C.D. White specifications

  
Owner/operator: E.N. Bisso & Son/Bisso Offshore
Builder: Eastern Shipbuilding Group
Designer: Robert Allan Ltd.
Dimensions: 80’ x 38’ x 13’2”
Mission: Ship assist, escort, emergency towing
Crew size: 4
    
Propulsion: 

  • Engines: (2) Tier 4 Caterpillar 3512E, 2,550 hp 
  • Bollard pull: 67.5 tons 
  • Vessel speed: 15.5 knots
  • Thrusters: (2) Kongsberg/Rolls-Royce US 205-P20 z-drives 
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) 99-kW John Deere 4045AFM85

Deck equipment: 

  • Winches: (1) Markey single-drum DEPCF-42 HS 
  • Cordage: 400’ of 2-5/8” Samson Saturn-12  
  • Capstan: (1) Markey CEPB-40 tow bitt capstan
  • Tow hook: (1) Washington Chain & Supply 90-ton SWL tow hook
  • Fendering: Schuyler Companies

Navigation gear: 

  • Radar: (2) Furuno FR8065 multicolor LCD radar
  • Compass: Furuno SC70 satellite compass; Ritchie mechanical compass
  • AIS: Furuno FA170
  • GPS: Furuno GP39
  • Depth sounder: Furuno BR-500
  • E-nav software: Rose Point Navigation Systems ECS
  • Autopilot: Simrad AP80

Communications:

  • Radio: (2) Icom M506 with (2) Icom HM-195 command microphones; (1) Icom M802 SSB 
  • Loud hailer: Furuno LH-5000
  • Intercom: Jotron CIS 3100
  • Satellite connection: KVH Fleet One

Capacities:

  • Fuel: 28,000 gallons
  • Water: 8,750 gallons
  • DEF: (2) 850-gallon tanks
  • Lube oil: 750 gallons

Firefighting: 

  • Monitors: 4” Stang remote-controlled fire monitor
  • Pump: (1) Counterfire ES-125-400, 1,500 gpm at 100 psi
  • Onboard fire suppression: FM-200
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