Wave Handler 700 Class
Hose Handling & Mooring Line Deployment Craft
LOA 7.70m Beam 3.70m Disp’t 5t
Speed 14kts Bollard pull 2.4t
Main Machinery 2 x Cummins 6BTA 5.9M 210bhp,
2 x Hamilton 274 water jets
This Wave Handler 700 was supplied to Gusto/SBM to operate as a mooring line and hose handling workboat on an oil field offshore of Angola. She has a small wheelhouse and a bow access arrangement is provided forward for personnel transfers. The aft deck is fitted with working platforms recessed into both the quarters and a ramp to facilitate hose handling with an hydraulic capstan built into a plinth on the deck.