Swiftships Completes 120-Foot Aluminum Tender For Dome

Swiftships, Inc., Morgan City, La., announced the recent completion of a 120-foot, all-aluminum high-speed tender named Can- Mar Tingneak (shown above).

The boat is the first vessel Swiftships has built for Dome Petroleum Ltd., Alberta, Canada.

The Can-Mar Tingneak was designed to Dome's specifications for use in its offshore oil operations.

A p p r o v e d by t h e Canadian Coast Guard, the Can-Mar Tingneak has a propulsion system that combines three MTU 12V- 396TB83 engines with ZF 2:1 reduction gears. The 50-kw International Electric generators are driven by a Detroit Diesel engine.

E n g i n e c o n t r o l s are by Wabco. The Can-Mar Tingneak's hydraulic steering system is by Pico. The vessel has an above deck cargo capacity of 40 long tons. It carries 5,000 gallons of fuel, 1,000 gallons of potable water, and a crew of seven.

The Can-Mar Tingneak's beam is 25 feet and its depth is 11 feet.

Its 42-inch by 44-inch four-blade Nibral propellers were supplied by Columbian. And its 4-inch shaft was fabricated by Swiftships.

BJ Bearing supplied both cutlass bearings.

The electronics, by Bibbins & Rice, include two Decca RM914C radars, an SSB Marconi CH15 radiotelephone, a Raytheon Ray 55 VHF, an Internave Model 360 loran, an Elac LAZ51 d e p th sounder, a Sperry Gyro MK37 compass, and a Furuno FD171 ADF.

The high-speed craft is outfitted with full fire-fighting equipment, life saving gear by Beaufort, a Sarex oil/water separator, Perko navigation lights, a Carlisle- Finch searchlight, a Buell 1061C horn—and two five-ton airconditioning and heating units by Trane.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 8,  Sep 1981 Louisiana

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