Incat Crowther Designs Fast Crewboat for CMS Investment
Incat Crowther Designs Fast Crewboat for CMS
Construction is underway for the second 70m Catamaran crew boat sister ship to the Muslim Magomayev, designed by Incat Crowther.
Muslim Magomayev is a first-of-type vessel which Incat Crowther developed in close conjunction with Caspian Marine Services (CMS). Incat Crowther has undertaken extensive support work in the field, including involvement in engineering for the fitting of an Ampellmann walk-to-work stabilized access platform, making it the first catamaran to have such a system and its structure fully integrated into its design.
The operational success of the vessel has led CMS to order a second unit, with construction having well advanced at Austal Ships’ Western Australian shipyard. Incat Crowther has worked with Austal Ships to provide an extensive list of design deliverables for the project, including naval architecture and detailed construction drawings with cutting and nesting data.
Muslim Magomayev, built by Incat Tasmania, holds station using dynamic positioning (DNV DYNPOS-AUTR) whilst the access system compensates for the vessel’s motion by using a control system linked to hydraulic cylinders. Crew transfers can be performed with a 98.5 percent uptime in prevailing conditions.
The second vessel will feature incremental improvements to Muslim Magomayev, featuring Incat Crowther’s semi-SWATH hull form, optimized for high speed transits with a maximized operability envelope and low incidences of sea sickness. The design was developed using Incat Crowther’s in-house CFD and Seakeeping expertise, and validated using industry-leading tank testing and proven in service by Muslim Magomayev.
The design also utilizes a resiliently mounted main cabin and machinery system, extensive vibration isolation and an active ride control system.
The vessel will retain Muslim Magomayev’s cornerstone flexibility, with 275sqm of cargo decks space, 130 ton cargo capacity and a range of 400nm.
Passengers are accommodated on both the main deck and mid-deck, with the mid-deck featuring crew accommodation for 16. All crew cabins offer excellent crew comfort and are ILO-compliant. The main deck also features VIP rooms, vending machines, luggage space and a large workshop.
The vessel is fully-compliant with the IMO HSC code, is DP2 classed, provides an excellently stable platform for transfers and performs exceptionally in all sea conditions.
Construction has progressed well with the superstructure and hull modules recently being united at the shipyard prior to being inspected by the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the campaign trail.
Muslim Magomayev has proven herself invaluable in the Caspian area recently rescuing more than 30 personnel from an emergency situation aboard an offshore platform in hazardous sea conditions.
Length Overall 229’ 8” / 70.0m
Length Waterline 221’ 10” / 67.6m
Beam Overall 52’ 6” / 16.0m
Draft (hull) 6’ 7” / 2.0m
Depth 19’ 9” / 6.0m
Construction Marine grade aluminium
Fuel Oil 13 209 gallons / 50 000 liters
Fresh Water 2 642 gallons / 10 000 liters
Grey Water 1321 gallons / 5 000 liters
Black Water 793 gallons / 3 000 liters
Propulsion and Performance
Speed (Service) 30 knots
Speed (Max) 38 knots
Main Engines 4 x MTU 16V4000 M73L
Power 4 x 2880kW @ 2050rpm
Propulsion 2 x Hamilton HT-900 S Water jets
Generators 4 x CAT C18 ACERT 550 ekW
Bow Thrusters 4 x TH300MLR azimuth retractable
Dynamic Positioning Kongsberg K-Pos DP-21
Crew Transfer Systems Walk to Work Stabilised Access Platform
Frog-9 Crane Lifted Rigid Basket
Cargo Handling Palfinger PK4500M knuckle boom crane
Safety Equipment 6 Person MOB Boats
2 x 200 Pax Liferafts and 2 x 100 Pax MES
Ride Control System Active T-Foil, Interceptors & Yaw Stabilizers
Class / Survey +1A1 DNV HSLC Passenger, R1, EO, DYNPOS-AUTR,
CLEAN-DESIGN, COMF-V(3) C(3), NAUT-HSC, NAUT-OSV(A)