The PT Fortitude is a 34 meter ocean going tug running 2 Cummins KTA50 engines with a certified bollard pull of 41 tonne.
She has an unrestricted operational area and is suitable for a broad range of services including long range towing.
Fitted with a bow thruster, this vessel has good maneuverability. She has excellent accommodation and layout, large clear deck space (9 x 8.5mtrs), excellent fuel capacity, GMDSS and satellite phone communications. She also has hydraulic shark jaws and pins for towing operations and a deck crane for handling and loading larger towing equipment. The deck has been strengthened for container loadings of 3 x 20 tonne.
The PT Fortitude has completed many international and coastal tows including an Australian record setting tandem tow from Shanghai to Brisbane for the longest nonstop tow by an Australian Tug. She has also worked on project sites including Wheatstone in Western Australia.
|Principal Particulars:||Propulsion Machinery:|
|Vessel Type||Twin Screw Tug||Main Engines||2 x Cummins KTA50 - M2|
|Year Built||2010||Power Rating||2 x 1193 kW (3200 HP)|
|Flag||Australian||Bow Thruster||1 x hydraulic 2.5T Thrustmaster|
|Operational Area||Unlimited||Deck Equipment:|
|GRT / NRT||398 / 191||Towing Hook||40T capacity|
|Accommodation||15 persons||Towing Winch||50T line pull|
|Bollard Pull||41T||Drum Capacity||2 x 44mm WRC x 750 mtrs|
|Length OA||34.0 mtrs||Capstan||Electro free standing 3T|
|Breadth||10.6 mtrs||Tugger Winch||Electro Hydro 5T|
|Depth||4.95 mtrs||Stern Roller||40T (est) capacity|
|Feul Capacity||285,000 ltrs||Shark Jaws and Pins||Smit Berger 100T capacity|
|F/water Capacity||62,000 ltrs||Deck Crane||HS Marine AK 25 HE3. 6T @ 3 mtrs|
|Generator||2 x Cummins 6BTS.9DM|
|Capacity||78 kW 415 / 230 volts|