MONSTER Mode: New Long-Haul Tug ‘ALP Striker’ Delivers Huge 310 Ton Bollard Pull
The initially of 4 brand-new long-haul towing and also support handling pulls for ALP Maritime has actually returned from sea tests where it accomplished an outstanding 309.6 tonne bollard pull throughout screening.
The ALP Striker was provided to ALP, a subsidiary of Teekay Offshore, on September 12 list below building and construction at Niigata Shipbuilding & & Repair,Japan The vessel is the very first in ALP’s upcoming Future Class, a collection made for more powerful and also bigger pulling jobs to match the raising dimension of the most up to date FPSOs, FLNGs a various other likewise huge drifting items.
The ALP Striker is based upon the DP2, 300t bollard pull ULSTEIN SX 157 layout, supplied by Norwegian developer and also shipbuilderUlstein Group In enhancement to its outstanding pulling ability, ALP Striker is additionally produced support handling, placing and also mooring, with a demanding roller, a three-drummed winch with 400t lifting capability, and also chain storage lockers.
According to Ulstein, the vessels have a solution rate of 13 knots, with a full throttle of 19 knots. Fuel capability is greater than 3,500 cubic meters, giving adequate gas for a continual tow at complete power for 45 days, sufficient for a continuous Trans-Atlantic, Indian or Pacific Ocean tow. The ships can suit a big 35-person staff, once again mirroring the extended periods of time intended to be invested mixed-up. The vessels are 88.9 meters long and also 21 meters vast.
ALP Striker Sea Trial Photos:
ENJOYABLE REALITY: While the 309.6 t bollard pull of the ALP Striker is certainly outstanding, the Guinness World Record for the world’s most powerful tugboat is held by Farstad Shipping’s Far Samson, which accomplished an amazing 423 tonne bollard pull throughout screening.
Photos politeness Ulstein Group
“These vessels are able to perform worldwide ocean towage of any distance, as well as positioning and hook-up of floating installations to pre-laid mooring systems, anchoring of installations and floating objects and disconnecting and mooring retrieval as part of repositioning or decommissioning operations. The vessels are able to do this with minimal fuel bunkering stops, optimal fuel-efficiency with a four-independent engine configuration, and high Bollard Pull. ULSTEIN X-BOW© design guarantees optimal course stability and sea keeping in adverse weather and sea conditions.”
Main attributes from ULSTEIN:
- Long Distance Towing
- High bollard pull: For the towing of huge drifting items
- Also geared up for: Anchor Handling, placing, mooring
- Dynamic Positioning Class II (DYNPOS-AUTR)
- Worldwide job
- Optimal seagoing attributes (ULSTEIN X-BOW ®)
- Fuel effective
- Clean Design
- Comfort Class Comf- V (3 )
- Ice Class 1B
- Fire Fighting (FiFi II)
- The 4 MAK engines generate 24,400 BHP.
- Cargo deck location: 550 m2
- Deck freight 2,400 t– 10t/m2 Max
- Deadweight 4,250 t