Samantha S. specifications

Owner/operator: Shaver Transportation Co.
Builder: Diversified Marine
Designer: Jensen Maritime Consultants
Dimensions: 112’ x 44’ x 20’
Mission: Ship assist, escort and rescue towing
Crew size: 4-6
    
Propulsion:

  • Engines: (2) Tier 4 GE 12V250, 4,216 hp
  • Bollard pull: ~110 tons
  • Z-drives: (2) Rolls-Royce US 305 with 4-blade propellers
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) John Deere 6090A

Deck equipment:

  • Hawser winch: Rapp Marine HA-149H-250
  • Towing winch: Rapp Marine double-drum AHTW-75H-165; 3,000’ of 2.5” wire; 1,000’ of 3.125” Samson AmSteel-Blue line
  • Deck winches: (8) 120-ton Wintech
  • Cordage: 500’ of 3.125” Samson AmSteel-Blue line in towing winch
  • Towing pins: Smith Berger Marine
  • Fendering: Schuyler Companies

Navigation gear:

  • Radar: (2) Furuno
  • Electronic chart display: Rose Point Navigation Systems
  • Compass: Simrad GC80 gyrocompass
  • AIS: Furuno FA170
  • E-nav software: Rose Point Navigation Systems
  • Autopilot: Simrad AP70

Communications:

  • Radio: (4) SAILOR 6216 VHF
  • Satellite connection: KVH TracPhone with Fleet One

Capacities:

  • Fuel: 108,000 gallons
  • Lube oil: 4,000 gallons
  • Potable water: 6,900 gallons

Firefighting:

  • Monitors: FFS 1200/300LB monitor
  • Pumps: (1) Caterpillar C32 pump engine driving FFS SFP 300X400 pump
  • Onboard fire suppression systems: Kidde Fire Systems with FM-200

Classifications:

  • A1, Towing Vessel, Escort Vessel, Fire Fighting Vessel Class 1, AMS
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