Eastern to build hybrid OSV for Harvey Gulf

Eastern Shipbuilding this week announced it has entered into a contract with Harvey Gulf International Marine to construct a new Robert Allan RAmpage 6400 multipurpose field support vessel (MPFSV) at Eastern’s Panama City, Fla., facilities. 

Robert Allan Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., is providing this detailed MPFSV hybrid design that is designated RAmpage 6400 and Eastern hull No. 234. The 212’7”x 59’1”x 25’7’ vessel will begin a 10-year charter when delivered in April 2016. This is the 14th OSV Harvey Gulf has contracted with Eastern over the past 13 years.

The RAmpage 6400 (MPFSV) features the following characteristics:

Dimensions (Overall): 212’-7”x 59’-1”x 25’-7’
Total horsepower: 9,384 bhp
Main engines: Two GE Marine 12V250MDC IMO II, EPA Tier 4i marine propulsion diesel engines 4,694HP each Main PTI/PTO Clutches: (2) Twin Disc HLPS95 Marine Gears
Hybrid system: Two 1,000kW Induction Shaft Motor/Generators with a DC Bus via
Bi-directional variable frequency drives (VFD’s)
Main propulsion: Two Schottel Model SRP 3030 CPP in Nozzles
Bow thrusters: Two Schottel STT 2FP each powered by 600kW electric motors
Main generators: Two Cummins QSK19DM Tier 3, 350kW @ 1800RPM
Emergency generator: Cummins/CMSL QSB7-DM Tier 120kW @ 1800RPM
Fwd. anchor/towing winch: Hydraulic Anchor Windlass/ Towing Winch Drum Rated Pull: 60.0 T x 0 ~ 50 m/min
Brake holding: 100.0 T (static, 1st layer) Aft. Towing Winch: Hydraulic Anchor Handling/ Towing Winch,
Drum pull (1st layer) : 150.0 T x 0~25.0 m/min
75.0 T x 0~30.0 m/min
20.0 T x 0~45.0 m/min
Drum brake holding : 300.0 T (static, 1st layer)
Classification: ABS A1, AMS, Circle E, ACCU, ACP, UWILD, FFV-2, DP-2, Offshore Support Vessel, Notation (DSV Capable, ROV Capable), AH, TOW, SUPPLY, HAB+(WB), ENVIRO, Regulatory: USCG/IMO/SOLAS/MARPOL

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