Connor Bordelon specifications

Owner/Operator:  Bordelon Marine, Lockport, La.
Dimensions: L: 257’ B: 52’ D: 18’
Designer/Builder: Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders, Houma, La.
Mission: Multipurpose supply vessel
Crew size: 12 to 14 (mission-dependent)

Steel monohull

Maximum speed: 14 knots
Cruising speed: 12 knots

(2) Cummins QSK-60 Tier 3 diesels
(2) Schottel SRP 1215 FP z-drives with reduction gears at 6.442:1 turning fixed-pitch, four-blade propellers 2.4 meters in diameter
(2) Schottel STT FP bow thrusters, 1,120 hp each
WEKA Fernstrum Boxcoolers

(2) Cummins QSK-38 generators, 975 kW each
Cummins QSK-19 generator, 525 kW
Cummins 6CTA8, 170-kW emergency generator

Cargo deck: 185’ by 44’, 8,140 sq. ft. total; 2,000 long ton capacity
Fuel: 158,000 gallons
Water: 23,000 gallons
Liquid mud: 10,400 barrels
Drill water: 240,000 gallons
Dry bulk: 4,000 cu. ft.

Bridge and systems integration: Marine Technologies
Radar: Marine Technologies/Sperry X- and S-Band radar
Electronic chart display: Marine Technologies ECDIS 900, based on MARIS ECDIS 900
Sperry NAVIPOL magnetic compass system
AIS: JRC JHS-182/-183
E-nav software
Marine Technologies autopilot/track pilot
SAILOR 6000-series radar
Marine Technologies C-Comm VSAT satellite connection
Alarm and monitoring system: RAACI (Robichaux Automation and Control Inc.)

Hydra-Pro HP 24-2F 24-foot fixed-boom crane, 2,400 lbs lifting capacity at max. reach
FFS firefighting system with (2) Stang electric remote-controlled 6-inch LowPro monitors
CounterFire ENM 400-550 pumps
Onboard fire suppression systems
Total berths: 52
Joinery: Marine Interior Systems
MarineFAST Model MX-5M wastewater treatment system

ABS (requested): +A1, Fire Fighting Vessel Class I, Offshore Support Vessel, Circle E, +AMS, +ACCU, +DPS-2, SOLAS
USCG: Subchapters L and I

By Professional Mariner Staff