Halter Marine Completes Contract With Tidewater
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., has completed an 11 supply boat contract with Tidewater Marine, Inc. with the delivery of the 192-foot Tiger Tide.
The Tiger Tide is 192 feet 6 inches with a 40-foot beam and 14-foot depth. She is powered by two EMD 16-645E7B diesel engines developing 2,305 hp each at 900 rpm. They drive two 90-inch-diameter four-bladed propellers through Lufkin RH 2322 reverse/reduction gears with a ratio of 3.0:1. The main engines and gears are cooled by six Fernstrum grid coolers.
There are three Mathers pneumatic control systems aboard and a 24-point engine alarm system provided by SSI. The hydraulic/electric steering system was also supplied by SSI. A Schottel S-152L bow thruster driven by a Detroit Diesel 8V71 improves station keeping and maneuverability. The main switchboard, distribution panels, and generator control panels were manufactured by Continental Electric Service Corporation. Auxiliary power is supplied by two Detroit Diesel 8V71 diesel engines through two Delco 125-kw generators.
Aurora pumps service bilge, ballast, fuel oil transfer and the on and off ship fire-fighting systems. The fuel oil separator was manufactured by Westfalia. The sanitary water system contains a Myers pressure set with an 82- gallon Harvard tank.
Navigation and communications equipment include: two Decca RM916C radars; a Furuno P860F sounder; two Sailor VHF radios; Ritchie compass; a RFM230M SSB radio; an NCS Wherefinder II; a Sperry MK37 Gyro with repeater; and a Sperry 8T autopilot and gyro interface.
Some of the deck equipment includes: a Smatco 72 DAW double drum tow/anchorhandling winch driven by a Detroit Diesel 12V71 engine with a line pull of 150 tons; a Smatco 1500 EAD-30 anchor windlass with a 35,000-pound line pull; a Smatco single drum hydraulic tugger with multiple disc brakes; and a 5-foot by 8-foot Halmar stern roller.
Living and working spaces are heated and cooled by a 17-ton Carrier system. Eight staterooms provide berths for 16 persons.
The Tiger Tide was built at Halter's Moss Point, Mississippi division, one of six shipyards owned and operated by Halter in the Southeastern United States. Halter is One of the world's largest builders of supply vessels for the offshore oil and gas industry.
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