She is a 25m Multicat built by Damen Shipyards for UK Dredging and was designed to provide dredging support with bed levelling, buoy handling and survey capability. Her principal duties are bed levelling and her 10m plough is capable of working at a depth of 20m.
The Multicat form provides the stability to assist in dredging support, to handle floating pipelines and to act as a marine working platform. She is fully equipped with DGPS and digital mapping and can work with other dredgers or on a stand alone basis.
Winch arrangements permit three point anchoring allowing accurate positioning for holding the vessel on station in difficult tidal or weather conditions.
Accommodation is provided for 5 people.
Overall she is 25.97m long with a 10.06m beam and 2.55m maximum draught.
Speed is 9.6 knots via twin Cummins KTA 19M3 (2 x 477kW).
Bollardpull is 17.6t
MMSI - 235004829
REG - UK, Southampton
IMO - 9267314
Call Sign - VSUX2
Built - Damen SY, NL
Yard No.- 999
L 25.97m W 10.06m
Year - 2003
Fawley, 4 April 2015