Island Raider specifications

Owner/operator: Island Tug and Barge
Builder: Island Tug and Barge
Designer: Robert Allan Ltd.
Dimensions: 82’ x 41’ x 12’
Mission: ATB pushing petroleum products barge
Crew size: 4

  • Engines: (2) Cummins KTA38 producing 850 hp each at 1800 rpm
  • Vessel speed: 10 knots light barge, 8 knots loaded (est.)
  • Propellers: 4-blade in nozzle
  • Drives: Rolls-Royce US 105-P9 azimuthing thrusters
  • Thrusters: (1) Schottel SPJ on barge radio controlled from wheelhouse
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) John Deere 4045AFM85 with Stamford Generator UCM274E1, 99 kW

Deck equipment:

  • Winches: Burrard Iron Works E3W aft-mounted anchor winch
  • Coupler system: Articouple FRC 35S
  • Cranes: Palfinger Ned-Deck SOLAS davit with Polaris self-righting rescue boat
  • Fendering: Schuyler Companies laminated fendering

Navigation gear:

  • Integrated ship’s consoles by JRC/Alphatron
  • Radar: JRC
  • Electronic chart display: JRC
  • Compass: JRC
  • AIS: JRC
  • E-nav software: JRC Autopilot: JRC


  • Radio: Sailor


  • Fuel: 26,500 gallon
  • Water: 3,700 gallons
  • Barge: 4 million liters, or about 25,000 bbl


  • Kidde fixed FM-200 system in engine room
By Professional Mariner Staff