Logistics Supply Boat
LOA 15.05m Beam 5.0m Draft’t 0.25m Disp’t 17t
Speed 21kts MCA Cat 2 Payload 10 tonnes
Main Machinery 2 x Volvo D9 425 bhp,
2 x Hamilton 322 Waterjets
The ‘SHI HUA GANG YI HAO’ is a one of the Wave Provider class fitted out for oil spill response and patrol duties at an oil refinery in eastern China. She is fitted with twin Volvo D9 425 bhp engines and Hamilton 322 waterjets giving her a top speed of around 21 knots and excellent manoeuvrability. She is built to carry and deploy a range of pollution control gear including a spray dispersant pump with extendable spray arms, skimmer oil recovery systems and a towable oil storage bladder as well as a host of other equipment. She has seating for 8 passengers in the comfortable wheelhouse as well as for 3 crew together with a small WC. She has a very large working deck with a roll over stern together with removable hand rails and a substantial tow post. The deck has a number of lashing and support points to accommodate the oil spill response equipment and this can readily be loaded or deployed using the Palfinger 6.5 tonne metre hydraulic knuckle boom crane. She makes a versatile and extremely capable pollution response craft.