Mermaid Cove

Overview

The Mermaid Cove was purpose built to be an offtake support vessel. With its diesel electric propulsion, 70.3t bollard pull the vessel is one of MMA’s strongest performing AHT vessels in the fleet. The vessel has been on continuous hire since its delivery in 2013 to BHP - providing FPSO offtake support services on the North West Shelf and Carnarvon Basin in Western Australia.

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Key Features

  • Notation
    ✠A1, Towing Vessel, (Fire Fighting Capability), Offshore Support Vessel AH, (E), ✠AMS, ✠ACCU, ✠DPS-2, ENVIRO, GP
  • Built
    The vessel was built in 2013 at ASL Shipyard
  • Port of Registry & Flag
    Dampier Port & Australian Flag
  • Deck Space
    301m2 free deck space at 5T/m2 deck strength
  • Bollard Pull
    70.3 tonnes bollard pull is ideal for static tow operations
  • BHP
    With three caterpillar diesel electric engines, the vessel has a total of 5,474 BHP

Vessel Summary

  • PARTICULARS
    • Vessel Type Diesel Electric, Azimuth, AHT, OSV, DP2
    • IMO Number 9644108
    • Port of Registry Dampier
    • Year Built 2013
    • Class American Bureau of Shipping
    • Notation ✠A1, Towing Vessel, (Fire Fighting Capability), Offshore Support Vessel AH, (E), ✠AMS, ✠ACCU, ✠DPS-2, ENVIRO, GP
  • DETAILS
    • Length Overall 52.35m
    • Breadth 14.60m
    • GRT-NRT 1386/415
    • Deadweight 906mt
    • Depth 6.25m
    • Maximum draft 4.90m
    • BHP 5,620
    • kW 5,475
    • Bollard Pull 70.3t
    • Clear deck Space 301m²
    • Deck loading 5t/m²
    • Max Speed 12.5 knots
    • Sewage Plant MARPOL compliant + holding tank
    • Joystick Fitted
    • Flow Meter Fitted
  • CAPACITY
    • Fuel oil 592m³ @ 100%
    • Potable water 294m³ @ 100%
    • Sewage 16m³
  • PUMPING RATES
    • Fuel Oil 100m³/hr @ 30m head VFD controlled
    • Potable water 100m³/hr @ 30m head
  • MACHINERY
    • Main Engines 3 x Caterpillar 3516C 2095kW
    • Harbour Generator 1x Caterpillar C9 269kW
    • Emergency Generators 1 x Caterpillar C4.4 40kW
    • Bow Thruster 2 x Schottel STT02 2 x 350kW
    • Stern Thruster N/A
    • Propulsion 2 x Schottel SRP 1515 Azimuth @ 2000kW
  • ACCOMMODATION
    • Berths 2x1, 10x2
    • Total 22
  • DECK EQUIPMENT
    • Bow Winch Split drum-type with level wind
    • Capacity 800m x 52mm wire, 100m x 72mm rope
    • Pull 35t
    • Brake holding 150t
    • Anchor Handling Winch
    • Capacity 800m x 52mm
    • Pull 70t
    • Brake holding 200t
    • Towing Winch
    • Capacity 800m x 52mm
    • Pull 70t
    • Brake holding 200t
    • Tugger Winch
    • Number & Capacity 2 x 10t
    • Towing Pins 100t SWL
    • Shark Jaws 200t SWL
    • Stern Roller 3.0m x 1.5m, 150t SWL
    • Crane 1 x 2.0t tonnes SWL @ 14 m
  • LIFESAVING
    • Liferafts 4x25 man
    • FRC/Rescue Boat/Davit SOLAS approved FRC + Davit
    • Rescue Zones Fitted
    • Dacon Scoop 1 of 6 x 9.5m
  • SPECIALIST
    • DP Class DP 2
    • DGPS 2
    • Bow Fendering Double Cylindrical Type
    • Stern Fendering Single Cylindrical
    • Pilot Disembarkation stations One fitted either side
    • Daughter Craft Maritime Partners 10m Fast Rescue Daughter Craft

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Vessel Contacts

Mr Richard Furlong
Executive General Manager - Operations
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Mr Sean Connelly
Chartering Manager Australasia
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Mr Stuart Edgar
Executive General Manager - Project Logistics
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