SST Capilano specifications

Owner/Operator:  Saam Smit Canada Inc.
Builder: ABD Boats, North Vancouver
Designer: A.G. McIlwain Ltd.
Dimensions: 71’ x 35’
Mission: Ship docking/harbor tug


Engines: (2) MTU 4000 M61, 1685 hp at 1800 rpm
Bollard pull: 65 tons    
Vessel speed: 7.5 knots sideways, 12 knots ahead or 11.5 knots astern
Propellers: (2) Rolls-Royce, fixed-pitch, 4-blade, 2400 mm
Thrusters: (2) Rolls-Royce US 20 FP z-drives
Aux. generators: (2) John Deere 4045DFM70, 45 kW

Deck equipment:

Winches: DMT (Holland) TW-H300KN 180 metric ton braking power, 30 metric ton pulling power, single-drum hawser winch
Cordage: 650’ of 2.5” Amsteel Blue, 300 MT breaking strain
Capstan: DMT side mounted on forward winch
Fendering: 800-mm Shibata continuous from midships fwd; Schuyler Loop Guard from midships aft 

Navigation gear:

Radar: Furuno FAR2117
Electronic chart display: Panasonic Toughbook
Compass: Comnav magnetic
AIS: Furuno FA-150, integrated with radar
GPS: Furuno GP-150D, integrated with radar
E-nav software: Coastal Explorer
Autopilot: Comnav 1001


Radio: (2) SAILOR VHF DSC, (1) VHF, Standard Horizon


Fuel: 9,607 gal.
Water: 660 gal.
Lube oil: 172 gal.


Pumps: Flomax (2) 140 gpm at 40 psi, Edson 2” 30 gpm
Onboard fire suppression systems: CO2 Flooding System

Additional Information:

Lloyds +100A1 Tug, Coastal Service

By Professional Mariner Staff