MSC Alix

Type of Vessel Shoalbuster 2609
Class Bureau Veritas  1 3/3 (E) Tug Unrestricted Area MCA Catergory 1
Flag UK 
Built  2005 
Principle Dimensions 26.08 x 9.10 x 2.6 (draft) meters
GRT 161.25
Deck Area/strength 8 meters x 8 meters timber clad, 5 tons per m2 
Propulsion Twin screw, fixed pitch propellors in Optima nozzles
Main Engines Output 2 x Caterpillar Series 3508 BTA, 2234 BHP, 1642 kw total
Bollar Pull 29.1 tonnes
Bow Thruster Hydraulic 150 BHP
Free Running Speed 11.5 knots
Approx Fuel Consumption (full load) 6.5T/day
Auxiliary Engines/Gen Sets 2 x 87 KVA John Deere
Electrical System 230/400V, AC, 50 Hz
Compressor 882 ltrs/min
Main Towing Winch 40 tonnes, wire capacity 600m x 36mm
A-H Winch 40 tonnes, 200 x 36 mm wire with stern roller
Auxiliary Winch Tugger Winch 10T
Hydraulic Crane Heila 140 tonne metre 4SL
Tank Capacities 130m3 Diesel Oil, 28 m3 Potable Water
Transfer Pump 2No
Accommodation Air Con. accommodation for 6 crew with sanitary facilities
Navigation Equipment Radar, Navtex, Immarsat C, GMDSS A3, Sat, Compass, DGPS, Electronic Chart System, 2 x VHF Radios
Seabed Levelling / Ploughing Equipment Yes 
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