MAERSK DEFENDER (1)

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MAERSK DEFENDER (1)

Post by Henk » Sun Jun 09, 2013 3:47 pm

MAERSK DEFENDER (1)
1980 – 1991
Safety Support
OWNER : The Mærsk Co.Ltd.- Aberdeen.
BUILD : Keel laid July 1975; launched 23-12-1975; in service March 1976
YARD : Singapore Slipway and Engeneering Co.- Singapore.
YARD NUMBER : 78
DIMENSION : 63,30 x 58,83 x 13,82 x 6,41 x 5,42 m.
TONNAGE : 1.594 grt; 2.033 dwt; after 1994, 1.828 grt; 1.374 dwt
CALL SIGN : GVED
IMO NUMBER : 7423873
MACHINERY : 2x 2SA 7 cylinder Wichmann type 7AX, 300x450 each connected to a controllable Pitch propeller; 2x General Motors each connected to a generator 145 kW/380\220 V/50 Hz; 2x 2SA General Motors each connected to a bowthruster with 800 bhp each; 2x 2SA General Motors each connected to a sternthruster 600 bhp each; FiFi installation with 3 monitors 5.250 m³/hr
HORSEPOWER : 4.200 bhp; 3.090 kW
SPEED : 13,5 knots
DECKSPACE : 220 m2.
DECK LOAD : 500 tons
FUEL OIL : 663 m³
DRILL WATER : 683 m³
CREW : 56 persons
PASSENGERS : 250 persons
SAFETY CERT. : 250 persons
IN THE FLEET : 27-10-1980 as NORTHERN EXPLORER from Northern Offshore Ltd. (Bugge Supply Ships A/S - Tonsberg)- Aberdeen.
SOLD : In December 1991 renamed OSA DEFENDER by Vereinigte Tankschiffahrts Gesellschaft Supply-boats Liberia Inc.(OSA Marine Ltd.) - Monrovia.

SPECIALITIES : From 1976 till 1979 named SEA TOPAZ from Sunedge Ltd. (Bugge Supply Ships A/S - tonsberg) - London.
In 1979 rebuild at Rickmers Werft - Bremerhaven.
Divingsystem: Seaforth, 2x6 mindeck, decompression-room and divingbell up to 305 m.
In 1993 renamed OSA DEFENDER by OIL Ltd.- Woking.
In May 1997 renamed AMERICAN DEFENDER by S.& H.Diving L.L.C. (American Oil Field Divers Inc.)- Panama, differant generators build in and bunkerspace doubled. In April 2001 renamed SEAWAY DEFENDER by S.& H. Diving LLC (Stolt Offshore A/S) - Panama.
In October 2006 renamed DSRV EPIC DIVER by Eric Divers & Marine SA - Panama.
In January 2007 renamed EPIC DIVER homeport Port Vila.
March 2011 broken-up.

Photo: Teun v/d Zee
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Re: MAERSK DEFENDER (1)

Post by hendrik » Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:44 am

BU 3.11

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