Cochin Delivers New AHTS Vessels to SCI (India)

Cochin Delivers New AHTS Vessels to SCI (India)

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) today delivered a 120T Bollard pull Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS), “SCI URJA”, to The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd, Mumbai (SCI). This is the fourth & last in the series of 4 Nos of 120T Bollard pull AHTS being built by CSL for SCI.

The vessel is of AH03 type, designed by STX OSV, Norway (ex- Aker Yards) and is certified under dual class by the Rules and Regulations of Indian Register of Shipping and American Bureau of Shipping . The vessel would be registered under Indian flag with Mumbai as the home port.

This 65.2 x 16.0 Meter vessel is a high end anchor handling tug equipped with Rolls Royce Brattvaag Waterfall type Anchor handling cum towing winch with a tested bollard pull of 120 T. The vessel is powered by 2 x 4000 KW Diesel Engines and two Controlled pitch propeller in Kort Nozzles.

The vessel is equipped with Grade I Dynamic Positioning feature along with compliance to ERRV class ‘C’, which allows the vessel to work as an emergency rescue and recovery vessel in case of an oil field exigency. The vessel also has the capability of Fire Fighting class I. The vessel has accommodation facility for 29 persons with all the capabilities of a Platform Supply Vessel in addition to the Anchor Handling facility.

Press Release, February 25, 2013