Line & Hose Handling Boat
LOA 10.15m Beam 4.6m Disp’t 9t
Speed 28kts MCA Cat 3 Bollard Pull 3 tonnes
Main Machinery 2 x Cummins QSB 355 bhp,
2 x Ultrajet 305 HT Waterjets
The ‘Zuqar’ is the third of the Line Handling boats operating on the new LNG terminal in the Yemen. She is fitted with twin Cummins 355 bhp engines and Ultrajet 305 HT waterjets giving her a top speed of around 28 knots and a bollard pull of around 3 tonnes. She has a fully enclosed wheel house and internally she has seating for six passengers. She has a 2 tonne hydraulic capstan and a tow post fitted with an on-load quick release hook as well as a man overboard recovery davit and an aft dive platform with dive ladder. She is fitted with a water spray deluge system and she also carries a removable boarding platform since her duties also include pilot operations for the LNG tankers.