The Port of Lule å, Sweden, has actually taken distribution of the 36 meter crossbreed icebreaker yank Vilja from Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan.
Vilja is an EXPANSE 3600– H, icebreaking companion yank made byRobert Allan Ltd to Ice Class 1A Super as well as can damaging 1 m of ice at approximately 3 knots, making it one of the most effective hybrid/electric icebreaking companion yank of its dimension, according to Robert Allan.
On tests, the Vilja fulfilled or went beyond efficiency assumptions with the adhering to outcomes:
- Bollard pull: 89 statistics tonnes in mechanical setting; 98 statistics tonnes in increase setting
- Free running rate, in advance: 14.6 knots
The yank has a hull framework that goes beyond Finnish-Swedish ice-class toughness demands as well as was developed to the greatest ecological requirements. It will certainly be utilized for ice administration, firefighting as well as navigating help solution responsibilities in the Port of Lule å as well as will certainly help ships as well as carry out seaside towing in the north market of the Gulf of Bothnia.
Vilja is furnished with a cutting-edge crossbreed propulsion system including diesel major engines, shaft motor/generators, as well as electric battery power storage space. This arrangement enables reliable power as well as gas intake administration. The yank can operating the battery power just or making use of a solitary major engine in the crossbreed diesel-electrical setting, or on 2 major engines in diesel-mechanical setting with feasible battery increase. The resulting functional versatility returns considerable gas, discharges as well as upkeep financial savings.
Main propulsion is a crossbreed arrangement with in-line shaft electric motor generators (M/Gs) as well as consists of a set of Wärtsilä 8L26 diesel motor, each ranked at 2,720 kW at 1,000 rpm, as well as each driving a Rolls-Royce US355 controlled pitch Z-drive system, ranked 3,100 kW at 1,000 rpm. The extra increase is given by 2 shaft motor/generators, as well as electric battery power storage space.
The yank is the very first vessel furnished with the Wärtsilä HY crossbreed power component. The component supplies ideal power administration as well as electric procedure.
The vessel’s lodgings are equipped to high MLC certified requirements for a regular operating team of 3 to 6 team. The Master as well as Chief Engineer cabins lie on the major deck with 3 solitary team cabins situated in the reduced lodgings. All cabins are furnished with 2nd pullman bed for optimum of 10 employees in total amount.
Vilja has actually been furnished with Ibercisa ahead companion as well as aft towing winches as well as a Palfinger Harbour task crane.
A Brunvoll EDGE driven passage thruster has actually been set up in the skeg for improved ability to move.
The electric plant consists of 2 Caterpillar C7.4 diesel gensets each with a power result of 118 ekW.
Ship taking care of fenders contains a 900 x 500 mm round fender with 500 x 360 mm “W” block fendering listed below at the bow as well as the strict. A 350 x 350 hollow “D” fender supplies security at the major deck large line as well as along the knuckle.