Trinity Shipyard Delivers Detroit Diesel-Powered Crewboat For Use in Indonesia

Trinity Industries, Inc. subsidiary, Aluminum Boats, Inc., recently delivered the all-aluminum, 85-footlong by 20-foot-beam crewboat Osco Star 1 to P.T. Osco Utama, Jakarta, Indonesia.

The crewboat is powered by two Detroit Diesel 12V71 turbocharged diesel engines developing 510 hp each at 2,100 rpm. They drive 33- inch by 28.5-inch four-blade propellers through reverse/reduction gears with a ratio of 2.0:1.

Two 40-kw diesel generators driven by two Detroit Diesel 3-71 engines provide electrical power.

Steering with stations fore and aft in the pilothouse is electrohydraulic.

The Osco Star 1 can carry 15 passengers, five crew members, and has berths for eight people. It has a galley, dining area, and is equipped with a clothes washer/dryer.

The crewboat can carry 4,200 gallons of fuel, 600 gallons of fresh water, 60 gallons of lube oil, and 3,200 gallons of ballast water. It has a flush, 39-foot by 16-foot aft deck providing 624 square feet of clear area for a deck load of up to 20 long tons.

A water-cooled air conditioning and heating system serves the crew's quarters, galley, passenger area and pilothouse.

The Osco Star 1 is certified by the American Bureau of Shipping, A-l Maltese Cross.

Aluminum Boats, Inc., Crown Point, La., is one of seven shipbuilding companies in the Trinity Group, Gulfport, Miss., which is owned by Trinity Industries Inc. of Dallas, Texas.

Other companies in the group are Halter Marine, Inc., Moss Point Marine, Inc., Equitable Shipyards, Inc., Gretna Machine and Iron Works, Inc., HBC Barge, Inc., and Trinity-Beaumont.

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