Harvey Champion specifications

Owner/Operator: Harvey Gulf International Marine, New Orleans
Dimensions: L 292’ B 64’ D 24’ 6”
Designer: STX US Marine, Houston
Builder: Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla.
Mission: Platform supply vessel
Crew size: 13

Steel monohull

Speed: 14 knots at 273 gallons per hour (max.); 12 knots at 215 gallons/hour (cruising)

(4) Cummins QSK60-DM Tier-II diesels rated at 1,825 kW each
(4) Hyundai Heavy Industries main generators rated at 1,825 kW each
John Deere 6081 AFM-75 Tier-II emergency generator
(2) Schottel SRP 2020FP z-drive azimuthing thrusters
(2) Schottel STT 4 FP bow thrusters

Fuel: 270,000 gallons
Potable water: 16,934 gallons
Drill water: 618,578 gallons
Liquid mud: 19,500 barrels
Methanol: 1,700 barrels
Dry bulk: 14,350 cubic feet
Cargo deck: 10,976 square feet, 3,125 long tons rated at 1,050 lb per sq. ft.

Drill water/potable water/fuel: 800 gpm at 220’
Liquid mud: 100/500 gpm
Methanol: 250 gpm
Dry bulk: 1,000 cubic feet/hour at 80 psi

Converteam Duplex C-Series dynamic positioning (Converteam joystick)
Furuno GP-150 navigator
(3) RS232/RS485 gyros
CyScan RS232/RS422 local reference with acoustic interface and RadaScan
Lilley & Gillie MK2000 compass
(2) Furuno FAR2137-12 S band/Furuno FAR2117 X band
Furuno FE-700 depth sounder
Furuno DS-80 Doppler speed log

Furuno RC-1800T GMDSS
Furuno FS-2570/Furuno FS-1503 SSB
Furuno FELCOM Inmarsat-C Mobile Earth Station
Furuno IC-307 SSAS
Sea Tel WaveCall 3000 sat phone
Global Synergies e-mail

Butterworth tank cleaning system
50 berths in 18 cabins, including two officers’ cabins and five crew cabins
Hospital, lounge, mess
(4) 25-person life rafts
Schat-Harding 40-hp fast rescue craft
(2) fire monitors, 5,284 gpm each
Seahorse Manufacturing SMSD 1500 MSD
Interior joiner/linings: Marine Interior Systems
Noise/vibration insulation: Noise Control Engineering

USCG Subchapter 1 Full Oceans, SOLAS
ABS: Maltese Cross A1, FiFi-1, Offshore Support Vessel, Circle E, Maltese Cross AMS, Maltese Cross ACCU, Maltese Cross DPS-2, NBLES, ENVIRO+, Green Passport

By Professional Mariner Staff