The production design for this ice breaking pond support vessel for Syncrude, was done based on contract drawings by AMEC. The work included a design check, lines plan, structure and arrangement drawings, weight estimate and stability calculations, system drawings, and a full set of lofted structural parts.
Built by Hike Metal Products Ltd. in Wheatley Ontario, this vessel now operates on a man-made pond in the Northern Alberta tar sands, the Mildred Lake Settling Basin.
|Vessel Type:||Work Boat|
|Classification:||Minor Waters Class I|
|Main Engines:||2x 178 BHP @2500RPM|
|Propulsion:||2 Olympic HD3 Z-drive units|
|Fuel Capacity:||2730 litres|
|Shipyard:||Hike Metal Products Inc|
Machinery and Auxiliary Systems
This vessel is fitted with two John Deere engines totaling 356 hp, air cooled with radiators housed in a compartment forward of the wheelhouse. Propulsion is provided by Olympic Z-drive units.
The vessel is fitted with a HIAB deck crane.
The vessel has all welded steel hulls, with an aluminum upper deck structure.