UZMAR’s State-of-the-Art KOC MUSANED-2 Passes Sea Trials

first_imgzoom UZMAR’s innovative, super silent Smart Tug ‘KOC MUSANED-2’ has returned to the shipyard’s Izmit Port, after the first stage of sea trials.This innovative, multi-purpose tug was designed by Robert Allan Ltd. who was able to integrate a very complex list of equipment to this 20.4m long boat. The ship is designed for a wide range of mooring operations, oil spill response included.Smart Tug KOC MUSANED-­2 is powered by twin CAT C32 marine engines each producing 1200bHP at 2000rpm coupled through ZF reversing gear box to Teignbridge propellers and the triple high-­efficiency rudder system.This arrangement gives the tug a maximum bollard power of 19 tons and speed of 10.5 knots. Caterpillar 4.4 auxiliary generator, rated 86 ekW-­50hz at 1500rpm, is installed to meet not only domestic shipboard loads but also to power the electrically driven deck machinery.The equipment adjustments, functional check of main systems and propulsion characteristics have confirmed the readiness of the ship. uzmar, April 14, 2014last_img read more