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Kehoe Tide slipped into the water

According to our earlier announcement, on 16 th November 2007 another ship basing on a project NED 8761L was launched and named. At Northern Shipyard, the Remontowa’s subsidiary, the 6th Anchor Handling Towing Supply Vessel designed to operate in shallow waters, with the continuous bolard pull of 120 tonnes was side - launched and given a name. Kehoe Tide, as the rest of her „sisters” is being built for Tidewater Marine LLC. It was the 9th launch of a vessel at Northern Shipyard in 2007.

The multi-purpose anchor handling tug and supply vessel Kehoe Tide (shipyard no. B 844/6) is designed as capable of operation in relatively shallow waters comparing to competing designs with similar deck payload, power and other principal characteristics.
The 70.00 m long and 15.50 wide vessel is powered with two main engines, rated at 5000 HP, which enables to achieve service speed of 13 knots and maximum speed of 15 knots.
Open work deck area of above 400 sq m and 1000 t capacity facilitates supply functions in addition to 55 underdeck tanks for water, fuels and dry bulk drilling materials. The ship will be equipped with fire-fighting system of 1200 cu m / h capacity.
The successful B 844 series of vessels is being constructed to design supplied by NED consulting naval architects from REMONTOWA Group and under supervision from ABS. The launch of the 7th unit is expected in the beginning of 2008.

Main particulars:

Length o.a.

70.0 m

Length b.p.

63.6 m

Breadth mld.

15.5 m

Depth to 1-st Deck

6.6 m

Design draught

5.1 m

Scantling draught

5.3 m

Main Engine MCR

2x3730 kW

Speed (at 5.0m draught) 

14.0 kn

Bollard pull

120.0 MT

Deadweight at 5.1 m

2050 t

Work Deck area

437 m2


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