VIDEO: Kuwait Oil takes delivery of multipurpose spill responder

Koc Al Zour has dynamic positioning (DP) capability and is also equipped with an efficient oil recovery, storage, and transfer system

Posted on July 27, 2021

Recently delivered to Kuwait Oil Company by Uzmar Shipyard, the 60-meter RAmpage 6000-ZM vessel Koc Al Zour, is the largest Robert Allan Ltd. design ever built in Turkey. She is designed and constructed as a modern double azimuth stern drive (ASD) and is the most capable multipurpose oil spill recovery and offshore support vessel the owner has ever invested in.

The vessel is completely outfitted and equipped to undertake operations such as oil spill response, oil spill containment and recovery, area surveillance, offshore fire fighting, back flush capabilities, logistics supply duties, towing services, other offshore services and rescue operation, and related duties in the area around Kuwait and nearby international waters.

Koc Al Zour has dynamic positioning (DP) capability and is also equipped with an efficient oil recovery, storage, and transfer system of recovered oil to barges and/or shore facilities. When not employed in oil recovery, the vessel is suitable for offshore support. The vessels hull shape and the optimized location of the anti-roll tanks ensures that the best possible seakeeping behavior is always achieved while on stand-by at sea for long periods of time.

The vessel is classed: Lloyd’s Register ✠ 100 A1 Oil Recovery, Offshore Supply Ship, Fire – Fighting Ship 1 (2400 cu.m/h) with water spray, DP (AM), ✠ LMC, UMS.

General arrangement of spill response vessel

Key particulars are:

  • Length, overall (including fenders): 60.00 m
  • Beam, molded: 14.00 m
  • Depth, least molded: 7.30 m
  • Maximum draft (navigational): 5.50 m
  • Gross Tonnage: 1865

 

Main tank capacities at 100% are:

  • Fuel oil: 325 cum
  • Potable water: 225 cu.m
  • Recovered Oil: 758 cu.m
  • Ballast: 356 cu.m
  • Fire-fighting foam: 7.2 cu.m

Trial results were as follows:

  • Bollard pull, ahead: 48.15 tonnes
  • Free running speed, ahead: 13.29 knots


 

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