 3406 DITA
3 x Caterpillar
1 x Kamome
(5 tonnes thrust)
1 x JRC JMA-5312-6,
1 x JRC JMA-2343
1 x JRC JFE-380
1 x JRC JHS-770S,
1 x JRC NCT-196N
1 x JRC CMZ-700B
1 x JRC NWZ-4570
1 x JRC JHS-182
LCD TV and DVD player
5 tonnes at 12m/min
Jiangsu Haitai Ship's
Whole Set BH SA21 21kN
Marine Equipment shark
jaw and towing pin
Wooden sheathing of
75mm on aft main deck
4 x 20-person
1 x 6-person RIB
Built under survey to Bureau Veritas
with the notation "+ Hull + Mach
Anchor Handling TUG", 'Zakher
Atlanta' was designed by Singapore's
Khiam Chuan Marine and built by
Nanjing East Star Shipbuilding for
Zakher Marine International.
'Zakher Atlanta' has an overall length
of 47 metres with length at waterline of
45.43 metres on a beam of 12.8 metres
with a depth of four metres and a draught
of 4.85 metres.
The 52.9-tonne bollard pull AHTS is
powered by twin Mitsubishi S8U-MPTK
main engines, each rated at 1,491kW
driving twin fixed pitch propellers via Nico
MGN2025V, 5:1 reduction gears.
Auxiliary power on 'Zakher Atlanta' is
supplied by triple Caterpillar 3406 DITA
engines coupled to Caterpillar SR4B
generators, each developing 245ekW. A single
Kamome bow thruster with five tonnes thrust
enhances vessel manoeuvrability.
The vessel features JRC electronic products
including radar, sounder, gyrocompass,
radios, weatherfax, AIS and GPS systems,
along with a Navitron NT-888 autopilot.
The vessel accommodates a crew of 14
and transports 12 passengers.
Deck equipment, including winches,
capstan and shark jaws and towing pin
were supplied by Marine Equipment while
paints and coatings on the vessel were
supplied by International Paint.
'Zakher Atlanta' has a deck cargo
capacity of 180m2. She has a crew of 14 and
carries 12 passengers.
For further information contact:
Nanjing East Star Shipbuilding, China.
PH: +86 10 8428 4988, FX: +86 10 8428 0699,
January 2010 WORK BOAT WORLD
A 47-metre AHTS from Nanjing East Star
Shipbuilding for Zakher Marine
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