She was one of two Damen ATD Tug 2412 Twin Fin tugs built in Damen’s Vietnam yard which arrived as deck cargo at the Damen Vlissingen Ship repair facility for drydocking and inspection late in 2014 aboard the heavylift vessel Calypso.
Svitzer Bargate is 24.74m, long with a 12.63m beam and 5.85m draught. Tank capacity figures include 69.8m3 of fuel oil and 8m3 of fresh water.
Main engine provision is from two Caterpillar 3516C TA HD/D diesels with a total output of 4,180bkW (5,600bhp) at 1,600rpm. Power is transmitted to two Rolls-Royce US 255 azimuth thrusters incorporating Rolls-Royce ‘built in’ type slipping clutches with 2,600mm diameter propellers. Auxiliary machinery includes two Caterpillar C4.4TA, 230/440 V, 86kVA, 50Hz generator sets.
Performance figures indicate a bollard pull (ahead) of 67.5 tons and speeds of 12.5 knots ahead and 11.9 knots astern.
The vessels after decks are each home to a hydraulically driven split drum winch with 33 ton pull at 11m/min and 150 ton brake load incorporating a line pull measurement system. An electrically driven 10m/min anchor winch with warping head is located forward. The fendering system consists of a cylinder and block arrangement aft and a D-fender on the sides and bow.
REG - UK,
IMO - 9701970
Call Sign - 2IBE9
Built - Ha Long SB Co, Ha Long, VN
Yard No. - 545009
L 24.74m W 12.63m
Year - 2014
Southampton, 4 April 2015