Scottish builder, Macduff Shipyards, has completed works on multipurpose workboat for Conco Philipps.
With an overall length of 16.5 metes, a beam of 5.45 metres and a depth of 3.28 metes, the steel-hulled vessel has a bollard pull of nine tonnes. ‘Monogirl’ will be used at the Tetney Monobuoy, which is a crude oil tanker off loading facility in the mouth of the River Humber. Duties for the ‘Monogirl’ includes Line Boat, Mooring Removal, Personnel Transport, Stores Transport, Towing and Pushing, Wire Handling and Other general duties for a workboat of this size and capability. ‘Monogirl’ has a fuel capacity of 10,000 litres and a water capacity of 2,000 litres. Twin screw propulsion with two Caterpillar 3406C marine propulsion engines, each rated 240kW at 1,800rpm, driving through ZF W25 gearbozes with 4.409:1 ratio drive the vessel. Sterngears are by Kort Propulsion with 1300mm diametre four blade propellers on Kort Optima fixed nozzle rings. The vessel is classed ABS + A1 + AMS.