DIESEL ELECTRIC POWER FOR CRANESHIP

McDERMOTT DERRICK BARGE NO.50 are described. It is noted as being the largest monohull crane ship in the world and as representing the latest special-purpose propulsion and power generation application for the diesel engines made by the W.H. Allen Company, UK. The vessel is a single-fuel ship and the Allen engines will start, stop and run at all load levels on residual fuel. During heavy-lift sea trials a maximum lift of 4400 tons was achieved. Details on main machinery are given, as well as information on the equipment used to maintain stability, keep a station, and carry out anchoring.

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    • Journal article
  • Publication Date: 1989-1

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  • Accession Number: 00657385
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM