Singapore’s Teras Offshore, a subsidiary of Ezion Holdings, has taken delivery of an Anchor Handling Tug vessel from China’s Cheoy Lee shipyard.
The 50 m long vessel named ‘Teras Ariel’ is designed by Wartsila Ship Design Singapore. The vessel accommodates a crew of up to 24.
It is powered by twin Yanmar 6EY26W diesels, each developing 2610hp at 750 RPM. Towing gear is exclusively from MacGregor in Singapore, including the 75 tonne anchor handling/towing winch, 6 tonne anchor windlass, a rope storage reel, a combination shark jaw and towing pins, two tugger winches and two capstans. The deck crane with 9m reach for lifting the work boat is from Palfinger. There is also a Zodiac 6-man SOLAS rescue boat with ‘A’ frame launching davit on the starboard side and a work boat on the port side.
The capabilities of the vessel include; towing/moving barges and rigs, tanker handling and berthing, anchor handling duties, transporting equipment and materials, external firefighting, maintenance and pollution control. Construction is to ABS class, with the notation +A1, Towing Vessel E, +AMS, UWILD.