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Michele Foss specifications

Jun 25, 2015 01:04 PM

Owner/Operator: Foss Maritime Company
Builder: Foss Maritime Company
Designer: Glosten Associates
Dimensions: 130’ x 41’; max. draft, 18 ft.; max. height: 60 ft above waterline
Mission: Assist, escort, ocean towing 
Crew: 4-6

Propulsion: 
Engines: Caterpillar C280-8 main engine on Christie & Grey anti-vibration engine mounts
Bollard pull: over 100 metric tons
Vessel speed: 12 knots
Propellers: 126” diameter, (3) fixed blades; Nautican propulsion system
Gearbox: Reintjes WAF 3455
u Aux. generators: ship service generator, (2) Caterpillar C9, 215 kW; emergency generator, John Deere 4045, 95 kW

Deck equipment: 
Winches: tow winch, Markey double drum TDSD-40; bow winch, Markey WEWD-22
Cordage: (2) each 2.25” x 3,000 ft.
Cranes: Palfinger, Model PK6500MB
Fendering: High-energy absorption Schuyler fendering

Navigation gear:
Radar: Furuno FCR-2117
Electronic chart display: Furuno FCR-2119
Compass: Dirigo P60
AIS: Furuno FA150
E-nav software: Transas
Autopilot: Simrad AP70

Communications:
Radio: Furuno and Sailor
Satellite connection: KVH TracPhone V7-IP

Capacities:
Fuel: 122,000 gallons
Water: 1,900 gallons potable, 6,900 gallons non-potable

Firefighting:
Pumps: (2) each 3 x I.5 Flowserve, 10 hp
Onboard fire suppression systems: Kidde FM-200

Additional information:
ABS Ice Class D0
SOLAS
ABS A1 Towing
ABS Green Passport

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