Svitzer Meridian

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Svitzer Meridian

Post by j.haver » Tue May 01, 2018 6:19 am

Newbuilding 2018 for Svitzer ; Svitzer Meridian, build as Delicay III.

built this year as Delicay class tugs by Sanmar to Traktor-Z 2500SX designs. The tug has a bollard pull of around 70 tonnes and maximum speeds of 12.5 knots.

Machinery; two Caterpillar 3516C HD main engines, each producing 2,100 kW of power at 1,600 rpm. These drive two Rolls-Royce US255 thrusters with 2,600 mm diameter propellers. In the engineroom there are also two Caterpillar C4.4 gensets producing 99 ekW at 50 Hz.

Deck machinery includes a DMT-supplied and electrically driven, split-drum aft winch. This has a brake holding load of 187 tonnes and can haul in 25 tonnes at a speed of 9 m/min or 8 tonnes at 28 m/min.

Svitzer Meridian particulars

Owner: Svitzer Europe.

Builder: Sanmar.

Class: Delicay.

Design: Traktor-Z 2500SX.

Length, oa: 25.3 m.

Breadth, moulded: 12 m.

Draught: 6.2 m.

Bollard pull: 70 tonnes.

Maximum speed: 12.5 knots.

Main engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3516C HD.

Thrusters: 2 x Rolls-Royce US255.

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