Brazil’s Inace Shipyard recently delivered the Siem Carajas, a 50m fast supply vessel (FSV), to Siem Consub.
Designed by Guido Perla & Associates, Seattle, WA, the 50-meter by 10-meter Siem Carajas is an all-aluminum vessel, with 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. The vessel’s deck cargo capacity is 250 metric tons.
The GPA FSV 150 design vessel has a maximum design speed, light boat, of 25 knots with a 21-knot service speed when 175 mt dwt. The Brazilian-flag FSV has a maximum deadweight of 350 mt.
Propulsion for the Siem Carajas is supplied by four Cummins KTA50-M2, rated at 1,800 hp each at 1,900 rev/min, that drive1.2-meter propellers through Twin Disc gears. A pair of Cummins-powered 99 kW generators meets the vessel’s electrical needs. The FSV also has two 150 hp tunnel thrusters.
Established in the 1960s, Inace Shipyard, located in Fortaleza, Ceara State, Brazil, has a a diverse orderbook and is currently building tugs, crewboat, fast supply boats, yachts, patrol boats and oceanographic vessels.
May 5, 2012