50M Multi-Purpose Vessel - Posh Panglima

Jan 4, 2011

In March, Cheoy Lee Shipyards handed over the first in a new series of Multi-Purpose offshore commercial craft. Two sisterships followed, with the final vessel in the quartet Posh Panglima, being delivered on December 30th, 2010. Designed by Wartsila Ship Design Singapore Pte, the capabilities of this vessel include anchor handling, tanker handling and berthing, towing barges and rigs, maintenance and pollution control, supply duties and firefighting. Construction is to ABS class, with the notation +A1, (E), +AMS, Towing Service.





All four vessels are powered by twin Yanmar 6EY26 diesels, each developing 1920 Kw @750 RPM, driving two Berg BCP690, 2650mm dia. propellers in nozzles via Reintjes LAF 2346L gearboxes with a 3.5:1 reduction ratio. Maneuverability is enhanced by a 320kW Nakashima TCT-105 electric bow thruster. Three Caterpillar 350kW 3-phase generators supply onboard power requirements via Teresaki switch and distribution boards. An 82kW, air cooled Caterpillar C4.4 serves as a stand-by. 500m3 of fuel and capacity for 240 tonnes of potable water allows for extended range.

The vessel accommodates a crew of 30, in six 4-man cabins, two 2-man cabins and single cabins for the captain and chief engineer on the forecastle deck level. The elevated bridge has excellent all round visibility, with both forward and aft facing control stations, each with a Bostrom helm seat. Steering is by Jastram, and the full array of navigational equipment is primarily from Furuno.

Towing gear is exclusively from Plimsoll in Singapore, including the anchor handling/towing winch, anchor windlass/towing winch, two rope storage reels, shark jaw, towing pins, tugger winches and capstans. The deck crane for lifting the portside rescue boat is from Palfinger.

Principal Dimensions: 49.95m LOA x 12.60m Beam x 4.50m Draft.