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J.L. O'Brien specifications

Oct 31, 2017 02:21 PM

Owner/Operator: Clean Gulf Associates, New Orleans, La.
Designer/Builder: Midship Marine Inc., Harvey, La.
Dimensions: L: 95’ B: 21’ D: 5’
Mission: Gulf of Mexico oil spill response
Crew size: Six for 24-hour skimming

Hull: Aluminum monohull
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Performance:

  • Maximum speed: 24 knots
  • Cruising speed: 20 knots

Propulsion:

  • (2) Caterpillar C32 diesel engines, 1,320 hp at 2,100 rpm
  • Twin Disc QuickShift marine gears with 2.44:1 reduction ratio
  • (2) ZF Marine 40-by-42-inch, five-blade propellers
  • Thrustmaster 16TT60 tunnel thruster
  • (2) Northern Lights 65-kW gensets
  • Jastram DSC100 steering system with dual 3-hp hydraulic pumps
  • Twin Disc EC300 power control system

Capacities:

  • Deadweight tonnage: 90 tons
  • Fuel: 3,500 gallons
  • Potable water: 1,500 gallons
  • Daily recovery capacity: 22,885 barrels of oil, with 249 barrels of recovered-oil storage
  • Deck/cargo area: 150 square feet

Deck equipment:

  • MarQuipt crane, 2,500-pound capacity at 15 feet
  • (2) Lamor side-mounted, three-brush skimmers

Navigation/communications:

  • Furuno FAR-2117 X-band radar
  • Furuno DRS12A radar
  • Immarsat data and voice communications
  • Icom VHF/aircraft/SSB radio
  • Simrad autopilot

Accommodations:

  • Six bunks
  • Full-function galley
  • Two heads

Additional equipment:

  • Aptomar-Rutter integrated X-band oil spill detection system
  • Seakeeper 35 gyrostabilizer

Classifications:

  • USCG certified (OSRV)

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