China: XED Delivers Tuvalu 31M Double-Propeller Tug
The delivery of Tuvalu 31M double-propeller tug No.01 was completed on March 15, 2012.
The tug is double-engine, double-propeller, all the equipments can meet the work requirements of harbor operation, mooring, tugging, offshore operation, firefighting and et.
This vessel is class approved by BV, it’s in line with the requirement of unrestricted water and the standard of deep sea tug in BV I +HULL +MACH.
LENGTH (O.A.) – 31.00 m
LENGTH (B.P.) – 28.30 m
BREADTH (MLD.) – 10.00 m
DEPTH (MLD.) – 4.65 m
GROSS TONNAGE – 345
M.E – ZIBO(CHINA), LB6250ZLCZ-9, 2 set
M.C.R – 1103 KW (1500 hp) X 750 r/min
CLASS – BV I +HULL +MACH. Tug Deep Sea for Unrestricted Navigation
NAVIGATION AREA – Unrestricted
TRIAL SPEED 12.0 knots
ENDURANCE – 3000 n.miles.
Dredging Today Staff, March 22, 2012; Image: xed