Bhagwan Houtman

Primary Information

Secondary Name: Shoalbuster 2709
Vessel Type: Tug
Bureau Veritas: Hull . MACH (Tug) AUT-UMS – USL 2A
IMO: 9640011
MMSI: 503683600
Builder: Damen
Build Location: Holland
Year Built: 2012
Flag: Australian
Trading Area: Unrestricted Navigation
Call Sign: VJN3947
M & H Number: 6998


Length Overall: 27 Metres
Beam: 9.1 Metres
Depth Moulded: 3.6 Metres
Design Draft: 2.6 Metres
GRT: 221 Tonnes
Dead Weight: 100 Tonnes


Propulsion: Twin Screw
Main Engines: 2x Caterpillar 3512B TA/A
Total Power: 2237 KW
Gear Box: Reintjes AF 665
Generator: 2x Caterpillar C4.4 DITA 75kw
Bowthruster: 200bhp Hydraulic

Speed and Consumption Performances

Full Operating Speed: 10.5 Kts @ 1750 rpm 320 L/H
Economic Operating: 8.5 Kts @ 1750 rpm 160 L/H
In Port: 180 Lts/Day
Bollard Pull: 42 Ton Tonnes


Fuel: 126,700 Litres
Water: 30,300 Litres
Sullage: 2,187 Litres
Lube Oil: 3,200 Litres
Dirty Oil: 3,800 Litres
Bilge Water: 3,800 Litres
Clear Deck: 60 Metres Sq.

Cargo Discharge Pumps

Fuel Cargo: 1x SIHI, 32 m³/h at 1.4 Bar
Freshwater: 1x SIHI, 32 m³/h at 1.4 Bar

Deck Equipment

Tow Winch: 42 Tonnes
Anchor Handling Winch: 75 Tonnes
Tugger/Work Winch: 8 Tonnes
Tow Pins: 50 Tonnes
Karm Fork: 80 Tonnes
Crane: 5 Tonnes


Berths: 7
Features: Air Con

Nautical and Communication Equipment

Radar System: Furuno FAR-2117
Depth Sounder: Furuno FE-700
GPS: GP 150
Compass: Magnetic: Cassens & Plath Reflecta Gyro: nschuetz Standard 22 Compact
Chart Plotter: Max Sea
AIS: Furuno FA 150
HF Radio: Furuno FS 2571C
VHF Radio: 2x Sailor 6222
GMDSS: Full A3
Sat Comms: Fleet 33
Searchlight(s): 2x Sea Matz 3kw
Other: Auto Pilot: Radio Zeeland Seapilot 75

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It does not warrant its accuracy or completeness and to the full extent allowed by law excludes liability.

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