ALN 171 ‘Wave Handler - GAC’

ALN 171 ‘Wave Handler - GAC’

Wave Handler 1200
Line Handling Boat

LOA 12.1.m   Beam 5.0m
Draft  0.7m   Speed 22 kts
Bollard Pull 4t
Main Machinery 2 x Cummins QSC 500bhp diesel engines,
2 x Traktorjet 431 HH water jets

Date Delivered 18th November 2016

The fifth larger Wave Handler design to be delivered by Alnmaritec she is the first to be handed over for operations in UK. At just over 12m she is 2m longer than the previous Wave Handler boats and with 1000bhp of installed power she packs a powerful punch.  This power is delivered through twin ‘Trakor Jets’ from NAMJet which are specifically designed to give her an exceptionally high bollard pull for line handling work whilst retaining all the advantages of a water jets. She has a 2 tonne hydraulic capstan and a 5 tonne tow post with quick release hook on the spacious aft working deck and she has a bow landing platform for personnel transfer. To maximise crew welfare in the UK climate, her enclosed cabin is fitted with heads, galley and heating, electrical power is supplied through the on board Cummins ONAN generator.

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