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31M ASD Tug

Apr 26, 2013

Built to a Japanese design, Nautica TG Puteri XVII is a 4000hp Azimuth Stern Drive tug, completed by Cheoy Lee for a Malaysian client. The deep sea/harbour tug is of all steel construction, built under Bureau Veritas class survey, with the notation I+HULL+MACH Tug Unrestricted Navigation.

The vessels propulsion system is from Niigata, comprising a pair of 6L26HLX main engines, each developing 2,000hp at 750rpm, driving two Niigata ZP-31 Z-Pellers. The configuration provides a maximum free running speed of 13knots, with a measured bollard pull of 50 and 45 tonnes in the ahead and astern directions respectively. Auxiliary machinery includes a pair of 115kW Yanmar generators. A fire pump, PTO driven from the port main engine, delivers 1,300m3/hr of water to two fire monitors mounted forward on the wheelhouse deck level.

Deck winches are by MacGregor. The hydraulic anchor windlass on the foredeck and hydraulic tugger winch on the aft deck, with a capacity for 200m of 20mm diameter wire rope, are powered by an 11kW electro-hydraulic power pack. Aft, and to port of the stern roller, is a Palfinger PK12000M knuckle boom crane, hydraulically driven by an independent power pack.

Nautica TG Puteri XVII accommodates a crew of ten. Eight in two 4-man cabins on the lower deck, with the captain and chief engineer housed above on the main deck level. Galley, dining and washroom facilities are also found on the main deck.

Principal Dimensions: 31.00m LOA x 9.50m Beam x 3.87m Draft.