The Malaysian firm Ajang Shipping recently took delivery of a versatile maintenance workboat from the Shin Yang Shipyard in Miri, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
‘The 246 by 65.5 ft Ajang Haidah has a moulded depth of 31.3 ft with a 16.5 ft design draft. Designed by Conan Wu & Associates of Singapore the new vessel is powered by a pair of 16-cylinder Cummins KTA50-M2 main engines each developing 1800 BHP at 1900 RPM. The engines turn fixed pitch four-blade 2100 by 1512 m/m propellers through Reintjes WAF664 gears with ratios of 5.044:1. This gives the vessel a speed of eleven knots.The vessels main gensets are three Cummins KTA19DM1-powered generators each rated for 360 KW at 50 Hz. The emergency gen set is a Cummins 6CTA8.3DM-powered 150 Kw generator. A 210-HP Cummins 6BT5.9 engine powers the vessels fire pump. An 815 HP Cummins VTA28DM engine generates power for the boats bow thruster.