China: Tidewater Marine Receives New AHTS Vessel Built by Yuexin Shipbuilding
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69.9m AHTS-BOYD TIDE YX3133 built by Yuexin Shipbuilding Company for Tidewater Marine has been delivered successfully, The vessel was built strictly based on the requirements of owner, ABS, and IMO. With protective double shells, water and oil are separated to prevent the environmental pollution.
With 8200 horse power, YX 3133 is equipped with GE main engine and Berg propeller, which endows it excellent propulsive performance. Moreover, the advanced dynamic positioning system Ⅱenable the vessel to do excellent in anchoring, platform towage, fire fighting and positioning.
YX3133 is the third vessel built by Yuexin Company for Tidewater Marine. The previous vessels-51m ASD Tug YX3096 and YX3097 has been delivered and put to servcice in 2009. So far, there are three 69.9m vessels being constructed for Tidewater. They are YX3135, YX3136 and YX3137.
Source: yuexinship, August 22, 2011.