MULTI-PURPOSE SUPPLY SHIPS TRANS CASTOR/TRANS POLLUX

In March 1982, the firm of Marine Offshore Transport GmbH & Co. <MOT> placed an order with Neue Jadewerft, Wilhelmshaven for the building of two special supply ships for offshore service. The ships are intended for a wide variety of duties including transport of supplies, towing, firefighting, etc. Principal particulars are:-- Length 60.61m o.a., 57.1m b.p.; Breadth 13m; Depth to main deck 4.9m; Maximum draught 4.25m; Deadweight 1100 t; Service speed 12.8 knots; Classification GL + 100 A4 + MC + AUT A/D -- SBG Tug Supply Vessel DNV Fi-Fi I. Propulsion is by two MAK Diesels, output 1618 kW each at 600 rpm. To improve manoeuvrability, the ships will be fitted with a GEAPOS <AEG> joystick control system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Schiff u. Hafen, 35 <1983>, p. 45 <No. 8> (3 pp., 1 diag., 2 phot.)
  • Authors:
    • Luttgens, K
    • Schroder, K
  • Publication Date: 1983

Language

  • German

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00685603
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM