Arafura Sea Delta

Primary Information

Secondary Name: Shoalbuster 2609
Vessel Type: Tug
Bureau Veritas 1 3/3E TUG

IMO: 9295646
MMSI: 503725900
Builder: Damen,
Build Location: Netherlands,
Year Built: 2004
Flag: Australian
Trading Area: Unrestricted Navigation
Call Sign: VJN4167
Schematics (GA): 


Length Overall: 26.2 Metres
Beam: 9.1 Metres
Depth Moulded: 3.6 Metres
Design Draft: 2.6 Metres
GRT: 212 Tonnes
Dead Weight: 61 Tonnes


Propulsion: Twin Screw
Main Engines: 2x Caterpillar 3508 B-TA
Total Power: 2x 820kw KW
Gear Box: 2x Reintjes WAF 562 5,421:1
Generator: 2x John Deere 4045 TF258
Bowthruster: Promac 120Bhp, Hydraulic

Speed and Consumption Performances

Full Operating Speed: 11.7kts @ 300L/Hr
Economic Operating: 8.5kts @ 240L/Hr
In Port: 150
Bollard Pull: 28.5t Tonnes


Fuel: 115,000 Litres
Water: 30,000 Litres
Sullage: 2,500 Litres
Lube Oil: 2,700 Litres
Dirty Oil: 3,800 Litres
Bilge Water: 3,800 Litres
Deck Load Rating: 5 Tonne/Sq. Metre
Max Deck Cargo: 37 Tonnes

Cargo Discharge Pumps

Fuel Cargo: SIHI 32M³/HR
Freshwater: SIHI 32M³/HR

Deck Equipment

Anchor Handling Winch: 47 Tonnes


Berths: 7
Features: Heated And Air-Conditioned Galley/Mess And Sanitary Facilities

Nautical and Communication Equipment

Radar System: Furuno FR 8051 Arpa
Depth Sounder: Furuno FR 8062
GPS: Furuno GP-80
Compass: Anschutz Observator Mk with Repeater
Chart Plotter: TMQ Cpolt
AIS: Simrad – Thuraya DSL
HF Radio: Sailor HC4500
VHF Radio: 3x Sailor
UHF_Radio: Hand Held
GMDSS: A4 Equipped
Searchlight(s): Sailor DT4646E
Other: Seematz

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