Blount delivers double hull bunkering tanker

Chandra B Chandra B

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 — Blount Boats, Warren, RI, recently delivered the 79 ft x 23 ft double hulled bunkering tanker  Chandra B to American Petroleum and Transport, Inc., Miller Place, NY.

The Chandra B is named after one of owner Stephen Bragoli's daughters and, as we reported earlier, was launched from the shipbuilder's newly refurbished production hall using its lift dock.

Designed by Farrell & Norton Architects, the vessel has been built to USCG Subchapter D specifications and will operate in New York Harbor and New Jersey.

Main propulsion power is provided by twin Tier III Cummins Model QSL9, six-cylinder diesel engines. Each is rated at 330 hp at 1,800 rpm and each drives a 48 inch diameter, 54 inch pitch, four bladed propeller from HS Marine Propulsion viah ZF Model W325 marine hydraulic gears with a 4.91:1 reduction ratio The vessel is also equipped with a 50 hp Wesmar hydraulic bow thruster. 

Access vessel particulars and equipment list HERE

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