BACK ON THE MARKET AND READY FOR WORK - LOOKING FOR OFFERS!
This commercial Tug/Push boat is in immaculate condition, and is available for Sale or Lease.
Lease terms available month-to-month, or long term.
Designed by Pelican Marine Design for AEP River Operations, this boat was built in Belle Chasse, LA.
Featuring high-rise push bars, this heavy duty work-horse weighs in at 70,000 pounds, and has a working capacity of 2,000,000 pounds, raised pilot house, 300A diesel generator(110/220V), Miller arch welder, oxy-acetylene torch set, and is ready to go to work.
Twin 235hp 8.1 John Deere engines, Twin Disk reduction gears, and 3" diameter shafts connect to NEW 4-blade 31" diameter bronze"Beaver Tail" propellers.
Vessel has received fresh paint since original survey.
Contact Martin Sanborn for purchase or lease details. Terms for lease subject to additional terms and conditions. 252-258-4557 or email@example.com
Built by Elmwood Shipyards, 2005
Engines: Twin 235 HP 8.1 John Deere Engines 6081AFM75
Gears Twin Disc M/G 5075 SC 2.5 Reduction
Tail and Rudder Shafts 3", Wheels 4 Blade Bronze "Beaver Tail" 31"diameter, 25" pitch
Packing: 3/4" GFO
Fuel Capacity: 1200 gallons (US)
Steering: 12 Volt Electric Follow UP Engine Driven Hydraulic Steering Pumps
Electrical System: 12 Volt Alternator
Vessel built of all welded steel, is an inland twin screw fleetboat/workboat having a raked bow and stern with straight sides, chined bilges and a flat deck with deck having sheer over the bow. Vessel is fitted with an elevated pilothouse on 8” diameter pipe stanchions having no deckhouse. The main deck is fitted with a containment area under the pilothouse and a 3’ high x 8’ x 11’ extended trunk over the engine room with exhaust/vent stack atop same. The extended trunk is further fitted with port and starboard 2’8” x 6’0” access doors and a centerline forward 2’ x 2’ access. Access doors are non watertight and are fitted with aluminum diamond plate doors. The elevated pilot house is surrounded with a full fleet deck consisting of galvanized grating supported with 6” channel framework and fleet deck is accessed via port side stairwell.
Vessel’s hull is divided by four (4) transverse watertight bulkheads to form the following compartments/voids/tanks:
All voids are accessed via 18” diameter flushmount deck manholes with centerbolt and strongback while the fuel tank is accessed via multi-bolt hatch on the engine room forward bulkhead. Fuel tank is fitted with fill tube and highrise vent stack within the main deck containment area and tank has a capacity of 1200 gallons.
The pushknees, headlog, as well as the bow and stern corners along with the bow and stern quarters are protected by M & M type laminated rubber bumpers and the port and starboard sides are each fitted with a 6’ section M & M type laminated rubber bumper at midship. Additionally the second level fleet deck port and starboard sides are protected by three (3) each 30” M & M type laminated rubber bumpers.
The deck is surrounded by an 18” high, open type bulwarks having a 4” x 3/8” top cap with 3/8” gussets on 24” centers with freeing ports. The bow is fitted with 10’ pushknees having a full steel grate fleet deck attached to same which extends out to the vertical sides of the hull and around the pilothouse. The upper fleet deck is fitted with a three (3) tier handrail system fabricated with 42” vertical and upper horizontal 2” diameter pipe while the lower rails consist of 1 ½” diameter pipe. Deck further fitted with the following:
Elevated forward atop pipe stanchions is the pilothouse accessed via port aft single dog watertight aluminum door. Windows on all sides are rubber gasket mounted type windows with the exception of the forward window which is aluminum framed sliding window. The pilothouse bulkheads are painted and pilothouse is arranged with a forward steel console and contains the following equipment/electronics:
Externally atop the pilothouse which is fitted with a 24” steel visor on all sides, an aft ladder access with high rise handrails and a 12” high single tier 1 ½” diameter pipe railing on all sides is the following equipment:
Propulsion machinery consist of two John Deere 8.1 model #6081AFM75, family 45DXM08.1070 six (6) cylinder turbo diesel engines rated at 235 horsepower each for a total horsepower of 470 which drives (4) bladed 31 x 25 brass propellers with 3” diameter stainless steel shafts through Twin Disc model MG 5075 SC marine reduction gears having a 2.53:1 ratio. Shaft tubes are equipped with stuffing boxes which are have double nuts and no leaks. Main engines are each electric starting, side pocket grid cooled with day tanks having Murphy switch gauges and have wrapped exhaust and are each equipped with alternators. (port gear serial #-5HZ011) (starboard gear serial #-5HZ014)
Vessel’s 12V electrical system is powered by port and starboard main engine alternators with each engine having a 4D-XHD starting battery. System is equipped with a battery selector switch and wiring throughout consist of basket weave armored type marine approved wiring.
Steering is electric over hydraulic with hydraulics driven by port and starboard main engine PTO. An approximately (30) gallon hydraulic oil reservoir is located in the aft end of the engine room. System operates port and starboard steering rudders with double rams and a single connecting jockey bar system under rigging grating on aft deck.
SAFETY/FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
Subject vessel considered to be in good condition with coatings approximately 90% effective externally and internally where sighted. All equipment and machinery appears in good condition and vessel is generally clean. The hull and bulwarks along with pilothouse and deck fittings contained no significant distortions. The fender system of the hull and fleet deck displayed only light wear.
1950 60th Place East
Bradenton, FL 34203