Sinopacific delivers first new design AHTS to Femco
The Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has delivered a newbuild SPA150 anchor handling tug supply vessel to Femco Group.
SHANGHAI, China – The Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has delivered a newbuild SPA150 anchor handling tug supply vessel to Femco Group.
This is the first-ever for the design and first in a series of four vessels contracted by Femco from Sinopacific. SPA150 with 12,000-hp propulsion and 150-ton bollard pull, marks the first medium-size AHTS in the SP series, which is the in-house brand belonging to Sinopacific and designed by Shanghai Design Associates, the Sinopacific design team.
With an overall length of 72 m, (236 ft) a molded breadth of 17.2 m (56 ft) and a 515-sq m (5,543-sq ft) cargo deck with 10 tons/sq m uniform load, the vessel has a DP-2 system and is suitable for different kinds of offshore support work, including anchoring, tugging, external firefighting (Fi-Fi 2), oil pollutant recovery, as well as loading kinds of liquid and dry cargoes.