Bhagwan Vigilant

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Primary Information

Secondary Name: Shoalbuster 3009
Vessel Type: Tug
Classification: Germanischer Lloyd: 100 A5 (Tug) MC – USL 2A
IMO: 9533969
MMSI: 503729000
Builder: Damen Shipyard
Build Location: Holland
Year Built: 2009
Flag: Australia
Trading Area: Unrestricted Navigation
Call Sign: VJN3901
M & H Number: 3265
No. Crew: 4


Length Overall: 30.1 Metres
Beam: 9.1 Metres
Design Draft: 3.2 Metres
GRT: 309 Tonnes
Dead Weight: 186 Tonnes


Propulsion: Twin Screw
Main Engines: 2x Caterpillar CAT3512 B TA
Total Power: 2460 KW
Gear Box: Reintjes
Generator: 2x Caterpillar CAT C4.4 (936kw)
Bowthruster: 250 Bhp (Hydraulic)

Speed and Consumption Performances

Full Operating Speed: 12 Kts @ 400 Lts/Hr
Economic Operating: 10 Kts @ 200 Lts/Hr
In Port: 180 Lts/Day
Bollard Pull: 50 Tonnes


Fuel: 175,000 Litres
Water: 41,000 Litres
Sullage: 3,300 Litres
Lube Oil: 7,300 Litres
Dirty Oil: 4,300 Litres
Bilge Water: 4,300 Litres
Clear Deck: 59 Metres Sq.
Deck Load Rating: 15 Tonne/Sq. Metre
Max Deck Cargo: 15 Tonnes

Cargo Discharge Pumps

Fuel Cargo: 60m³ per Hr
Freshwater: 60m³ per Hr


Tow Winch: 50 Tonnes
Anchor Handling Winch: 100 Tonnes
Tow Hook: 45 Tonnes
Tugger/Work Winch: 3 Tonnes
Tow Pins: 35 Tonnes
Shark Jaw: 1 Tonnes
Karm Fork: 75 Tonnes
Crane: 9 Tonnes


Berths: 7
Features: Mess, Galley, Sanitary, Air Condtioning, Sat TV

Nautical and Communication Equipment

Radar System: 2 x 9Ghz Furuno Radars with ARPA
Depth Sounder: Furuno FE-700
DGPS: 2x Furuno GPS Navigator GP150
Compass: Gyro + Standard Magnetic
Chart Plotter: 2x Transas ECDIS and 1 x Max Sea Chart Plotter
AIS: Furuno FA-150
HF Radio: Sailor CU-5100/CU-5110 (HF/MF)
VHF Radio: 3x Sailor RT-5022
GMDSS: 2x Sailor Sat C H-2095C
Sat Comms: Thrane and Thrane Sat Phone
Other: 2x Searchlight Fwd + Aft (3000w), Computer, Intercom, Weather Station, Auto Pilot, Intercom, Internet, 24v Emergancy steering, Forward and Aft steering stations, DSC

The data on this specification is published in good faith and for general information purpose only.
It does not warrant its accuracy or completeness and to the full extent allowed by law excludes liability.

Charter enquiries can be directed to our Commercial Department
Phone: +61 8 9965 9700 Fax: +61 8 9965 4545 Email:

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