Mazu specifications

  
Operator: G&H Towing Co.
Owner: Suderman & Young Towing Co.
Builder: Gulf Island Shipyards
Designer: Robert Allan Ltd.
Dimensions: 98’6” x 42’8” x 16’8”
Mission: Escort and harbor assist
    
Propulsion: 

  • Engines: (2) Tier 4 Caterpillar 3516E, 3,386 hp
  • Bollard pull: 81.5 metric tons
  • Vessel speed: 13 knots
  • Z-drives: (2) Schottel SRP 510 FP 
  • Gearbox: Lufkin MV1600S, 2:1 ratio
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) 125-kW John Deere 6068AFM85

Deck equipment: 

  • Winches: Markey DEPCF-52
  • Cordage: Samson Quantum-12 backer; Samson Saturn-12 mainline and pendant
  • Fendering: Schuyler Companies

Navigation gear:

  • Radar: Furuno FAR-1518
  • Electronic chart display: CNS Systems Aldebaran III 
  • Compass: Furuno SC70 satellite compass; Cassens & Plath magnetic compass 
  • AIS: Furuno FA170
  • GPS: Furuno GP170

Communications:

  • Radio: (2) Icom M506 VHF; (1) Standard Horizon HX-series handheld

Capacities:

  • Fuel: 42,626 gallons
  • Water: 6,699 gallons
  • Lube oil: 815 gallons

Firefighting:

  • Monitor: (2) FFS monitors
  • Pumps: (2) FFS 6,200-gpm pumps driven by (2) Cat C18 engines
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