Concept design

RMDC 8530 45 ton ASD TUG

MAIN PARTICULARS

Length overall 30.30 m
Length p.p. 26.60 m
Breadth moulded 9.80 m
Design draught 4.25 m
Maximum draught 5.65 m
Bollard pull ahead minimum 85 tonnes 
Bollard pull astern about 85 tonnes
Speed 13.5 knots
Dead weight 210 t
Main engines 2 x 1425 kW
Crew 5 + 3 persons

CAPACITIES

Fuel oil 195 cu m
Fresh water 22 cu m
Ballast water 47 cu m
Foam 5 cu m
Provision store 0.6 t

CLASS

PRS:+KM II L3 TUG


RMDC 8530 is a single deck tug with two azimuth stern drives (ASD) designed for all-year operation in non-arctic seas in middle ice conditions. The vessel is designed for:
- port assist for vessels including tankers,
- towing and escort services at sea in A2 area,
- external fire fighting with water/foam monitor,
- salvage operations.

MAIN EQUIPMENT

-Aft towing winch with SWL 50 t  and 100 t braking capacity.
-Forward towing winch with SWL 15 t .
-Double towing bollard  with towing hook with SWL 50 t.

This design was proved in construction of Centaur II vessel for port in Gdynia.

General Arrangement