M/V Discoverer

M/V Discoverer is the next generation Crew Vessel developed and based on our extensive experience in the Offshore Wind market.

M/V Discoverer has a four engine concept, two in each hull that can be operated independently for better redundancy and optimized fuel consumption. Operation at cruise speed is possible with one engine in each hull and with three engines. M/V Discoverer is also equipped with generous sized passenger compartments with comfortable motion dampened seats for highest passenger comfort.

Vessel specification

Built 2014, Hull 100 Grovfjord Mek Verksted AS, Norway

Class notification

  • DNV +1A1 HSLC R1 Windfarm Service Vessel 1,
  • DMA (Danish Maritime Administration) cargo ship notice B

Overview

  • Trading area: World wide
  • Call sign: OWHK2
  • Complement total: 12 pax + crew
  • Range: 1400 Nm
  • Gross tonnage: 215,4 t
  • Net tonnage: 64,6 t
  • Hull: Aluminium
  • Length o. a.: 27,2 m
  • Breadth: 9,2 m
  • Draft: 1,9 m
  • Bunker capacity, diesel oil: 20 000 liters
  • Fresh water capacity: 3000 liters
  • Total forward deck capacity: 112 m2
  • Slop tanks: 500 liters
  • Container fittings: 5 x 10″ or 2 x 20″
  • Forward deck dimensions: 9,6 m X 9,0 m

Cargo handling

  • Max cargo capacity on deck: 10+10 t
  • Deck crane: One
  • Maker: Palfinger
  • Model: PK12000M
  • Max lifting capacity: 6000 kg
  • Max lifting capacity @ max outreach: 380kg@16,4m
  • Max winch capacity: 2000 kg

Main and auxilary machinery

  • Main engines: 2 x 2 Volvo Penta D16 – 750
  • Power: 551 kW (750hp) @ 1 900 rpm
  • Propulsion type: Controllable pitch propellers (CPP)
  • Auxiliary engine: 2 x Perkins/Stamford
  • Output: 230 V / 400V 47,7 kVA
  • Bowthruster: 4 x 50 BHP Sleipner

Navigation and communication equipment

  • Radar: 2 x Furuno X band radar open arry scanner FR-2117BB
  • El. chart system: Furuno ECDIS fully classified Telchart
  • AIS: Furuno class A FA-150
  • GMDSS: A2
  • Heading system: Furuno Satellite Compass SC-50
  • GPS/DGPS: Furuno GP-150
  • Autopilot: Simrad AP-50
  • Depth sounder: Furuno FCV-620 6″ color LCD video sounder
  • Crew finder: Taiyo Musen TDL1550 VHF DF Reciever
  • Navtex: Furuno NX-700B