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supply offshore support vessel
HOS RED DAWN Eastern Shipbuilding Group

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Characteristics

  • Type:

    supply

  • Length:

    89 m (291'11")

Description

The first four vessels have been designated as the HOSMAX 300 series by Hornbeck Offshore and are USCG, ABS, SOLAS, DPS-2, AC Diesel-Electric powered, twin Z-drive propelled OSV’s measuring 292’x64’x24’-6”. These high-tech vessels feature four Caterpillar 3516C 16-cylinder turbo-charged Tier III diesel generator engines each rated at 1825 kW at 1,800 rpm. Main propulsion power is provided by two GE Energy Power Conversions furnished 2500 kW 690VAC electric motors driving two Schottel SRP 2020 FP Z-Drives with nozzles rated at 2,500 kW at 1,025 rpm each for a total of 6,704 Hp. Schottel also provides two STT 4 fixed pitch tunnel thrusters rated at 1,180 kW at 1,170 rpm, each with direct coupled 690VAC electric motors. GE Energy Power Conversions provides the complete system integrated diesel electric package, including the propulsion and 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 14 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.
The RED DAWN is the first of four HOSMAX 300 Offshore Support Vessels under contract each with below-deck capacities of 241,141 gals of diesel fuel, 562,822 gals of drill/ballast water, 20,846 barrels of liquid mud, 14,347 cubic foot of dry-bulk mud, 1,605 barrels of methanol and 57,494 gals of potable water.