Cummins Hotips#660 May 2012
The second Guido Perla & Associates designed fast supply vessel has been delivered from Brazil’s Inace Shipyard. Named Siem Carajás, the 50-meter (164-foot) by 10-meter aluminum vessel features a large forward cargo shelter. There is also a large 28.5 by 7.8-meter open after deck. Liquid capacities include: ships fuel 22 m3, cargo fuel oil 64.6 m3, ship’s potable water 17.4 m3, potable water cargo 65 m3. Deck cargo capacity is 250 metric tons. The maximum design speed, light boat, is 25 knots with a 21-knot service speed when 175 mt DWT. Maximum deadweight is 350 mt.
Four Cummins KTA50-M2 each delivering 1800 HP at 1900 RPM to 1.2-meter propellers through Twin Disc gears provide propulsion. A pair of Cummins-powered 99 kW generators meets the vessel’s electrical needs.
Photos Courtesy of Cummins Brasil Ltda
For further information:
See Cummins Hotips#643
Waldemar Marchetti Sobrinho
Marine Business Executive Manager – South America & Mexico
Phone: (55-11) 2186 4778
Mobile: (55-11) 7609 1033