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The implementation of 46

CFR Subchapter M require- ments recently attracted the interest of Smith Systems, a manufacturer of precision sensors for the rail, automo- tive, mining and aerospace

Photo: Incat Crowther industries. With the new

Lita Ocean, a shipbuilder based in of fuel oil and 1,320 gallons of fresh wa- subchapter M requirements,

Summit PSA 5 Main Particulars

Singapore, delivered Summit PSA 5, a ter.

Dimensions 25 x 6 x 3 m new 25m monohull crewboat for PSA The boat’s crew accommodations be- workboats have an increased

Construction Marine grade aluminum

Marine. Based on an Incat Crowther de- low deck feature two staterooms for four need for reliable, durable and

Fuel Oil 2,900 gal.

sign, the vessel is intended to provide for crew members. A generously sized gal- cost-efective sensors. The

Fresh Water 1,320 gal.

the transport of both personnel and light ley, mess area, washroom, laundry room

Sullage 215 gal.

engineering staf of Smith cargo to and from a foating storage re- and pantry complete the well-appointed

Passengers/Crew 32/4 gasifcation unit (FSRU). crew accommodations. The main deck

Systems is focusing its atten-

Speed (Service/Max) 23/26 knots

The vessel is powered by two MAN includes a spacious 45 cu. m. aft cargo tion on ofering “Designed to

Main Engines 2 x MAN 2842 LE410

D2842 LE410 marine engines rated at deck covered in hardwood planking and

Power 2 x 1 809 kW @ 2,100rpm

Survive” speed, motion and 809 kw @ 2,100 rpm driving two fxed a passenger cabin featuring 16 business

Generators 2 x Perkins pitch propellers. It has a full load speed class seats, 16 economy seating, one temperature sensing devices

Flag Panama in excess of 26 knots. lavatory, luggage shelves, two (2) PFD to meet specialized marine

Class/Survey Lloyds Register (LR)

Tank capacities include 2,900 gallons storage lockers, and a deck locker.

needs. Those eforts include providing associated controls, custom instrumentation, ca- bling and harnesses. The com- pany also provides parts that meet full OEM specifcations,

MIW to build Tour Vessel often with additional unique

Moran Iron Works, Inc. (MIW) signed engineering and operational

Kayak Tour Vessel Main Particulars a contract with Pictured Rocks Kayaking improvements, often at lower

Length 65 ft.

(PRK) to build a specialized passenger cost. Smith Systems serves a

Beam 19 ft.

tour vessel. Together, and in conjunction

Builder Moran Iron Works with DLBA (a division of Gibbs & Cox, diversity of industries, from

Designer DLBA, a div. of Gibbs & Cox

Inc.), MIW are creating a special pur-

NASA’s Space Shuttle space-

Main engines 2 x Cummins QSK19 pose tour boat that is frst of its kind in craft to the world of high

Power 2 x 800 hp the Great Lakes region.

Gears Twin Disc performance auto racing.

Measuring 65 x 19 ft. the vessel will be

Gyro stabilization Seakeeper built of aluminum at Moran Iron Works’

Photo: Moran Iron Works headquarters in Onaway, Michigan. The purpose of this particular vessel is to es- mins QSK19, rated at 800 hp each, efciency. The vessel’s hull form, struc- cort 72 passengers and 36 kayaks around driving propellers through Twin Disc ture, machinery, and electrical systems

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for reduction gears. Twin Seakeeper HD will be designed by DLBA (a division of guided kayak tours. gyro stabilizers will be ftted for passen- Gibbs & Cox, Inc.) to meet USCG Sub-

This vessel will feature a custom-de- ger comfort and safety. The hull form chapter T requirements. signed kayak launch. will be a double chine, variable deadrise The vessel is scheduled to launch in

The main engines will be twin Cum- monohull for improved seakeeping and late 2019.

42 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • FEBRUARY 2019

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