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Each hydraulic jack has a capacity of 100 metric tons at 2000 bar and a stroke of 10 mm - 3/a inch.

By linking a number of jacks together you can make any desired diameter to fit the ships' propeller or rudder shaft.

The starter is connected to the handpump and the job can start. In use at yards all over the world.


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Halter Marine, Inc. of New

Orleans, La., recently delivered the Point Chaleur, the second of

Point Express, Ltd., of Morgan

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The Point Chaleur is 191 feet long with a 40-foot beam and a 14-foot depth. She is powered by two EMD 16-645C diesel engines developing 1,950 hp each at 900 rpm. They drive two, 90-inch- diameter four-blade propellers through Lufkin RHS 2120 re- verse/reduction gears with a ra- tio of 3.0:1.

The vessel's six Smatco tanks each carry 1,000 cubic feet of bulk mud and four additional tanks carry 1,344 barrels of liquid mud.

Dry mud is moved through the system by a Gardner Denver

WCG air compressor and liquid muds are pumped by Mission

Magnum pumps.

Some of the Point Chaleur's other capacities are: 61,000 gal- lons fuel oil; 1,824 gallons lube oil; 165,400 gallons ballast wa- ter; and 16,888 gallons of fresh water. Her aft deck has nearly 4,000 square feet of cargo space.

There are two Westinghouse equipped control stations aboard and a 56-point engine alarm sys- tem provided by EMI. The hy- draulic steering system was man- ufactured by SSI and maneuver- ability is enhanced by a Bird-

Johnson model 20 bow thruster driven by a Detroit Diesel 8V71 diesel engine through Capitol reverse/eduction gears.

The main switchboard and dis- tribution panels were built by

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TWX 710-347-0593 starboard radar has a Raytheon

IBCAS anti-collision unit. The vessel is also equipped with a

Raytheon depth sounder, Henchel rudder angle indicators, and a

Henschel intercom.

Some of the deck equipment includes a Smatco 66 DAW 200 towing winch, a 5-foot by 8-foot

Smatco stern roller, and an HBL electrohydraulic anchor windlass.

Living and working space is heated by Lennox electric strip heaters and cooled by 15 tons of

Dunn and Bush water cooled air- conditioning. Seven staterooms provide berths for 20 persons.

The Point Chaleur is American

Bureau of Shipping classed Al,

Maltese Cross, full ocean towing,

AMS, ice class "C", and carries a Panama Canal admeasurement certificate.

She was built at Halter's Lock- port, La., division which will soon complete her sister ships, the

Point Liberty and Point Nor- mandy. The first in the series, the Point Bravo was delivered recently. (See MARITIME RE-

PORTER, February 15, 1983 is- sue) .

Quincy model D325 air compres- sors provide compressed air for diesel engine starting, the pneu- matic control system, air whistle, sea chest, and ship service.

Aurora pumps service bilge, ballast, fuel transfer, and the on- ship fire-fighting system while

Viking pumps handle oily bilge and fuel oil standby. The fuel oil separator was manufactured by

Westfalia. The sanitary water system contains a Deming pres- sure set with a vertical 82-gallon tank. Water closets drain into a

Micropher MC-200 sewage-treat- ment system.

Satellite navigation is provided by a Magnavox MX4102 direc- tion finder with interface to a

Sperry gyrocompass. The VHF radio is a Sailor RT-144 and the

SSB radio is a Stevens SEA 106-1. Two Raytheon model 6425- 6UP radars are installed. The


ST. PHILIP) are equipped with Markey Towing Winch,

Capstans and Anchor windlass. These twin screw 5600 horsepower St. Philip tugs are engaged in regular cross

U.S. Gulf service pushing 27,500 D.W.T., self discharge bulk cargo barges. St. Philip holds with Markey.

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