Penrhyn Bay

An 18m DNV Class high speed wind farm service catamaran for wind farm support and crew transport.

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Built
December 2010 - South Boats, Cowes UK
Classification
DNV Classification 1A1.R2.LC.Crew. UK MCA Workboat Code of Practice Category 2, up to 60 miles from safe haven with up to 12 passengers.
Dimensions
Length OA 19.10m
Beam 7.5m
Depth 2.4m
Draft 1.1m
Main Engines
2 x MTU 8V2000 M72, each providing 965BHP at 2100 rpm, driving through ZF 2050 series gearboxes to oversized Ultra Dynamics UJ 575 jets for maximum low down thrust when holding station at wind farm turbines.
Speed
24 knots
Tank Capacities
Fuel 4,560 litres
Fresh water 380 litres
Navigation Aids
Magnetic and GPS Compasses, GPS, GMDSS A1, 2 x VHF (1 x DSC), 2 x Radars, Electronic chart display, Echosounder, NAVTEX, Telephone, AIS, email and internet access, windspeed indicator, MOB Location system.
Seating & Accommodation
Individual crew and passenger seating for up to 14 in total with sprung safety seats, footrests, storage areas, ‘wet’ lobby area, WC, shower, galley. Two bunks below, Eberspacher heating and double glazing.
Included Equipment
Specially developed MK IV bow fendering and boarding platform with rubber fendering. A strong box section bow platform with sprung fastening for ‘give’ when landing, and built out ‘nib’ that fits between the boat landing piles locating the boat and providing a shorter step off distance to the ladder, from a bow platform with safety rails. Onan silenced keel cooled 13.5Kva generator set. Palfinger PK6500M hydraulic crane with capacity 3140kg @ 2.6m to 530kg @ 9.6m. Spencer Carter hydraulic 1T capstan forward. Side bulwark doors, CCTV system to monitor all areas and engines. Night vision camera. 3 x TV's with DVD player in passenger area. Fuel transfer pumps.
 

Penrhyn Bay - Walney Wind Farm, Dong Energy

Penrhyn Bay - Walney Wind Farm, Dong Energy