UK: Shotley Marina to Launch Macduff Designed 24.5m Workboat ‘Suffolk Spirit’

Shotley Marina to Launch Macduff Designed 24.5m Workboat 'Suffolk Spirit'

After the final stages of outfitting for 24.5m Multi Mac work boat named ‘Suffolk Spirit’ had been finish the vessel was moved from the Kocurek factory down to the launching site at Shotley Marina. The hull was transported in two halves in an impressive three day operation and the largely completely outfitted sections were joined together seamlessly.

Now in the final stages of completion the vessel will be launched and commence trials out of Ipswich.

Principal Dimensions for 24.50m Multi Mac:

Length Overall – 26.00m

Length B.P. – 24.50m

Breadth Mld. – 10.40m

Depth Mld. – 3.60m

Main Engines – 2x 800 hp @ 1800 rpm

Propeller Diameter – 2x 1700 in nozzle

Bow Thruster – Kort KT 170

Oil Fuel – 80,000 litres

Fresh Water – 30,000 litres

Water Ballast – 60,000 litres

Deck Cargo – 63 tonnes

Crew – 6 men


Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, March 2, 2012; Images: macduffshipdesign