559 July 2009
Petra Joins Owner’s Galaxy
The Petra Galaxy
The Petra Galaxy, designed by Conan Wu and Asscoiates, is the latest vessel to join the fleet of Perdana Venus Ltd. of the Marshall Islands. The 75 by 20-meter maintenance/work vessel has approximately 700 square meters of open deck space with a capacity of five tonnes per square meter for a total deadweight of 3475.56 tonnes of which 400 tons could be deck cargo with the vessel drawing 5.2 meters of draft.
Classed by ABS as a + A1 +AMS Offshore Vessel the Petra Galaxy includes air-conditioned accommodation for up 189 people as well as a hospital, conference room, recreation room and five offices. On deck a Favelle Favco model 6/10 lattice boom offshore marine crane provides maintenance support. A four point anchoring system is fitted. It employs four single drum winches with auto-spooling and 40-ton first layer pulling power to handle the four 5000 kg Delta flipper anchors each connected by 1200 meters of 38 mm wire rope. This equipment, along with 16 400-watt deck floodlights and an extensive suit of wheelhouse electronics by Furuno, Tokimec, Navtex, Anschuetz, walker and Soura shows that this boat means business!
Below decks a pair of Cummins KTA50M2 main propulsion engines each delivering 1800 HP into Reintjes WAF664 gears with 5.044:1 ratios to turn 2.1-meter fixed-pitch propellers. Forward VTA28DM engine powers the bow thruster. Main generators are three Cummins KTA19-powered 360 kW sets. A Cummins 6CTA8.3DM-powered 150 kW genset provides emergency services while a Cummins 6BT5.9 engine powers a fi-fi pump.
Capacities include 57 cubic meters of fuel oil, 1057 cubic meters of fresh water supported by two reverse osmosis water makers each producing 35 tons per day. The Petra Galaxy will have a 28-day endurance with a 5000 nautical mile range.
For more information:
Captain Ting Hien Liong
Shin Yang Shipyard Sdn Bhd.
Lot 211, Kuala Baram Industrial Estate,
98000 Miri Sarawak,
Phone: +60 85 65 6699
Or: +60 85 60 4999
Perdana Venus Ltd.
Trust Compnay Complex
Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island
Majuro, Marshell Island, MH96960
Alan Ong P.J.
Sales & Application Engineer
Scott & English (M) Sdn Bhd
Phone: +60 8565 4984
Conan Wu & Associates
Level 3, 5 International Business Park
Phone: +65 6562 1138
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