Kootenay specifications

Owner/Operator: Samson Tug Boats Inc.
Builder: ABD Boats
Designer: A.G. McIlwain Ltd.
Dimensions: 64.3’ x 32’ x 13.3’
Mission: Ship escort and dock
Crew size: 2

Engines: (2) MTU 16V4000 2,500 hp
Bollard pull: 60 tons
Vessel speed: 12 knots
Propellers: 2.1m, four-bladed pushing type skewed propeller, material Ni-AL bronze, ISO class II
Thrusters: (2) ZF AT-7111 FP Thrusters
Auxiliary generators: John Deere 6068 30 kW & Hydraulics, Kubota V3300w 30 kW

Deck equipment:
Winches: Markey DYS-42 with Render/Recover
Cordage: 450‘ x 8” AmSteel Blue
Cranes: hand winch davit for man overboard retrieval and anchor deployment
Fendering: Schuyler 18” loop with top row Shibata

Navigation gear:
Radars: Primary: Furuno FR8062 72nm, 2nd radar: Furuno 1835, 36nm
Compass: Furuno SC50 satellite compass
AIS: Furuno FA150
E-nav software: Nobeltec Admiral
Autopilot: ComNav 2001F

Radio: (2) Icom IC-M604

Fuel: 12,000 gallons
Water: 500 gallons

Pumps: (2) Flomax 240VAC pumps for firefighting with hydrant & hose on deck
Onboard fire suppression systems: Wilhelmsen Ships Service designed CO2 system in machinery spaces

By Professional Mariner Staff