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platform supply vessel (PSV) offshore support vessel
BRAVANTE VII Eastern Shipbuilding Group

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Characteristics

  • Type:

    platform supply vessel (PSV)

  • Length:

    86.56 m (283'11")

Description

The BRAVANTE VII is the third (3rd) STX SV290 design of five vessels in a series which
are all, ABS Classed, AC Diesel-Electric powered, twin Z-drive propelled PSV’s measuring
284’(86.5m) x 60’(18.3m) x 24’-6”(7.5m). These high-tech vessels feature four Cummins
QSK-60DM 16-cylinder turbo-charged IMO Tier II diesel generator engines each rated at
1825 kW at 1,800 rpm. Cummins also furnished the four Marathon Model 744 690VAC
main generators. Main propulsion power is provided by two 690VAC electric motors
driving two Schottel Combi-Drives SCD 2020 Single Fixed Pitch Propellers with Nozzles
rated at 2,500 kW at 750 rpm each for a total of 6,700 Hp. Schottel also provides two
STT 4 Fixed Pitch Reversing Tunnel Thrusters rated at 1,180 kW at 1,170 rpm, each with
direct coupled Hyundai 690VAC electric motors. GE Energy provides the complete
system integrated diesel electric package, including the thruster drives, motors, control
systems, DP system, switchboards, motor control centers, automation and navigation/
communication electronics. These vessels are capable of a maximum speed of over 13
knots with a cruising speed of 12 knots. The fully integrated bridge is arranged for
increased visibility and features the latest technology in navigation, communication
equipment.