BUOY SERVICING IN PORTS, RIVERS AND ESTUARIAL WATERS, SEA AND
RIVER SURVEYING, FOR COAST GUARDS, AND FOR NAVY SERVICES ETC.
(we shall carryout with small modifications to suit the above individual applications)
MULTI-PERPOSE MARINE SERVICE LAUNCH SPECIFICATION:
The MMSL-10 LAUNCH is a 10 metres vessel designed primarily for installing and maintaining buoys
and moorings in ports, rivers and estuarial waters. Also with small modifications it can be made suitable
for other applications as well.
Construction :The hull is fabricated from welded steel plate. Bulwarks are provided fore and aft
and portable storm rails amidships.
Buoy lifting Derrick :One set of motor driven derrick is fitted forward capable of lifting, and
pivoting onboard, a total load of 3.0 tonnes.
Deck winch :A manual driven winch, installed on the main deck, has a central wire barrel and two
warping drums. Its maximum low-gear pull is 3.0 tonnes.
Chain rollers :The steel roller is fitted into the deck at the forward, end providing a drum dia
of 250 mm, thus facilitating the handling of steel chain cable.
Lightbuoy stowage :Provision for safe stowage of upto three 2.2M dia buoys, or Four of 1.8M dia
buoys and Towing facility at the back, include deck seating, recesses, and eyeplates for securing
Machinery :Power to propel the LAUNCH is provided by Two water- cooled HP marine diesel engine.
Each 100 HP with a clutch and gear box, and are controlled from the wheelhouse.
Transmission reduction gears and drive shafts convey power from the diesel engine to Schottel Rudder-
propellers propulsion units.
Steering wheel in the wheelhouse, mechanically linked to the propulsion units, allow the unit to be
controlled, giving the LAUNCH maximum maneuverability and versatility.
The engines are equipped with starter motors, generator systems to charge the batteries, and power
take-offs for electrical ancilliaries such as bilge pumps,
deck washing pumps.
An auxiliary diesel engine, also equipped with electric starting and a generator system, powers the
hydraulic pump which services deck Derrick.
The fuel oil tanks have a total capacity of 2000 litres.
Equipment and fittings :
The LAUNCH is comprehensively fitted out and, in addition to the equipment already described, it is
provided with all the following:-