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POSH Semco, Singapore
2 x Wärtsilä 12V32,
2 x fixed-nozzle,
2 x Caterpillar, each 500kW
2 units, each 2,240kW
Converteam ADP-2 +
1 x fixed crane (port side),
5.0 tonnes; 1 x moveable
crane, 4.5 tonnes
'Posh Champion' and 'Posh Commander'
are the latest anchor-handling
tug/supply vessels to be delivered to
Singapore-based offshore services
provider POSH Semco.
Built at Universal Shipbuilding
Corporation's Keihin shipyard in
Yokohama, Japan, the ABS-classed vessels
each measure 75.27 metres in length
overall, with a beam of 18.0 metres, a
design draught of 6.0 metres, and a depth
to main deck of 8.1 metres.
Propulsion comes from a pair of
Wärtsilä 12V32 diesel engines, each rated
5,965kW, driving two convertible-pitch
propellers in fixed nozzles. This set-up
delivers a maximum speed of 16 knots and
an economical cruising speed of 12 knots,
with a bollard pull of 194 tonnes. For close
manoeuvring, the vessel are equipped with
two bow thrusters and a third in the stern.
Electrical power is provided by two 500kW
Caterpillar diesel generators.
The aft deck area offers 468 square metres
of clear deck space, allowing for the carriage
of up to 1,000 tonnes of cargo. Each vessel is
equipped two deck cranes: a fixed crane,
located to port, with a lifting capacity of 5
tonnes, and a movable crane with a capacity
of 4.5 tonnes. In addition, each vessel
features a Rolls-Royce anchor-handling and
Situated on top of the forward-located
superstructure, the deckhouse provides
excellent all-round visibility with bridge
wings either side, and is fitted with a
modern navigations and communications
package. Fully furnished and air-conditioned
throughout, the crew accommodation
includes an office, mess, recreation room,
laundry and hospital, as well as 21 cabins
with 30 berths. Both vessels are designed for
a crew of 22.
Founded in 1951, POSH Semco operates a
fleet of more than 100 vessels spread across
five key business divisions: deepwater
services; offshore construction support:
engineering, procurement, installation and
commisioning (EPIC) services; harbour
services; and emergency response.
For further information, contact:
POSH Semco, Singapore.
PH: +65 6839 6500,
FX: +65 6839 6702,
Universal Shipbuilding Corporation, Japan.
PH: +81 44 543 2700, FX: +81 44 543 2710,
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