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Benson George Moran specifications

Jul 3, 2018 10:30 AM

Owner/operator: Moran Towing Corp.
Builder: Washburn & Doughty
Designer: Washburn & Doughty
Dimensions: 93’ x 38’ x 16.5’
Mission: Ship docking and escort
Crew size: 4, accommodations for 6
    
Propulsion:

  • Engines: (2) Caterpillar 3516 Tier 4 each producing 3,386 hp
  • Bollard pull: 80 metric tons
  • Z-drives: (2) Rolls-Royce US 255
  • Propellers: (2) 110” stainless-steel props
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) John Deere 99-kW 4045AFM85

Deck equipment:

  • Winches: Markey DEPCF-52 with level wind
  • Cordage: 400’ of Cortland 9.5” Plasma mainline
  • Capstan: Markey CEW-60
  • Fendering: Morse Rubber

Navigation gear:

  • Radar: (2) Furuno TZT14
  • Compass: Furuno SC30 satellite compass; Ritchie Globemaster YB-600
  • AIS: Furuno FA150

Communications:

  • Radio: (2) Icom IC-M604 VHF

Capacities:

  • Fuel: 38,000 gallons
  • Urea: 2,000 gallons
  • Potable water: 4,134 gallons
  • Lube oil: 1,345

Firefighting:

  • Monitors: (2) FFS 1200 each capable of 5,284 gpm
  • Pumps: 11,750-gpm FFS pump driven by a Caterpillar C32 engine
  • Onboard fire suppression systems: Ansul Sapphire FM-200

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